User experience and user interface (UX/UI) are often used interchangeably. While there are definite distinctions between the disciplines, they tend to work together, with UI choices affecting UX, and with UX research leading to changes in the UI. We’ll get into more specifics about this process, as well as precise definitions of both disciplines in the following sections. What we’ll ... Read More »
Technology to Aid Writing, a Writer’s Perspective On the Hemingway App
Is writing a technology? Does writing require a technology? The second question treats technology as a tool, which is the modern definition, while the first question treats technology as a technê, which the Ancient Greeks used to denote craft or art. But are the definitions mutually exclusive? An Athenian potter might demonstrate an astonishing level of craft in shaping, firing, ... Read More »
What is ethical hacking?
When most people hear the words “ethical” and “hacking” together, their first thought is often a question: “Isn’t that a contradiction in terms? How can someone who breaks into other people’s computer systems be ‘ethical’?” Those more familiar with what “ethical” and “hacking” mean on their own, as well as some awareness of current events, might think about groups like ... Read More »
50 Amazing Computer Science Scholarships
Tuition prices are rising, but it’s possible to get a degree without going hundreds of thousands of dollars in debt. Scholarships are a good choice to help off-set the cost of a college education. Students working toward a degree in computer science have a long list of scholarship options ranging from private groups to government agencies. These 50 scholarships will ... Read More »