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Inside A Chinese Coding Boot Camp

The Huffington Post | Matt Sheehan | Posted 12.29.2015 | Home

ZHONGGUANCUN, Beijing -- In this fluorescent-lit classroom in northwest Beijing, a bespectacled Chinese man who calls himself Shrek is doing his part ...

An Open Letter to Young Nerds

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.14.2016 | Technology
Craig Newmark

Okay, the biggest lesson I wish I knew at age 22 had to do with taking control of my own career. That means ownership of my own personal narrative, which has to do with personal branding and identity. Sure, that's a marketing-ish perspective, at odds with my nerdliness, but that's the human reality.

It's Time to Discover the World's Best Kept Secret -- Finland

Ira Kalb | Posted 05.14.2016 | Travel
Ira Kalb

As summertime rapidly approaches, many are looking for a vacation spot that is different, interesting, and safe. While not on most people's radar screen, Finland is the place I'd recommend.

New Software Bug May Be Worse Than 'Heartbleed'

Reuters | Posted 11.24.2014 | Technology

By Jim Finkle BOSTON (Reuters) - A newly discovered security bug in a widely used piece of Linux software, known as "Bash," could pose a...

TechView: Linus Torvalds, Inventor of Linux

Bill_Robinson | Posted 07.20.2014 | Technology

Though he prefers to tell people he was named after the "Peanuts" character, the truth is he was named after Linus Pauling, two-time Nobel Prize-winner.

OpenSSL Vulnerability Hits the Web Unexpectedly

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 06.16.2014 | Home
Alex Ivanovs

Two thirds of all of the websites in the world use OpenSSL, this vulnerability would enable hackers (or anyone else for that matter) to exploit the cryptographic library and use that as a way of stealing information trough the SSL/TLS gateways.

PageSpeed Module: Improving Your Websites' Performance

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 06.16.2014 | Home
Alex Ivanovs

When you profile a web page with Page Speed, it evaluates the page's conformance to a number of different rules. These rules are general front-end best practices you can apply at any stage of web development.

WD My Cloud NAS on Ubuntu

Dulio Denis | Posted 06.09.2014 | Home
Dulio Denis

I decided that 2014 for me was going to be the year of the Network Attached Storage (NAS). Last year was the year that I finally abandoned my desktops...

Website Speed Matters and How to Make it Work for You

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 06.07.2014 | Home
Alex Ivanovs

Although this is not meant as a follow-up of my recent article on - how to protect yourself from sudden traffic spikes, they both share similar mental...

VIDEO: Richard Stallman Discusses A Free Digital Society

The Huffington Post | Katelyn Bogucki | Posted 02.28.2014 | Home

On Thursday, February 20th, HuffPost Code hosted Dr. Richard Stallman in collaboration with The New York Tech Meetup and Cooper Union. Stallman is the...

Is Apple Introducing a New Generation of "Dumb" Users?

James S. Anderson | Posted 02.25.2014 | Teen
James S. Anderson

Are the people who "fall in love" with Macs stupid, gullible individuals? Well this argument could be used with any fanatic of any operating system. But there's one thing that possibly makes the Mac user more "dumb."

Your Start-Up Life: Don't Manage, Lead

Rana Florida | Posted 01.20.2013 | Business
Rana Florida

Some might know Don Tapscott as a management guru, a much sought after speaker at global forums and the author of bestselling books. I know him as a talented musician, an all-around creative thinker, and great friend.

Windows 8: Game Over Man!

John Pavley | Posted 12.27.2012 | Technology
John Pavley

Windows 8, Microsoft's attempt to be more Apple than Apple, is about to shake up my world and the world of serious gamers everywhere.

Linux Creator: 'Get Thee Behind Me Satan'

Posted 10.14.2012 | Technology

The creator of the Linux open source operating system loathes hard drives so much that he has compared the data storage device to the supreme master o...

Hacking Your Way Into The Workforce

John Pavley | Posted 08.04.2012 | Technology
John Pavley

If you are looking for work, or in danger of becoming out of work, there are concrete steps you can take to improve your situation. You can learn to hack. I know this formula for improving your employment options works: I did it myself 30 years ago.

Penguicon Tinkers With Sci-Fi Convention Traditions

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 04.26.2012 | Detroit

Penguicon, an open-source software and science fiction gathering that expects to draw more than 1,200 fans to the Regency Hyatt hotel in Dearborn this...

Forget The Living Room. Play Tetris On Buildings!

Posted 04.23.2012 | Arts

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is known for being innovative, but don't think these studious young minds only thing about class. On April 2...

Red Hat Acquires Gluster For $136 Million In Cash

Arnal Dayaratna | Posted 12.04.2011 | Technology
Arnal Dayaratna

Red Hat, provider of open source enterprise software solutions, announced Tuesday that it had reached a deal to acquire the online storage company Glu...

Staying the Course: Tizen and Beyond

John Bergquist | Posted 11.29.2011 | Technology
John Bergquist

As consumers we want synchronization across all platforms. We want to be free to use the devices that match our needs best and we want those devices to work well.

Meet Tizen, A Cousin Of Android

Posted 11.28.2011 | Technology

By Tarmo Virki, European Technology Correspondent (Reuters) - Two Linux groups said on Wednesday they would combine their technologies to create a ...

Linux Chief: Bashing Microsoft 'Like Kicking A Puppy' | Posted 06.06.2011 | Technology

Two decades after Linus Torvalds developed his famous operating system kernel, the battle between Linux and Microsoft is over and Linux has won, says ...

Google's Android Contains Legal Landmines for Developers and Device Manufacturers

Edward J. Naughton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Edward J. Naughton

I have serious doubts that Google's approach to the Bionic Library in its Android programming works under U.S. copyright law. At a minimum, Google has taken a significant gamble.

Next Generation Democracy: Open Web Platforms, Local Activists and the US Coastguard

Ben Berkowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ben Berkowitz

From the evolution of Linux to the distributed mechanisms of the US Coastguard, a new book shows us that inclusive decision making can reshape democracy for the 21st century.

October Surprises Bring Drama to Brazil's Presidential Race

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Eric Ehrmann

Brazil's economy has been outperforming the United States and all the Euro zone nations, which is why it is attracting investment from so many globalist companies and speculators.

The Revolution of Relevance

Mehret Mandefro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mehret Mandefro

Patterns of communication, best described as many-to-many, are resulting in a world governed by relevant, almost-real-time, and perpetually flowing feedback. This constant and permanent traffic of participation is the animating force of the Revolution of Relevance.