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DoneHire thinks it can change how you find your next job, and guarantee you a hiring bonus

DoneHire is trying to change the process of getting a job, and wants to give you a hiring bonus — no matter what.<p>With a bit of gamification and a Robin Hood mentality, DoneHire thinks it can disrupt the job search process. By offering a minimum $1,000 bonus to both the new hire and the person who …

Coding by the Book: The 7 Books Every Software Developer Should Read

Just like programming trends and languages, programming books come and go. But these seven classics have stood the test of time. Some are newer than …

Developing a Healthy Strategy for Happier, More Productive Teams

In the quest for efficiency, employee wellness is something that often gets overlooked. And at first thought, it might not seem like a company's responsibility to keep employees healthy and happy. After all, the bottom line is primarily concerned with keeping costs low and productivity high.<p>But, a …

Google launches Bazel, a tool for software builds and testing

Google has announced the beta release of Bazel, an open source system for developers to create and test software builds on a variety of platforms.<p>The company says it uses Bazel to build most of its software, and that it’s suitable for projects that involve large shared code repositories and …

Developers Who Can Build Things from Scratch

There's lots of different types of developers you're going to need to work with over the span of your career in the software business, but the one I …

Product Management

Hadoop 101: Rethinking SQL for Big Data with Apache Drill

<b>The Development Angle</b><p>The RDBMS has been the go-to storage platform for nearly three decades. They have been supported by IT organizations, which made …

Databases

Why do software engineers make so much?

Balaji Viswanathan<br>Top notch professionals in a wide range of occupations make lots of money. Think of corporate lawyers, business executives, …

Postpartum Grooming: Insane or Indispensable?

This weekend, <i>The New York Times</i> published a piece on the rise of postpartum grooming, aka the practice of bringing a hairstylist to the hospital after giving birth. It seems more and more women are choosing to have professionals make sure they look their best for those first pictures with their …

Pregnancy

Open Source’s Main Advantage is NOT Cost

Let’s start with a trick question: How much does MySQL cost Facebook every year?<p>Depending on whom you ask, the answer ranges from “nothing” to …

5 Ways to Flavor Your Butter with Fresh Herbs

<i>Today: Make compound butter your back pocket powerhouse for pasta, grilled cheese, and winning hostess gifts.</i><p>Oh, butter: We love you so. Whether smeared on toast, loaded into croissants, or sitting atop our steaks, butter never lets us down. Then we asked ourselves, is it possible to make butter …

grilled cheese

The 10 Best Things From April 2015

Developing Hybrid Mobile Apps with Phonegap, AngularJS, Bootstrap

In my post, Develop mobile applications using web development skills, I pointed out a list of possible frameworks which can be used to create a …

3 big data science trends that will change business software

At first it seemed like a trickle, but in the past few months the cascade of data science-driven products and strategies from enterprise software …

Big Data

Google Releases a Tool to Launch Android Apps on Desktops

Google has opened up its App Runtime for Chrome (ARC) to developers so they can run their apps on any desktop with a Chrome browser, reports Ars Technica.<p>ARC is a project that allows Android apps to run on Chrome OS, and it was previously limited to a small group of developers who got to …

Android News

The Coding Interview

At Palantir, we take our ability to produce excellent software very seriously. To ensure that we’re delivering top-notch solutions to our customers, …

Best Winter Trips 2015

There’s no reason to hibernate when new adventures await on every continent. From fat snow biking in the Tetons to rumbling across Aruba by Jeep, our editor’s list of 10 best winter trip destinations—plus a bonus “Reader’s Choice”—includes unexpected ideas for both snowbound and sun-splashed …

5 hot Raspberry Pi projects for Mac geeks

The credit-card-size Raspberry Pi has taken the tech world by storm. Thousands of geeky kids and adults use the tiny, low-cost computer boards to learn about coding and create fun projects like motion detectors, birdhouses that tweet when birds are present, and mini weather stations.<p>You, too, can …

Raspberry Pi

We talked to the head of Google's next multibillion-dollar business. Here's what he told us

Until then, Google had been dabbling with cloud computing and software as a service — the idea that you rent apps, delivered over the internet but hosted in someone else's data center, and pay for them via subscription. Its free version of Gmail was insanely popular. Its Google Apps was a hit with …

Apps

Obama Gets A Taste Of Jiro's 'Dream' Sushi In Name Of Diplomacy

President Obama kicked off the first leg of his tour of Asia on Wednesday with some sushi diplomacy.<p>He dined with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at a revered and tiny temple of sushi in Tokyo called Sukiyabashi Jiro. The subterranean restaurant, with just 10 seats at the counter, was made …