We launched an app with $500k annual revenue–and…

I didn’t write this article. My wife, Lyuba Vyaznikova, did. Luba is currently a product lead at Badoo. However, before taking this position, she had launched a very successful product. Below, she shares her story.–Oleg…

The New Wilderness

06.10.2019 The New Wilderness The need to regulate online privacy is a truth so universally acknowledged that even Facebook and Google have joined the chorus of voices crying for change. Writing in the New York…

Samsung tells homes to virus-check TVs

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Samsung issued the safety advice to owners of its QLED-branded TVs Samsung has advised owners of its latest TVs to run regular virus scans. A how-to video on the…

How much are professors paid?

The Washington State employee salary archive that I featured in my last post is a fascinating dataset to explore... including 432k entries for more than 244k people (actually unique names, so likely many more!). There…

How VisiCalcs Spreadsheets Changed the World – The…

It’s the 40th anniversary of VisiCalc, the first popular spreadsheet program, and the anniversary has prompted some new remembrances of the killer app that, true to its “power to the people” origins, got people playing…

What Went Down at WWDC 2019

Developer Tools After all, WWDC is aimed at “developers,” so to honor this, they’ve made huge changes to their developer tools, APIs, and their IDE. Some of these include Core ML, ARKit, and SwiftUI. Core…

SIM swap horror story: Ive lost decades of…

The most hacked passwords: Is yours one of them? Your name, your favorite football team and your favourite band: The UK's National Cyber Security Centre has released a list of the 100,000 most common passwords…