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Software Design

Columnist: Michael E. Duffy
Jan, 2015 Issue

When it comes to designing software, doing it right the first time makes things much easier in the long run.


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Wolf Hunting

Columnist: Michael E. Duffy
Dec, 2014 Issue

A peek inside of the software you use.


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I, Programmer

Columnist: Michael E. Duffy
Nov, 2014 Issue

Maybe we shouldn’t take software for granted.


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Robot Slaves for Everyone!

Columnist: Michael E. Duffy
Oct, 2014 Issue

These are the most realistic examples of what the first robots will look like: functional bipedal machines with a very limited nod to “human” appearance.


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Crunch Mode

Columnist: Michael E. Duffy
Sep, 2014 Issue

Putting up with too much crunch time isn’t good for employees—or business.


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The Turing Test

Columnist: Michael E. Duffy
Aug, 2014 Issue

Defining intelligence might be in the eye of the definer.


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Energy

Columnist: Michael E. Duffy
Jun, 2014 Issue

A new source of abundant, cheap and portable energy would transform human existence.


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Right in Your Browser

Columnist: Michael E. Duffy
Jun, 2014 Issue

A faster Web benefits everyone (but no one more than Google).


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Just Browsing

Columnist: Michael E. Duffy
May, 2014 Issue

Browser-based applications are changing the way we use the Web.


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Is Your Computer Watching You?

Columnist: Michael E. Duffy
Apr, 2014 Issue

Proper security measures are the answer to keeping your data private.


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10 Things

Columnist: Michael E. Duffy
Mar, 2014 Issue

What’s happening now in technology may provide a peek into the future.


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The Need for Speed

Columnist: Michael E. Duffy
Feb, 2014 Issue

There’s a lot going on in the background regarding how fast your Internet connection is.


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Healthcare.gov

Columnist: Michael E. Duffy
Jan, 2014 Issue

What happens behind the scenes when building a high-traffic website of this magnitude.


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The Surveillance State

Columnist: Michael E. Duffy
Dec, 2013 Issue

Striking a balance between privacy and security can be difficult.


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On Writing

Columnist: Michael E. Duffy
Nov, 2013 Issue

Medium could be your next source for good reads and even a chance to share your ideas.


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On Programming

Columnist: Michael E. Duffy
Oct, 2013 Issue

Creating code—is it for you?


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Intelligence, Artificial and Otherwise

Columnist: Michael E. Duffy
Sep, 2013 Issue

Can computers become as smart as humans?


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The Expectation of Privacy

Columnist: Michael E. Duffy
Aug, 2013 Issue

The government is spying on you—do you care?


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Some Thoughts on Google Glass

Columnist: Michael E. Duffy
Jul, 2013 Issue

Mike takes a close look at the latest wearable technology.


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Bitcoin

Columnist: Michael E. Duffy
Jun, 2013 Issue

Anonymous spending find a home in high tech.


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Send in the Drones

Columnist: Michael E. Duffy
May, 2013 Issue

The increased use of drones raises many questions and possibilities.


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Advice for New Graduates

Columnist: Michael E. Duffy
Apr, 2013 Issue

Mike Duffy shares his take on how to succeed following college graduation.


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Scared

Columnist: Michael E. Duffy
Mar, 2013 Issue

What scares you about technology?


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One-Star Docs in a Five-Star World

Columnist: Michael E. Duffy
Feb, 2013 Issue

How reliable are online user reviews?


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Welcome to 2013

Columnist: Michael E. Duffy
Jan, 2013 Issue

Mike Duffy turns a critical eye to Windows 8.


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