Issues of interest and concern to IT Professionals
Career Lessons from Computer Gurus
While we may not all be able to be in the top 1% of our field, there are skills and practices we can learn from those who are that will make us better professionals.
Computer Use and Eye Strain
Computer use can lead to eye strain, but a few changes such as adjusting lighting and brightness, picking the optimal screen for you, or computer glasses can make a huge difference.
Embracing Your Real Job
How to handle work situations where you are asked to do "the wrong thing."
Gender and Learning Differences in IT
How do gender correlated differences in learning styles contribute to the disproportionately low number of women in IT fields? How can we change this?
LOLcats and Good Coding Practices
What do LOLcats have to do with good coding practice? Maybe not very much, but enough to be useful.
Planning To Fail
The reality of life in the computer field is that things don't always go as we want or expect them to. Planning to fail makes the inevitable failures a much more positive experience.
Review of Sheep's Clothing
Sheep's Clothing is a realistic look at what can happen when an average teenager gets online and meets an online predator. If you are a fan of Dateline's To Catch a Predator with Chris Hanson, you'll love this book!
Review of The Mythical Man Month
A review of Fredrick P Brooks, Jr's classic The Mythical Man Month: Essays on Software Engineering
What Happens When We Run Out of IP Addresses
We are fast running out of IP addresses, what is going to happen when we do?
Work Schedules for Programmers
Find out why (and when) programmers shouldn't have to work set schedules.
Working Hard Enough Computer Careers Homepage | Editor's Picks Articles | Top Ten Articles | Computer Careers Site Map
Those of us who work with computers seem to struggle to find a balance between getting things done and working too much. Take a look at some of the advantages of balance.
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