According to recent data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, you might consider moving to Mississippi or Arkansas, if you want the most bang for your buck. Continue Reading »
RedMonk has released their bi-annual programming language rankings. Very little has changed in the process since Drew Conway and John Myles White’s original analysis late in 2010.
There have been articles about the primacy of software engineers over the past several years. The fact that technical majors are making more money coming out of college than their classmates and the average salary for a developer has risen dramatically over the past few years supports this reality.
According to a recent paper published in the Portuguese academic journal, OBS, the single most striking element explaining the difficulty in the discovery and implementation of new business models for the media in the digital age, is the declining value of information in the networked society. Continue Reading »
At first glance, these things might not seem connected: the struggling economy, our struggling democracy, the income gap, and technology and artificial intelligence. but upon closer inspection, I find they’re all part of one impulse, and together they create the web of humanity—and our future. Continue Reading »
Along with a growing number of leaders around the world, many people believe that 3D printing will change the way things are produced more in this century than the industrial revolution did over the last 300 years. Continue Reading »
Non-profit organizations require money to stay operational, spread awareness and get the job done, and that is where crowdfunding has really helped. Continue Reading »
What do you think of Bitcoin? My answer is usually the same: ”It’s intellectually interesting, but not really practical.” Continue Reading »
The new government in Finland has committed to a Basic Income experiment as part of its program for government which was published in May. The commitment consists of one line: ‘Implement a Basic Income experiment’, in the ‘Health and Welfare’ section of the program.
In the near future, banks will no longer be on street corners or housed in high-rise towers, they will be in our pockets or on our wrists. Continue Reading »