grad school

grad school

High-End Fashion Startup Material Wrld Makes Its Official Debut

Meet Chuck Dietrich: Marc Benioff's Intern Is Now A Wealthy Entrepreneur

www.businessinsider.com
Chuck Dietrich is the CEO of SlideRocket, one of a pair of unusual companies bought by VMware in the spring of 2011.  In short, he's living the Silicon Valley dream with a charmed career.  The short version is this: Do a startup after college, sell it for a lot (a...
Meet Chuck Dietrich: Marc Benioff's Intern Is Now A Wealthy Entrepreneur

My Adieu to Britannica Print

www.readwriteweb.com
In our story yesterday on Encyclopedia Britannica's demise, we covered the basics. Jim Romenesko asked Britannica.com editor Charlie Madigan for his thoughts here and they are very poignant and somewhat saddening. Mine as well. This ignominious end has brought forth many memories for me. When I was just starting out...
My Adieu to Britannica Print
Despite Nine Percent Unemployment, Dumbo Startups Can’t Find People to Hire
Cornell Tech Students Start Class In Their Temporary, Google-Owned Home
Geeks are from Mars, wonks are from Venus
Think you don't need an MBA to start a business? Think again.

Instructure Lands A Hefty $30M To Take On The Blackboards And Moodles In A Multi-Billion Dollar eLearning Market

techcrunch.com
The Learning Management System market is a wild and wooly place, relatively speaking, of course. “LMSes,” as they are known, are software applications and platforms that allow educational institutions and businesses to deliver courses, training, content and manage really every part of the learning process. Over time, the market has...
Instructure Lands A Hefty $30M To Take On The Blackboards And Moodles In A Multi-Billion Dollar eLearning Market
Dennis Crowley: Google acquisition of Dodgeball a failure
Feds go overboard in prosecuting information activist
Lessons from a rare $2 billion LA tech win: "I was competing with both hands tied behind my back"
Fashion Marketplace Material Wrld Raises $780K Seed Round Led By Warby Parker, Bonobos Investor Great Oaks VC
Why Every Monday Matters

Free Game Friday: Games about grad school, bullfighting, and more

www.pcworld.com
This week we've got a lot of games that aren't quite what you'd expect. From a beautiful text adventure to a game about academic discrimination, this week's games will have you expecting one thing and getting another. Except the first game; it's just fun. Bet you didn't see that...
Free Game Friday: Games about grad school, bullfighting, and more

03/01/10 PHD comic: 'How Grad School is just like Kindergarten'

www.phdcomics.com
03/01/10 PHD comic: 'How Grad School is just like Kindergarten'
Review: Moleskine's $30 Evernote Large Ruled Smart Notebook for iOS (and giveaway!)

The meaning of open, redux

googleblog.blogspot.com
Nearly three years ago I wrote a blog post, "The Meaning of Open," about Google’s commitment to openness and how it makes the entire company better. After it was published I received several thoughtful responses from readers—professors and writers appreciative of the look inside Google, business leaders telling me how open affects...
The meaning of open, redux

What It's Like Leaving Google To Go Work At Facebook (GOOG)

www.businessinsider.com
Google is considered one of the most fun places to work in the world and has some of the best perks. Facebook is the "new" kid on the block and is about to go public at a huge valuation. Which has the better workplace? David Braginsky, who worked at...
What It's Like Leaving Google To Go Work At Facebook (GOOG)

British Library to archive every UK digital publication from tomorrow

www.engadget.com
If you were ever paranoid that your employer was reading your social media missives, imagine being the subject of some future student's grad school thesis. From tomorrow, Britain's six biggest libraries will be entitled to crawl and archive the web in an attempt to create the UK's official digital...
British Library to archive every UK digital publication from tomorrow
Ten Entrepreneurs Who Are Putting LA on the Map

Y Combinator's Demo Day Gets Super Sized

allthingsd.com
Today a considerable slice of the early stage Internet technology world heads to Mountain View, Calif. to see the latest batch of Y Combinator start-ups. “Demo Day” will be held for the first time as one grand event at the Computer History Museum, after the end-of-program affair had swelled into...
Y Combinator's Demo Day Gets Super Sized
From kidnapping and bribery to insurance comparison: Leaky is boring, and that's okay

Teacher's pet Top Hat Monocle grabs $8m to revolutionize student engagement

thenextweb.com
It’s been nearly 10 years since I left the education system but, following my graduation, mobile phones and tablets have grown into a massive distraction for students and the bane of teachers’ lives. Top Hat Monocle is a startup believes that this shouldn’t be the case, and the young company has raised...
Teacher's pet Top Hat Monocle grabs $8m to revolutionize student engagement
25 things investors say when rejecting your startup
Ex-Googler Dave Girouard gets his kicks jumpstarting startups
The Path To Starting A Startup

Facebook Made A Big Change A Year Ago That No One Protested (FB)

www.businessinsider.com
Jocelyn Goldfein joined Facebook about two years ago as its director of engineering. Since then, she's overseen teams working on many of Facebook's most important features, including photo sharing, a key feature of the service, and search, an area where Wall Street has big expectations. But she's got one particular...
Facebook Made A Big Change A Year Ago That No One Protested (FB)

Should Your Startup Start Overseas?

www.readwriteweb.com
Feeling adventurous? If simply creating a start up isn’t exciting enoough for you, try doing it outside the borders of the United States. You might find that the advantages outweigh the added excitement. There are plenty of good reasons for starting up a company abroad. Your new company may be...
Should Your Startup Start Overseas?

DailyDirt: Tuition Debt Is For Chumps?

www.techdirt.com
Crowds of students are graduating (or have just graduated) from college, and they might be a little nervous about how they're going to pay off their student loans. Student debt can be difficult to pay off, so some folks are trying to avoid it completely in a few novel ways....
DailyDirt: Tuition Debt Is For Chumps?
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?