June 2009 Blog Posts (3)

New Computer Guide

What to look for when buying a new computer

The following guide will help you to answer the questions of what you need, what do I upgrade, and more.



The first thing you need to consider is what you will be doing with the computer. Will you need to store a lot of video, pictures, and music? Will this be a media center PC? Or will this computer just be a basic email, websurfing, and word processing… Continue

Added by Tim Stevesi on June 18, 2009 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Getting Started with Arduino





I just went to the Maker Faire in the Bay Area with my friend Michael Hauser. The expo was filled with Arduino products! Getting Started with Arduino (Make: Projects)

coincidentally… Continue

Added by Michael Levin on June 14, 2009 at 5:03pm — 1 Comment

Hi from JavaOne!

Hello from the largest dev conf in the world, J1! If you're here, too, please pingme @mikelevin on Twitter. There's a group here especially for J1 - http://www.codetown.us/group/javaone09



If you're here at J1 and want to share your experiences with Codetown, please upload photos, videos, blogposts, etc and tag them "javaone09"



I'll do my… Continue

Added by Michael Levin on June 1, 2009 at 7:32pm — No Comments

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InfoQ Reading List

Podcast: ML Tools to Accelerate your work with Cassie Breviu

Live from the venue of the QCon London Conference, we are talking with Casie Breviu. She will talk about how she got started with AI, and what machine learning tools can accelerate your work when deploying models on a wide range of devices. We will also talk about GitHub Copilot and how AI can help you be a better programmer.

By Cassie Breviu

Trust-Driven Development: Building Cognitive and Emotional Pillars

Trust-driven development uses authenticity to build a safe environment for people to operate. To build trust we need to focus on two main pillars of trust – cognitive and emotional. We need to be brave, have courage, and give people access to our authentic selves.

By Ben Linders

LAION Releases Five Billion Image-Text Pair Dataset LAION-5B

The Large-scale Artificial Intelligence Open Network (LAION) released LAION-5B, an AI training dataset containing over five billion image-text pairs. LAION-5B contains images and captions scraped from the internet and is 14x larger than its predecessor LAION-400M, making it the largest freely available image-text dataset.

By Anthony Alford

Article: Why You Should Care About Software Architecture

Software development teams have resisted "big upfront designs" in favor of architectural designs emerging from self-organizing teams, which can lead to a mindset that software architecture is not really that important. Greater awareness of the implicit decisions they are making, and forcing these decisions to be made explicitly, can help development teams make better, more informed decisions.

By Pierre Pureur, Kurt Bittner

MicroStream 7.0 Delivers Support for CDI

MicroStream, a persistence engine for storing Java objects and documents, is able to load, update and persist object graphs partially and on demand in a performant and resource efficient way. MicroStream 7 provides integration with Contexts and Dependency Injection (CDI), the serializer logic as a standalone feature and logging support via SLF4J.

By Johan Janssen

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