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Stories by Paul Rubens

What are containers and why do you need them?

Containers are a solution to the problem of how to get software to run reliably when moved from one computing environment to another. Here's what you need to know about this popular technology.

Written by Paul Rubens27 June 17 08:01

What is the point of learning C?

The C programming language is hard to learn, its popularity is waning and demand is shifting. Is there any point in learning C?

Written by Paul Rubens15 Feb. 17 00:46

Know your (cyber) enemy

Understanding who hackers are and what they want is key to minimizing the impact of a network security breach. Here’s how security experts are taking a mathematical approach to the inexact science of identifying hackers.

Written by Paul Rubens15 Dec. 16 02:40

Why Microsoft is going all-in on AI

Microsoft has positioned artificial intelligence as being as important as Windows, Office and Cloud. Here's why.

Written by Paul Rubens10 Nov. 16 02:14

What CIOs need to know about open source forking

Forking is a concept that can strike terror into the heart of any CIO that relies on open source software. Here’s how to make sure you’re on the right side of the split.

Written by Paul Rubens05 Oct. 16 01:35

Why CIOs should care about click fraud

Click fraud is more than just a marketing problem. It presents a real security risk to your organization, experts say. CIOs need to know their enemy.

Written by Paul Rubens30 June 16 03:13

How can CIOs stay relevant?

In a world of ‘shadow IT’ services, CIOs need to adapt if they want to avoid being relegated to little more than technicians.

Written by Paul Rubens08 March 16 23:42