Column: Former Google Software Engineer Christopher Olson On Treode Database

Christopher Olson is a software industry veteran with over two decades of experience, starting with Oracle in 1994. Mr. Olson quit his job with Google to start his own database company,...

How To Reset The SMC On Your Macs (And Why)

The System Management Controller or SMC is responsible for many low-level functions on Intel-based Macs. Wondering whether you have an Intel-based Mac? If your machine was purchased later than 2006, chances...

Exclusive: World Chess Champ Magnus Carlsen On Technology

The reigning  world chess champion and the highest-rated player in the history of the game with an ELO rating of 2872, Magnus Carlsen, was recently in Silicon Valley. Mr. Carlsen was...

Thought Leaders: Austin Shoemaker, Soujanya Bhumkar, Cooliris

Austin Shoemaker started working for Apple when he was 11-years old, testing pre-release software and hardware. The Human Resources head with Apple at the time, Eileen Schloss, made an exception to...

The Man Who Helped Thousands Of Python Developers

By Sudarshana Banerjee Alan Gauld was an engineer with British Telecom for some 38 years. He is the author of 'Learning To Program' (Addison-Wesley), a widely popular book on programming, that has...

Game Changers Series: Rutvik & Setu Dave, Remind Me This

The story of Rutvik Dave and Setu Dave, a husband-wife team from India, who run a two-person cloud software company, marks the inaugural piece of the TechTaffy: Game Changers series, where...

Thought Leader Interview: Douglas Crets

Who owns 'social media' in an enterprise? How do you engage your users? How do you sustain a community? How do you measure 'success'? We ask Microsoft social media strategist Douglas...

Innovation, R&D, Future, Facebook: Interview With Stephen Hoover, CEO Of Xerox PARC

“There is a problem with the Internet,” says Dr. Stephen Hoover, the CEO of PARC. “It is not scaling well.” PARC is working on fixing it, of course. What about the Internet of Things?...