Developers

sex work

Google’s New Play Store Rules Are Breaking an App Sex Workers Use to Keep Safe

Ugly Mugs, a UK-based call screening app that helps workers avoid dangerous clients, is at risk for being shut down.
Samantha Cole
2.20.19
code

HackerRank Finds the 'Best' Coders in Wyoming, Washington

But take that with a grain of salt.
Michael Byrne
7.29.17
programming

Computer Science Graduates Are Disappearing From Software Development

New devs are skipping college, according to a new Stack Overflow survey.
Michael Byrne
6.14.17
humans of the year

Startup Founder Thuy Truong’s Latest Venture Is Giving People the Will to Fight Cancer

After several of her promising business ventures ended, the 32-year-old received a shocking diagnosis. Now she’s using her experiences to help others.
Farnia Fekri
4.21.17
programming

Are Software Developers Miserable?

A new survey attempts to quantify the unhappiness of programmers.
Michael Byrne
4.15.17
News

Apple’s Rules for Virtual Currencies Are Interminably Vague

This whitelist has a lot of gray.
Jordan Pearson
9.23.16
News

A Mysterious Message Is Warning Bitcoiners About a ‘State Sponsored’ Attack

But is it for real?
Jordan Pearson
8.18.16
short circuit

Why Developers Are Flocking to Amazon’s Alexa

The Amazon Echo was initially viewed with skepticism, but developers are now embracing its underlying software to do a lot more than merely retrieving the weather forecast.
David Bixenspan
8.18.16
Apple

Apple, Intel, Google Employee Accounts Exposed in Data Breach of Developer Forum

The data comes from the Khronos Group, a non-profit that manages open standard APIs.
Joseph Cox
8.5.16
short circuit

How the Apple App Store Went from ‘Impossible Thought’ to Job Creator

Motherboard has spent the past several days talking to developers and Apple to better understand the impact of the App Store in the lead up to WWDC.
Nicholas Deleon
6.10.16
apps

It’s Up to Developers to Bring This Amazing Audio Wayfinding App to Blind People

Wayfindr's open standard will let developers world over have access to tech that lets the blind navigate their environment through sound.
Emiko Jozuka
5.13.16
bots

Your Friendly Slack Bot Might Be Exposing Your Company's Conversations

Sloppy developers are leaving tokens in their public bot code that would let others listen in on company conversations and pull sensitive data.
Joseph Cox
4.28.16
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