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3D Subscription software driving move to open source
Published in News


Could this lead to Linux on the desktop?

3D software makers' move to subscription models is pushing people to use open-source software because users are fed up with the price and neurotic terms and conditions.

I don’t code any more
Published in News
Monday, 04 November 2019 11:25

I don’t code any more


Torvalds’ self-realisation

The IT industry’s Mr Sweary, Linus Torvalds, says he no longer considers himself a programmer these days.

Why Apple software is so buggy
Published in News
Thursday, 24 October 2019 10:57

Why Apple software is so buggy


Former software engineer explains what is going wrong

David Shayer, who worked as a software engineer at Apple for 18 years across iPod, the Apple Watch, and Apple's bug-tracking system Radar, among other projects, has been explaining to Apple fanboys why software standards have shot down the loo.

Apple cocks up the time again
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 22 October 2019 11:35

Apple cocks up the time again


Orders customers to upgrade

The fruity cargo cult Apple’s inability to do basic programming is being used as a marketing tool to force users to update their software.

Enterprises rearchitecting apps for microservices
Published in News


Thinking very small

More than 76 percent of enterprise organisations are planning to rearchitect apps for microservices, according to a Forrester report.

Strangle your Python 2 now
Published in News
Monday, 26 August 2019 11:23

Strangle your Python 2 now


UK National Cyber Security Centre warning

The UK's cyber-security agency warned developers Thursday to consider moving Python 2.x codebases to the newer 3.x branch before it is too late.

Apple’s software lets it down again
Published in News
Friday, 02 August 2019 11:50

Apple’s software lets it down again


Features leave the phone wide open

The software genii at the fruity Cargo-cult Apple, who bought you a clock which could not adjust for summer, does not appear to have thought through network sharing functions.

Software engineer shortage set to get worse
Published in News
Wednesday, 03 July 2019 12:41

Software engineer shortage set to get worse


Mind the gap

Microsoft corporate vice president Julia Liuson said that shortages of worldwide software development engineers to expand to one million in the next five years.

Raja Koduri announces OneAPI launch in Q4 19
Published in PC Hardware


28X improvement in deep leering 

It is easy to forget about the software behind the hardware that everyone gets excited about, but without drivers, OS, and general API support, there would not be any platform.

Raja points out Nvidia and AMD datacenter weakness
Published in AI


GPU only strategy, or tiny software ecosystem

As a part of its software update and a One API strategy announcement Raja Koduri, the SVP of Intel architecture, graphics and software took time to mention two main competitors and used green for the company that has a GPU centric strategy and red for the company that has both a CPU and GPU.