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Enhancing Computer UX: Empowering Users for a Seamless Future

By Dick Weisinger

Computers still malfunction 11%–20% of the time, resulting in frustration and wasted time, according to a recent study from the University of Copenhagen and Roskilde University. This highlights the need to rethink system development and involve users more actively to

Open Source: Digital Certificates for Secure Software Deliveries

By Dick Weisinger

Code signing of software is a way to verify the author of the software and confirm that the code has not been altered or corrupted since the time it was released. Code signing to validate authenticity and integrity is based

Open Source: Outdated Components Threaten Security

By Dick Weisinger

Open Source software has become ubiquitous. A study by Synopsys found that 99 percent of the 1250 commercial products investigated contained at least one open source component. In fact, the average application has 445 open-source components. But the Synopsys report

Software: Facebook’s ‘Walled Garden’ Vision

By Dick Weisinger

Dissatisfied with Mac OS and Google’s Android on smartphones, Facebook is investing in the development of a new Operating Systems. The approach would allow Facebook to be a “walled garden” that would allow it total control over all aspects of

Software and Fairness: The need for Ethics Engineering

By Dick Weisinger

Technology has become a cornerstone of most people’s lives, and its pervasiveness has many looking now at the ways it both positively and negatively affects our lives. While the positives of new technology are many, the negatives need to be