I have read a few articles on DATA as the new oil, true. I have however fairly frequently wondered if DATA is the new oil , air or king. Which ever you decide, the fact remains that data is and will remain a valuable part of our personal and business life. What exactly is data? …

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John Battelle predicts… This is my 14th annual predictions post. And as I look back on the previous 13 and consider what to write, I’m flooded with uncertainty. That’s not like me. Writing these predictions is something I’ve always looked forward to — I don’t prepare in any demonstrable way, but I do gather crumbs over time, …

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President-elect Donald Trump and his pick for attorney general are gearing up to overhaul or scrap a program that allows companies like Microsoft to bring in highly skilled contract workers to fill tech jobs in the U.S. Trump’s choice for attorney general, Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.), is on record as a harsh critic of Microsoft …

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We all agree: Software is eating the world. There’s a dark side to this, however. The more control we give to software, and the more we rely on it to power our lives, the more control we give away to the people who wrote and operate the software. Software engineers give a lot of thought …

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I have been an avid reader my entire life, and I have a variety of book preferences in different subjects, fiction and non-fiction alike. However, in adult years, people usually let this passion of theirs fade away into oblivion, instead devoting their time to other endeavors. It is no surprise that few adults read on …

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