Items tagged computers

It seems to me the makers of Wayland want all the clout of becoming the new X11, only without putting in any of the work.

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Big problems at the timezone database

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It occurs to me that the General Public License is basically the United States Constitution of software development: a pioneering document that opened the floodgates, but is now out of touch and no longer suitable for the modern world.

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How to Fork a Book: The Radical Transformation of Publishing

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Licenses Alone Do Not Govern Behavior in Open Source

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Irish police to be given powers over passwords

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Scientists rename human genes to stop Microsoft Excel from misreading them as dates

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Breakthrough of Digital Culture: Finland accepts the Demoscene on its national UNESCO list of intangible cultural heritage of humanity

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Silicon Valley hasn’t innovated since 1978

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Objective or Biased

On the questionable use of Artificial Intelligence for job applications

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Photos Of Travelers Coming In And Out Of The US Have Been Hacked And Stolen

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Women pioneered computer programming. Then men took their industry over.

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Why Europe’s dependency on Microsoft is a huge security risk

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A very comprehensive and precise spec

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Scene at MIT: Margaret Hamilton’s Apollo code

A brief history of the famous 1969 photo of the software that sent humans to the moon.

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Now that's what I call a Hacker

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Barack Obama just became the first US president to write a computer program

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What You Learn About Tech From Watching All 456 Law & Order Episodes

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Cory Doctorow: Teaching Computers Shows Us How Little We Understand About Ourselves

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CS in VN

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Gates sends angry e-mail, sounds just like a customer

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