Java

trash

Indonesian Islands Are Drowning in Trash

A government clean up operation launched this week near the Indonesian capital has removed more than 40 tons of trash each day.
Daniel Oberhaus
11.30.18
Minecraft

'Minecraft' Data Mining Reveals Players’ Darkest Secrets

A Minecraft fan is using data-mining techniques to retrieve players’ in-game journals and correspondence, some of which is inspiring, depressing, and absurd.
Jason Johnson
2.9.18
Tedium

Yahoo! Games' Demise Shows What the Death of Flash Could Feel Like

The parlor games hosted by Yahoo! once represented some of the internet’s best efforts at interactivity—at a time when that interactivity was new. But you can't find those games online anymore.
Ernie Smith
8.10.17
programming

Know Your Language: Java Still Matters (Part Two)

Big Data offers Java a rebirth in functional programming and distributed computing.
Michael Byrne
5.28.17
Photography

Stark Photos Document the Dangerous Lives of Indonesian Sulfur Miners

Lena Tsibizova travelled to Java to chronicle the lives of those who toil there.
Andrew Nunes
5.21.17
Commodore 64

This 80s MMO Needs Your Help to Stay Alive

'Habitat' needs your Java skills.
Nicole Carpenter
2.7.17
software

A Search Engine for Programming Language Syntax Is a Pretty Good Idea

Coding very often means Googling.
Michael Byrne
1.15.17
Google

Oracle Says Google Didn’t Play Fair, Wants Third Trial (Oh God)

"They were perpetrating a fraud on the jury!” said an attorney for Oracle in court.
Sarah Jeong
8.17.16
Google

What an API Is and Why It’s Worth Fighting For

It's a key question on the eve of Google vs. Oracle, round three.
Michael Byrne
5.9.16
machines

The Agony and the Ecstasy of Debugging Code

There's a reason corporations pay big money for bugs.
Michael Byrne
4.3.16
Google

A Short Guide to Year Six of ‘Oracle America, Inc. v. Google, Inc’

One final question remains: Is implementing an API considered fair use?
Michael Byrne
3.30.16
machines

Don't Pick a Programming Language Because It's the 'Most Profitable'

Here's why that's a bullshit metric.
Michael Byrne
3.25.16
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