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The Difference Between People Who Study Engineering And People Who Study Humanities

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Billionaire Facebook investor, former PayPal CEO, and Palantir cofounder Peter Thiel taught a class at Stanford this Spring. We're going through one student's notes, today, and posting the most interesting things we learn. Here's the latest: Thiel says the prupose of his class is to eliminate some of the differences...
The Difference Between People Who Study Engineering And People Who Study Humanities

Hacking Edu: tech’s role in the future of higher education

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Call it a noble experiment: only a month to re-imagine institutions with centuries of tradition and, some might say, baggage. But that’s exactly what the University of Washington’s Master of Communication in Digital Media program pursued as it re-thought higher education in April. Hanson Hosein Hacking Edu wrapped up this...
Hacking Edu: tech’s role in the future of higher education
Why apps needs a different kind of VC funding

Bad Hotel and the five things every iOS developer must know

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UK developer Lucky Frame attracted huge critical acclaim for its offbeat strategy game, Bad Hotel, leading to decent sales in a congested market. Here's what they learned from the experienceBad Hotel is a great name for a smartphone game. Short, funny, intriguing - before you've even seen a single screenshot,...
Bad Hotel and the five things every iOS developer must know
How Square can avoid losing money on the Starbucks partnership

New mobile devices spur greater news reading

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A mounting body of evidence finds that the spread of mobile technology is adding to news consumption in the United States.Its effects, however, are mixed. While it enhances the appeal of traditional news brands, and even boosts the reading of long-form journalism, it also shows that technology companies are strengthening...
New mobile devices spur greater news reading

Hedge Funder Peter Thiel Taught A Class At Stanford — Here Are Some Of The Coolest Things We Learned

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Venture capitalist and hedge fund manager Peter Thiel just finished guest teaching a course at Stanford University, where he gets to impart his wisdom on hungry minds. Obviously we can just add this to the laundry list of reasons why we wish we were back in school. Luckily though, one...
Hedge Funder Peter Thiel Taught A Class At Stanford — Here Are Some Of The Coolest Things We Learned

Facebook Is My New Boatcar

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Facebook's relentless drive away from privacy has garnered a lot of attention lately. For those of us who have been working towards building decentralised networks for some time now, the attention heaped upon Diaspora comes as no surprise. They've done a fantastic job raising the need for open alternatives...
Facebook Is My New Boatcar

Finding the business value in big data is a big problem

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For all the promise of big data, the fundamental challenge with collecting massive volumes of data from different sources is finding new business uses for it, according to several IT managers at Computerworld's BI & Analytics Perspectives event held this week....
Finding the business value in big data is a big problem

IBM creates consistent electron spin inside semiconductors, takes spintronics one twirl closer

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A fundamental challenge of developing spintronics, or computing where the rotation of electrons carries instructions and other data rather than the charge, has been getting the electrons to spin for long enough to shuttle data to its destination in the first place. IBM and ETH Zurich claim to be...
IBM creates consistent electron spin inside semiconductors, takes spintronics one twirl closer

Tim O’Reilly: Steve Jobs Is Trying To Build A Fundamental Challenge To The Web

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This morning during his keynote talk at Web 2.0 Expo, Tim O’Reilly took a look at the State of the Internet Operating System — a term he uses to describe the intertwined web services like search, the social graph, and payments systems that power applications on the web (and increasingly, mobile...
Tim O’Reilly: Steve Jobs Is Trying To Build A Fundamental Challenge To The Web
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