Two days in Odesa, Ukraine’s Black Sea coast boom town

You might think it’s tough to compete with the ancient sights and urban culture of Kyiv, or to rival Lviv’s Mitteleuropa charm, but Odesa – Ukraine’s third-largest city and cosmopolitan Black Sea port – is catching up. Its string of beaches make the country’s number-one summer destination, while the burgeoning foodie scene offers an intriguing

Oracle’s Drive to Automate

Oracle — or could we say “Autoracle”? — has introduced more autonomous products, generally in keeping with what I see as a build-out of an information utility. The products, announced last week, include Autonomous Analytics, Autonomous Integrations, Autonomous Builder code generation and free premium service. Let’s take a look. The autonomous products broadly leverage a

23 Companies Hiring in May

If April showers bring May flowers, then what do May flowers bring? Jobs. Lots and lots of awesome jobs. Just take it from the 23 companies we’ve pulled together on this list—there are plenty of amazing employers making big hires this month. So, all corny jokes aside, it’s time to do some pruning and watering

Facing the past in Montgomery, Alabama

The national spotlight is on a city that was once among America’s most active slave-trading hubs: Montgomery, Alabama has opened the first-ever museum and memorial to the victims of lynching and enslavement in the United States. A visit to the city is an opportunity to reckon with America’s racial divide. As they confront this history,

In search of Boston’s perfect clam chowder

From colonial fishing ships to presidential inaugurations, we trace the origins of Boston’s signature dish, New England clam chowder, and go on a quest for a bowl of the city’s best. Chowder at Fisherman’s Net is served in a bread bowl © Adam DeTour / Lonely Planet Clam chowder: the origin story When it comes

Highly Sensitive Encrypted Email at Risk of Exposure

A newfound flaw in email clients that use PGP and S/MIME to encrypt messages can be exploited to expose the plain text of the missives, according to a paper published Monday. By injecting malicious snippets of text into encrypted messages, attackers can use the flaw to make the email client exfiltrate decrypted copies of the emails, explained

These 26 Companies Want You to Keep on Learning

Do you feel like your brain could use a boost? We know the feeling. Toiling away your days in an office without challenging those brain waves is a bummer. But, don’t worry, we’ve got covered. If you’re looking for a job where you can flex your brain muscles, look no further! We’ve compiled a list

Making the most of Philadelphia’s museums

Philadelphia is known as one of the best museum cities in the US. From spacious galleries like the Philadelphia Museum of Art to interactive science foundations like the Franklin Institute, there is no shortage of options when it comes to brain-building in Philadelphia. Get lost in some museums rich with history and pleasant surprises. Here’s