Big Data, Big Value

How valuable is big data? It’s an important question for developers, who need to be able to respond to ever-shifting markets quickly so they are not left behind. But big data is a curious field, still rife with possibilities and controversies. In a recent blog post on the Wall Street Journal, ... [More]

Calling All Hobbyists

Hobbyists, moonlighters, rogues—call them what you will, but developers who code in their free time are an important segment of the developer population. Their motives are many. Some build tools for their own use, while others seek to hone or broaden their skills. Of course, many also spend countles... [More]

The Future on Your Wrist

Last week the Wearable Tech Expo took place in New York City, bringing with it new glimpses into an exciting avenue for tech companies. While convenient, modern technology has struggled to move beyond phones, and the potential for a transformative product remains obvious. Google Glass is of course t... [More]

To the Point: DirectX 12 Brings Change

Following up on our DirectX post, this week we’re taking a look at the recently announced DirectX 12. Since DirectX is a collection of APIs, the newest version will actually be a set of updates and features rolled out individually rather than a monolithic new product. Besides ensuring that dev... [More]