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Functional programming finally goes mainstream

Zinkevych, Getty Images/iStockphoto Forrester has recently released our take on functional programming (FP), “The New Dawn Of Functional Programming.” While FP isn’t a new concept, for tech professionals “functional programming” is going to become inescapable over the next 18 months — that is, if it isn’t already on your radar. But FP is a complex concept, even for some rockstar… Read more →

Functional programming finally goes mainstream

Zinkevych, Getty Images/iStockphoto Forrester has recently released our take on functional programming (FP), “The New Dawn Of Functional Programming.” While FP isn’t a new concept, for tech professionals “functional programming” is going to become inescapable over the next 18 months — that is, if it isn’t already on your radar. But FP is a complex concept, even for some rockstar… Read more →

White House bans personal phones in the West Wing, citing security risks. (It only took a year.)

(Image: file photo via CBSNews.com) Just in from the White House: No more personal phones in the West Wing, where the president and most of his closest aides and senior staff work. Trump aides’ use of encrypted messaging may violate records law Using disappearing messages in government could be a “recipe for corruption,” says one expert. Read More The reason?… Read more →

White House bans personal phones in the West Wing, citing security risks. (It only took a year.)

(Image: file photo via CBSNews.com) Just in from the White House: No more personal phones in the West Wing, where the president and most of his closest aides and senior staff work. Trump aides’ use of encrypted messaging may violate records law Using disappearing messages in government could be a “recipe for corruption,” says one expert. Read More The reason?… Read more →

Windows 10 tip: How to install a new font and manage a font collection

Double-click any font to preview it in a separate window. Click to enlarge Even a plain-vanilla Windows 10 installation includes more than 100 fonts that can be used to change the display of text on the screen and in documents. Third-party programs, including Microsoft Office, can add hundreds more. To see which fonts are currently installed on your system, open… Read more →

Windows 10 tip: How to install a new font and manage a font collection

Double-click any font to preview it in a separate window. Click to enlarge Even a plain-vanilla Windows 10 installation includes more than 100 fonts that can be used to change the display of text on the screen and in documents. Third-party programs, including Microsoft Office, can add hundreds more. To see which fonts are currently installed on your system, open… Read more →

How to make your iPhone battery last for years

Every battery has a finite lifespan, and this is given as the “recharge cycle” or “battery cycle.” Put simply, this is the number of charge/discharge cycles that a battery is expected to endure before it is no longer fit for service. Some hardware manufacturers publish this figure while others do not. For example, Apple makes this information available, stating that… Read more →

How to make your iPhone battery last for years

Every battery has a finite lifespan, and this is given as the “recharge cycle” or “battery cycle.” Put simply, this is the number of charge/discharge cycles that a battery is expected to endure before it is no longer fit for service. Some hardware manufacturers publish this figure while others do not. For example, Apple makes this information available, stating that… Read more →

Johnson Controls’ Cortana-powered thermostat is up for pre-order in March

Last Summer, Microsoft and Johnson Controls teased a coming Windows 10- and Cortana-powered smart thermostat. Credit: Microsoft On January 4, the pair officially announced the coming GLAS thermostat will be available for pre-order in March 2018. Amazon Echo: Ringmaster of the home automation IoT circus With a $100M investment fund and the opening up of cloud service APIs and an… Read more →

Johnson Controls’ Cortana-powered thermostat is up for pre-order in March

Last Summer, Microsoft and Johnson Controls teased a coming Windows 10- and Cortana-powered smart thermostat. Credit: Microsoft On January 4, the pair officially announced the coming GLAS thermostat will be available for pre-order in March 2018. Amazon Echo: Ringmaster of the home automation IoT circus With a $100M investment fund and the opening up of cloud service APIs and an… Read more →

Nissan wants to use your brain waves to make driving safer

Nissan While a number of major automakers are focusing on ways in which computers can replace human driving, Nissan has chosen to undertake a different path by studying how our brains can augment computer systems in cars. The Yokohama-based company revealed research on Wednesday into Brain-to-Vehicle (B2V) technology, which connects how we think and drive — and how cars can… Read more →

Want to learn programming? This startup pays you cryptocurrency to study Python

Lithuania-based startup BitDegree has an education platform that it hopes will change the face of technology training and skills. special report Download the Blockchain Guide You can read this executive guide as a PDF (free registration required). Read More Its idea is that companies looking for certain skills will put up financial incentives to developers and other would-be techies willing… Read more →