The tsunami in Indonesia may not be over yet

More than 400 people are dead in the aftermath of a monster tsunami in Indonesia, and more destruction might still be on the way.


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.


'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.


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.


Know Your Language: Java Still Matters (Part Two)

Big Data offers Java a rebirth in functional programming and distributed computing.


Stark Photos Document the Dangerous Lives of Indonesian Sulfur Miners

Lena Tsibizova travelled to Java to chronicle the lives of those who toil there.


This 80s MMO Needs Your Help to Stay Alive

'Habitat' needs your Java skills.


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

Coding very often means Googling.


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.


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.


The Agony and the Ecstasy of Debugging Code

There's a reason corporations pay big money for bugs.


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

One final question remains: Is implementing an API considered fair use?