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Tracking Global Growth in Seed Accelerators

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In the summer of 2005, Paul Graham and three partners kicked off the “Summer Founders Program.” They aimed to combine seed-stage investing in startups with mentorship for young entrepreneurs. What made this program unique was that investments occurred synchronously via “classes” of startups funded at the same time and advised...
Tracking Global Growth in Seed Accelerators
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11 February will be a day of protest in Europe against the controversial ACTA treaty

thenextweb.com
With calls to fight the controversial SOPA and PIPA bills in the US — which Google, Wikipedia and other technology giants moved to campaign against – proving a success, similar calls are being made to rally against the Anti-Counterfeiting Trademark Agreement (ACTA) in Europe, by joining a day of protest. Access, an organisation that says...
11 February will be a day of protest in Europe against the controversial ACTA treaty

Coderdojo inspires kids to program anytime, anywhere

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A volunteer group of IT professionals hopes to inspire a new generation of software developers by teaching programming skills to children as young as seven.A volunteer group of IT professionals hopes to inspire a new generation of software developers by teaching programming skills to children as young as seven.Coderdojo teaches...
Coderdojo inspires kids to program anytime, anywhere

Video Of 3D Printed Gun Magazine Shows Off Deadly High-Capacity 'Wiki Weapon'

techcrunch.com
A new video showcasing the future of weapons was released on YouTube today: a enterprising 24-year-old gun enthusiast manufactured his own high-capacity 30-round gun magazine using a 3D printer. Hoping to spread the amateur design of more “Wiki Weapons”, the rebellious 24-year-old designer nicknamed the blueprints of the weapon, the...
Video Of 3D Printed Gun Magazine Shows Off Deadly High-Capacity 'Wiki Weapon'

Safer Internet Day: 3 Ways Everyone Can Be More Responsible

readwrite.com
Connect with respect. That's the theme for Tuesday's Safer Internet Day. Geared toward promoting online rights and responsibility from cyber bullying to social media, and originally started as a European Union initiative, the 10th annual event has grown into a global movement with participants in more than 90 countries on 6 continents....
Safer Internet Day: 3 Ways Everyone Can Be More Responsible

Codecademy Programs Its Way to a $10M Series B

betabeat.com
(Photo: www.successstories.co.in/) Some may tsk-tsk the “learn to code” meme, but that hasn’t deterred New York-based Codecademy from sticking to its vision of teaching all of us to code. Today, cofounder Zach Sims announced on the company blog that the startup has raised $10M in series B funding from VC...
Codecademy Programs Its Way to a $10M Series B

Discussion On Consent of the Networked, By Rebecca MacKinnon: The Techdirt Book Club

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As promised, here is our discussion with Rebecca MacKinnon, the author of Consent of the Networked, a fascinating book about the fine balance online today between the ability to use the internet for amazingly positive activism... as well as the threats of those who seek to control and limit the...
Discussion On Consent of the Networked, By Rebecca MacKinnon: The Techdirt Book Club

You Think You Have It Hard? These Tech Entrepreneurs Are Building A Startup Scene In The Middle Of An Economic Disaster

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ATHENS, GREECE -- It's a big cliche at this point, but it's always said that the greatest companies are forged during periods of the greatest economic hardship. If that's the case, I probably met some of Europe's top business leaders last night when I spent part of an evening getting...
You Think You Have It Hard? These Tech Entrepreneurs Are Building A Startup Scene In The Middle Of An Economic Disaster
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