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About that password advice that for years has been to have something like this 8&%tck702#kXyL: You can forget it. You probably did. Forgot the password, that is. And then ignored the advice.
Bill Burr, the guy who years ago told us to make passwords a combination of letters (upper and lower case) symbols and numbers and then change them every few months, now regrets the advice.
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Who the Biggest Names In Tech Want to HireRead the rest of this entry »
What do Airbnb, Snap, and a handful of other well-known tech companies have in common with Oracle, Apple and Amazon? They all want to hire software engineers. That's their #1 most in-demand job.
Paysa analyzed some 8,200 job postings from 10 leading tech companies -- "Disruptors" who IPOed since 2007 and now have a value of over $10 billion and "Titans," companies that IPOed before then and are now ...
Don't Be Too Quick to Abandon Liberal ArtsRead the rest of this entry »
In a matter of weeks some 18 million students will fill the lecture halls and classrooms of colleges and universities around the country. Still ringing in their ears will be the admonition of well-meaning family to "study something that will get you a job."
In this age where Silicon Valley entrepreneurs are celebrities, venture capitalist Marc Andreessen's famous warning about college majors has taken on the aura of career ...
Swiss Scientists 'Print' A Human HeartRead the rest of this entry »
In a remarkable use of 3D printing, a team of Swiss scientists built a functioning human heart out of silicone.
In an article published last week in the Journal Artificial Organs, the team described the process and the results, concluding, "The preliminary results of this study show a promising potential of the soft pumps in heart replacements."
The 3D heart was pneumatically powered, and tested with mock circulation under ...
4 Lessons In the Journey to Small Company CTONot every coder wants to be a CTO. But if you happen to be one of those software innovators coding with your friends at a small company that begins to take off, success will bring challenges and career decisions on the path to CTO leadership.Read the rest of this entry »
Bryan Helmig, co-founder of Zapier, the fast growing web automation company, recently blogged about his evolution from coding with two buddies to CTO of an ...
Banks Are Beginning to Embrace BlockchainAs banking continues its embrace of fintech, interest is fast developing in using blockchain technology. Santander InnoVentures estimated that banks could save $15-$20 billion a year by dumping their current transactional processes in favor of using blockchain.Read the rest of this entry »
Over the last few years, the technology has, to its detriment, been associated with the bitcoin currency and its sometimes unsavory uses. Though blockchain may have been developed to facilitate bitcoin transactions ...
Small Businesses Attracting Tech InterestGoogle, Facebook, Microsoft and other tech powerhouses still attract millions of hopefuls each year, but a growing number of tech professionals are at least considering smaller firms, says a report on Small Business Trends.Read the rest of this entry »
Job search giant Indeed took a look at employers with fewer than 150 workers to see what kinds of jobs candidates were clicking on. Indeed didn't say how that indicator of interest compared to all ...
How to Make Your First IT Job A SuccessA first IT job after graduating is a lot like all other first jobs regardless of the field: you'll meet new people, discover things you never learned in class, and be expected to act like a professional.Read the rest of this entry »
But there is one, "dazzlingly different" difference, as an article on the CompTIA website puts it, and that is the amount of freedom and responsibility you'll have even as an entry-level ...
Starting Pay for Class of 2017 Hits New HighThe class of 2017 is graduating into the best job market in a decade.Read the rest of this entry »
With unemployment at pre-Recession levels, and employers scrambling to fill jobs that are now staying vacant for a near-record average of almost 6 weeks, this first class of Gen Z college grads can expect an average starting salary of $49,785. That's 3% higher than last year, and, even adjusting for inflation, is almost a ...
Tech Employment, Wages Up In 2016The tech sector grew by 182,000 workers last year, a 3% increase that brought the total U.S. IT workforce to just under 7 million. Tech salaries also grew last year, reaching a median of $108,900.Read the rest of this entry »
Those are but two of the findings in the Cyberstates 2017 factbook from CompTIA, an industry trade group that counts 2,000 companies and more than 100,000 tech workers as members ...