With the new year rolling around, what better time to evaluate how to grow your career with new and relevant skills. Justin Paul already wrote a great piece about career planning and the rate of technological change. With that piece in mind, this article on in-demand skills seems like a perfect companion.
Tariffs on computer components from China to the US might seem to apply equally across the board. But embedded systems might be setup to take these sanctions particularly hard, passing on considerable costs to end users.
Bad UI is often accepted in the enterprise. But Erik Ableson argues that bad UIs can be bad for business and operations. In this case, he looks at how the use of color can be misleading for thin provisioning.
Data protection can mean making sure you have adequate copies to ensure integrity and uptime. But after Australia passed the Telecommunications Access and Assistance Bill, requiring encryption backdoors, Preston de Guise wonders if it’s possible maintain the privacy function of data protection.
Incoming Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian comes from decades of experience with Oracle. While it gives him deep insight into the needs of enterprises, the question remains if he can adapt to the different corporate culture at Google.
Struggling to see what IBM is going to do after acquiring Red Hat? Ben Thompson wrote up a great piece putting it into context of IBM’s strategy in the 90s with the emergence of the internet. It’s a really interesting perspective, positioning the acquisition as a return to the mentality of CEO Lou Gerstner.
According to a recent audit, the Army, Navy, and Missile Defense Agency are having some issues with basic security. How bad is it? [I]nvestigators found that many users did not enable multifactor authentication for their accounts Ok, that’s not great. [T]he network was never configured to support multifactor authentication at all. Gulp Investigators found that […]
At some point, the podcast industry will have to reconcile with podcast fatigue. But right now, as a listener, there seems to be an infinite bench of shows to choose from, no matter how niche or obscure.
Nvidia announced that their physics simulation engine, PhysX, is going open-source. It’s a result of the growing importance of physics simulation outside of games.
Cheap, tiny, and full-featured SoCs are great tools for exploring creativity. But those same features also make them great tools to malicious actors. The recent DarkVishnya attacks in Eastern Europe saw them used to gain local access to banking information.