Business and public sector both suffer from the disaster commonly referred to as a "client no-show". Despite its omnipresence, up to this moment humanity came up with only two ways of confronting the missed appointments problem. Of those two, only one is scientifically approved.
Some of the most financially successful new technology is not new at all, or sometimes isn’t even a technology. An awesome example of Eastern Europe web call-back boom that would have made Steve Jobs jealous, proves it perfectly.
Ostriches: the peak of optimization. The way digestion was crammed in should go down in the annals of programming. In order for them to digest their food, the developer forced them to naturally eat stones. They then run around, jiggling the stones against each other to pulverize the food in their stomach.
Even if you’re average or below average in terms of performance, your chances to be singled out for dismissal during a downsizing will be lower if you’d follow some simple rules. People, being people, react to that kind of things unconsciously. Sometimes they even value adherence to these rules above the actual performance.
What can software engineers do to ensure their professional survival in a theoretical IT downturn? The first step would be establishing a methodology to evaluate one’s job security such that a decision can be made calmly and rationally when the time comes.
A quick analysis of more than 200 programming jokes gives some insights into the main frustrations that come with being a programmer.
The Apifonica blog editor dug into more than 200 programming jokes and noted to her surprise that they covered all of four topics.
Optimize your code. Create programming abstractions. Write cross-platform apps. It’s almost as if programmers who follow those precepts are supposed to be guaranteed a first-class ticket to heaven for programmers. But what if that isn’t the case? What if those techniques fast-track you, not to heaven, but to hell itself?
Are software developers linguists, or are they mathematicians? Should computer programming appear as a language option on the school curriculum, or is it math? Despite decades of debate, the jury is still out.
The list of SMS research reports providing direct links to a dozen of "recent and decent" reports on texting as to its use as a marketing communications channel. This is the second part of the list featuring 8 valuable sources of SMS data for 2016.