Will your next cloud computing service be hosted from the bottom of the ocean?

September 18, 2020

The future of computing is in “the cloud,” but could we soon find the cloud is actually at the bottom of the sea? Microsoft is experimenting with undersea data centers to overcome common terrestrial computing problems. But does the idea hold water?


We created the Web with the best of intentions, but we spawned a monster instead?

July 28, 2020

When I started working on websites over twenty years ago, the World Wide Web was going to change the world in a positive way. We had the best of intentions: to create an environmentally friendly way to communicate. But over the last twenty years, society’s unquenchable thirst for rich media has instead taken a toll on the environment.


Reader's Corner No. 106: Surprising Internet Facts, Fourth Circuit Rulings on Web Accessibility, and Dockerfile Best Practices

July 12, 2019

This week's Reader's Corner contains a collection of articles, ranging from fun to informative. Did you know that the most commonly searched question beginning with "What is" in 2013 was "What is twerking?", that and other fun facts are available for you to read in Madelyn's submission. If you want to veer towards the educational side, there are new rulings on website accessibility that may surprise you. Or, If coding is your M.O. then check out Jay's submission for an intro to Dockerfile.