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Think Tanks: How a Bill [Gates Agenda] Becomes a Law 1 comments
Qt Creator 3.4.0 Released 20 comments
Apple Offers Expedited Apple Watch Order Lottery To Developers 74 comments
New Javascript Attack Lets Websites Spy On the CPU's Cache 132 comments
GCC 5.1 Released 77 comments
Concerns of an Artificial Intelligence Pioneer 195 comments
Swift Tops List of Most-Loved Languages and Tech 175 comments
Computer Beats Humans At Arimaa 58 comments
2K, Australia's Last AAA Studio, Closes Its Doors 169 comments
IT Worker's Lawsuit Accuses Tata of Discrimination 294 comments
Seattle CEO Cuts $1 Million Salary To $70K, Raises Employee Salaries 482 comments
How Mission Creep Killed a Gaming Studio 131 comments
MIT's Picture Language Lets Computers Recognize Faces Through Inference 23 comments
Cornell Study: For STEM Tenure Track, Women Twice As Likely To Be Hired As Men 516 comments
Microsoft Starts Working On an LLVM-Based Compiler For .NET 125 comments
Ask Slashdot: How To Introduce a 7-Year-Old To Programming? 315 comments
Senate Draft of No Child Left Behind Act Draft Makes CS a 'Core' Subject 216 comments
Why Some Developers Are Live-Streaming Their Coding Sessions 131 comments
Microsoft Creates a Docker-Like Container For Windows 95 comments
Stack Overflow 2015 Developer Survey Reveals Coder Stats 428 comments
Getting Started Developing With OpenStreetMap Data 39 comments
GCC 5.0 To Support OpenMP 4.0, Intel Cilk Plus, C++14 57 comments
US NAVY Sonar/Lidar Editing Software Released To the World 56 comments
Mono 4 Released, First Version To Adopt Microsoft Code 223 comments
BioWare Announces Open-Source Orbit Project 61 comments
Is This the Death of the Easter Egg? 290 comments
Are Bug Bounties the Right Solution For Improving Security? 58 comments
Stanford Turns To Pair Programming: 1 CS Education For the Price of 2? 121 comments
Rust 1.0 Enters Beta 211 comments
Valve Bootstrapped Source 2 Engine On an Open-Source Vulkan Driver 60 comments
Ask Slashdot: What Makes a Good Work Environment For Developers and IT? 261 comments
Building an NES Emulator 140 comments
5 Alternatives For Developing Native iOS Apps 54 comments
Coding For Cars: The Next Generation of Mobile Apps 24 comments
Visual Studio 2015 Can Target Linux; Android Apps Anywhere Chrome Can Run 96 comments
Book Review: Drush For Developers, 2nd Edition 29 comments
Developer of 'Banished' Develops His Own Shading Language 31 comments
Control Anything With Gestures: Myo Bluetooth Protocol Released 15 comments
No Film At 11: the Case For the Less-Video-Is-More MOOC 87 comments
Why You Should Choose Boring Technology 232 comments
IT Jobs With the Best (and Worst) ROI 139 comments
Ask Slashdot: What Makes Some Code Particularly Good? 298 comments
MIT Debuts Integer Overflow Debugger 40 comments
No, It's Not Always Quicker To Do Things In Memory 486 comments
Michael Stonebraker Wins Turing Award 40 comments
Developers and the Fear of Apple 269 comments
A Bechdel Test For Programmers? 522 comments
Facebook Engineering Tool Mimics Dodgy Network Connectivity 60 comments
Microsoft Releases Windows 10 SDK 133 comments
Modern PHP: New Features and Good Practices 182 comments
RMS Talks Net Neutrality, Patents, and More 165 comments
A Software Project Full of "Male Anatomy" Jokes Causes Controversy 765 comments
Arkansas Is Now the First State To Require That High Schools Teach Coding 211 comments
How Device Drivers Are Reverse Engineered 27 comments
Why I Choose PostgreSQL Over MySQL/MariaDB 320 comments
Stanford Study Credits Lack of Non-Competes For Silicon Valley's Success 114 comments
Ask Slashdot: Choosing a Laptop To Support Physics Research? 385 comments
Ask Slashdot: What Can Distributed Software Development Teams Learn From FLOSS? 133 comments
Prison Program Aims To Turn Criminals Into Coders 305 comments
Electrical Engineering Employment Declines Nearly 10%, But Developers Up 12% 154 comments
Algorithm Clones Facial Expressions And Pastes Them Onto Other Faces 31 comments
Rendering a Frame of Deus Ex: Human Revolution 81 comments
NTP's Fate Hinges On "Father Time" 287 comments
Google Code Disables New Project Creation, Will Shut Down On January 25, 2016 140 comments
Linux Might Need To Claim Only ACPI 2.0 Support For BIOS 129 comments
The Role of a Nonprofit In Open Source Development 49 comments
BBC Returns To Making Computers For Schools 106 comments
Google's Angular 2 Being Built With Microsoft's TypeScript 91 comments
Linux Kernel Adopts 'Code of Conflict' 93 comments
On Firing Open Source Community Members 255 comments
Was Linus Torvalds Right About C++ Being So Wrong? 757 comments
In the Age of Free AAA Game Engines, Where Does Our Open Source Engine Stand? 184 comments
Tor Project Aims To Eclipse US Government Funding 53 comments
KDE Accepted To Google Summer of Code 2015 53 comments
Go R, Young Man 144 comments
Musician Releases Album of Music To Code By 181 comments
Valve Developed an Open-Source Intel Vulkan GPU Driver For Linux 52 comments
Source 2 Will Also Be Free 74 comments
GitLab Acquires Gitorious 48 comments
AMD Enters Virtual Reality Fray With LiquidVR SDK At GDC 23 comments
Study: Refactoring Doesn't Improve Code Quality 247 comments
Why We Should Stop Hiding File-Name Extensions 564 comments
Khronos Group Announces Vulkan To Compete Against DirectX 12 91 comments
Ask Slashdot: Which Classic OOP Compiled Language: Objective-C Or C++? 407 comments
Unreal Engine 4 Is Now Free 143 comments
Oracle Sues 5 Oregon Officials For 'Improper Influence' 83 comments
Blu-Ray Players Hackable Via Malicious Discs 107 comments
Microsoft, Amazon, Google, Facebook Press WA For $40M For New UW CS Building 102 comments
Invented-Here Syndrome 158 comments
The Programmers Who Want To Get Rid of Software Estimates 347 comments
Who's Afraid of Android Fragmentation? 136 comments
The Believers: Behind the Rise of Neural Nets 45 comments
Interviews: Ask Senior Director Matt Keller About the Global Learning XPRIZE 31 comments
H-1B Visas Proving Lucrative For Engineers, Dev Leads 176 comments
Valve To Reveal Virtual Reality Dev Kit Next Week At GDC 48 comments
Attention, Rockstar Developers: Get a Talent Agent 145 comments
How One Developer Got the Internet To Watch People Code 65 comments
The Robots That Will Put Coders Out of Work 266 comments
How Machine Learning Ate Microsoft 96 comments
Will Every Xbox Be a Dev Kit? 69 comments
Java Vs. Node.js: Epic Battle For Dev Mindshare 319 comments
Building a Procedural Dungeon Generator In C# 83 comments
Torvalds: "People Who Start Writing Kernel Code Get Hired Really Quickly" 130 comments
Cubans Allowed To Export Software and Software Services To the US 166 comments
Ask Slashdot: Are General Engineering Skills Undervalued In Web Development? 323 comments
Removing Libsystemd0 From a Live-running Debian System 755 comments
Nim Programming Language Gaining Traction 520 comments
Should We Really Try To Teach Everyone To Code? 291 comments
Ask Slashdot: What Portion of Developers Are Bad At What They Do? 809 comments
LinkedIn Restricts API Usage 69 comments
Five Years After the Sun Merger, Oracle Says It's Fully Committed To SPARC 190 comments
Empirical Study On How C Devs Use Goto In Practice Says "Not Harmful" 677 comments
WA Pushes Back On Microsoft and Code.org's Call For Girls-First CS Education 288 comments
Firefox To Mandate Extension Signing 196 comments
Elementary OS: Why We Make You Type "$0" 208 comments
Your Java Code Is Mostly Fluff, New Research Finds 411 comments
Building the Developer's Dream Keyboard 146 comments
Which Freelance Developer Sites Are Worth Your Time? 55 comments
Arkansas Declares a High School CS Education State of Emergency 120 comments
Will Elementary School Teachers Take the Rap For Tech's Diversity Problem? 493 comments
The Bizarre and Complex Story of a Failed Wikipedia Software Extension 94 comments
RMS Objects To Support For LLVM's Debugger In GNU Emacs's Gud.el 551 comments
AP Test's Recursion Examples: An Exercise In Awkwardness 252 comments
Ask Slashdot: Is There a Web Development Linux Distro? 136 comments
CrunchBang Linux Halts Development 129 comments
Google-Advised Disney Cartoon Aims To Convince Preschool Girls Coding's Cool 254 comments
Facebook Brings React Native To Native Mobile Development 78 comments
Ask Slashdot: What Tools To Clean Up a Large C/C++ Project? 233 comments
Washington May Count CS As Foreign Language For College Admission 259 comments
You Can Now Clone Samsung's Gear VR and Test Your Virtual Reality Apps 32 comments
JavaScript, PHP Top Most Popular Languages, With Apple's Swift Rising Fast 192 comments
Study Predicts 9% Drop In Salaries of New CS Grads This Year 170 comments
Book Review: Core HTML5 2D Game Programming 50 comments
Building a Good Engineering Team In a Competitive Market 101 comments
WA Bill Takes Aim at Boys' Dominance In Computer Classes 779 comments
MIT Randomizes Tasks To Speed Massive Multicore Processors 63 comments
Perl 6 In Time For Next Christmas? 192 comments
How Blind Programmers Write Code 79 comments
US Army Releases Code For Internal Forensics Framework 37 comments
VirtualBox Development At a Standstill 288 comments
One In Five Developers Now Works On IoT Projects 252 comments
Anonymous No More: Your Coding Style Can Give You Away 220 comments
The American App Economy Is Now "Bigger Than Hollywood" 135 comments
Computer Chess Created In 487 Bytes, Breaks 32-Year-Old Record 204 comments
Ask Slashdot: What Makes a Great Software Developer? 214 comments
Game Hack-A-Thon Attracts Teams At 500+ Sites Worldwide 31 comments
Why Coding Is Not the New Literacy 212 comments
Ask Slashdot: Is Pascal Underrated? 492 comments
Brought To You By the Letter R: Microsoft Acquiring Revolution Analytics 105 comments
Bjarne Stroustrup Awarded 2015 Dahl-Nygaard Prize 200 comments
By the Numbers: The Highest-Paying States For Tech Professionals 136 comments
Blackberry CEO: Net Neutrality Means Mandating Cross-Platform Apps 307 comments
User Plea Means EISA Support Not Removed From Linux 189 comments
Ask Slashdot: Has the Time Passed For Coding Website from Scratch? 302 comments
Jim Blasko Explains 'Unbreakable Coin' (Video 2 of 2) 39 comments
Oracle Releases Massive Security Update 79 comments
Gender and Tenure Diversity In GitHub Teams Relate To Higher Productivity 106 comments
SOTU: Community Colleges, Employers To Train Workers For High-Paying Coding Jobs 200 comments
Silverlight Exploits Up, Java Exploits Down, Says Cisco 55 comments
Is D an Underrated Programming Language? 386 comments
Justified: Visual Basic Over Python For an Intro To Programming 648 comments
Book Review: FreeBSD Mastery: Storage Essentials 75 comments
Interviews: Alexander Stepanov and Daniel E. Rose Answer Your Questions 42 comments
With Community Help, Chrome Could Support Side Tabs Extension 117 comments
Lies, Damn Lies, and Tech Diversity Statistics 335 comments
Linus On Diversity and Niceness In Open Source 361 comments
The Legacy of CPU Features Since 1980s 180 comments
Exploring Some Lesser-Known Scripting Languages 60 comments
Ask Slashdot: Linux Database GUI Application Development? 264 comments
Meet Flink, the Apache Software Foundation's Newest Top-Level Project 34 comments
PHP vs. Node.js: the Battle For Developer Mind Share 245 comments
AI Experts Sign Open Letter Pledging To Protect Mankind From Machines 258 comments
KDE Frameworks 5.3 and Plasma 2.1 – First Impressions 84 comments
NetHack Development Team Polls Community For Advice On Unicode 165 comments
Crowdfunded Linux Voice Magazine Releases Second Issue CC-BY-SA 19 comments
Rust Programming Language Reaches 1.0 Alpha 161 comments
Ask Slashdot: Options For Cheap Home Automation? 189 comments
EFF: Apple's Dev Agreement Means No EFF Mobile App For iOS 220 comments
Learn Gate-Array Programming In Python and Software-Defined Radio 51 comments
Little-Known Programming Languages That Actually Pay 242 comments
Interviews: Ask Alexander Stepanov and Daniel E. Rose a Question 80 comments
Tumblr Co-Founder: Apple's Software Is In a Nosedive 598 comments
Better Learning Through Expensive Software? One Principal Thinks Not 169 comments
Anthropomorphism and Object Oriented Programming 303 comments
If the Programmer Won't Go To Silicon Valley, Should SV Go To the Programmer? 294 comments
Red Hat Engineer Improves Math Performance of Glibc 226 comments
Ask Slashdot: Are Progressive Glasses a Mistake For Computer Users? 464 comments
Unofficial WhatsApp Library Gets End To End Encryption Before Official Clients 29 comments
2014: The Year We Learned How Vulnerable Third-Party Code Libraries Are 255 comments
How We'll Program 1000 Cores - and Get Linus Ranting, Again 449 comments
Ringing In 2015 With 40 Linux-Friendly Hacker SBCs 81 comments
India Blocks Code Sharing Websites On Anti-Terror Advisory 78 comments
Over 78% of All PHP Installs Are Insecure 112 comments
School Defied Google and US Government, Let Boys Program White House Xmas Trees 355 comments
White House Touts Obama's 1-Liner as 2014 Tech Highlight 65 comments
Paul Graham: Let the Other 95% of Great Programmers In 552 comments
Net Neutrality Comments Overtaxed FCC's System 32 comments
Donald Knuth Worried About the "Dumbing Down" of Computer Science History 149 comments
MIT Unifies Web Development In Single, Speedy New Language 194 comments
North Korean Defector Spills Details On the Country's Elite Hacking Force 166 comments
Subsurface 4.3 Released 38 comments
Ask Slashdot: Is an Open Source .NET Up To the Job? 421 comments
Ask Slashdot: Resources For Kids Who Want To Make Games? 121 comments
Hackers' Shutdown of 'The Interview' Confirms Coding Is a Superpower 221 comments
Book Review: Build Your Own Website: A Comic Guide to HTML, CSS, and WordPress 31 comments
The Joys and Hype of Hadoop 55 comments
New AP Course, "Computer Science Principles," Aims To Make CS More Accessible 208 comments
Dr. Dobb's 38-Year Run Comes To an End 156 comments
Godot Engine Reaches 1.0, First Stable Release 54 comments
Microsoft To Open Source Cloud Framework Behind Halo 4 Services 50 comments
Google Suggests Separating Students With 'Some CS Knowledge' From Novices 307 comments
Kawa 2.0 Supports Scheme R7RS 62 comments
Cardboard Hits Half a Million Mark, Gets an SDK 28 comments
Google Earth API Will Be Retired On December 12, 2015 75 comments
FreeNAS 9.3 Released 115 comments
Apple, IBM Partnership Yields First Results: 10 Mobile Apps 53 comments
Seeking Coders, Tech Titans Turn To K-12 Schools 105 comments
How Relevant is C in 2014? 641 comments
The Failed Economics of Our Software Commons 205 comments
Google Releases Android Studio 1.0, the First Stable Version of Its IDE 115 comments
Microsoft Introduces .NET Core 187 comments
Why Apple, Google, and FB Have Their Own Programming Languages 161 comments
Node.js Forked By Top Contributors 254 comments
Chinese CEO Says "Free" Is the Right Price For Mobile Software 133 comments
Programmer Father Asks: What Gets Little Girls Interested In Science? 584 comments
Samsung's Open Source Group Is Growing, Hiring Developers 51 comments
Which Programming Language Pays the Best? Probably Python 277 comments
UK Authorities Launching Massive Child Abuse Database 150 comments
Celebrated Russian Hacker Now In Exile 130 comments
A Mismatch Between Wikimedia's Pledge Drive and Its Cash On Hand? 274 comments
The Life of an ATLAS Physicist At CERN 34 comments
Google, National Parks Partner To Let Girls Program White House Xmas Tree Lights 333 comments
DOOM 3DO Source Released On Github 323 comments
Ask Slashdot: IT Career Path After 35? 376 comments
In UK Study, Girls Best Boys At Making Computer Games 312 comments
Ask Slashdot: Objective C Vs. Swift For a New iOS Developer? 211 comments
Debian Forked Over Systemd 647 comments
Is Ruby On Rails Losing Steam? 291 comments
Attack of the One-Letter Programming Languages 127 comments
2014 Hour of Code: Do Ends Justify Disney Product Placement Means? 125 comments
Upgrading the Turing Test: Lovelace 2.0 68 comments
Startup Assembly Banks On Paid, Open-Source Style Development 33 comments
It's Not Developers Slowing Things Down, It's the Process 186 comments
As Amazon Grows In Seattle, Pay Equity For Women Declines 496 comments
"Barbie: I Can Be a Computer Engineer" Pulled From Amazon 561 comments
Number of Coders In Congress To Triple (From One To Three) 163 comments
Ask Slashdot: Professionally Packaged Tools For Teaching Kids To Program? 107 comments
HTML5: It's Already Everywhere, Even In Mobile 133 comments
Do Good Programmers Need Agents? 215 comments
World's Youngest Microsoft Certificated Professional Is Five Years Old 276 comments
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