The primacy of critical thinking is such a worn-out aphorism that most people whom I prompt to scrutinize it are inured to it. That shouldn’t lead anyone to mistakenly believe it isn’t indispensable, though.

One of the big news items last week was that a leading AI researcher, Blake Lemoine, had been suspended after going public that he believed that one of Google’s more advanced AIs had attained sentience. Most experts agree that it hadn’t, but that would likely be true regardless of whethe...

During the last few weeks we’ve had two developers conferences. First, there was Microsoft Build, and last week was Apple’s WWDC. I think both approaches to the developers conferences showcase the strengths and weaknesses of both companies, so I figured it would be fun to talk about those differ...

What does it mean for Facebook when the adult leaves the table, and the unprepared CEO then has nothing to turn him toward a less risky path? Let’s discuss that this week.

Microsoft held its latest Build event last week and I’m pretty sure it caused most of the PC OEMs to freak out. This is because Microsoft announced a new focused workstation for developers called Project Volterra.

Last week was BlackBerry’s annual analyst summit. Since BlackBerry’s tools and QNX operating system are expected to be heavily used in the next generation of cars, this event often provides a view into the future of automobiles.

To give back to computer science education in a small way, I'd like to share my observations about determining the quality of instructional resources. Hopefully, those of you treading a similar path will learn the easy way what I learned the hard way.

Let’s talk about kill switches, lock-in, and how vendors can fall down a rabbit hole of customer abuse and destroy themselves using a strategy like John Deere’s. We’ll close with the product of the week, a cool microphone from an HP subsidiary, HyperX.

I was at Dell Technologies World 2022 last week. Often, I’m not very excited about anything on the showcase floor at events like this, but DTW has been the exception. So, I’m going to tell you what you missed.

When shopping for cable/satellite TV or streaming services, what are your top three determiners?
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