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Enstitute's bold college alternative program adds apprenticeships with General Assembly, Huffington Post

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With the cost of college education on the rise and unemployment still high, many students might be questioning the value of a traditional college education. Enstitute, a New York City-based non-profit, is attempting a new spin on higher-ed with two-year apprenticeship programs in some of the city’s most prominent...
Enstitute's bold college alternative program adds apprenticeships with General Assembly, Huffington Post

When His Project Was Canceled, an Unemployed Programmer Kept Sneaking Into Apple to Finish the Job

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by Julia Dahl David McNew/Getty Images When an Apple programmer’s project got canceled, he didn’t despair. He just kept sneaking into the office until the program was finished. Ron Avitzur knew his project was doomed. By the time his bosses cut the cord in August 1993, his team was actually...
When His Project Was Canceled, an Unemployed Programmer Kept Sneaking Into Apple to Finish the Job

New Nike+ apps and shoes cater to basketball players and training athletes

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Nike just keep building on its Nike+ brand, turning what started life as a glorified pedometer, into a full-fledged workout-tracking platform. Hot on the heels of the FuelBand comes Nike+ Basketball and Nike+ Training, two new experiences with their own dedicated footwear. For ballers, the Hyperdunk+ features a pressure...
New Nike+ apps and shoes cater to basketball players and training athletes

Google: We are so over patents, especially in their current form

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After fighting the patent battle of the decade in court with Oracle, Googlers are getting publicly fed up with software patents as a whole. Conceptually, they just don’t jive with innovation, two prominent Googlers have said recently. “One thing that we are very seriously taking a look at is...
Google: We are so over patents, especially in their current form

Google uses computer vision and machine learning to index your photos

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Tags are so 2008. Google doesn't want you to waste time tagging your photos, except for the people in them. The web giant wants to be able to recognize more abstract concepts like "sunset" or "beach" automatically and attach that metadata without further input. In yet another post I/O...
Google uses computer vision and machine learning to index your photos
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