Super Blood Moons are better without devices [CARTOON]

Super Blood Moons are better without devices [CARTOON]

Believe it or not, some people actually enjoyed the recent lunar eclipse without a smartphone in hand.

09/30/2015

Warning: That device may be lying to you [CARTOON]

Warning: That device may be lying to you [CARTOON]

Volkswagen admitted that it used software to cheat on emissions testing, so don’t be so quick to believe your favorite smart devices.

09/25/2015

That’s one big repository: Here’s how many lines of code Google has

That’s one big repository: Here’s how many lines of code Google has

Google share stats on the volume of code it manages and, not surprisingly, it’s a whole heck of a lot.

09/22/2015

Focus-group-test twice, post to Facebook once [CARTOON]

Focus-group-test twice, post to Facebook once [CARTOON]

The looming addition of a Dislike button to the social network you love to hate should make you put a little more effort into your posts.

09/18/2015

Prepare to spend more time getting ready for that selfie [CARTOON]

Prepare to spend more time getting ready for that selfie [CARTOON]

The new iPhone 6S continues a trend of higher resolution smartphone cameras. Is your face ready?

09/11/2015

Drones make embarrassing your kids easier! [CARTOON]

Drones make embarrassing your kids easier! [CARTOON]

Technology is making the first day of school a little more special again for parents of older kids.

09/04/2015

Survey says more women are going into programming

Survey says more women are going into programming

A new global survey of software developers suggests that females will be making up an increasing percentage of the programmer population in coming years.

09/03/2015

Why John Carmack thinks Racket is aces for beginning programmers

Why John Carmack thinks Racket is aces for beginning programmers

The creator of creator Doom explains why his 10 year-old son used the Racket programming language to create his latest video game.

09/01/2015

Hopefully, Windows 95 is just a memory [CARTOON]

Hopefully, Windows 95 is just a memory [CARTOON]

Microsoft’s historic OS turned 20 this week, giving some people a people a chance to reminisce and others a reminder that it’s time to upgrade.

08/28/2015

Think all software changelogs are boring? Think again

Think all software changelogs are boring? Think again

The Strange Log proves that sometimes even the driest-sounding things can actually be pretty entertaining.

08/27/2015

Research: You’re not smarter than a 5th grader at designing mobile apps

Research: You’re not smarter than a 5th grader at designing mobile apps

A new study finds that young kids come up with more original and higher quality ideas for new mobile services than adults.

08/25/2015

People aren’t the only unhappy Amazon employees [CARTOON]

People aren’t the only unhappy Amazon employees [CARTOON]

The retail giant’s cutthroat work environment is bringing both human and non-human workers to tears.

08/21/2015

Programmers expect their code to live long and prosper

Programmers expect their code to live long and prosper

A new survey of developers finds that they have a long life expectancy for their work but still can’t agree on what constitutes “legacy” code.

08/20/2015

Google’s changes felt from Wall Street to Sesame Street [CARTOON]

Google’s changes felt from Wall Street to Sesame Street [CARTOON]

The repercussions from the search giant forming a parent company named Alphabet are being felt in odd places.

08/14/2015

The hitchBOT took even more abuse than we thought [CARTOON]

The hitchBOT took even more abuse than we thought [CARTOON]

For robots, there may be a punishment worse than dismemberment.

08/07/2015

How to make money as an independent developer

How to make money as an independent developer

If you’re a mobile developer and you’re not doing e-commerce, you’re doing it wrong... and other findings from a new survey

08/06/2015

How Secure Scrum can help you build better software

How Secure Scrum can help you build better software

A new methodology shows promise in helping Scrum teams to identify and account for security issues during software development

08/04/2015

Here’s the best gift to give to your favorite sysadmin [CARTOON]

Here’s the best gift to give to your favorite sysadmin [CARTOON]

Today is System Administrator Appreciation Day so show your own sysadmin some love by keeping his or her biggest headache from doing more damage.

07/31/2015

How one tech company fights hiring bias with anonymous recruitment

How one tech company fights hiring bias with anonymous recruitment

Anonymous application forms, interviews, and skills assessments are helping a U.K.-based company to generate a larger, more qualified, and hopefully more diverse pool of applicants from which to choose.

07/29/2015

Looking to make the world a better place? Programming may not be for you

Looking to make the world a better place? Programming may not be for you

High pay? Check. Job security? Check. But when it comes to feeling that their jobs have meaning, even telemarketers rank higher than software engineers, according to a recent PayScale survey.

07/28/2015

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