Five apps to help you ride out this rough winter

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Winter apparently hasn’t given up. If you’re among those still facing dangerous storms and uncertain travel conditions, these apps will help you hang on until spring arrives. Read more: Five apps to help you ride out this rough winter TechRepublic March 11, 2014

12 Apps of Christmas, Day 12: Charity Miles

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Some TechRepublic editors and bloggers highlight their favorite app in this 12 Apps of Christmas series. The twelfth app, recommended by Nicole Bremer Nash, is Charity Miles. Read more: 12 Apps of Christmas, Day 12: Charity Miles TechRepublic December 24, 2013

Wikipedia’s dearth of women contributors: An interview with Sarah Stierch

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Approximately 90% of the posts on Wikipedia are written by men. Sarah Stierch offers possible reasons for the gender gap and discusses Wikimedia’s efforts to get more women to contribute. Read more: Wikipedia’s dearth of women contributors: An interview with Sarah Stierch TechRepublic June 1, 2012

Five Android apps to heighten your stargazing experience

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From planning tools to observatories to planetariums, a universe of great Android apps is available for astronomy buffs. Read more: Five Android apps to heighten your stargazing experience TechRepublic April 12, 2012

Creating an ADA-compliant website

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Nicole Bremer Nash goes over the requirements for an ADA-compliant website, including checklists and additional resources. Read more: Creating an ADA-compliant website TechRepublic March 30, 2012

A look into Turing’s Cathedral with George Dyson

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George Dyson speaks to TechRepublic contributor Nicole Bremer Nash about some of the computing pioneers featured in his book Turing’s Cathedral. Read more: A look into Turing’s Cathedral with George Dyson TechRepublic March 16, 2012

Star Trek inspires tech, careers, and hope for humanity

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By mixing science with lessons of hope for a humanitarian future, Star Trek continues to inspire technological innovations, career choices, and good deeds. Read more: Star Trek inspires tech, careers, and hope for humanity TechRepublic February 22, 2012

Accessibility technologies for persons with disabilities

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If you don’t have experience selecting technologies that comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act, you might find that the best input will come from the affected employee. However, if your IT department wants ideas about what solutions are available, check out these 10 technologies. Read more: Accessibility technologies for persons with disabilities TechRepublic December 20, 2011

The year’s most amazing geek kids

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Read about some of the kids who pushed science and technology further in 2011, in such fields as astronomy, astrophysics, computer security, and mobile game development. Read more: The year’s most amazing geek kids TechRepublic December 12, 2011