Yearly Archives: 2019

code-for-a-living June 20, 2019

Knowledge Engineering: Intuit’s Chief Innovation Officer Explains Their Approach to AI

We are entering a new era in artificial intelligence, one where exciting breakthroughs seem to arrive every week. But the roots of today’s AI revolution actually date back many decades. So what changed? The catalyst for the recent advances is the fact that these techniques can now leverage unprecedented amounts of data and computing horsepower.…
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Director of Content
code-for-a-living June 19, 2019

Stack Speaks: Talking text mining and developer data on the Cause A Scene podcast

Stack Speaks is a chance for us to highlight interesting appearances, talks, and presentations from Stack Overflow employees.  Recently, I sat down with Kim Crayton as a guest on her #causeascene podcast. Kim is a coach, speaker, and leader who helps tech organizations put their values into operation and learn how to identify organizational barriers…
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Data Scientist (former)
community June 18, 2019

Adios to Unfriendly Badges! Ahoy, Lifejacket and Lifeboat

Sometimes it’s helpful to look back at past decisions and reconsider them in a new light. As part of our ongoing efforts to make Stack Overflow more welcoming and inclusive, we’ve been looking at how our incentive systems, including reputation and badges intended to encourage positive contributions, may be building discouraging barriers instead. In this…
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Community Manager (former)
for-work May 23, 2019

The Lead Architect behind IBM’s Garage Methodology Talks About the Company’s Cloud-Based Approach to Operational Excellence

In 2014, IBM opened its first IBM Garage (then known as the Bluemix Garage) at the San Francisco branch of Galvanize. Embedded within popular startup incubators, IBM’s Garages serve as consultancies for clients who want to experiment with new technologies and ultimately change the way their companies build applications. Today, IBM has Garages located in 15 major cities…
insights May 21, 2019

Public Data Release of Stack Overflow’s 2019 Developer Survey

Last month, we published the results from Stack Overflow’s 2019 Developer Survey, and today you can access the data from this year’s survey for yourself. Almost 90,000 developers from around the world shared their opinions about the jobs they have, the technologies they use everyday, and where they see the industry going. This year, we…
Avatar for Julia Silge
Data Scientist (former)
company May 17, 2019

Update to Security Incident [May 17, 2019]

Update (May 23, 2019): The affected 184 public network users have been notified via email. While we continue to investigate the recent attack to Stack Overflow, here is an update on what we’re able to share today. The intrusion originated on May 5 when a build deployed to the development tier for stackoverflow.com contained a…
company May 16, 2019

Security Update

Over the weekend, there was an attack on Stack Overflow. We have confirmed that some level of production access was gained on May 11. We discovered and investigated the extent of the access and are addressing all known vulnerabilities. We have not identified any breach of customer or user data. Our customers’ and users’ security…