Harnessing human computation
Websites needed a way to distinguish between human visitors and automated ones. Mr von Ahn had … He has since created a series of internet-based systems that bring many people together to perform useful work by dividing tasks into tiny pieces, often …
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The full Java life: What does a software architect really do all day?
His task was to integrate GFS's Ruby-based Compass compiler into an application build using JRuby, and his approach to the work seemed anything but abstract. I was intrigued. … of a roll out. The cutting edge issue Bruce was working on, on the day we …
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Automate your way out of patching hell
Patching desktop computers and servers, smartphones and tablets, and their applications – is too large a task to be carried out manually. Even if IT had the time to patch systems manually, automated patch management has been shown to be more reliable …
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