Tech's lighter side. Nostalgia. Parody. The agony and ecstasy of IT careers. You'll find all this and more in InformationWeek's new IT Life section.
Some technology trends, movements, or happenings deserve a special dose of snark. So do some IT bosses. And sometimes IT pros just want to talk World of Warcraft, not DevOps. That's all fair game in InformationWeek's new section, IT Life, which gives our staff writers and community contributors more freedom to explore tech's lighter, entertaining, and humorous side.
As you know, sometimes real life is funnier than fiction, so we'll bring you plenty of it from the IT trenches -- in commentaries, cartoons, quizzes, slideshows, and more. Tina Fey isn't able to joke about Hadoop or Agile development, but we will.
We won't just skewer the movers and shakers. Let's take a close look in the mirror, IT pros. Perhaps you need some fashion coaching now and then? Perhaps your t-shirts are very last year -- or last decade? Check out Dave Wagner's handy guide on what not to wear to an IT job interview.
I hope you enjoy our IT Life coverage and satire and will tell us what you think. Are we doing right by the Dilberts among you? Send me your feedback at Laurianne.mclaughlin@UBM.com and join in the discussion on the site. Want to channel your inner Jimmy Fallon? Send me an idea. This is your community. All IT work and no play makes you... what is the name of that kiss-up in the next cube? Don't be that guy.
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Laurianne McLaughlin currently serves as InformationWeek.com's Editor-in-Chief, overseeing daily online editorial operations. Prior to joining InformationWeek in May, 2011, she was managing editor at CIO.com. Her writing and editing work has won multiple ASBPE (American ... View Full Bio
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