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Tech Blitz: Women's 'Pull Requests' Most Accepted if Gender Unknown
By Izenda Content Strategist

Women's contributions in an open-source software community tend to gain acceptance more often than men's - as long as their gender isn't identified. If gender is known, that trend reverses.   Read More

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Tech Blitz: Industry Leaders Believe Value Rising for Programmers
By Izenda Content Strategist

Software engineers, web developers and other technology industry leaders believe programmers, who are considered to handle more technical work than "developers," will become more valuable in 2017, according to Packt's "Skill Up: Developer Talk" report.   Read More

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Tech Blitz: A.I. Takes Over Jobs, Smart Beds Keeps up with Your Tossing, Turning, and Snoring
By Izenda Content Strategist

This look at recent tech highlights includes machines taking over the Earth, a smart bed to help you sleep, and how researchers can turn on a kill switch for mice.   Read More

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TECH BLITZ: Uber Cuts Out Drivers, U.S. Giving Up Internet Control
By Izenda Content Strategist

Would you jump in a Uber car with no driver at the wheel? If you head to Pittsburgh late this month, don't be too surprised if you have to make that decision when you call Uber. The company announced plans to test semi-autonomous vehicles in that Pennsylvania city in late August. Partially self-driving Volvo XC90 vehicles will be sent to customers at random who use the Uber app.   Read More

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Tech Blitz: Make a Computer Smart, Then Let it Drive Your Truck
By Izenda Content Strategist

This Tech Blitz blog is intended to feature a round-up of the latest news, announcements, opinions and insights. We especially are interested in sharing news about software development, self-service business intelligence and the tools used to implement them.   Read More