The top 10 things software engineers do that don’t involve writing code

It’s a common misconception among the general public that software engineers sit at their desks all day, pounding out code while drinking coffee. For quite a while, this is what I thought as well. When I took my first introduction to programming class at the University of Washington however, my professor asked the class this question, on the first day: How …


Top 18 spin-offs of Google

Google is undoubtedly the largest and most popular website on the Internet. Every day, over 4 billion searches are performed. That’s about 3 searches for every 7 people. It’s so popular, that not only was it coined a verb in 2009, but that many people have made spin-offs of the popular search engine. I’m not talking about Bing or Yahoo, …