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Jack of all trades: Tempo Smart Calendar does a little bit of everything

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Sure, your phone's built in calendar does a fine job of keeping track of meetings and chiming in with the occasional alarm, but can it tell you how to actually get to those meetings, or tell your colleagues that you're running late? That's the promise behind the Tempo Smart...
Jack of all trades: Tempo Smart Calendar does a little bit of everything
Living with Google TV: jack of all trades, master of none

Networks: Meet John Klensin, Internet History's Jack of All Trades

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What did John Klensin do for the internet? A little bit of everything. In April, Klensin was inducted into the Internet Society’s (ISOC) Internet Hall of Fame, entering alongside such notable names as Vint Cerf, Bob Kahn, and Larry Roberts. But unlike many of the other inductees, Klensin isn’t...
Networks: Meet John Klensin, Internet History's Jack of All Trades
You don't want experts. You want jacks-of-all-trades

Are multi-language PaaSes really better? Not necessarily

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Apprenda CEO Sinclair Schuller Among platform as a service vendors, the race is on to embrace as many programming languages as possible. Microsoft Azure, VMware’s Cloud Foundry and Saleforce.com’s Heroku all proudly claim language (and framework) agnosticism. But that isn’t necessarily a good thing, argues Sinclair Schuller, CEO of Apprenda, a PaaS...
Are multi-language PaaSes really better? Not necessarily

The Keys To Success In Enterprise SEO

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In the world of search engine optimization, Enterprise SEO is an odd bird. Most professional SEOs cut their teeth for years in agencies or independent consulting, doing a jack-of-all-trades level of work. As a result, they are used to digging into source code issues, optimizing individual landing... Please visit Search...
The Keys To Success In Enterprise SEO

Star-studded Airtime promo, "The Best Internet You've Ever Had", features MC Hammer

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Airtime, Sean Parker’s startup, launched a celebrity-filled promo today to bring in millions of new users to its open video network. The video has been making the rounds, since internet entrepreneur Shaun Fanning, tweeted about it this morning. The startup, which promises to be the PG version of chat...
Star-studded Airtime promo, "The Best Internet You've Ever Had", features MC Hammer
Q&A: Double Down's Cooper DuBois on wearing many hats at a startup

Meet The Woman Who Manages Mark Zuckerberg's Life (FB)

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No list of the most important women at Facebook is complete without reference of Anikka Fragodt, executive assistant to the CEO of Facebook. In one online forum, Pedram Keyani, a top engineering manager at Facebook, says Fragodt is one of the most influential women at Facebook. So, who is Fragodt? ...
Meet The Woman Who Manages Mark Zuckerberg's Life (FB)

How to stop a more senior colleague from making unannounced code improvements?

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Stack Exchange This Q&A is part of a weekly series of posts highlighting common questions encountered by technophiles and answered by users at Stack Exchange, a free, community-powered network of 100+ Q&A sites. Jesslyn asks: One of my teammates is a jack of all trades in our IT shop...
How to stop a more senior colleague from making unannounced code improvements?

MIT imaging chip creates natural-looking flash photos

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Mobile image processing in itself isn't special when even high dynamic range shooting is virtually instant, at least with NVIDIA's new Tegras. A new low-power MIT chip, however, may prove its worth by being a jack of all trades that works faster than software. It can apply HDR to...
MIT imaging chip creates natural-looking flash photos
Telefonica launches Tu Me for iPhone with free VoIP calling and messaging

Badoo poaches Google’s jack-of-all-trades Ben Ling for COO gig

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Badoo is a social discovery website founded in 2006 that is managed out of its SoHo, London headquarters and quickly reaching its 148 million user, but today it has announced a pivotal hire. Former Google Product Management Director of Search Products and Local Business Products Benjamin Ling is now Badoo’s Chief Operating Officer. The new executive will help Badoo...
Badoo poaches Google’s jack-of-all-trades Ben Ling for COO gig

Army goes back to basics - New basic training cuts back on 'jack of all trades'; focuses instead on BRM, combatives, fitness

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Army goes back to basics - New basic training cuts back on 'jack of all trades'; focuses instead on BRM, combatives, fitness

Stripe Joins Square In Taking Payments International

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There's a Canadian flag hanging in the window of Stripe, a hot online-payments startup which just raised $20 million from Sequoia Capital and other investors. That's because, Stripe cofounder Patrick Collison told Business Insider, he's taking the business international--expanding first to Canada, then other countries. Stripe's not the only payments...
Stripe Joins Square In Taking Payments International
With redesign, Flixster focuses on discoverability and direct movie sales

Ask Slashdot: Transitioning From 'Hacker' To 'Engineer'?

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antifoidulus writes "I'm about to get my masters in Computer Science and start out (again) in the 'real world.' I already have a job lined up, but there is one thing that is really nagging me. Since my academic work has focused almost solely on computer science and not software...
Ask Slashdot: Transitioning From 'Hacker' To 'Engineer'?

Acer Aspire M5-481PT review: Jack of all trades, master of none

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A year and a half ago, the Acer M5-481PT would have been a revelation. A Windows 8 Ultrabook, the M5 sports a third-generation Intel Core i5-3317U processor, 6GB of RAM, a 500GB hard drive (with 20GB SSD cache), a 14-inch 10-point multitouch screen, and a DVD-RW drive. It's an...
Acer Aspire M5-481PT review: Jack of all trades, master of none

Samsung Galaxy S4: Jack of all trades, still master of just one

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Samsung Galaxy S4: Jack of all trades, still master of just one

Commentary: We need more startup marketing minds (a.k.a. Full-Stack Marketers)

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Three years ago I was at a dinner and an entrepreneur was telling me and the VP of Marketing of a successful startup how there weren’t enough marketing folks in Seattle. This VP of Marketing disagreed and said there are plenty of marketing folks, but not the ones startups need....
Commentary: We need more startup marketing minds (a.k.a. Full-Stack Marketers)

Review: Active@ Boot Disk 7 is a jack-of-all-trades repair and imaging utility

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The more things change, the more things stay the same. For Active@ Boot Disk 7.1, that means continuing as one of the best of breed Windows repair toolkits. A jack-of-all-trades, it boots on its own, manages and recovers data and partitions, creates backup images, changes passwords, wipes disks, and...
Review: Active@ Boot Disk 7 is a jack-of-all-trades repair and imaging utility
NPD: Apple grabs almost a fifth of all holiday consumer electronics, Apple Stores second only to Best Buy and Walmart in revenue

Surveillance and password cracking: 10 important stories from this week

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Networks are critical to just about everything we do in tech, and keeping those networks safe and working is a topic that got a lot of attention this week. Ars wrote about the ubiquity of tools that let users hack into WiFi networks, the low overhead on Internet surveillance, and...
Surveillance and password cracking: 10 important stories from this week

Entrepreneur Superstar Justin Kan Explains How To Get A Job At A Startup

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Want to get a job at a startup? Justin Kan, who co-founded red-hot startup Justin.tv and is now co-founder of task crowdsourcing startup Exec, has some suggestions on how to get hired at a startup: Startups are looking for employees who are exceptional in the one key thing that they will...
Entrepreneur Superstar Justin Kan Explains How To Get A Job At A Startup

IBM's Watson supercomputer could be the cure for awful customer service

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IBM’s jack-of-all-trades supercomputer Watson now has a new trade: customer service. IBM announced today Watson Engagement Advisor, a new application for Watson that lets it take all of its brainpower and apply it to answering questions from regular people rather than, say, doctors or Alex Trebeck. Think of it as Siri, but...
IBM's Watson supercomputer could be the cure for awful customer service

Airtime Aims To Win The Mainstream With Over-The-Top, Star-Studded Promo Video

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Are you ready for your close-up? In early June, the dynamic, disrupting duo of Sean Parker and Sean Fanning launched their new video chat and sharing network, called Airtime. As a matter of course, the founders built Airtime on top of Facebook, with a cool $33.5 million in funding...
Airtime Aims To Win The Mainstream With Over-The-Top, Star-Studded Promo Video

Review: PowerDVD 13 Ultra media player is loaded with under-the-hood improvements

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The PowerDVD Ultra series have been the most powerful, feature-laden DVD, Blu-ray, and media players available at retail. On the other hand, each version has also been somewhat slow to launch and sluggish to respond. Version 13 starts up more quickly and is better all around, although it's not...
Review: PowerDVD 13 Ultra media player is loaded with under-the-hood improvements
James Franco and the Galaxy Note 10.1: jacks of all trades, masters of none

Black Powder Media's Impulse Controller hands-on (video)

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Black Powder Media showed up at our double-wide HQ with a couple Bluetooth Impulse Controllers on hand for us to play with. This tiny Bluetooth 2.1 controller is actually a jack of all trades device as it will control your phone, tablet or PC for gaming, multimedia control, remote...
Black Powder Media's Impulse Controller hands-on (video)
Living with the PS3: spotty software drags down Sony's killer HD library
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