Tag Archives: Development

IOT and Stuff – The Evolution

Overview This is the first of several posts I expect to do on IoT, including systems design, authentication, standards, and security domains. This particular post is an IoT backgrounder from my subjective viewpoint. Introduction The Internet of Things (IoT) is … Continue reading

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Software: Thoughts on Reliability and Randomness

Overview Software Reliability and Randomness are slippery concepts that may be conceptually easy to understand, but hard to pin down. As programmers, we can write the equivalent of ‘hello world’ in dozens of languages on hundreds of platforms and once … Continue reading

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Android Systems Engineering: A Quick Look Under the Hood

Overview Most of us we have become comfortable with the understanding that Android is a very specialized and customized version of Linux. The resulting level of customization does however render the OS sufficiently different that most general purpose Linux Systems … Continue reading

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Howto: Setup Arduino on Chromebook

Background Arduino is an interesting microcontroller platform / board that arguably launched the era of low cost, standalone microcontroller systems. At this time, there are a multitude of these devices in the $50 less price range – but the Arduino … Continue reading

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Howto: Android Development on Chromebook

Background One the primary reasons I got the Chromebook was to support a broad range of development options on a Linux platform. The risk is that since it is a Chromebook, it is most definitely not a general purpose Linux … Continue reading

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