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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 May 24, 2016 #1112

Leading our day is a post from Signal v. Noise. They have a rant about “eat, sleep, code, repeat”, basically complaining that people can not sustain that pace and generally have other interests as well. On the same topic, we have Belen Albeza talking about developers having a life outside of coding. I have always found […]

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LinkSprite O-board Altera Cyclone IV FPGA Development Board Targets OpenRISC Development

Home > Altera Cyclone, Hardware, Linux, Ubuntu > LinkSprite O-board Altera Cyclone IV FPGA Development Board Targets OpenRISC Development LinkSprite O-board Altera Cyclone IV FPGA Development Board Targets OpenRISC Development OpenRISC project‘s goal is to create a free and open processor for embedded system that include  RISC instruction set architecture with DSP features, an open […]

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Star Cloud PCG02U Ubuntu 14.04 TV Stick Review

Star Cloud PCG02U is the first Ubuntu product from MeLE. After taking a few pictures of the TV stick and the board, I’ve tested the performance and functionality of the device. First Boot and Setup You can either connected the stick directly into an HDMI port, or using the provided female to female adapter via […]

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Geek Reading May 23, 2016 #1111

Starting our week, we focus on job related posts. First, on Conversation Agent, Valeria Maltoni talks about mastering skill as the foundation for creative work. Johanna Rothman explains the difference between Velocity and Acceleration on Agile projects. I have seen many instances of this problem before. DaedTech has an interesting post about getting a raise. […]

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$49 STEVAL-WESU1 Wearable Sensor Unit Reference Design is Based on STMicro STM32 MCU

STMicroelectronics STEVEL-WESU1 is a wearable open source hardware reference design and development kit comprised of a board with STM32L1 ARM Cortex-M3 micro-controller, BlueNRG-MS Bluetooth LE chip, and sensors, a battery, and a watch band. Click to Enlarge STMicro “WESU” specifications and features: MCU – STMicro STM32L151VEY6 32-bit ARM Cortex-M3 MCU @ 32 KHz to 32 MHz, […]

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Geek Reading May 20, 2016 #1110

Today we start with a post on AVC about concerns about specific employees. It is interesting to see how different people handle issues like this. On Flowing Data we get a really cool visualization of Kung Fu masters. The movements are converted into different particle and wave formations for very cool effects. Julia Evans talks […]

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Comment on How IHG is Using Agile for Hotel Room Redesign by Derek Huether

LeadingAgile is working with InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) to apply Agile in a project that is completely outside of technology. In this interview, LeadingAgile’s Enterprise Transformation Consultant, Russ Pena and IHG Project Manager, Daniella Huang discuss how they’ve been using Agile in a project to redesign guest rooms for the Holiday Inn brand. This is […]

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Geek Reading May 19, 2016 #1109

Today is all about Google. They dropped a ton of news at I/O. First, Firebase is becoming a unified app platform. Android is getting Instant Apps. There is a bunch of new information for Android including more details of the N-release and Android Studio. Firebase Analytics are being added to Google Analytics. This would normally […]

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