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Lessons Learned Writing For BLOG@CACM
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Lessons Learned Writing For BLOG@CACM

...and how to become a better technical writer In the process.

Musk Buying Twitter Is Not About Freedom of Speech
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Musk Buying Twitter Is Not About Freedom of Speech

It's about freedom to control speech.

Anti-Sanctions: New Operating System for Mobile Devices
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Anti-Sanctions: New Operating System for Mobile Devices

There comes a time not only of crisis, but also of great opportunities. And here, it is important to take advantage of these new opportunities.

High-Performance Mobile System-on-Chip Clusters
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High-Performance Mobile System-on-Chip Clusters

Simply stating the problem is not enough; it is necessary to look for a quick way out of the situation, relying on available resources.

What Should be Done About Facebook?
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What Should be Done About Facebook?

The recent release of the Facebook papers by a whistleblower has confirmed that leaders at the company have long known about problems facilitated by their social...

Tech Meetups In A Pandemic
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Tech Meetups In A Pandemic

By 2019, I generally thought there wasn't much that could surprise me about organizing meetups. Then Covid-19 hit. I was so wrong.

Protecting Enterprise Use of IoT
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Protecting Enterprise Use of IoT

How to strengthen the security of the Internet of Things in organizations.

Project Managers Shouldn't Trust Their Programmers. Do This Instead
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Project Managers Shouldn't Trust Their Programmers. Do This Instead

Don't simply trust and pay your programmers. Why? Because you may end up losing. Instead, you need to validate and review the work performed. Doing so set you up...

The Year-Round Joys and Benefits of Open Source Software
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The Year-Round Joys and Benefits of Open Source Software

One of the things that makes us programmers feel warm and fuzzy is open source software. Companies support open source too. Why give something away for free? A...

Here's Why Resentment is the Key to Happiness
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Here's Why Resentment is the Key to Happiness

Do you find happiness to be fleeting? That shiny new car or big job promotion makes you happy for a few weeks but quickly turns into the same old same old? Maybe...

The Remote Revolution Has to be Driven by Output, Not Salaries
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The Remote Revolution Has to be Driven by Output, Not Salaries

The unfolding COVID-19 pandemic has thrown us all for a loop and forced countless companies to shutter their offices, warehouses, and everything else.  Working...

The Internet of Things and the Future of Virus Detection and Prevention
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The Internet of Things and the Future of Virus Detection and Prevention

Leveraging the Internet of Things in indoor environments could help prevent highly infectious diseases from spreading rapidly in today’s global world.

Clean Code Isn't Enough; It Must Be Crystal Clear, Too
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Clean Code Isn't Enough; It Must Be Crystal Clear, Too

Writing clean code is a great start, but for programmers who really want to master their craft, you have to go further. You need to write clear code that other...

Why IT Professionals Get A Bad Rap For Their Communications
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Why IT Professionals Get A Bad Rap For Their Communications

Tips for improving business IT communications.

The Internet at 50
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The Internet at 50

A personalized take on three things we have to celebrate about the Internet today.

Evolution Through Revolution: Getting Your Team to Embrace Change
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Evolution Through Revolution: Getting Your Team to Embrace Change

Don't accept the status quo. Instead, build a team willing to fight for positive change.

Lazy Developers Are the Best Developers
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Lazy Developers Are the Best Developers

Lazy developers stick to the project scope while forcing the project team to understand and fix their own code and issues.

Hazardous Enthusiasm and How Eagerness Can Kill A Project
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Hazardous Enthusiasm and How Eagerness Can Kill A Project

Many otherwise competent software developers and potential contributors end up being overwhelmed by "hazardous enthusiasm." They end up overwhelmed by their excitement...

What Went Wrong? Facebook and 'Sharing' Data with Cambridge Analytica
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What Went Wrong? Facebook and 'Sharing' Data with Cambridge Analytica

The road to the Cambridge Analytica/Facebook scandal is strewn with failures.

Massive Retaliation 2.0
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Massive Retaliation 2.0

Reacting to the U.S. Nuclear Posture Review, which now tries to extend nuclear deterrence to cyberspace.
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