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5 Great Kindle Books for Computer Programmers

5 Great Kindle Books for Computer Programmers

Kindle e-books can be a great resource either for learning how to write programs, or developing high demand software for computers or smart-phones. The selection of available e-books are vast, and can vary depending specific programming languages and user ability. The following is a list of some...

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What Is a Hacker?

When most people hear the word hacker, they remember the glorified images of rebel geniuses – such as those in movies like “War Games” – that break into security systems. Real hackers lead much less exciting lives. In the computing world, hackers are expert computer programmers. Their job is to...

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Starz Cancels Party Down, Gravity

It’s a sad day for fans of Starz “Party Down,” as the network honchos announced that the series has been cancelled. "Party Down," although praised by critics and loved by fans, never grabbed enough viewers to really make its mark. With weak ratings and one of the stars of the series leaving to...

Top 10 High Quality Treadmills

Top 10 High Quality Treadmills

Treadmills are an excellent way to improve the fitness and health of beginners to advanced athletes. They provide a safe and comfortable way to get an intense jogging or walking workout that is easier on the joints. While treadmills are a good choice for anyone interested in exercising, they come...

Top 8 Computer Games That Defined Your Childhood

Top 8 Computer Games That Defined Your Childhood

For those of us who grew up in a time when personal computers (PCs) were the "in" thing, computer games played a significant role in our childhoods. Many of us would spend hours shooting aliens, questing for lost jewels, or solving mind-boggling puzzles.

Can Women Make It in Game Design?

Can Women Make It in Game Design?

The number of women in gaming as well as the design field is rapidly increasing with each passing year.

15 Real-World Uses of Genetic Algorithms

15 Real-World Uses of Genetic Algorithms

Genetic Algorithm: A heuristic search technique used in computing and Artificial Intelligence to find optimized solutions to search problems using techniques inspired by evolutionary biology: mutation, selection, reproduction [inheritance] and recombination. 1. Automotive DesignUsing Genetic...

More Women Are Getting Into Computer Science

More Women Are Getting Into Computer Science

You can clearly see the decline of the female gender studying and graduating in the field of computer science throughout history.

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How to Prepare for a Career as a HVAC Technician

In the current economy, the most abundant jobs are those related to trade careers such as HVAC technician. If you are interested in working as an HVAC Technician, getting the proper training and preparation is critical. In the article below, adapted from How to Become A HVAC Technician, we've...

US Attorney's Office Granted Access to Wikileaks' Twitter Accounts

US Attorney's Office Granted Access to Wikileaks' Twitter Accounts

The U.S. Attorney's office has been granted a judge's order dated December 14 to acquire information dating back to November 2009 for information sent from the Twitter accounts of Wikileaks' founder Julian Assange, Pfc. Bradley Manning, and other individuals. The intent is to source IP addresses...