Unix turns 40

Unix turns 40

After four decades, the future of a once revolutionary operating system is clouded, but its legacy will endureForty years ago...

June 4th, 2009 Gary Anthes

How I started my IT career

How I started my IT career

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLESAN FRANCISCO - I've worked in IT for so long that whole segments of my career tend...

March 25th, 2007 Anonymous

Evoting critics take message to Washington

Evoting critics take message to Washington

About 200 citizen lobbyists called for the US Congress torequire that electronic voting machines include paper-trail recordswhen the group descended...

April 9th, 2006 Grant Gross

The fall and rise of the programmer

The fall and rise of the programmer

What is a programmer? My definition is someone who is in full control of the computer. With that definition, do...

February 3rd, 2005 Bernard A. Hodson

Forty years later, ADPAC lives

Forty years later, ADPAC lives

"COBOL, RPG Bested By New Language?" That was the headline on page 1 of Computerworld's inaugural edition on June 21,...

October 14th, 2004 Don Tennant

That certainly explains it

That certainly explains it

Help desk staffer complains that her voice-over-IP phone calls are breaking up. So the network team puts a sniffer on...

September 16th, 2004 Computerworld U.S. staff

Readers weigh in on IDEs

Readers weigh in on IDEs

Should your developers use an IDE to develop software? If you think that discussion ended years ago, think again. The...

September 12th, 2004 Chad Dickerson

Stretch your talent

Stretch your talent

A "stretch assignment" is one that requires a worker to take a leap beyond his comfort zone and, in the...

August 2nd, 2004 Steve Ulfelder

Developers, and proud of it

Developers, and proud of it

Imagine for a moment a developer’s utopia — a place where the presentation of new software features is met with...

June 24th, 2004 Robert Cooney