My take on open source licenses : spf13.com

SPF13

My take on open source licenses. Open Source licensing can be a confusing and daunting task. Most developers simply adopt licenses of other popular projects. I wanted to shed some light on the most popular licenses and provide some guidance on which one should be used and when. Both licenses are very similar. The BSD license is a bit more specific on how the copyright notice needs to be displayed. This is the most popular Open Source license.

Persistence, Programming, and Picos

Phil Windley

Summary: Picos show that image-based development can be done in a manner consistent with the best practices we use today without losing the important benefits it brings. He says: For over a year, I’ve been using Postgres as a development framework. Programming Picos.

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Ten Reasons to Use Picos for Your Next Decentralized Programming Project

Phil Windley

Summary: Picos are a programming model for building decentralized applications that provide significant benefits in the form of abstractions that reduce programmer effort. Persistence is a core feature that distinguishes picos from other programming models.

A Look at Our For Business Platform: Rotate Members On and Off Your Team

Linux Academy

In fact, most other training providers require “named” licenses, which means you purchase an account for a year (not a license) and it cannot be used by or given to anybody else. To make sure they can do this, we have introduced the concept of licenses rotation! Licenses rotation allows your business to rotate members on and off of your team, letting them take their information without being locked into that license.

NSA Releases A New Technology to Open Source Community

CTOvision

It is the first in a series of releases of in-house software products by NSA’s Technology Transfer Program (TTP). Witt is the Lead Developer of Nifi. NSA itself is charged with developing capabilities not only to anticipate foreign threats to the nation and its allies, but also to respond to foreign intelligence requirements. More information about TTP is available on the NSA.gov Technology Transfer Program page. By Bob Gourley.

Facebook will pay $52 million in settlement with moderators who developed PTSD on the job

The Verge

In a landmark acknowledgment of the toll that content moderation takes on its workforce, Facebook has agreed to pay $52 million to current and former moderators to compensate them for mental health issues developed on the job. Scola developed symptoms of PTSD after nine months on the job.

IBM will no longer offer, develop, or research facial recognition technology

The Verge

The company will also no longer develop or research the technology, IBM tells The Verge. Yet Rekognition, the name of the program, has also been criticized for its accuracy. Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge.

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Pros and cons of low-code development platforms

mrc's Cup of Joe Blog

Summary: A growing trend, low-code development claims to address many of the common challenges facing businesses today. photo credit: ppokta via pixabay cc According to Forrester Research , the low-code development platform market is growing by 50% year-over-year. photo credit: iAmMrRob via pixabay cc According to Gartner, the demand for application development is growing 5x faster than IT’s ability to deliver.

Low-Code Development 101: Understanding the Basics

mrc's Cup of Joe Blog

Summary: Application development has long been a problem facing both the IT department and the business units. Today, we explore the concept of “low-code development”, and explain how it helps address this problem. photo credit: amayaeguizabal via pixabay cc Let me ask you a question: In your organization, do your application development efforts keep up with the business demands? Development lags far behind demand. At the bottom of the funnel you have developers.

Univ. of Wash.-spinout Icosavax raises $100M to fund vaccine development technology

GeekWire

Icosavax creates virus-like particles with technology licensed from the University of Washington’s Institute for Protein Design. The company launched its COVID program in October, supported in part by $10 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

TikTok’s new Live Studio app allegedly violates OBS’ licensing policy

The Verge

Live Studio, TikTok’s new livestreaming app for Windows, supposedly uses code from the free livestreaming program Open Broadcaster Software (OBS) (via Protocol ). Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge.

Expanding the Cloud for Windows Developers - All Things Distributed

All Things Distributed

Expanding the Cloud for Windows Developers. s announcement of Amazon RDS for Microsoft SQL Server and.NET support for AWS Elastic Beanstalk marks another important step in our commitment to increase the flexibility for AWS customers to use the choice of operating system, programming language, development tools and database software that meet their application requirements. Under the License Included service model, you do not need to purchase SQL Server software licenses.

NGA Continues To Engage With Open Source Community Via GitHub

CTOvision

It is also designed for social codeing, helping developers collaborate around projects. Developers, architects, engineers and computer scientists with ideas are exchanging them here with the result being better shared situational awareness for the development community. The Geo-Events software was developed at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) as a joint effort between NGA and The MITRE Corporation. By Bob Gourley.

5 Tips to source tech talent without your local staffing agency’s help

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

I love adding up the numbers on license plates, multiplying them, dividing them. Here are some calculations I did on my commute – Let us assume you are looking to hire 10 mid-level developers with an average salary of $80,000. 5) Leverage social media to build a developer brand. You may have heard of companies aspiring to build an amazing employer brand, but how often does one come across companies that wish to build a strong developer brand?

Top 12 recruiting software for hiring technical talent

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

Developers can be evaluated, or inspired, using customized tests/challenges and interviewed via the automated platform. The company now adds artificial intelligence (voice recognition software, licensed facial recognition software, a ranking algorithm) to pick the ideal candidate. With a library of more than 15,000 questions, technical leads, and even non-tech recruiters, can conduct tests on a large scale to grade developers for virtually any technical role. Introduction.

Beginning Fuzz Cycle Automation: Improving Testing And Fuzz Development With Coverage Analysis

ForAllSecure

This time we’ll take a look at how to write better tests in the form of harness programs (also known as fuzz drivers, programs written to exercise specific parts of the code) that we will use for fuzz testing.

Chapter 6: Implementing key client programs - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

in the enterprise is far more than just talk » Chapter 6: Implementing key client programs Ross Dawson, March 21, 2007 3:46 AM US PT I recently pointed to the launch of the second edition of Developing Knowledge-Based Client Relationships, including the free download of Chapter 1 of the book. Following on from this, the other free chapter from the book is Chapter 6 - Enhancing Client Relationship Capabilities: Implementing Key Client Programs.

Beginning Fuzz Cycle Automation: Improving Testing And Fuzz Development With Coverage Analysis

ForAllSecure

This time we’ll take a look at how to write better tests in the form of harness programs (also known as fuzz drivers, programs written to exercise specific parts of the code) that we will use for fuzz testing. With unit testing, this means writing more unit tests; with fuzzing, this means running the fuzzer longer, making a better starting corpus, or writing more harness programs.

BEGINNING FUZZ CYCLE AUTOMATION: IMPROVING TESTING AND FUZZ DEVELOPMENT WITH COVERAGE ANALYSIS

ForAllSecure

This time we’ll take a look at how to write better tests in the form of harness programs (also known as fuzz drivers, programs written to exercise specific parts of the code) that we will use for fuzz testing. With unit testing, this means writing more unit tests; with fuzzing, this means running the fuzzer longer, making a better starting corpus, or writing more harness programs.

Choosing LambdaTest for Selenium Automation

Galido

In the world of software development, it is very important never to forget about the testing phase. This topic has been heard by a developer throughout his working life: since he started studying, until he retires, going through articles like this one; and it will continue to be that way for a long time since it is the way to maintain a minimum quality in the development of any software. It is a web application, developed in any language.

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The streaming service formerly known as IMDb TV is rebranding to ‘Amazon Freevee’

The Verge

Customers are increasingly shifting to streaming ad-supported premium content, and we have developed Freevee to deliver them highly sought content with half the commercials of traditional TV,” Alkarmi said. Freevee.

How a national lab stokes the startup pipeline with ready-to-go innovations for commercializing

GeekWire

This invention is one of many that’s available for licensing. billion budget for R&D, the government-supported facility has been generating scientific breakthroughs that are available to the public to license and commercialize for the past 55 years.

HP Awarded $32.4 Million Cybersecurity Contract by U.S. Department of Homeland Security

CTOvision

HP captured the largest portion of the first task order awarded under the DHS CDM program to provide software security product licenses for 33 U.S. Developed in response to the expanding landscape of cyber threats, the DHS CDM program was established to enable government agencies to cost-effectively identify and mitigate network, system and software vulnerabilities. By Bob Gourley. HP Enterprise Security Solutions to help 33 U.S.

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Microsoft, its partners, and the ‘last-mile problem’

Computerworld Vertical IT

The company can develop the product, but it’s that last delivery mile that can be hard to manage. Early on, Microsoft had a tiered program where better partners were called gold partners, and the lesser partners were called silver and bronze.

Apple TV Plus acquires past Fraggle Rock seasons ahead of reboot

The Verge

Apple doesn’t mention the licensing deal, but all 96 episodes that aired between 1983 and 1987 are currently available to stream. Recent reports from Bloomberg and Vulture suggest that Apple is interested in acquiring titles that directly relate to new projects it’s developing.

DARPA Open Catalog: A repository of DARPA-sponsored software and publications

CTOvision

The DARPA Open Catalog organizes publically releasable material from DARPA programs, beginning with the XDATA program in the Information Innovation Office (I2O). XDATA is developing an open source software library for big data. DARPA has an open source strategy through XDATA and other I2O programs to help increase the impact of government investments. A description of the project is followed by the applicable software license.

Cell therapy startup Immusoft lands deal with Takeda worth potentially more than $900M

GeekWire

Seattle-based cell therapy startup Immusoft will collaborate with pharma giant Takeda to develop treatments targeted to the central nervous system in a deal worth potentially more than $900 million. Immusoft CEO Sean Ainsworth. Immusoft Photo).

SDR and the Virtual Com Ports

Galido

The developers of this application continually provide updates and add new features regularly. No software license is required if you are a licensed short-wave listener or amateur radio operator. You will need to purchase a license if you intend to use the product commercially. The peripheral program can send commands to the SDR program, perhaps instructing it to modify the mode or frequency. Note: Only one COM port can be used for each program.

Sana Biotechnology inks $50M deal for precise gene editing system from Beam Therapeutics

GeekWire

Beam may also receive additional payments, for instance upon the achievement of development and sales milestones. Sana aims to develop therapeutics for conditions as diverse as cancer, diabetes and cardiovascular disorders. Sana CEO and president Steve Harr. Sana Photo).

Released from court oversight, a Seattle research institution rebrands and resets

GeekWire

The Infectious Disease Research Institute was founded in 1993 with a broad mission to address diseases affecting low- and middle-income countries, and was known for its vaccine programs. Expansion of a project to develop an RNA nasal spray vaccine against pandemic influenza.

10 Features that Make KITABOO Insight the Best Learning Platform for Remote Employees

Kitaboo

Having a corporate online training platform that employees could use remotely would help organizations in continuing with their training and development processes. KITABOO Insight’s analytics help you measure the effectiveness of the training program. Licenses and Validity.

Kitaboo College – Enabling Higher Education with Technology

Kitaboo on EdTech

Which means course creators have to create a diverse learning program. You can decide your homepage design and also develop custom-designed certificates for completion of each assessment. Pricing and Licensing.

New bill establishes group to recommend policies for blockchain tech in Washington state

GeekWire

The group will recommend policies to “make Washington a favorable place to do business” and that “facilitate the development of blockchain applications and the sector overall in Washington.”. (Bigstock Photo). Washington Gov.

Technology Short Take 153

Scott Lowe

And it’s publicly available on GitHub , although not licensed with a typical open source license. Although written from the perspective of a developer seeking to improve their knowledge in a particular programming language, I think the ideas and principles laid out in this article on how developers remember things are applicable to folks learning new things in other IT disciplines as well. Welcome to Technology Short Take #153!

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How to Choose the Best SDK for your Custom eBook Platform

Kitaboo

A software development kit or SDK is essentially a set of tools that provide a developer with the ability to build custom apps which can either be added on or connected to another program easily. SDKs allow developers to develop custom eBook apps for a specific platform.

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Apple will take a smaller cut of publishers’ sales if they join Apple News

The Verge

Publishers can apply to Apple’s News Partner Program to take that bargain, but they have to agree to Apple’s requirements, which naturally benefit Apple and go beyond just maintaining a channel in Apple News. Image: Apple.

Top 6 KITABOO Features that Support Asynchronous Learning

Kitaboo

When it comes to developing and delivering successful online learning programs, a key consideration is asynchronous learning. With KITABOO as your digital publishing platform , you can get the advantage of proper licenses and access codes for your online learning courses.

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Building an SSI Ecosystem: Digital Staff Passports at the NHS

Phil Windley

This post goes deep on Manny Nijjar’s work to create a program for using digital staff passports in the sprawling UK NHS bureaucracy. The National Health Service in the UK has a program to issue staff passports to medical personnel , confirming their qualifications and ability to work.

Funding news: AI-fueled drug discovery startup and auto safety company raise cash

GeekWire

based company leveraging artificial intelligence to help develop new small molecule drugs, has raised $3.5 Instead of licensing its platform, Variational AI aims to develop and license its own compounds. Variational AI CEO Handol Kim. Variational AI Photo).

How to Choose the Best SDK for your Custom eBook Platform

Kitaboo

A software development kit or SDK is essentially a set of tools that provide a developer with the ability to build custom apps which can either be added on or connected to another program easily. SDKs allow developers to develop custom eBook apps for a specific platform.

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Alpine raises $91M to fuel the Seattle biotech’s clinical trials for lupus and cancer

GeekWire

The funding will fuel Alpine’s program developing ALPN-303, designed to treat lupus and other inflammatory diseases. That payment is part of a licensing deal inked last year with the pharmaceutical giant for clinical testing of another immune-modulating agent, ALPN-101, for lupus.

YouTube’s biggest kids show is about to take over streaming services

The Verge

Old dogs like Nickelodeon are out; Moonbug is in Although The Umbrella Academy was all over Tumblr and people couldn’t seem to stop bingeing Cobra Kai and Lucifer , one of Netflix’s most-watched shows in August was a three-episode children’s program called Cocomelon.

The Insider Guide to Frankfurt Book Fair- Vol.1

Kitaboo

Spread across a massive four million square foot exhibition space, the Frankfurt trade fair grounds turn into a hotspot for negotiating international publishing rights and licenses and signing off international deals and trading. Learn about new content, trends and developments in the publishing industry. The slogan for the Norwegian program is “The Dream We Carry,” which is based on a poem of Olav H. It’s that time of the year again! The Frankfurt Book Fair is back!