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Managers Are Losing Confidence in Their Tech Teams
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Managers Are Losing Confidence in Their Tech Teams

One in five IT decision makers have little or no confidence in their teams' ability to bring about positive change in their departments over the next five years...

Intel Opens ControlFlag Machine Learning System for Improving Code Quality
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Intel Opens ControlFlag Machine Learning System for Improving Code Quality

Intel has made its ControlFlag software, which uses machine learning to improve code quality, open source and accessible on Github. 

Grace Hopper, Minicomputers, and Megabytes
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Grace Hopper, Minicomputers, and Megabytes: It's a Fun Career

In 1963, the British government decided to make the world's most powerful computer. The manufacturer, Ferranti, asked would-be buyers to send their best programmers...

Developers Reveal the Programming Languages They Love, and the Ones They Dread
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Developers Reveal the Programming Languages They Love, and the Ones They Dread

Over 80,000 developers from 181 countries voted on their favorite technologies for Stack Overflow's 2021 Developer Survey, and 86.69% identified the Rust programming...

Developers Are Moving From Java 8 to Java 11
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Developers Are Moving From Java 8 to Java 11

More developers are using Java 11 than Java 8 in production, according to the JVM Ecosystem Report 2021, marking a shift from earlier surveys which showed developers...

Old Programming Languages Still Critical, But Nobody Wants to Learn Them
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Old Programming Languages Still Critical, But Nobody Wants to Learn Them

Large organizations that rely on aging IT systems and programming languages face an urgent skills shortage as older developers retire — and take their expertise...

Survey Reveals High IT Stress in Pandemic Transformations
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Survey Reveals High IT Stress in Pandemic Transformations

A global survey by AppDynamics suggests the last year took a substantial toll on IT teams at a time when many organizations either launched or accelerated digital...

Technologist Salaries Rose 3.6% in 2020, Says Dice Salary Report
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Technologist Salaries Rose 3.6% in 2020, Says Dice Salary Report

The average U.S. technology industry annual salary hit $97,859 in 2020, up 3.6% from 2019, according to the Dice 2021 Tech Salary Report.

Modern Computing Alliance Will Focus on Cloud and IT Tools
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Modern Computing Alliance Will Focus on Cloud and IT Tools

Google, Dell, Intel, and a handful of other major tech companies have banded together to form the Modern Computing Alliance, which will tackle problems related...

Data Scientists Salaries, Jobs Immune to Covid-19, Survey Finds
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Data Scientists Salaries, Jobs Immune to Covid-19, Survey Finds

The Covid-19 pandemic has not negatively affected the salaries or job availability of data scientists, a survey by executive recruitment firm Burtch Works found...

Automated Coding Could Mean Big Changes for Software Developers
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Automated Coding Could Mean Big Changes for Software Developers

Researchers from Intel and MIT have unveiled a machine learning tool that brings developers one step closer to automated coding.

Doctors, Data Scientists Urge Hospitals to Become 'AI Ready'
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Doctors, Data Scientists Urge Hospitals to Become 'AI Ready'

A group of doctors and data scientists is calling on hospitals to create clinical departments devoted to artificial intelligence to harness the technology's power...

Developer Makes Miniature Model of IBM 1401 Mainframe Computer
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Developer Makes Miniature Model of IBM 1401 Mainframe Computer

Nicolas Temese built a miniature version of the IBM 1401 computer system from scratch. The finished model will go to the Computer History Museum.

Missouri S&T Offers Programming Boot Camps for Engineers and Professionals
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Missouri S&T Offers Programming Boot Camps for Engineers and Professionals

Missouri S&T is offering Computer Science Boot Camps to non-computer science engineers and other professionals online.

Bjarne Stroustrup Releases Paper on How C++ Thrived
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Bjarne Stroustrup Releases Paper on How C++ Thrived

Bjarne Stroustrup, the 69-year-old creator of C++, describes the history and growth of the programming language in a new 168-page paper.

Which Degrees Do Software Developers Earn?
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Which Degrees Do Software Developers Earn?

A Stack Overflow survey of professional developers reveals the different educational pathways they use and the degrees they obtain on the way to their full-time...

Tech 'First Responders' Support Remote Teaching Transition
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Tech 'First Responders' Support Remote Teaching Transition

IT experts in Oregon State's College of Engineering are rising to the challenge as technology "first responders," working to smooth the transition to remote teaching...

SlashData Survey Reveals Worldwide Developer Trends
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SlashData Survey Reveals Worldwide Developer Trends

A survey of over 17,000 developers in 159 countries reveals current thinking and practices on programming languages, open-source software, machine learning development...

The Early Impact of COVID-19 on Tech Hiring
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The Early Impact of COVID-19 on Tech Hiring

The initial impact of the COVID-19 lockdown is less severe in tech than other industries, though many tech leaders were unprepared for the degree to which the pandemic...

Shalini Kapoor Is India's First Woman IBM Fellow
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Shalini Kapoor Is India's First Woman IBM Fellow

Shalini Kapoor is one of 12 new IBM Fellows.
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