Is Hyperconverged Infrastructure Worth the Hype?

Many companies are turning to hyperconverged infrastructure solutions to transform their data center into the scalable, agile and flexible ecosphere that companies are...

The 5 Programming Languages That Built the Internet

Without these programming languages, the internet wouldn't exist. These languages - some dating back to the 1950s - are the foundation for the web we surf today.

Qualitative vs Quantitative: Time to Change How We Assess the Severity of Third-Party Vulnerabilities?

Everyone knows that a chain is only as strong as its weakest link, and the same goes for software - its security is only as strong as its weakest component.

3-D Printing: History, Overview and Future Perspectives

3-D printing has probably been around longer than you think - but only in recent years has it really started to flourish. Check out the history - and the latest...

10 Reasons It Doesn't Pay To Be The Computer Guy

Working in the computer industry isn’t for everybody. Find out why writer Shaun Boyd decided to leave it behind.

Do Ethical Hackers Need Legal Protection?

Despite good intentions, ethical hackers are are sometimes prosecuted for their discoveries. Do they need broader legal protection?

Will Cloud Replace Traditional IT Infrastructure?

Cloud use has been steadily growing in recent years, and now cloud infrastructure is taking hold. Will it replace traditional IT infrastructure, or work alongside it?

Bye Bye Boss, Hello Office of the Future

Day-to-day management is changing fast, but is the end of the brick-and-mortar office drawing near? As more and more people are able to work remotely, physical office...

Hybrid IT: What It Is and Why Your Enterprise Needs to Adopt It as a Strategy

Should your business use traditional infrastructure or cloud? Why not both? Hybrid IT - the combination of traditional on-premise IT with cloud - is becoming...

Will Blockchain Technology Make DDoS Attacks Obsolete?

Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks have plagued businesses and individuals alike for years, but is the end in sight? Blockchain is being used to counter this...

Why I Don't Believe In a Tech Sabbath

We need more and more information to be productive citizens of the 21st century. The internet is the best way to get it.

How Machine Learning Is Taking Over the Cloud

Cloud has been around for a while now, but machine learning is a little newer on the tech scene. What happens when these two technologies are used together? It's sure to...

How Structured Is Your Data? Examining Structured, Unstructured and Semi-Structured Data

Structured, unstructured, semi-structured - what does it all mean? Here we take a look at these different types of data, their differences and how they're used.

What Makes Web Content Go Viral?

Viral marketing and social media marketing are a huge departure from the traditional world of marketing. Learn more about the tactics involved here.

Another Look at Man-Computer Symbiosis

Computer pioneer J.C.R. Licklider envisioned a future where humans and computers would work together in harmony and have a symbiotic relationship. How close are we to...


How can a local area network (LAN) be secured?

There are many different ways to provide security for local area networks (LANs). Many of these apply to the common types of hardware that are used for these small,...

How can new machine learning capabilities enable the mining of stock documents for financial data?

One of the exciting new frontiers of machine learning and AI is that scientists and engineers are embarking on various ways to use completely new types of resources to...

How do deep stubborn networks play a role in AI evolution?

On the face of it, deep stubborn networks simply "add functionality" to an existing technological construct, the generative adversarial network (GAN), but in...

Why is feature selection so important in machine learning?

Feature selection is extremely important in machine learning primarily because it serves as a fundamental technique to direct the use of variables to what's most...

How can engineers use gradient boosting to enhance machine learning systems?

Like other kinds of boosting, gradient boosting seeks to turn multiple weak learners into a single strong learner, in a kind of digital "crowdsourcing" of...