Beat Jeopardy? Big whoop. We found out Watson was looking for more jobs. So when asked, “What would YOU do with Watson?” a few Code42 all-stars put him to work on real-life problems!
Chris Gwinn, Senior Windows Developer
Watson’s a giant machine specialized to take semi-structured natural language data and answer questions. While I’d love…
We love a good celebration – and what’s a better excuse than to partake in one of the geekiest holidays of the year – Pi Day? Not only is 3.14 the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter (remember reciting that?), Pi Day also falls on Albert Einstein’s birthday. One might suggest: Pi +…
Did you see the Google Doodle today? It’s a delightful tribute to Douglas Adams, who would’ve turned 61 today.
His good friend (and CrashPlan customer) Neil Gaiman remembered him in a touching article in the Washington Post:
“And Gaiman — acclaimed for such works as ‘American Gods,’ ‘Coraline,’ ‘The Graveyard Book’ and ‘Sandman’ —…
Code42 Engineers’ Reflections
We saw this popular video, and asked our engineers to weigh in. Here are some personal perspectives on programming from two of Code42’s finest:
Zaki Khan, Front End Developer
When people think of the word “programming,” they tend to think of someone sitting in front of a computer and jamming away on…
Why? Because fun.
Valentine’s Day is almost here! To help would-be cupids, Mashable has put together a list of 14 Fabulous Gift Ideas for Your Techie Valentine. While you can view the complete list over on their site, the techies here at Code42 have picked out a few favorites (and added some of our own).
If you missed it, Lifehacker had a great little interview with Phil Libin, CEO of Evernote. This is a gem:
I’m going to tell you the best advice I’ve ever given: a friend of mine was sad that he didn’t have a girlfriend, so I told him, “You know how when you first walk into…
As our dependency on computers increases, so does the importance of backing up our sensitive files and documents. A new concept to many, personal data back up can fall victim to a number of misconceptions. Let’s shed some light on these:
Misunderstanding: The Cloud is Unsafe
Many believe their information will be subject to attack…