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Want to make big bucks as a coder? Just learn how to Google

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Coding is intimidating. It seems preposterously hard. So technical. You need degrees and training and a certain kind of brain.<p>But Jessica Dennis, a programmer working in upstate New York, says that’s not true.<p>To become a programmer, you just need to know how to Google.<p>In an …

New York State

Which Windows programs for more advanced users do you recommend?

An earlier answer endorsed some programs for people setting up a new Windows PC, but Joakim would like some suggestions for more seasoned users<p><i>I’m not a programmer, but I consider myself a bit more advanced than the person addressed in your answer to your article, Which programs should I install</i> …

Software

Here’s What Happens When Employees Have Flexible Work Hours

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Entrepreneurship

Nvidia’s self-driving car computer is as powerful as 150 MacBook Pros

How much processing speed does one need to power a self-driving car? Nvidia thinks that 150 MacBook Pros ought to do it. And the chip company created …

Driverless Cars

Smart glasses begin to take hold in the enterprise

Google Glass was not the consumer success Google had hoped for. But, contrary to many predictions, Glass is not dead. In fact, its been spun off into its own department, spearheaded by Nest CEO Tony Fadell. While Fadell works to stage a turnaround in the hopes of winning over consumers, Google’s …

Boeing has patented a 'Star Wars'-style force field

It might sound futuristic — and it is. The patent isn't about stopping bullets or lasers or anything like that, though. Instead, it detects explosions near a vehicle, and then quickly heats up the air or water between the vehicle and the blast. The heat creates a plasma shield that is more dense …

Aviation

15 apps for transforming your phone into the ultimate toolkit

From apps that makes budgeting beautiful to ones that let you know the exact minute it's going to rain, there's something for every lifestyle.<p>We've collected the best of the best in this unique mix, and we tossed in a few lesser-known surprises to show what modern apps can do.

Apps

Everything You Need to Know About Smart Home Networking

Aya Brackett—Nest<p>DJI<p>Apple<p>Osmo<p>Tesla<p>Jawbone<p>Square<p>Hasbro<p>Oculus VR<p>Qualcomm

Virtual Reality

So, You Wanna Be An Entrepreneur…

If you’re here, it means you want to be an entrepreneur, right? That’s what the very title implied.<p>Well, you can’t. Sorry.<p>Confused? Maybe I’m not …

Entrepreneurship

The 100 Greatest Innovations Of The Year

Popular Science's Best Of What's New Awards, all in one place<p>Each year, <i>Popular Science</i> picks the 100 greatest new innovations in technology to feature in our Best Of What's New issue. Discover the most exciting developments in consumer gadgets, sustainability, medicine, automobiles and more.<p>Follow …

Meeting room booking system made easy - Robin

Add sensors for smarter notifications and automatic check-ins<p>Place Bluetooth beacons in your conference rooms to enable automatic check-ins and …

It's the first anniversary of the JOBS Act, but crowdfunding for startups is still far off

Three months behind, and counting<p>The startup industry rejoiced last year when President Barack Obama signed the JOBS Act, a small business-friendly law that relaxed some old regulations and made it much easier for startups to raise money from investors. One of the most popular changes legalized …

Google CIO thinks today's lawmakers aren't the best for making tech policy

Ben Fried says this generation of lawmakers are disadvantaged by not being "native" to modern technology<p>If you're of the opinion that politicians are unqualified to create tech policy, then know that Ben Fried, Google's chief information officer, largely agrees with you.<p>"The current generation of …

15 More Tech Skills That Can Instantly Net You A $100,000+ Salary

Now we've got 15 more to add to the list, from a salary survey done by Global Knowledge and TechRepublic. The research was conducted in late 2012, based on a survey of 9,500 tech professionals.<p>This survey asked these folks how much they earned and which IT certifications they had. That's a little …

Employment