Basically, I just heard that Microsoft was giving away free Intel Galileo boards and I signed up for shits and giggles and did not really expect to be granted one.
Part of the signup process (which I think is still open) is stating what you plan to build with the board. I can't remember exactly what I wrote, but the one thing I do remember mentioning was investigating security related problems and solutions in the Internet of Things (IoT) space. A month or so later and I still find the topic interesting so that's what I'm going to do.
This guide describes how to get Linux onto the Toshiba AC100 in a simple and detailed way.
Here is a list of the main ICs I observed when I disassembled my AC100.
Some of these were very small and were transcribed under poor artificial lighting. They may not be completely accurate.