Ask Slashdot: What Do You Wish You'd Known Starting Out As a Programmer?
I would have saved myself a lot of trouble if I had looked at job postings to see what was in demand and what was not.
I'm also going to suggest at least an associates degree. If you have a master's, you get much more interesting projects to work on.
Some people look at degrees and some people give technical interviews. A degree isn't mandatory, but you do get exposed to standards and how people expect your code to look, function, etc.
HP Unveils 'The Machine,' a New Computer Architecture
i am remember hp having visions of replacing x86 with a new architecture and then AMD did x86-64.
hp should know by now that a totally new hardware platform and totally new operating system isnt going to fly very far.
Why not replace ethernet and tcp/ip while they are at it....
Netflix has no project managers. Yet, everybody uses this project management too
I suggest linking to the story...
Web Browsing Isn't Copyright Infringement, Rules EU Court of Justice
To argue that cache files in a web browser is infringement is as silly as claiming that your eye transmitting an image to your brain is infringement...
$10k Reward For Info On Anyone Who Points a Laser At Planes Goes Nationwide
A laser is more highly focused than lightning, so your theory is problematic. And how many times is lightning aimed a cockpit?
Here is a description of an incident of lighting blinding a pilot, causing the loss of control and 25 deaths:
IT Pro Gets Prison Time For Sabotaging Ex-Employer's System
I've cleaned up messes and had to do data recovery after people deleted their work, reformatted machines, etc. and then quit. I have no sympathy at all for people that do this type of stuff...
They're Reading Your Mail: Microsoft's ToS, Windows 8 Leak, and Snooping
Didn't M$ run an ad campaign dissing Google for scanning email for personal information?
They say "Think Google respects your privacy? Think again."
McAfee Brand Name Will Be Replaced By Intel Security
the link to "My elation at Intel's decision is beyond words." does not point to a quote by McAffee but to a story about CES
Ask Slashdot: Best App For Android For Remote Access To Mac Or PC?
PocketCloud has a free version for one machine and a Pro version for rdp/vnc to mulitple machines.