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The BlogNotions Developers Blog delivers a diverse series of perspectives provided by thought leaders in the software development industry. Presented by NetLine, this forum delivers compelling updates on the latest technological advances and platforms, discussions of various problems and solutions, best practices to managing projects, and much more. Here you can find helpful information, ask questions, and collaborate freely.

Geek Reading January 30, 2015

Johanna Rothman leads us off with an article regarding what development and test managers do in an agile organization. If you have any interest in our industry and how management works, you need to be reading Johanna’s blog. Aaron Harris talks about managing your cofounder, because if you don’t it could be all downhill from […]

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Variscite Introduces TI Sitara AM437x SoM with Bluetooth and Wi-Fi

News about first , before being officially announced last summer. Beside TI’s own development kits, I had not seen any hardware based on the company’s Cortex A9 industrial processor, but Variscite has now unveiled their VAR-SOM-AM43 systems-on-module (SoM) powered by AM4376 , AM4378, or AM4379 SoCs. VAR-SOM-AM43 specifications: SoC – Texas Instruments AM437x single core […]

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Linaro 15.01 Release with Linux 3.19 and Android 5.0

Linaro has just announced the first release of the year with Linux 3.19-rc3 (baseline), Linux 3.10.65 and 3.14.29 (LSK), Android 5.0.2, and Ubuntu Linaro Utopic. Changes seem to have focused on ARM, Qualcomm, and HiSilicon hardware platforms such as Juno, and IFC6410, and some work has been done on Debian ARM64 rootfs. Here are the […]

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L-mode/R-mode and the Default Mode Network (DMN)

My book Pragmatic Thinking & Learning was published back in 2008, and I’m delighted to report that I still receive letters from readers ever week, reporting how that book has changed the lives for the better.  That’s pretty cool. And occasionally I get asked questions about how the book came about, and what’s changed since then.  […]

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Geek Reading January 29, 2015

We start with an excellent post from Valeria Maltoni on what makes people different than machines. Amazon goes after Google and Micrsoft by announcing WorkMail. Google fights back, posting about cloud pricing, how nobody understands how to compare offerings, and oh yeah “we are cheaper”. As always, enjoy today’s items, and please participate in the […]

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FOSDEM 2015 Schedule – January 31 – February 1 2015

FOSDEM (Free and Open Source Software Developers’ European Meeting) takes place every year during the first week-end of February. This year the developer-oriented event expects to bring over 5000 geeks to share ideas and collaborate on open source projects. Contrary to most other events, it’s free to attend, and you don’t even need to register, […]

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