Inside SoftRAM 95 | Dr Dobb’s

The slogan “Double click. Double Memory” was at the heart of one of the most successful advertising campaigns in the history of PC software. In May of 1995, Syncronys Softcorp rolled out a software package called “SoftRAM for Windows 3.1” for users frustrated by “out of memory” errors and…

The Oxygen of Amplification | Data & Society

The Oxygen of Amplification: Better Practices for Reporting on Extremists, Antagonists, and Manipulators Online draws on in-depth interviews by scholar Whitney Phillips to showcase how news media was hijacked from 2016 to 2018 to amplify the messages of hate groups. Offering extremely candid comments from mainstream journalists, the report provides…

Ed Sheeran named ‘artist of the decade’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ed Sheeran’s Shape Of You was the UK’s biggest single of the 2010s Ed Sheeran has been named the UK’s artist of the decade by the Official Charts Company. Sheeran achieved the milestone after a combined run of 12 number one singles and albums…

From zero to published – Husam Gibreel

This was the first zero lines of code to consumer ready product I’ve programmed. Naturally I chose Flask as my Web App and back-end server and Android as my mobile platform of choice given that Python and Java are the programming languages I’m experienced in the most. In doing research…