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freshman year

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First encounter: Ohio Challenger 2P (and its 4KB of RAM)

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Personal computing, 1980-style. Old Computer Museum Our occasional "First Encounter" series revisits those moments in which we first came across some new bit of tech that would eventually change our lives. I had seen glimpses of it as I walked past on my way to AP Geometry, but now...
First encounter: Ohio Challenger 2P (and its 4KB of RAM)

9 Things Your Resume Needs If You Want To Be Hired By Apple Or Google

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How do you get hired by a tech giant like Apple, Microsoft or Google? Gayle Laakmann McDowell worked for all three companies and wrote a book, The Google Resume, with tips for job seekers. No, you don't need to have a perfect GPA, says McDowell. But if you graduated from...
9 Things Your Resume Needs If You Want To Be Hired By Apple Or Google

Booting Up: Peter Thiel Wants YOU to Apply for His '20 Under 20′

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Rise and shine! (Photo: flickr.com/katerha) “You don’t want your analytical efforts to be obvious because voters get creeped out.” Data mining in politics is harder than it looks. [New York Times] It’s “20 under 20″ time once more! If you’ve just gotten to freshman year and you absolutely hate it...
Booting Up: Peter Thiel Wants YOU to Apply for His '20 Under 20′

9 Reasons Your Current Resume Will Never Get You A Job At Apple Or Google

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Gayle Laakman McDowell wrote a book, The Google Resume, about how to land a job at the companies and what makes candidates stand out. She worked at four of today's biggest tech companies, Amazon, Apple, Google and Microsoft. Some of the rumored tricks, like having a perfect GPA, are...
9 Reasons Your Current Resume Will Never Get You A Job At Apple Or Google

Student Cashes In On College -- Starts Business Selling Class Notes

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- College students no longer have to take comprehensive notes to help them prepare for finals. Not when they can buy them. Tom Brady figured this out early on, and the Florida State University senior also figured out how to capitalize on this phenomenon. The entrepreneurship...
Student Cashes In On College -- Starts Business Selling Class Notes

Mark Zuckerberg's Harvard Roommate Is Headed to the Olympics, Naturally

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Camera’s up here, Zuck. (Photo: Bloomberg News) What does it take to overshadow an Olympian? If you guessed “Be Mark Zuckerberg,” please collect your prize. Bloomberg News profiles Samyr Laine, who is headed to the London Olympics to represent Haiti in the triple jump. Heartwarming! But it’s not a news peg....
Mark Zuckerberg's Harvard Roommate Is Headed to the Olympics, Naturally

Dude, You're Getting an F

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28 years ago (May 3rd) with $1000, instead of studying for finals during my freshman year at the University of Texas, I started Dell. – Michael Dell, via Twitter...
Dude, You're Getting an F

caro: dpstyles: rickwebb: OS 8 was beginning of the end,...

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caro: dpstyles: rickwebb: OS 8 was beginning of the end, but boy I miss those extension icons.  Like.  (this could have been my PowerMac 6100 from my freshman year of college) I still remember OS 7 more fondly, and that's 100% because of the Oscar the Grouch extension. Me, back...
caro: dpstyles: rickwebb: OS 8 was beginning of the end,...

Am I An Outlier, Or Are Apple Products No Longer Easy To Use?

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I’ve been a Mac guy for almost my entire adult life. I wrote my first college papers on a typewriter, but by the end of my freshman year – almost 20 years ago – I was on an IBM PC. Then, in 1984, I found the Mac, and I never...
Am I An Outlier, Or Are Apple Products No Longer Easy To Use?

Scvngr CEO: We’ve Seen A Ridiculous Spike [Video]

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Its unfortunate lack of vowels aside, Google-backed SCVNGR is emerging as a real threat to Foursquare and the bevy of location based services. Last week, SCVNGR launched its consumer-facing side with apps on the iPhone and Android, a major departure from its initial focus on larger institutions (like universities...
Scvngr CEO: We’ve Seen A Ridiculous Spike [Video]
Berkeley student uses tech to create the coolest dorm room ever (video)

Video Of The Week: The UC Irvine Conversation

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The Dean of the Computer Science and Statistics School (The Bren School) at UC Irvine is Hal Stern. Thirty four years ago in my freshman year at MIT, I was failing Differential Equations and Hal would tutor me as he watched the Celtics games in his room. With his helped...
Video Of The Week: The UC Irvine Conversation

Meet America's youngest venture capitalist, Alex Banayan

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 20-year-old USC student Alex Banayan not only has the title of Youngest Associate Venture Capitalist on his resume, having signed with Alsop Louie Partners at age 19, but now he has become the youngest person to sign a business book deal with Crown Publishers (Random House, Inc). I first met...
Meet America's youngest venture capitalist, Alex Banayan

YouTube EDU Finishes Its Freshman Year With 300 University Partners In Tow

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YouTube EDU, the video portal’s collection of university and college content contributed by schools around the world, launched a year ago today. To commemorate the occasion, the YouTube team has shared some stats about the initiative. Since launching, YouTube has grown to include content from 300 colleges and universities, spanning...
YouTube EDU Finishes Its Freshman Year With 300 University Partners In Tow
Now Worth ~$275 Million, David Karp Says Kid Should Not Drop Out Of High School Like He Did

Modo Labs Brings A New Mobile Platform To College Campuses

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I remember my freshman year of college. It was a tiny campus, but I still found myself looking for classes and wandering through a maze-like library for most of the first year I was there. At the time, my phone wasn’t much help to me, but now that smartphones are...
Modo Labs Brings A New Mobile Platform To College Campuses

Review: Wizardry Online brings 1981 dungeon crawling into the MMO era

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Wizardry I, on the Apple II, consumed a significant portion of my freshman year in college. Each game in the series has been painfully addictive, deep, and compelling. The earliest games had a well-deserved reputation for sadistic brutality towards players, with it being quite easy to lose weeks of...
Review: Wizardry Online brings 1981 dungeon crawling into the MMO era

Mark Zuckerberg's Freshman Roommate Will Be In The Olympics

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In 2002, Samyr Laine and Mark Zuckerberg shared a freshman year dorm, Straus Hall room D11, at Harvard University. Unlike his nerdier counterpart, Laine was an athlete, and he'll be competing in the London Olympics for Haiti, his nation of origin, Bloomberg reports. Laine's will be competing in the triple...
Mark Zuckerberg's Freshman Roommate Will Be In The Olympics

Advice for a New Internet Marketer (or How to Spot Internet Marketing Snake Oil)

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I met her during my freshman year of college, though she was two years my senior. We’d exchange greetings when we passed in the dormitory hallways. Nine years later, we met again when we were assigned to the same tables at a local luncheon. She told me she worked in...
Advice for a New Internet Marketer (or How to Spot Internet Marketing Snake Oil)

Facebook's rocky year as a public company

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The social network's freshman year was punctuated by extreme highs and lows, but in the end Facebook stayed Facebook. [Read more]...
Facebook's rocky year as a public company

Introducing Expanded Personal Analytics for Facebook

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Today we’re excited to announce the first upgrade to Wolfram|Alpha’s Personal Analytics for Facebook. There’s much more to analyze, see, and do—here’s a quick look! One of the most shared pods from our first release was our colorful social network visualization. We’re extending this idea to help you better understand...
Introducing Expanded Personal Analytics for Facebook

Forget Holiday, It's Budget Season!

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In all of my schooling, I only ever failed one class: Intro to Mathematics. As I write that sentence, a wave of embarrassment washes over me. Failing Math 101 is pretty hard to do (I mean it was an 8 a.m. class my freshman year in college, so perhaps that...
Forget Holiday, It's Budget Season!

High School Dropout Now Worth $200 Million Tells Kids Not To Drop Out

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Tumblr founder David Karp dropped out of traditional high school after his freshman year and was home-schooled for three years.  Now, he's worth more than $200 million.  But in an interview with Forbes' Jeff Bercovici, he says he that he doesn't recommend kids today drop out of high school.  "There's...
High School Dropout Now Worth $200 Million Tells Kids Not To Drop Out

Meet The 28-Year-Old Who Made $400 Million Today

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Kevin Systrom is the cofounder and CEO of Instagram, which Facebook just acquired for $1 billion. Reports say Systrom will make $400 million in the deal. Instagram is a photo-sharing app that launched just a couple years ago, and already has 30 million users. We'd love to talk to...
Meet The 28-Year-Old Who Made $400 Million Today

A Pencil Inspired This 19-Year-Old To Quit Pinterest And Start His Own Company

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Sahil Lavingia left Pinterest, one of the hottest startups in San Francisco, to start a payment company called Gumroad. Gumroad lets people sell directly to their followers on Twitter and Facebook.  It takes less than a minute to sign up for a Gumroad account. After a link is displayed on...
A Pencil Inspired This 19-Year-Old To Quit Pinterest And Start His Own Company

Engadget's back to school guide 2012: mainstream laptops

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Welcome to Engadget's back to school guide! The end of summer vacation isn't nearly as much fun as the weeks that come before, but a chance to update your tech tools likely helps to ease the pain. Today we're getting down to the very important business of helping you...
Engadget's back to school guide 2012: mainstream laptops
Why Aren't College Students Using LinkedIn To Find Jobs?
Tim Cook's yearbook photos show Apple CEO as 'studious' high school freshman

Rutgers "cyberbully" found guilty of privacy invasion, hate crimes

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A former Rutgers student has been found guilty of hate crimes and of invading his roommate's privacy via webcam and Twitter messages. According to the Associated Press, a jury has convicted Dharun Ravi of all 15 counts against him, which include "bias intimidation" and invasion of privacy, putting him...
Rutgers "cyberbully" found guilty of privacy invasion, hate crimes
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