Online networking is easier than ever, but this strength can be a threat if one’s online identity is not managed well. While organizations do their bit to protect their users’ identities and privacy, it is high time the user steps up to be his own tester in validating that he safeguards himself.
Once you start obsessing over something, it can block out all other thoughts. Such obsessions are often about understandable worries, like whether you’ll meet the upcoming deadline or how you’ll cope with your new and fearsome boss. Follow this advice to quiet the thoughts you can't help thinking.
Many industry experts predict a surge of wearable tech development similar to the storm of mobile development that began after Apple’s popular iPhone release in 2007. So, how do smartbands fit into that future? Read more to learn how smartbands are helping to change the face of technology.
Bonnie Bailey writes on the importance of knowing your users and keeping them close to you. The more you live and breathe your users, the more you know what they look like. Keeping your users close also implies making room for their data and their environments.
In another twenty years our current Internet will seem just as archaic as 2004 does today, and we might very well look back at 2014 as the seminal year when everything changed. The new Internet will leverage wearable computers, anticipatory computing, and user context to deliver data.
Managers are often the ones responsible for removing impediments, but finding people who are good at managing programmers is difficult. Steve Berczuk explores why quality engineering managers are hard to come by.
Most literature about innovation tells us that making mistakes is fundamental to creative thinking. With so much focus on experimentation and failing, why is making mistakes still looked down on in most organizations? To answer this question, Anuj Magazine looks at what mistakes really are.
With social media comes great responsibility and danger lurking with every post or tweet. In this story, Joe Townsend takes a look at that aspect of social media—when good tweets or posts go bad. In this ever-connected world, companies and individuals run the risk of things running amok.
Amazon made headlines recently with its new patent for an anticipatory shipping model. The model predicts what users would likely buy, when they would buy it, and where they would need it. Rajini Padmanaban examines Amazon's anticipatory shipping model and what it means for predictive analytics.
Today, just a quarter of all Americans in computer-related occupations are women. Why is this field with such a promising outlook attracting so few female candidates? This story takes a look at what's deterring women and why it's important for everyone that they be represented in the tech workforce.
The teach-kids-to-code movement appears to be gaining traction. Now preschoolers can become one of the cool kids and learn coding concepts in a fun way—without sitting in front of a screen. A board game that promises to “teach your kids to code before they learn to read” is being released soon.