Archive For The “Technology” Category

Should You Learn to Code?

By | September 8, 2013


For some people, in some industries, coding knowledge is essential. For another group of people, that knowledge is a benefit. For some people, it’s superfluous.

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What Are the Essential Programming Languages?

By | August 18, 2013


A programming language need not result in an app to be considered a programming language. Someone highly proficient in something like complex Oracle SQL querying is just as much a programmer as someone who can write an iOS app in Objective C.

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Myths from the Tech Press

By | August 11, 2013

A mix of varied sources and personal experience ought to trump any meta-narrative, especially when the narrative fosters myth. We can only hope that the tech press, filled as it is with bloggers and start-ups, finds its footing — and its quality — soon.

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The Bottom Line on Data Ownership

By | August 4, 2013


Apps and services come and go. Trust a given vendor — even a biggie like Google — and you’re at the whim of that vendor’s strategic plan, technical savvy or marketing competence.

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