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General Assembly sets up in London to bring New York’s new wave education methods to the UK

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Startup-focused training company, General Assembly has taken up a space at White Bear Yard, Clerkenwell in East London. It’s the second campus in a global takeover that hopes to bring community education options to startups and students wherever they may be. As the organisation grew and its community consolidated in New...
General Assembly sets up in London to bring New York’s new wave education methods to the UK

How To Convince Fortune 500 Companies To Use Your Tiny, Insignificant Startup

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Corey Capasso is 25 and he's already founded four startups. His first startup idea came to him in class one day at the University of Wisconsin. He watched fellow students chew on their pen caps, and he figured the experience would be more enjoyable if the pen caps were flavored....
How To Convince Fortune 500 Companies To Use Your Tiny, Insignificant Startup

Desmos Grabs Funding From Google Ventures To Make Math Fun

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When Desmos launched at TechCrunch Disrupt NYC last year, the startup was on a mission to create platform-agnostic software that would allow users to build and share their own educational content. In essence, they set out to create a browser-based, interactive whiteboard. The early product attracted the attention of Mitch...
Desmos Grabs Funding From Google Ventures To Make Math Fun

Job Genius Leverages Your Social Graph For Resume Improvements

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Veechi Corp has released a powerful resume tool, Job Genius, to help college students craft a resume based on edits and suggestions from selected members in their Facebook network. With Job Genius, students can make a resume that uses pertinent information pulled from their Facebook profile, and fill in the...
Job Genius Leverages Your Social Graph For Resume Improvements
Startups: Translating the Entire Internet, One Language Lesson At a Time

Fifteen Years Ago Today, Techdirt Was Born

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We don't tend to be too sentimental about these things, but a few weeks back, I realized that we were rapidly approaching the 15th anniversary of the start of Techdirt in its earliest form. On August 23rd, 1997, I sent out the very first "Up To Date" email newsletter, which...
Fifteen Years Ago Today, Techdirt Was Born
SpiderSense ultrasound suit gives wearers a sixth sense
Canadian student expelled for playing security "white hat"

Doodle 4 Google: A stately competition

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Are you a young artist from California? Alabama? Or Indiana (like me!)? Well, get doodling with the topic “My Best Day Ever…” for a chance to see your very own artwork on the Google homepage—and help represent your piece of the union. Today marks the 30-day countdown to the March...
Doodle 4 Google: A stately competition
NYU mailing list blunder results in 'reply all' messages reaching nearly 40,000 students
Chromatik nabs $1M from Bruno Mars to help musicians harmonize

Is Digg Completely Irrelevant to Gen Y?

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Taking a look at popular posts among my peer group (college students, aged 17-25) shows that few of them share the same type of popularity on Digg that they do on other networks. Likely because these students have little interest in using Digg, even for a quick upvote. To put...
Is Digg Completely Irrelevant to Gen Y?

Is your Facebook page a lie?

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Everyone tries to show what a great time they're having at uni. But lots of people aren't happy at all - especially fashion studentsWhen I started university, people told me: "These will be the best days of your life." I was leaving my snoozy town in the countryside and heading...
Is your Facebook page a lie?

Should Africa beware tech companies bearing gifts? | David Smith

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Despite success stories, the jury remains out on attempts by the world's leading ICT companies to transform education in AfricaWhen Erin Hayba began a project to bring computers to solar-powered schools in the world's biggest refugee camp, there were plenty of sceptics. "People said, 'No, this can't happen, you're in...
Should Africa beware tech companies bearing gifts? | David Smith

Freshers: watch out for fraudsters on Facebook

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Be careful about the details you share online, the Student Loans Company warnsA survey has shown that the sort of information students are disclosing on social networking sites could expose them to internet scams.The Student Loans Company has conducted a freshers week study, which shows that more than half (56%)...
Freshers: watch out for fraudsters on Facebook

Jaw-jaw and law-law: freedom of speech online | Editorial

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Ill-advised 'jokes' once dealt with through social censure are today being criminalised now they are given online airingsAt some time or another, we have all sat with a friend and heard them come out with a quip we would rather they'd kept to themselves. Whether the remark was too cold,...
Jaw-jaw and law-law: freedom of speech online | Editorial

A life online: 'I'm a nerd who likes to keep his private life private'

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Nick Perry, 39, is IT manager for a business publisherNick Perry began using the nascent internet in 1991, when he started his degree in engineering and computer science. He and his fellow students were given email accounts on the computing department's Unix network, a rudimentary text-only system with no user...
A life online: 'I'm a nerd who likes to keep his private life private'
Supreme Court upholds first-sale doctrine in textbook resale case
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