AI, Amazon, Uber: 10 tech predictions for 2022

AI, Amazon, Uber: 10 tech predictions for 2022

In the next five years, half of the crazy new stuff you've heard about will arrive. The other half will have to wait

04/27/17

Data science could keep United out of more trouble

Data science could keep United out of more trouble

The right data analytics can sometimes prevent you from doing stupid things that alienate your customers

04/20/17

13 tips to foil cloud lock-in

13 tips to foil cloud lock-in

Public cloud vendors want your workloads forever. Here's how to create a viable exit strategy

04/13/17

H-1B clampdown won’t fix developers’ real problem

H-1B clampdown won’t fix developers’ real problem

The way things are going, well-intentioned visa reforms will exacerbate offshoring while making most development too costly for most businesses

04/06/17

Coders, here's a JavaScript presentation tool you'll love

Coders, here's a JavaScript presentation tool you'll love

Attention all technical presenters: At last, a slideshow tool for you! With the open source library Remark.js, you build presentations fast using Markdown

03/30/17

How to build your own Alexa-like personal assistant

How to build your own Alexa-like personal assistant

Voice and natural language serve up the UI of the future. Here's how to incorporate them into your applications, without relying on someone else's API

03/23/17

Uber should use data science to fix its culture

Uber should use data science to fix its culture

How do you know if your company has a problem with bias about gender, race, or other factors? The data is there for you to find out—and fix the problem

03/09/17

AWS outage proves one cloud isn’t enough

AWS outage proves one cloud isn’t enough

Like it or not, we're all getting more and more dependent on the cloud. But Tuesday's outage shows the folly of depending on only one cloud

03/02/17

6 reasons stores can't give you real-time offers (yet)

6 reasons stores can't give you real-time offers (yet)

Retailers collect tons of data about you and what you like, but don't expect brick-and-mortar stores to provide 'special offers' based on that data soon

02/16/17

How to predict the next major hack

How to predict the next major hack

Code analysis is only part of rating website vulnerability. Add parameters like developer experience to your analysis, and you might even predict the next breach

02/02/17

What the end of net neutrality means for you

What the end of net neutrality means for you

Trump's cable-loving crony at the helm of the FCC spells doom for the idea that all internet traffic should be treated equally

01/26/17

12 New Year's resolutions for your data

12 New Year's resolutions for your data

Your data is a mess. Stop procrastinating and put your best intentions to work with this handy priority list

01/12/17

Prepare for liftoff: 9 steps to cloud readiness

Prepare for liftoff: 9 steps to cloud readiness

Remove head from sand. Resist impulse to hug server. Prepare yourself for the inevitable

01/05/17

Donate here! 9 better causes than Wikimedia

Donate here! 9 better causes than Wikimedia

Internet freedom and literacy are important, particularly in the Trump era. These groups deserve your help

12/22/16

9 signs you should quit your programming job

9 signs you should quit your programming job

Here's how to tell when your coding job isn't all it's cracked up to be -- and it's time to take off for a new gig

12/15/16

China didn't steal your job—I did

China didn't steal your job—I did

It's all us techies' fault in creating robots and machine intelligence that can do a better job than even the best-trained workers

12/08/16

10 things you don't need to worry about in 2017

10 things you don't need to worry about in 2017

Worry about your career, worry about your impossible SLA, worry about Trump ... but don't bother worrying about this stuff

12/01/16

10 things you need to worry about in 2017

10 things you need to worry about in 2017

It's time for our annual ritual: Burn some incense, peer into the dark, and fret about the future

11/17/16

Could Google or Facebook decide an election?

Could Google or Facebook decide an election?

Technology can affect democracy in unpredictable ways, including via seemingly innocuous notifications

11/10/16

No, Microsoft does not love open source

No, Microsoft does not love open source

Microsoft has grown so warm and fuzzy about open source, you almost expect Satya Nadella to wear a cardigan. But there's a knife under that sweater

11/03/16

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