The European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is an EU-wide initiative that came into force on 25th May, 2018. It makes major changes to privacy and data protection for all websites that retain data on visitors from within the EU, which is nearly every website on the Internet. All businesses – both within the […]
What coding language to learn, where to learn it, and how to get employed.
She coined her own job title as ”Security Princess” at Google, as she is their main defender on the web – their “top secret weapon”! White hat hacker and rock climber, Parisa Tabriz manages Google’s information security engineering team and is also fighting gender inequality in Silicon Valley. One of her other accomplishments includes enhancing software and network security at the White House. How did this hero, who’s hacking her way to find the ”bad guys” online, end up there? Find out more about one of the few women who made it to the top of the tech industry in the number one city of tech.
No, Ada Lovelace didn’t invent the algorithm. No, she didn’t invent the binary language, nor did she invent the computing machine. Nevertheless she is generally perceived as the mother of computer programming. Her entire research was based on the incredible Analytical Engine invented by the famous Charles Babbage.
Margaret Hamilton is a giant in the world of software engineering, most well-known for her work as the director of software on NASA’s Apollo missions.
Introducing a series of posts on how common algorithms work and how they impact our daily lives, from Netflix to Facebook to Uber. We’re kicking off with a gentle introduction to a simple algorithm for an everyday task: finding a number in a contact list using binary search.
19th century mathematician George Boole spent his life combining Aristotle and algebra – and inadvertently laid the foundation for modern computer science and the microelectronic revolution. Find out how on Throwback Thursday, a look back at great minds in the history of computer science.
Who’s afraid of the big bad wolf? In an era when government spying, corporate hacking scandals, major security flaws, online stalking and social media shaming are rarely out of the headlines, it can seem like the internet has grown up into a deep dark forest, with wolves lurking behind every tree. At the same time […]
For businesses today, the most popular social networks are: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Google+ and Instagram. This is the second post of our Social Media Marketing Guide which entails all you need to know about these networks. In today’s post I will write about LinkedIn. After winning a trip to the SMX Social Media Marketing Conference in […]
Let’s be honest, managing favicons and web app icons is complex and a bit of a pain. Various browsers display the favicon in different contexts and at different sizes. Windows, Android and iOS all implement “home screen” app icons at different sizes and use different markup. Make it easier for yourself with a Photoshop template that generates all the image sizes you need plus prepared HTML, XML and JSON files.