Developers can’t help but leave vulnerabilities in the software they build. But leaving email and cloud storage account credentials in code is certainly avoidable and wholly inadvisable, especially when
We all know that job satisfaction often hinges on the quality of the relationships we have with our bosses. Yet in today’s rapidly evolving, 24/7 workplaces, it’s not always clear what managers should
We’re destroying our kids — for nothing: Too much homework, too many tests, too much needless pressure |
Slowly, though, I began to notice that our lives were less and less our own. During the week, the children would appear for dinner and then disappear into hours of assignments. Sometimes after a night’s
No Such Thing As a Free Gift: The Gates Foundation and the Price of Philanthropy by Linsey McGoey – review
Is his vast charity empire changing the world for the better? Or is Bill Gates playing God? Ten years ago, when the Microsoft billionaire Bill Gates was midway through his startling metamorphosis from
Salesforce today announced new capabilities for its Analytics Cloud, a cloud-based business intelligence tool that Salesforce launched almost a year ago. It’s becoming possible to embed dashboards from
Many sociologists argue that ideologies claiming not to see race risk ignoring discrimination. How many times have you heard someone say that they “don’t see color,” “are colorblind,” or “don’t have a
In many professional jobs, expectations that one be an “ideal worker”—fully devoted to and available for the job, with no personal responsibilities or interests that interfere with this commitment to widespread.
After spending an ordinary evening at home with her boyfriend, Chelsea Clark was sent a series of photos of the couple's night, seemingly taken from the laptop's camera. Read: These Guys Will Hack Your
If Michael Stonebraker had a coat of arms, it would have “Make it Happen” as a motto and “Make a Difference” as a slogan (or battle cry), arranged above and below a three-dimensional web of ones and zeros.
By the power of advanced traffic data wizardry, Google can now predict when your business will likely experience the most foot traffic, and, of course, it’s telling people about it, too. The all-knowing
One of the most intense experiences you’ll ever have is visiting a country that speaks a language different than yours. There’s a host of tools you can use, but Google’s Translate product has leapfrogged
If you want to drop off the grid, don't forget to cancel your streaming services. That's the lesson from a new case reported in The Coloradoan, which saw one couple's Spotify and Netflix accounts used
Since the late nineteenth century, we have seen five distinct movements in the way companies compete. The first was efficiency. This was the original purpose of forming corporations — to facilitate the
A few years ago I joined a large organization in the U.S. Possibly because I was the last one in, I was allocated the worst secretarial assistance I have had in my entire life. I spent a considerable of
Amazon's voice-controlled speaker just became a lot more useful. In an email to Echo owners, the online retailer revealed some Philips Hue and Belkin WeMo gadgets can now be paired with the audio device.
I can see my house from here! And my dog. And the tomato plants in the garden. The WorldView-3 satellite, which launched on August 13, has sent back its first images. They’re gorgeous, and kind of creepy.