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“Removing COVID-19 from the earth is, in principle, quite easy. All we need to do is to have the – still relatively few – people infected, stop infecting new people. The surprise is that achieving this might not require any mass surveillance. Just a free app, with absolutely no impact on most users’ life. An app that nobody should be shy to ask their friends to install before visiting. This is the idea of the…

Everyone who started coding started out pretty much in the same seat as you. It can be extremely frustrating. A lot of people tend to give up when they start teaching themselves to code. It can be overwhelming, and not bearable at times. That’s why the CTO and Co-found of TheFireHouseProject.com were nice enough to tell us 20 things to know before you start programming. Here are the top things to know before you start programming: You…

Unstoppable Domains’ latest product, a Google Chrome extension, is part of a suite allowing users to create and browse censorship-resistant websites. First, the Unstoppable Domains built blockchain domain names. Then, it launched its first own browser. And now, they want to make it even easier to access the dece The Tim Draper-backed firm announced Wednesday the launch of a Google Chrome extension. Basically, it allows users to browse “uncensorable” websites built on the Ethereum blockchain. “Decentralized websites are crucial because they provide…

IEEE Spectrum finally ranked the top trending programming languages. For those who are not familiar, IEEE is a not-for-profit organization. And it’s also the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity. They decided to rank the popularity of a dozen programming languages. The rankings were created by weighting and combining 11 metrics from 8 sources: CareerBuilder Google GitHub hacker New the IEEE Reddit Stack overflow Twitter Here’s…

StackOverflow’s developer survey results for 2019 are published at last, and they’re very interesting. Last year, almost 90,000 developers participated in telling how they learned and leveled up. They also told what tools they’re using, and what they usually want. As known, StackOverflow’s developer survey is the biggest and most comprehensive survey for devs in the world. Every year, they field a survey covering pretty much everything, from the favorite technologies to their job preferences.…

What skill does the workforce value most? What are the 10 skills that are the highest in demand in 2020? Recruiters around the world have a front-row seat to the changing mix of skills most prized in the business world. And understanding what those skills are can give you a tremendous boost. But these skills tend to change gradually over time. And only the most sought-after hard skills evolve in a light-speed, pushed mostly by…

If you are thinking about studying a new programming language, you’re probably questioning what are the highest paid programming languages. It’s actually pretty natural for developers, whether beginner or experienced, to think for the career prospects. Leaving a couple of things besides, we mainly tend to focus on the salary we can get using these languages. But, you should also focus on other things, such as: User-friendliness of the language – this helps a lot…

The modern pace of progress provides developers with a variety of technologies. To make an app that stands out, they have to be creative and deliver new features. So, this article will help iOS app developers to stay on top of development trends in 2020. Here are the top 8 iOS app development trends to follow in 2020: Machine learning and artificial intelligence Internet of Things  Augmented reality Cloud integration  Wearables  Chatbots iBeacon Security Machine…

Some Android apps are secretly sharing your data with Facebook even when the user is logged out of the social network. Or, if you don’t have an account at all! The advocacy group Privacy International announced these findings in their 35th Chaos Computer Congress presentation last year. They tested in a total of 34 apps and documented the results that proved that Android apps are secretly sharing your data with Facebook. The report is also…

I kind of have a love-hate relationship with Apple. I love the hardware and Apple’s attention to details in iOS. And, I also love the quality of apps that developers have created. Hate the Apple walled garden that limits how I use my iPhone on a daily basis. I’m not allowed to change my default browsers. Every time I click an e-mail address, I’m forced into an inferior iOS e-mail client. And not to forget…