Techies hate politics. Well, no: we hate the idea of politics. Whenever I talk to pretty much anyone in the industry about politics as a sphere of human endeavor, from individual coders to zillionaire VCs, pained expressions cross their faces and they rush to distance themselves from the whole toxic mess. Which is a problem on two levels.
The self-proclaimed super PAC to end all super PACs, MAYDAY has relied financially on tech moguls since it started its push to take money out of politics. The organization recently released a list of donors that gave more than $10,000, including some of Silicon Valley’s wealthiest players who gave the committee millions.
Amazon is the latest tech company to drop diversity figures, quietly slipping them out on Friday, the day of choice for entities hoping to roll bad news into the rush of an impending weekend. So what was Amazon keen not to shout about? It’s another lack of diversity in tech story. Read More
I have seen this discussed briefly on other post, but Softcard will not load on Droid Turbo. When I contacted vzw tech support they told me i need to contact Softcard tech support, but Softcard tech support has a message posted telling users to contact their carriers for tech support issues. Has anyone experienced this problem and have they been able to find a fix or get it working?
Politics is the bête noire of hackers and entrepreneurs. It lacks the precision and logic of a function in a computer program while being incredibly inefficient to boot. Taxi services have been bad for decades in cities like San Francisco thanks to local politics, but a dedicated technology startup managed to ameliorate the situation in just a handful of years. Read More
I guess I have to start with some background before I get bombarded with 'why' questions. I work at a large corporation which I will call a-company. They use domain servers and a proxy/firewall to control internet access. In reality I work directly for another company who contracts out to a-company, but I work on site at a-company and am allowed to access their network for email and internet.
Hi i posted yesterday and issue with my wifi on my laptop (toshiba m50-192) she's an old girl but i still love her, anyway the wifi for lubuntu is realy realy slow, i thought it was lubuntu but when i connect to next doors belkin it's realy fast?