Bots: Another Overhyped Technology?

Dice Staff,

At this week’s TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco, David Marcus, head of Facebook Messenger, discussed the growing role of chatbots


A Developer’s Look at Kotlin

David Bolton,

Named after an island near St. Petersburg, Russia (take a gander at its spectacular sunset, above), Kotlin is a statically


The Pros (and Cons) of Short Release Cycles

Nick Kolakowski,

Linux hit its quarter-century milestone last month. In its latest Linux Kernel Development report (download and registration required), the Linux

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Linux Turns 25 Years Old

Nick Kolakowski,

In late August, Linux turned 25 years old, a major milestone for any piece of software. But unlike most other

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5 Reasons You Should Know NumPy

David Bolton,

If you’re a Python programmer who hasn’t encountered NumPy, you’re potentially missing out. NumPy is an open-source Python library for


How Hive Can Fulfill Your Big Data Needs

Jeff Cogswell,

Although relational database systems such as MySQL and Postgres offer high performance and replication, they weren’t built from the ground