Does Moore’s Law still hold true?

You don’t have to be a software programmer to be familiar with the principle. Since the early 1970s, Moore’s Law — named after Gordon Moore, one of the founders of Intel — has been universally touted within the computing industry. The law has many variants, but the gist of it is this: Computing power will increase exponentially, doubling every 18 to 24 months, for the foreseeable future.Read the rest

Does Moore’s Law still hold true?

The Santa Slam

The holiday rush is coming, and as usual, many sites won’t be able to handle the traffic. Here’s how you can prepare for this year, and beyond.


It happens every December. The holiday season brings with it hordes of online shoppers, and — despite having months to prepare — many websites aren’t able to keep up.Read the rest
The Santa Slam

Are You Overpaying for Content Management?

Companies are spending hundreds of thousands of dollars on software to manage their websites and other documents — and getting dubious returns. There’s got to be a better way.


The numbers aren’t pretty. According to a Jupiter survey of chief information officers at companies with more than $50 million in revenue, 53 percent will have deployed new content-management systems by the end of this year.Read the rest
Are You Overpaying for Content Management?

Carte Blanche for Hackers

Some recently proposed legislation could open up computer networks to vigilante-style justice.


There’s never been a better time to be a hacker. Twice last week, Bush administration officials reached out to the hacker community, asking attendees at two different Las Vegas conferences to be responsible citizens and report any vulnerabilities they discover to both software makers and the government.… Read the rest

Carte Blanche for Hackers