ITworld - #Tech http://www.itworld.com/blogs/views/recent/rss.xml/2341 en MIT Media Lab project plots history's most popular personalities http://www.itworld.com/big-data/414782/mit-media-lab-project-plots-historys-most-popular-personalities According to a new dataset, the big names in technology lag well behind actors, politicians and athletes in terms of global cultural significance<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/big-data/414782/mit-media-lab-project-plots-historys-most-popular-personalities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/big-data/414782/mit-media-lab-project-plots-historys-most-popular-personalities#comments Big Data Business Cloud Computing Internet IT Management Mobile & Wireless Personal Tech Software Windows News Yahoo actors Alan Turing Alexander the Great Amazon aristotle Arnold Schwarzenegger athletes Bill Gates Business Che Guevara computer science computers Conan the Barbarian cyberculture data Elvis Presley entertainment Eric Schmidt Facebook Grace Hopper Guido van Rossum Historical Popularity Index HPI Internet Jeff Bezos Jerry Yang Jesus John Carmack Kindergarten Cop Larry Ellison Larry Page Larry Wall linus torvalds Macro Collections Marissa Mayer Mark Zuckerberg Martin Luther King Jr. Media Lab Michael Dell MIT mit media lab movies Pantheon Paul Allen Plato politicians research Salvador Dali Sergey Brin Socrates Steve Ballmer Steve Jobs study technology Tim Berners-Lee Timothy Cook Twins Walt Disney Wikipedia writers Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:15:00 +0000 Phil Johnson 414782 at http://www.itworld.com Need an electronic timecard system? NASA has the code for you http://www.itworld.com/cloud-computing/414545/need-electronic-timecard-system-nasa-has-code-you The space agency has published a catalog of its software being made available to the public, and it includes code for things other than flying a rocket to the moon<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/cloud-computing/414545/need-electronic-timecard-system-nasa-has-code-you" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/cloud-computing/414545/need-electronic-timecard-system-nasa-has-code-you#comments Business Cloud Computing Development Government IT Management Mobile & Wireless Open Source Software News 3D aeronautics Business cochlear implants code diabetes Glasses insulin insulin pumps inventions java load balancing mapping memory foam multi-threaded copy NASA open source performance evaluation programming propulsion scratch-resistant lenses soft programming software software code software development space space station spacecraft spacewalk Tang technology Technology Transfer Program Teflon timecards Velcro weather Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Phil Johnson 414545 at http://www.itworld.com Google Glass shows promise as an aid to people with Parkinson’s http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/414252/google-glass-shows-promise-aid-people-parkinson-s In today&#039;s accessible technology roundup: UK researchers find Google Glass helps Parkinson’s sufferers, a new wheelchair that can be controlled with facial expressions and a guide for using text alternatives to images on websites<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/414252/google-glass-shows-promise-aid-people-parkinson-s" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/414252/google-glass-shows-promise-aid-people-parkinson-s#comments Cloud Computing Development Hardware Internet Mobile & Wireless Personal Tech Software News 4 Syllables a11y accessibility accessible disabled Agile alt tags blind career computers cyberculture deaf decision tree Dey Alexander electronics engineering facial expressions Google Google Glass hiring images Interactive Accessibility Internet jobs Kathy Wahlbin Massachusetts Newcastle University Parkinson’s research screen reader software software development technology text descriptions user stories visually impaired web accessibility web development website accessibility wheelchair Worcester Worcester Polytechnic Institute WPI Mon, 14 Apr 2014 10:30:00 +0000 Phil Johnson 414252 at http://www.itworld.com Ali Baba and the unencrypted password [CARTOON] http://www.itworld.com/security/414123/ali-baba-and-unencrypted-password-cartoon As the Heartbleed OpenSSL bug has demonstrated, security still has a ways to go<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/security/414123/ali-baba-and-unencrypted-password-cartoon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/security/414123/ali-baba-and-unencrypted-password-cartoon#comments Cloud Computing Data Protection Internet Open Source Security Software News Ali Baba Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves Business cartoon cloud comic computers cyberculture heartbleed humor Internet jokes Mobile news One Thousand and One Nights openssl passwords security social media technology web Fri, 11 Apr 2014 10:45:00 +0000 Phil Johnson 414123 at http://www.itworld.com What ARIA means for screen readers http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/413102/jaws-os-x-could-be-coming-soon In today&#039;s accessible technology roundup: The impact of ARIA on screen reader developers, Quail could be threatened by software patents and how to choose an accessible color palette<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/413102/jaws-os-x-could-be-coming-soon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/413102/jaws-os-x-could-be-coming-soon#comments Business Career Cloud Computing Development Government Hardware Internet IT Management Mobile & Wireless Open Source Operating Systems Personal Tech Software News a11y Access iQ accessibility Accessibility Today accessible disabled ADA Amit Diwan Apple ARIA blind career color color blindness color contrast color palette computers cyberculture deaf design engineering Freedom Scientific hiring Internet jaws jobs Kevin Miller Michael Curren NV Access NVDA online retailer patent programming QUAIL retail screen reader software software development software patents SSB Bart Group statistics Stéphanie Walter technology visually impaired VoiceOver W3C web accessibility webinar website accessibility WHO World Health Organization Mon, 07 Apr 2014 10:30:00 +0000 Phil Johnson 413102 at http://www.itworld.com Streaming devices make better doors than windows [CARTOON] http://www.itworld.com/cloud-computing/412966/streaming-devices-make-better-doors-windows-cartoon Add the Amazon Fire TV to your pile of streaming media boxes<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/cloud-computing/412966/streaming-devices-make-better-doors-windows-cartoon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/cloud-computing/412966/streaming-devices-make-better-doors-windows-cartoon#comments Business Cloud Computing Hardware Internet IT Management Personal Tech News Amazon Amazon Fire TV Apple Apple TV Business cartoon Chrome cloud comic computers cyberculture entertainment Fire TV google chromecast HDMI humor Internet jokes Microsoft Mobile Netflix news Playstation PlayStation 4 PS4 Roku security set-top social media Sony streaming streaming media technology TV web Xbox Xbox One YouTube Fri, 04 Apr 2014 10:30:00 +0000 Phil Johnson 412966 at http://www.itworld.com Web developers less concerned about browser-compatibility, more concerned with HTML5 http://www.itworld.com/big-data/412774/web-developers-less-concerned-about-browser-compatibility-more-concerned-html5 A new study of the questions asked on Stack Exchange reveals what issues are giving web developers headaches<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/big-data/412774/web-developers-less-concerned-about-browser-compatibility-more-concerned-html5" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/big-data/412774/web-developers-less-concerned-about-browser-compatibility-more-concerned-html5#comments Big Data Career Cloud Computing Development Internet Mobile & Wireless Software News API browser coder coding computers cross-browser compatibility css CSS3 cyberculture HTML HTML5 IDE Internet JavaScript jquery localStorage Mobile programmer programming research software software development Stack Exchange study tags technology University of British Columbia viewport viewport meta tag W3C web web developer web development web programmer Thu, 03 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Phil Johnson 412774 at http://www.itworld.com For the best ROI, get your computer science degree at a state school http://www.itworld.com/big-data/412296/for-best-roi-get-your-computer-science-degree-state-school Based on the expected annual return, computer science degrees from state universities pay off better than those from private schools<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/big-data/412296/for-best-roi-get-your-computer-science-degree-state-school" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/big-data/412296/for-best-roi-get-your-computer-science-degree-state-school#comments Big Data Business Career Development Enterprise Software Internet On-demand Software Open Source Software News Carnegie Mellon CMU coder coding college Columbia Columbia University computer science computers cyberculture education Harvard Harvard University Internet major MIT Park University PayScale programmer programming return on investment ROI software software development Stanford state university technology The Atlantic university University of Virginia UVA Tue, 01 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Phil Johnson 412296 at http://www.itworld.com Accessible technology professionals will soon be able to get certified http://www.itworld.com/application-management/412009/accessible-technology-professionals-will-soon-be-able-get-certified In today&#039;s accessible technology roundup: A new group for accessible technology professionals is formed, Texas middle schoolers design an app for the blind to navigate indoor spaces and web developers are warned against relying too much on ARIA<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/application-management/412009/accessible-technology-professionals-will-soon-be-able-get-certified" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/application-management/412009/accessible-technology-professionals-will-soon-be-able-get-certified#comments Application Management Business Career Cloud Computing Development Government Hardware Internet IT Management Mobile & Wireless Personal Tech Software News a11y accessibility accessible disabled Accessible Rich Internet Applications AgeLab aging ARIA blind California State University career certification computers CSUN cyberculture deaf elderly engineering FutureGov Hello Navi hiring IAAP indoor wayfinding International Association of Accessibility Professionals International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference Internet Jared Smith jobs Laurence Berry Los Fresnos mapping Marco Zehe Massachusetts Institute of Technology MIT Mozilla Northridge Public Policy and Aging Report Resaca Middle School screen reader software software development technology Texas Verizon Verizon Innovative App Challenge visually impaired VoiceOver W3C W3C-WAI WebAIM website accessibility World Wide Web Consortium Mon, 31 Mar 2014 10:30:00 +0000 Phil Johnson 412009 at http://www.itworld.com Facebook has scary plans for the Oculus Rift [CARTOON] http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/411847/facebook-has-scary-plans-oculus-rift-cartoon The social media giant buys virtual reality headset maker Oculus VR and the possibilities are endless - and frightening<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/411847/facebook-has-scary-plans-oculus-rift-cartoon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/411847/facebook-has-scary-plans-oculus-rift-cartoon#comments Business Cloud Computing Development Hardware Internet IT Management Mobile & Wireless Offbeat Personal Tech Software News 3D Android Android Wear bar Business cartoon cloud comic computers cyberculture dating developers Facebook gaming Google humor Internet jokes Mark Zuckerberg Mobile news Oculus Oculus Rift Oculus VR pick up lines privacy privacy policy programmers security smart devices smart watches social media technology virtual reality VR wearables web Fri, 28 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Phil Johnson 411847 at http://www.itworld.com Man refers software engineer, man gets free puppy http://www.itworld.com/cloud-computing/411664/man-refers-software-engineer-man-gets-free-puppy One company’s unusual developer referral bonus program pays off for both sides<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/cloud-computing/411664/man-refers-software-engineer-man-gets-free-puppy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/cloud-computing/411664/man-refers-software-engineer-man-gets-free-puppy#comments Business Career Cloud Computing Development Internet IT Management Mobile & Wireless Offbeat Software News Brendan Ribera Business cloud coder computers cyberculture developer dogs engineer English Springer Spaniel hiring Internet pets programmer programming referral bonus rover Rover.com software Soctt Porad software developer software engineer technology Thu, 27 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Phil Johnson 411664 at http://www.itworld.com How the coder who's running for Congress open sourced his campaign http://www.itworld.com/cloud-computing/411490/how-coder-whos-running-congress-open-sourced-his-campaign Programmer Dave Cole has open-sourced his campaign website and policy stances and taken part in a Reddit AMA<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/cloud-computing/411490/how-coder-whos-running-congress-open-sourced-his-campaign" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/cloud-computing/411490/how-coder-whos-running-congress-open-sourced-his-campaign#comments Career Cloud Computing Development Government Internet Open Source Software News AMA Apple Bitcoin broadband code computers Congress cyberculture Dave Cole developer GitHub government House of Representative Internet JavaScript Jekyll Mac Microsoft net neutrality New Jersey open source politics programmer programming Reddit software software development Susan Crawford technology Windows Wed, 26 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Phil Johnson 411490 at http://www.itworld.com The W3C makes Accessible Rich Internet Applications a web standard http://www.itworld.com/application-management/410963/w3c-makes-accessible-rich-internet-applications-web-standard In today&#039;s accessible technology roundup: The W3C makes ARIA an official recommendation, Apple adds a new accessibility feature to iOS 7.1 and why Google’s removal of link underlines could hurt accessibility<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/application-management/410963/w3c-makes-accessible-rich-internet-applications-web-standard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/application-management/410963/w3c-makes-accessible-rich-internet-applications-web-standard#comments Application Management Business Cloud Computing Development Government Internet IT Management Legal Open Source Personal Tech Software News a11y AbilityNet Access iQ accessibility accessible disabled Accessible Rich Internet Applications Adrian Roselli alt tag alt text Apple ARIA blind career computers cyberculture deaf engineering GitHub Google hiring Internet IOS iOS 7.1 jobs screen reader search results software software development technology visually impaired W3C W3C-WAI WAI WAI-ARIA Web Accessibility Initiative Web Accessibility Tutorials webinar website accessibility Mon, 24 Mar 2014 10:30:00 +0000 Phil Johnson 410963 at http://www.itworld.com Android Wear is about to make things creepier [CARTOON] http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/410774/android-wear-about-make-things-creepier-cartoon Google wants to put Android-powered devices all over your body. What could go wrong?<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/410774/android-wear-about-make-things-creepier-cartoon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/410774/android-wear-about-make-things-creepier-cartoon#comments Business Cloud Computing Development Hardware Internet Mobile & Wireless Offbeat Operating Systems Personal Tech Software News Android Android Wear bar Business cartoon cloud comic computers cyberculture dating developers Google humor Internet jokes Mobile news pick up lines programmers security smart devices smart watches social media technology wearables web Fri, 21 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Phil Johnson 410774 at http://www.itworld.com How blind coding evaluations could reduce interviewer bias http://www.itworld.com/cloud-computing/410355/how-blind-coding-evaluations-reduce-interviewer-bias One way to potentially eliminate bias in the evaluation of software developers’ coding skills is to do blind coding evaluations<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/cloud-computing/410355/how-blind-coding-evaluations-reduce-interviewer-bias" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/cloud-computing/410355/how-blind-coding-evaluations-reduce-interviewer-bias#comments Business Career Cloud Computing Development Enterprise Software IT Management Software News bias career coder coding cyberculture developer females gender gender bias hiring Internet Jason Gorman java jobs musicians National Bureau of Economic Research NBER orchestra pair programming programmer programming race research software software development study symphony orchestra TeamViewer technology Women Wed, 19 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Phil Johnson 410355 at http://www.itworld.com