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A free app that adjusts your screen and helps you sleep better

A free app that adjusts your screen and helps you sleep better

By on Aug 5, 2014 in Mobile Trends, Recruiting Tips, Technology Trends

Using computers at night can wreck your sleep. That’s why I want to tell you about a free app that fixes that. Computer screens (smartphones and tablets too) emit a blue light that blocks the production of melatonin — a brain chemical that makes us feel sleepy at night. This messes up people’s natural sleep cycle which can mess up their work. Sleep-loss causes...

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Microsoft buys Nokia: What it means for Windows Phone developers

Microsoft buys Nokia: What it means for Windows Phone developers

By on Sep 5, 2013 in Job Search Tips, Mobile Trends, Recruiting Tips, Technology Trends

It’s the most hotly disputed topic in IT circles: which companies are going to become the smartphone superpowers? Today, with Blackberry down for the count, Apple and Samsung reign supreme. But Microsoft is making a big—some would say risky—play to muscle its way into one of the top spots by buying Nokia for more than $7 billion. If you’re a developer,...

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Will JavaScript become the preferred language for enterprise IT development?

Will JavaScript become the preferred language for enterprise IT development?

By on Aug 19, 2013 in Job Search Tips, Mobile Trends, Recruiting Tips, Technology Trends, Web Development

There’s no doubt that scripting languages changed our lives in a profound way. JavaScript is the material the Internet is built with. And now, it’s expanding beyond its traditional role as a Web-based language and seeing new applications. In this piece by Nolan Wright, CTO of Appcelerator, he argues that JavaScript is growing bigger than a simple browser-based...

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