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How to Convert M4V Files to MP4

With video views online skyrocketing, everybody now wants to post more videos up on their blog or website. In many cases, videos shot on a phone can look just fine on a blog post or even a website header. The problem is that when you download them from your phone …

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Trump Goes Yuge On Cybersecurity

After an election where charges flew that foreign powers used cyber-tactics to try and help him get elected, Donald Trump is apparently focused on shoring up America’s cybersecurity. Mr. Trump’s four-part cybersecurity plan calls for a full security audit of all federal government computer systems, mainly to protect the U.S. …

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Can Girls Become Coders?

There’s been lots of talk about boosting the number of women in technology over the past few decades. But it looks like the U.S. technology workplace is actually getting less diverse when it comes to gender. In 1984 almost 40% of all computer science majors in the country were women. …

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Tech Women: Pretend to Be Men!

A fairly weird op-ed piece in the Wall Street Journal by venture capitalist and UC Santa Barbara professor John Greathouse has provoked a lot of understandable anger from women. Looking at a landscape where less than 20% of venture capital (VC) firms have women as founders and just 7% of …

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Web Designer or Web Developer?

What on earth is the difference between a web designer and a web developer? Is there any difference at all? The answer is actually a bit mirky. Historically, web designers focused mainly on using a graphic design program like photoshop to create beautiful layouts for websites. Then, web developers took …

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Computer Science Degree Choices

Whether a computer science degree at the bachelor’s or associate’s level makes sense for you hinges on a few key questions: Do you want a broad knowledge of technology or a highly specialized skill set? In the long run, would you prefer to be a coder or a manager of …

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