Jerry Hilts

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Vima - GPS Bike Ride Tracker on the App Store

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Making git bisect more useful

If you've ever used git bisect, you know what an incredibly useful tool this is. It allows you to do a binary search through commits to find out …

NSA classifies Linux Journal readers, Tor and Tails Linux users as "extremists"

Are you a Linux Journal reader or use software such as Tor and Tails Linux? If so, you've probably been flagged as an "extremist" by the NSA. Leaked …

243 Game – inspired by 2048

Java vs. Scala: Divided We Fail

Aleksey Shipilёv, @shipilev, aleksey@shipilev.net<p>Note<p>This post is also available in ePUB and mobi.<p>Preface<p>With a plethora of new languages coming and …

Eclipse Ceylon: Quick introduction

Note: information on this page refers to Ceylon 1.0, not to the current release.<p>Quick introduction<p>It's impossible to get to the essence of a …

Tech Time Warp of the Week: Watch Steve Ballmer Mock Linux While Dressed as *The Matrix'*s Neo

Microsoft has learned to stop worrying and love the Linux open source operating system—at least to a certain extent. But it wasn't that long ago that …

Hobby Lobby decision shows we need to get rid of the employer-based health insurance system

Today, the Supreme Court ruled in the Hobby Lobby case that if a “closely held” corporation (a private one with a small number of owners) doesn’t want to abide by the requirement in the Affordable Care Act that all insurance plans offer preventive care including contraception at no cost, then it …

XVim

[日本語版]<p>For Xcode 9 support, see XVim2<p>XVim is a Vim plugin for Xcode. The plugin intends to offer a compelling Vim experience without the need to give …

A Chemical In Coffee, Fries, and Baby Food Linked to Cancer, Report Says

The crispy brown crust that forms on your french fries or toast? Those are hot spots for a chemical called acrylamide, which forms when the sugars …

Former Apple employees call ‘Jobs’ biopic a ‘work of fiction’, explain how it really happened

<b>Update:</b> Steve Wozniak provided some of his thoughts on the film to Gizmodo after seeing ‘JOBS’ last night.<p>With the new Steve ‘Jobs’ biopic starring Ashton Kutcher set to hit theaters nationwide today, Slashdot just posted an interview with two former Apple employees who gave their take on some of …

When wearable tech makes you smarter -- by zapping your brain

A slew of controversial, DIY methods of brain stimulation have culminated in the Focus headset. But take note: It's not yet known whether augmenting the mind is truly safe.<p>"I am concerned about the safety of allowing brain stimulation devices loose on the public, without prior efficacy or safety …

The Brain

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer Admits He Made A Huge Mistake

Microsoft boss Steve Ballmer is finally admitting what everyone has been thinking: Microsoft made a huge mistake with the Surface RT tablet.<p>Last week, the company disclosed that it lost over $900 million on the low-selling tablet computer, and during an internal Microsoft event this week, Ballmer …

Server-side HTML vs. JS Widgets vs. Single-Page Web Apps

At the recent GOTO Chicago conference, I gave a talk on "Frontend Architectures: from the prehistoric to the Post-modern." In just my first 10 months …

22 Maps That Show How Americans Speak English Totally Differently From One Another

Everyone knows Americans don't agree on pronunciations.<p>That's great, because regional accents are a major part of what makes American English so interesting.<p>Joshua Katz, a Ph.D. student of statistics at North Carolina State University, published a group of awesome visualizations of professor Bert …

Why are feminists going topless?

ITS activists have dressed as policemen and sex workers in Kiev; as marathon runners and Muslim men in London; and as nuns and maids in Paris. Femen, …

The strange rebirth of liberal England

FOR the past 170 years <i>The Economist</i> has consistently advocated free trade, punctured government bloat and argued for the protection of individual …

Resentment against Erdogan explodes

IT ALL began with a grove of sycamores. For months a tight band of environmentalists had been protesting against a government-backed project to chop …

How did the global poverty rate halve in 20 years?

POVERTY is easy to spot but hard to define. America sets its poverty line at $11,490 of income per year for a one-person household, or just over $30 …

Sex, drugs and Adam Smith

YOUNG Britons are more socially and economically liberal than their parents ever were. Our correspondents discuss the effect this might have on …

Virgin America triumphant

<i>CONSUMER REPORTS</i>, a magazine that ranks various products, published since the 1930s by Consumers Union, a non-profit consumer advocacy group, has …

Dying on stage

BANNED in Belarus, Nicolai Khalezin and Natalia Kaliada brought their Belarus Free Theatre company to London, where their experimental political …

Linux Mint 15 hits the web, begs for 'Olivia' Munn endorsement

As with previous releases, the newest Mint iteration, "Olivia," comes in two distinct flavors: Cinnamon and MATE. While both have received a bit of polish, it's the fresher Cinnamon that has gotten the most attention. Version 1.8 of the desktop environment has received plenty of bug fixes, along …

IE10 Passes IE7 and IE6, Firefox Up but Chrome Down

The browser war continues into the middle of 2013. May saw the second full month of IE10 availability on Windows 7, as well as the release of Firefox 21 and Chrome 27. The latest market share numbers from Net Applications show only Chrome lost share last month.<p>Between April and May, Internet …

Hulu bidding war edges up to $1B with DirecTV offer (report)

Anonymous sources say a behind-closed-doors bidding war for Hulu is heatedly playing out with bids of up to $1 billion form big-name players like Yahoo, Time Warner, and now DirecTV.<p>HUlu’s current owners are the Walt Disney Company, Fox News parent company News Corp, and Comcast. Rumor’s of the …

Razer's outspoken CEO slams HP and Dell, says he 'loves Apple'

Min-Liang Tan builds a MacBook for Windows gamers<p>The PC industry is in the midst of a dramatic decline. Desktop and laptop sales have been steadily falling for years, and PC makers are scrambling to figure out how to reshape their businesses in this so-called post-PC era. But Min-Liang Tan, the …