Is it possible to make a video that is provably non-manipulated?
Is this a good scenario to violate the Law of Demeter?
Fishbowl Live Event
Podcast 336: NFT art, Ethereum gas, and a deep dive into Gemini’s data lake
What does the GO statement do in SQL Server?
Could bug bounty hunting accidentally cause real damage?
Why did it take so long to notice that the ozone layer had holes in it? Which satellite provided the data?
Definition of “functor”; Haskell vs. C++
Podcast 335: Open source contributors helped a helicopter fly on Mars
What is the physics behind origami?
Podcast 334: A curious journey from personal trainer to frontend mentor
Why are tar.xz files 15x smaller when using Python's tar library compared to macOS tar?
When did files start to be dated?
I am spending more time installing software than coding. Why?
Is it possible to create a “digital seal” to tell if a document has been opened?
How does functional programming achieve “No runtime exceptions”?
Podcast 333: From music to trading cards, software is transforming curation and collecting
Podcast 332: Non-Fungible Talking
This veteran started a code bootcamp for people who went to bootcamp
Advice on how to attack my first reverse engineering project?
Podcast 331: One in four visitors to Stack Overflow copies code
How long can a floppy disk spin for before wearing out?
Why do fans spin backwards slightly after they (should) stop?
How often do people actually copy and paste from Stack Overflow? Now we know.
Want to teach your kids to code? Here are three apps that can help.
Brush up your COBOL: Why is a 60 year old language suddenly in demand?
If malware does not run in a VM why not make everything a VM?
Is it really possible to decouple the UI from the business logic?
The 2020 Developer Survey
Podcast 329: Two words for ya – “networked spreadsheets”
Hello World: Curing impostor syndrome by embracing the suck
Toilet paper dilemma
Podcast 328: For Twilio’s CIO, every internal developer is a customer
How do you make more precise instruments while only using less precise instruments?
Mint: A new language designed for building single page applications
Avoiding burnout as an ambitious developer
Podcast 327: Fullstack web programming with nothing but Python
Difference between Algorithm and Code
How to Make Good Code Reviews Better
A look under the hood: how branches work in Git
What speed shall I go to make my day longer?
Why do SpaceX Starships look so “homemade”?
Podcast 325: How we keep Stack Overflow’s codebase clean and modern
Is a comment aligned with the element being commented a good practice?
Podcast 324: Talking apps, APIs, and open source with developers from Slack
Forget Moore’s Law. Algorithms drive technology forward
Podcast 323: A director of engineering explains scaling from dozens of employees to thousands
Are we gossiping in Certificate Transparency?
Why is Coffeyville, Kansas sending large amounts of traffic in Google Analytics?
Creating a good feedback loop between ops and devs using documentation
Can an inverter through a battery charger charge its own batteries?
Podcast 321: Taking a risk and joining a new team
I've disabled both my keyboard and mouse drivers, any way to enable them back via bmr?
Getting started with … Rust
Podcast 320: Covid vaccine websites are frustrating. This developer built a better one.
Why do airplane indicators start at 12 (o'clock), unlike cars that start at 7?
Learn to program BASIC with a Twitter bot
State of the Stack: a new quarterly update on community and product
Infrastructure as code: Create and configure infrastructure elements in seconds
Podcast 318: What’s the half-life of your code?
Best practices can slow your application down
What are the different object names in Windows?
“Dead programs tell no lies” in the context of GUI programs
Podcast 317: Chatting with Google’s DeepMind about the future of AI
Are there phage-eating bacteria?
Sacrificial architecture: Learning from abandoned systems
Is it good practice to echo PHP code into inline JS?
What do cookie warnings mean by “Legitimate Interest”?
Podcast 316: When it comes to package managers, don’t forget security
Why does water cast a shadow even though it is considered 'transparent'?
What I wish I had known about single page applications
When laziness is efficient: Make the most of your command line
Choosing Java instead of C++ for low-latency systems
Podcast 315: How to use interference to your advantage – a quantum computing catch up
Can a computer determine whether a mathematical statement is true or not?
What happens to the mass of a burned object?
Podcast 314: How do digital nomads pay their taxes?
Podcast 313: What makes for a great API?
My Most Embarrassing Mistakes as a Programmer (so far)
Is it possible to throw a baseball so hard it circles the earth above your head?
Level Up: Mastering statistics with Python
In which direction do electric signals flow?
How to create a spiral brightness gradient
Why are internet speeds variable and not fixed numbers?
Podcast 312: We’re building a web app, got any advice?
Why are video calls so tiring? You might be misreading cultural styles
How can I actively provoke data rot on a storage unit?
Are the sticks of RAM in my desktop computer volatile? Is it safe to sell them?
Podcast 311: How to think in React
How can I pull back an email that has already been sent?
I followed my dreams and got demoted to software developer
Why do some people believe that humans are “bad at” generating random numbers/characters like this?Why do some people believe that humans are “bad at” generating random numbers/characters like this?
Podcast 310: Fix-Server, and other useful command line utilities
How Stack Overflow for Teams Brought This Company’s Leadership and Engineering Closer Together.
Is my connection really encrypted through VPN?
If I'm the CEO and largest shareholder of a public company, would taking anything from my office be considered as a theft?
The open source code behind DNA sequencing
Secure Memorable Passwords for Older Users
“They Didn’t Teach Us This”: A Crash Course for Your First Job in Software
Podcast 309: Can’t stop, won’t stop, GameStop
What is the standard practice for animating motion — move character or not move character?
The Loop: Our Community & Public Platform strategy & roadmap for Q1 2021
Good coders borrow, great coders steal
The live coding language that lets you be an actual rock star
Podcast 308: What are the young developers into? Everyone’s getting AWS certified.
How does one throw a boomerang in space? Does it return?
Podcast 307: Owning the code, from integration to delivery
Can developer productivity be measured?
How to onboard yourself when your employer doesn’t
Five Pitfalls To Avoid When Outsourcing Software Development
Blurry text in PDF
Adding Static Code Analysis to Stack Overflow
Fulfilling the promise of CI/CD
Podcast 305: What does it mean to be a “senior” software engineer
How to detect a real Commodore 64, THEC64, or VICE emulator in software?
What would happen if a 10-kg cube of iron, at a temperature close to 0 kelvin, suddenly appeared in your living room?
Can a computer analyze audio quicker than real time playback?
Episode 304: Our stack is HTML and CSS
Have the tables turned on NoSQL?
Lessons from Design School for Software Engineers
Why is email often used as the ultimate verification?
Podcast 303: What would you pay for /dev/null as a service?
Is there a theoretical possibility of having a full computer on a silicon wafer instead of a motherboard?
Modern IDEs are magic. Why are so many coders still using Vim and Emacs?
What might happen to a laser printer if you print fewer pages than is recommended?
How does Shutterstock keep getting my latest debit card number?
How did people make things perfectly straight?
Open source has a funding problem
Podcast 301: What can you program in just one tweet?
Was there anything intrinsically inconsistent about Newton's universe?
Benchmarking, why discard lowest time?
Podcast 300: Welcome to 2021 with Joel Spolsky
What’s behind the hype about Blazor?
Are humans more adapted to “light mode” or “dark mode”?
Should I cancel the daily scrum if the team has only minor issues to discuss?
Podcast 299: It's hard to get hacked worse than this
Podcast 297: All Time Highs: Talking Bitcoin
A history of digital identity
The semantic future of the web
Podcast 294: Cleaning up build systems and gathering computer history
What spectral type of star has an absolute magnitude of exactly 0?
How does light, which is an electromagnetic wave, carry information?
Why is '-ethane' in 'methane'?
Tips to stay focused and finish your hobby project
Coaching a developer interview
Do our sun and moon have names?
Why is it called a “trap” instruction?
Word for “software with a large size”?
Are there any gambits where I HAVE to decline?
Should I submit a pull request to correct minor typos in a Readme file?
Best practices for REST API design
Does your organization need a developer evangelist?
The macro problem with microservices
Can I use WhatsApp to securely send public key, symmetric key and private key?
Podcast 291: Why developers are demanding more ethics in tech
How do modern motherboards differ from each other?
Principle of physics used in the lift of skateboard
Podcast 290: This computer science degree is brought to you by Big Tech
Is there any way of improving Doom graphics when running it on DOSBox?
What is The Turkey Test?
How to write an effective developer resume: Advice from a hiring manager
Why is a link in an email more dangerous than a link from a web search?
Where does an access network begin and end?
If you SMS text someone, how much more information will they know about you?
Does the sun's rising/setting angle change every few months?
The complexities—and rewards—of open sourcing corporate software products
What is the impact of an exposed secret key for a JWT token implementation?
Podcast 287: Software in Space
When we plot data and then use nonlinear transformations in a regression model are we data-snooping?
How do we decide when a small sample is statistically significant or not?
Removing annoying click-handling logic from websites
How was the first atomic clock calibrated?
Neural networks could help computers code themselves: Do we still need human coders?
The importance of the cold chain in the food and the pharmaceutical industry
Is it really safe to use Signal or Telegram on untrusted phone hardware?
Workflow for authoring Pokémon-like game database content
Podcast 285: Turning your coding career into an RPG
Why do SSL certificates have country codes (or other metadata)?
How to lead with clarity and empathy in the remote world
Why is every electron in the universe not entangled with every other electron?
What exactly does the term “inverse probability” mean?
Podcast 283: Cleaning up the cloud to help fight climate change
How do US citizens vote in space?
Returning the highest and lowest numbers in a string: Ruby
Why is the range of a mobile Wi-Fi hotspot shorter than that of a router?
Prashanth Chandrasekar: Communities and Connections will power our growth in 2021
The story behind Stack Overflow in Russian
Is `new` in `new int;` considered an operator?
Should I seek professional help because I have a lot of math books?
What benefit do we get by thinking of objects as “sending messages to each other”?
Making the most of your one-on-one with your manager or other leadership
What are good mathematical models for spider webs?
How to create computer systems that are resilient in a disaster.
Can you make a CPU out of electronic components drawn by hand on paper?
Is it the correct practice to keep more than 10 years old spaghetti legacy code untouched without refactoring at all in big product development?
The Loop: Our Community Roadmap for Q4 2020
What impact will the de-orbiting of thousands of satellites have on the atmosphere?
Why does 60 Hz mean 60 refreshes and not 120?
Why do miners go offline?
Distinction between scientific and business computing
Sensor to distinguish between different types of pegs on a pegboard
How do scientists know that distant parts of the universe obey the physical laws exactly as we observe around us?
If it could be shaped, would chitin from giant insects make decent body armor?
Podcast 276: Don't underestimate the 1/10X developer
How to use a dataset with only one category of data
Bandwidth cost / hour for one MMORPG player
Chatting about Arduino and the future of hardware hacking
How to simulate a liquid like “The Cook” or “Bake it”?
What causes a fuse to blow, the current or the power?
Why is the keyboard and cellphone / telephone numbers in a different order?
How to reverse a string that contains complicated emojis?
I still don’t fully understand getters & setters
Software bug vs. software corruption
What's the use case for formatting monetary values with a *system-dependent* currency symbol?
Podcast 273: Chris Anderson on drones, driverless cars, and creating communities around code
How Stackers ditched the wiki and migrated to Articles
What is a simple argument to prove that the stars in the sky are further away from the Earth than the Moon?
What I learned hiring hundreds of engineers
Podcast 271: Next Level Command Line
What is the commercial passenger aircraft top speed record?
Can you use repeating numbers like 𝜋, and 𝑒, as the Key to OTP ciphers?
Why can we see light further than it shines?
Podcast 271: What tech is like in “Rest of World”
What's gotten into you?
Podcast 270: How developers can become great writers
What is the massive CD drive used in the movie “Licence to Kill”?
Can I use additional parameters in recursion problems?
Open source governance: Benevolent dictator or decision by committee?
What's the best way to quickly and completely erase data?
Podcast 267: Metric is magic, micro frontends, and breaking leases in Silicon Valley
Why do engineers use derivatives in discontinuous functions?
Ok, who vandalized Wikipedia?
Can we write comments within variable names?
What term describes a list of exactly length 1?
Does it ever make sense to use more concurrent processes than processor cores?
If everyone hates it, why is OOP still so widely spread?
What are these .000, .001, etc. files and how do I read them?
Is it legal to copy a software license text from other companies to write my own?
What allows a pull-back toy car to drive further than it was pushed?
Turning our employees into actual Stack users
When should managers make technical decisions for developers?
Level up with Professional Development Nerds
A look under the hood at how we built our latest feature, Articles.
How do astronauts take out the trash?
I think we just invented the blog
The key components for building a React community
We've raised $85 million in new funding to accelerate our mission.
Full data set for the 2020 Developer Survey now available!
Podcast 244: Dropping some knowledge on Drupal with Dries
The 2020 Developer Survey results
Build your technical skills at home
What's the smallest package for delivering malicious code?
Podcast 226: Coding Tutorials Can Be Such A Drag
Is a lottery with a 1 in 3 chance of winning the same as a lottery with a 10 in 30 chance?
Socializing with co-workers while social distancing
Podcast 225: The Great COBOL Crunch
Meet the "unfriendly" robot who keeps our comments nice and friendly
Q2 Community Roadmap
Can you loop front to back in one line?
You like dark mode? Ok, but are you ready for...ULTRA DARK MODE!
Building Dark Mode on Stack Overflow
Introducing Dark Mode for Stack Overflow
How can you differentiate between light and dark areas of an image?
Can you use math to calculate the perfect chocolate cookie?
Two new episodes of the Stack Overflow podcast dropped this week!
How you can help fight this pandemic from your laptop.
How to make remote work effective, enjoyable, and sustainable.
Why does Facebook allow me to sign in with a misspelled password?
Can you reduce code duplication with nested 'if' statements?
When's the right time for some syntactic sugar in your code?