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Father of the Internet Vint Cerf: IPv4 was never the ‘production version’

Back in the ’70s, researchers in the US Defence Department’s internetworking program needed to decide how much address space computers on “this …

Want to become a successful front-end developer? This 8-course training is key

There are countless ways to learn how to code, but not all are created equal. Case in point: The Ultimate Front End Development Bundle, which provides premium instruction on important website building fundamentals.<p>Pick up this eight-course training for just $39 from TNW Deals.<p>With nearly 50 hours …

So You Want to be a Functional Programmer (Part 1)

Taking that first step to understanding Functional Programming concepts is the most important and sometimes the most difficult step. But it doesn’t …

What monads can be expressed as Free over some functor?

The documentation for Free says:<p>A number of common monads arise as free monads,<p>Given data Empty a, Free Empty is isomorphic to the Identity …

Bitcoin Tracker Offers A New Way Look At Cryptocurrency Transfers

<b>Many people associate Bitcoin with anonymity these days. According to most people, it is next to impossible to track Bitcoin transfers. This is a</b> …

This Is What Popular Sorting Algorithms Sound Like

The universe of data visualisation is infinite. Just when you think you have the definitive way of representing a complex concept, someone cracks out …

How I became (and stayed) a successful programmer

3 strategies that have been crucial to the longevity of my programming careerFor a while now, interest in programming has been skyrocketing. So there …

Feds certify Amazon and Microsoft clouds to handle sensitive government data

Amazon Web Services and Microsoft both said today that parts of their respective cloud offerings have won federal certification as being secure, …

MSBuild Structured Log: record and visualize your builds

MSBuild has been open source for a while (over a year now!) and is used to build .NET and .NET Core projects. In fact, MSBuild is used to build the …

IBM just beat Google to a brand new type of computing

Though the cloud service is geared mostly toward scientists and students, anyone interested in this strange new computer will be able to give it a try, Jerry Chow, one of the scientists leading the project, tells Business Insider.<p>A quantum computer is different from today's digital computer.<p>A …

Microsoft Research – Emerging Technology, Computer, and Software Research

AI News and Innovations<p>Dr. Morris gives us some fascinating insights into the world of “ability,” talks about how technology is augmenting not only …

Infrastructure as code: The agile approach to testing

The purpose of testing is to help us to get our work done quickly, however, in many organisations, testing is seen as something that slows work …

Go from JavaScript beginner to expert with this 8-course coding bundle

If you’re considering front-end development as a hobby, interest point or even a future career, a great new deal has arrived to master all things JavaScript.<p>This dynamic programming language is not only the engine behind all modern browsers from Firefox to Chrome, but it’s widely used to build …

Generics and Java's Evolution

Bio<p>Richard Warburton is an empirical technologist and solver of deep-dive technical problems and works independently as a Software Engineer and …

Understand Monads with this One Weird Trick

Concepts like Functors, Applicative Functors, Monads, and Monoids in Haskell all seem totally incomprehensible at first, but translating them into …

Why Microsoft needed to make Windows run Linux software

And how it could leapfrog Apple as the dev platform of choice.<p>Perhaps the biggest surprise to come from Microsoft's Build developer conference last …

These are testing times: mavericks vs. ice people

One of my earliest engineering jobs, before I fled hardware in favor of the (relative) ease and lucre of software, was in chip design. I remember being shocked when I learned just how much of the processor in question was devoted to test circuitry. <i>Why waste so much on testing,</i> I thought, <i>instead of</i> …

How To Make The AeroHunter Paper Airplane

Fast, long range and capable, the AeroHunter is an improved variant of the popular Hunter paper airplane. The canard design has been refined to …

Asynchronous Adventures in JavaScript: Understanding the Event Loop

JavaScript is a powerful language that is eating the world of software development. One of the things that differentiates JavaScript from some of the …

How to be a moderately successful person | Emer O’Toole

Being highly successful sounds stressful, so I’m sharing these closely guarded secrets to allow you to muddle along just fine<p>Right now, across the internet, approximately 12m articles purport to share the secrets of highly successful people: 2016 is a new year, and if you simply restructure your …

Success

57 small things you can do every day to be happier and more successful

1. Assume people have good intentions.<p>Since you can't read minds, you don't really know the "why" behind the "what" that people do. Imputing evil motives to other people's weird behaviors adds extra misery to life, while assuming good intentions leaves you open to reconciliation.<p>2. Avoid using …

3 key things that separate a leader from a manager

Having an applied universal system in which all members can follow and abide by is a great way to uphold standards, increase accountability and promote unity.<p>You need people whose responsibility is carrying out these systems and assuring that they are implemented properly.<p>Throughout time, these …

ARM: Britain's most successful tech company you've never heard of

Without ARM, the iPhone and other smartphones wouldn’t work. Hardly anyone knows it – and that’s just how Cambridge’s ‘Silicon Fen’ company likes it<p>In a loose collection of offices on an underwhelming business park outside of Cambridge sits Britain’s most successful technology company, ARM. You’ve …

Why computer programmers need to stop calling themselves engineers already

"I'm not a programmer," he begins, explaining some of the frustrations of his former workplace, before correcting himself, "—oh, engineer, in tech-bro speak. Though to me, engineers are people who build bridges and follow pretty rigid processes for a reason."<p>His indictment touches a nerve. In the …

Uber Goes Unconventional: Using Driver Phones as a Backup Datacenter

In How Uber Scales Their Real-Time Market Platform one of the most intriguing hints was how Uber handles datacenter failovers using driver phones as …

5 Ways to Learn and Remember Absolutely Anything

Start too early on the details and you'll miss the context of the whole.<p><i>What learning strategies do "quick learners" follow? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Alessio Bresciani, strategist with 15 years of experience in digital and mobile, on Quora:</b><p>Your …

Over 8,400 images from NASA's Moon missions are now on Flickr in high resolution

You've never seen the Moon like this<p>The process, perhaps unsurprisingly, was an extremely long one according to Kipp Teague, who runs the Project Apollo Archive. "Around 2004, Johnson Space Center began re-scanning the original Apollo Hasseelblad camera film magazines, and Eric Jones and I began …

Windows 10 Feature Focus: .NET Native

Programming languages seem to be cyclical. Low level languages give developers the chance to have very fast code with the minimum of commands …

Telephone Keypad Design

Why are the push buttons on a telephone arranged the way they are?

General Stanley McChrystal: We should all lead like gardeners

<i>In 2003, as head of the Joint Special Operations Task Force in charge of incapacitating Al-Qaeda in Iraq, General Stanley McChrystal faced a</i> …