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In my travels to talk about Drupal, everyone asks me about Drupal 8's performance and scalability. Modern websites are much more dynamic and interactive than 10 years ago, making it more difficult to build modern sites while also being fast...
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While winds howl, frost bites and snow falls, people dream of getting away from it all. Every year around this time, we see an uptick in searches for spring and summer travel from people who have had it up to here with winter.
Home to millions of plant, animal and insect species, the Amazon rainforest is one of the most diverse ecosystems in the world. Undiscovered species thrive in the canopies of the primary forests, atop trees that have stood for centuries.
Computer scientists have dreamt of large-scale quantum computation since at least 1994 -- the hope is that quantum computers will be able to process certain calculations much more quickly than any classical computer, helping to solve problems ranging from complicated physics or chemistry simulation
Building a successful company is really hard. It is hard no matter where you are in the world, but the difficulty is magnified in Europe, where people are divided by geography, regulation, language and cultural prejudice.
Technology reporter A Californian start-up will be allowed to advertise a mail order DNA test that screens for a rare genetic condition, after a U-turn by the US regulator.
When you visited Google today, we’re pretty sure you didn’t type into your browser. This string of numbers separated by periods—an IP address—isn’t nearly as easy or memorable as typing Domain names ending in things like .COM, .NET and .
Scientists recreated a 9th Century Anglo-Saxon remedy using onion, garlic and part of a cow's stomach. They were "astonished" to find it almost completely wiped out methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus, otherwise known as MRSA...
Ants carried to the International Space Station were still able to use teamwork to search new areas, despite falling off the walls of their containers for up to eight seconds at a time. Their "collective search" was hampered but still took place, biologists said...
California scientists have given details of a telescope they are assembling to study "dark energy". The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope is being purpose-built to discover more about the force that is accelerating the expansion of the Universe...
Scientists who study ideas to engineer the climate to mitigate global warming say we should be ready to deploy an armada of instrumentation when Earth has its next major volcanic eruption.
Published in Philosophical Quarterly (2003) Vol. 53, No. 211, pp. 243-255. Many works of science fiction as well as some forecasts by serious technologists and futurologists predict that enormous amounts of computing power will be available in the future.
From time to time, people ask me how much money to raise for their startup. I've heard other people answer that question from "never raise money" to "as little as you need" to "as much as you can"...
Honesty is the best policy. Unless we happen to be talking about CVs and resumes, it seems. In 2014, 63% of all the confirmed employment frauds reported to Cifas, the UK's fraud prevention service, involved people lying about their education, former employment or qualifications...
California resident Sara Dunaway-Seitz got married last year. While planning her nuptials a friend suggested an app called Yerdle that offered a modern twist on bartering. Users list items they no longer want or need, priced in Yerdle dollars.
The amount of time children spend glued to a screen has risen dramatically in the last 20 years, a new report suggests. Children aged five to 16 spend an average of six and a half hours a day in front of a screen compared with around three hours in 1995, according to market research firm Childwise.
Tinder users could have had their near-exact location revealed for more than two months last year while a flaw in the app remained unfixed. The flaw, which has since been patched, could have allowed a hacker to triangulate a user's location to within 100 feet...
The developer reportedly tricked men into flirting with each other, using fake profiles he created as bait. Men who sought to contact one of the fake women were matched up with each other, rather than with her.