Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Another Week with Bad Software

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Another Week with Bad Software

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In the midst of my September job hop I headed to Kazan for the weekend. I don’t know exactly why — probably because I could. I had a hotel booked via booking.com, but once I arrived there the receptionist told me it was the first time he’s heard of my booking, and he told me…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired We Need Software to Help Us Slow Down, Not Speed Up

Hexbyte Tech News Wired We Need Software to Help Us Slow Down, Not Speed Up

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Online commerce has made it easier than ever to shop, right? Maybe too easy. A recent study by comparison-shopping site Finder revealed that more than 88 percent of Americans admitted to spontaneous impulse buying online, blowing an average of $81.75 each time we lose control. Clothes, videogames, concert tickets. One in five of us succumb…

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id Software

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GitHub is where people build software. More than 28 million people use GitHub to discover, fork, and contribute to over 85 million projects.

How The New York Times Uses Software To Recognize Members of Congress

How The New York Times Uses Software To Recognize Members of Congress

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Even if you’ve covered Congress for The New York Times for a decade, it can be hard to recognize which member you’ve just spoken with. There are 535 members, and with special elections every few months, members cycle in and out relatively frequently. So when former Congressional Correspondent Jennifer Steinhauer tweeted “Shazam, but for House…

WWDC 2018: Apple’s Software Chief Details How iOS Apps Will Run on Macs

WWDC 2018: Apple’s Software Chief Details How iOS Apps Will Run on Macs

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Near the end of yesterday’s WWDC keynote, Craig Federighi, Apple’s senior vice president of software engineering, acknowledged that people have been asking for a long time whether Apple would ever merge the iPhone and Mac operating systems. His short answer? “No.” The word “No” appeared in giant white letters on the colossal screen behind him.…