As a society we talk about outsourcing, downsizing, and retraining but not specifically how important is for everyone everywhere to learn some coding skills. The world as a whole is barreling down a path where those who know how to code will own those who don't.
I ran around the house this morning making sure the Java plugin was turned off in all our web browsers on all our computers. Why was I so panicked? Because the Department of Homeland Security issued a warning late this week about Java.
We as consumers are too used to being treated like we are an inconvenience. In this economy, there are small businesses starving for work. There are people who take pride in what they do and there is a change happening.
I don't have a fear of public speaking, but I am terrified of publishing; as a version of the cliché goes, I'd rather be the subject of an obituary than its author. And yet every morning I wake up, check my email, and search for the subject line: "You won the Listserve Lottery."
As we celebrate the support and endorsement from Bollywood actors to stop domestic violence and promote women's rights, we can't help but wonder where that same support is in the U.S. and the Western World.
One of the great achievements of the Internet has been the explosion of websites, blogs, etc. dedicated to politics and the news. This very same achievement, however, has paradoxically resulted in the erosion of a common frame of reference for understanding the news.
Government will make decisions which could positively impact how we use our smartphones to communicate, conduct business, get directions, ect. These key decisions could determine what kind of choices we'll have for mobile connections -- and what they will cost.
Connect the Dots: AT&T Petition and ALEC State Model Legislation In the previous post we examined the state-based ALEC model legislation that was c...
Connecting more minorities to the nation's emerging tech-based economy (via these high-tech industries) is of vital importance for our collective economic future. This bridge-building isn't always easy, however.
In an era of big data and modeling, we have hand-drawn, gerrymandered political districts. In a time when you can buy a handgun with just a pulse, in some precincts you won't be issued a voting ballot without a cavity search.