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Weekend Ar(t)s: Cartoon College may be the Indie Game of comics

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During the weekend, even Ars takes an occasional break from building the best bargain computer or trying to solve mindblowing puzzle games. Weekend Ar(t)s is a chance to share what we're watching/listening/reading or otherwise consuming this week. For everyone whose parents scoffed at a Liberal Arts degree... How do...
Weekend Ar(t)s: Cartoon College may be the Indie Game of comics

Startup Spotlight: BuildersCloud makes construction document sharing a breeze

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Andrey Nokhrin We first encountered BuildersCloud at GeekWire’s Startup Day last fall when 28-year-old co-founder Andrey Nokhrin took the first place prize in the Elevator Pitch competition. Well, the Bellevue startup continues to make headway, landing an investment from construction services giant McKinstry and attracting interest from other investors. Nokhrin actually...
Startup Spotlight: BuildersCloud makes construction document sharing a breeze
Obama administration to push big data agenda
Software: Coders Get Instant Gratification With Khan Academy Programming

You Can Get A Computer Science Degree From A Top School For $7,000

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The Georgia Institute of Technology will soon offer an online, three-year masters degree in computer science for less than $7,000. That's about one-sixth of the cost of its traditional program, but officials maintain that the two degrees will be comparable, The Wall Street Journal reports. The program, which is offered...
You Can Get A Computer Science Degree From A Top School For $7,000

Mobile Messenger eBuddy Appoints New COO As It Aims To Cash In On Growth

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In a bid to capitalise on what it says is a period of “accelerated growth”, eBuddy, the Dutch web and mobile messaging company, has appointed Sytse Zuidema as its new Chief Operations Officer, where he’ll be charged with leading the management team and overseeing day-to-day operations, such as sales, marketing,...
Mobile Messenger eBuddy Appoints New COO As It Aims To Cash In On Growth

Startup Strategy Roundtable: Validate Your Ideas

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I started doing my free Online Strategy Roundtables for entrepreneurs in the fall of 2008. Based on this work, I've been able to draw a few conclusions. First, a good percentage of entrepreneurs don't bother validating their ideas. Another percentage are immediately interested in raising money. Raising money without validating...
Startup Strategy Roundtable: Validate Your Ideas

Startup Strategy Roundtable: Web 3.0 and E-commerce

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As part of my ongoing Online Strategy Roundtables, this morning I worked with three new entrepreneurs, each at a different stage of validating who their customers are and building their businesses accordingly. Two have e-commerce businesses, which I love. In fact, my Forbes column tomorrow will discuss the shift from...
Startup Strategy Roundtable: Web 3.0 and E-commerce

Keila (@kviol) just passed her defense for her Masters degree. We are so proud of her.

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Keila (@kviol) just passed her defense for her Masters degree. We are so proud of her.

late bloomer, not a loser. (I hope)

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most of the time I think of myself as a failure. when I’m optimistic, I think maybe I’m just a late bloomer. I know a lot of folks won’t understand this perspective, but when I was growing up I was always the smartest kid around. it was expected that I...
late bloomer, not a loser. (I hope)

Please Welcome Alex Williams, Greg Ferenstein, Christine Ying And TechCrunch Interns Billy Gallagher And Natalie Swope

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You may have noticed some new bylines popping up these past couple of days. You’re not hallucinating! We’ve quietly added several new additions to the TechCrunch roster this summer and hiring continues to be our first priority across all departments. In addition to specialist writers like Alex Williams and...
Please Welcome Alex Williams, Greg Ferenstein, Christine Ying And TechCrunch Interns Billy Gallagher And Natalie Swope

Looking for work, this student put Clear in HTML5 and it isn’t half bad

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We recently reviewed the beautifully put together and highly rated productivity app Clear, and an HTML5 version developed by a fan of the service has now surfaced. Its creator, who built the app in just two days, goes by the pseudonym of ’Evan You’ and is a Masters degree candidate now seeking employment....
Looking for work, this student put Clear in HTML5 and it isn’t half bad

Udacity Hires Former Zynga COO Vish Makhijani to Lead Operations

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Sebastian Thrun, the multidisciplinary innovator, is CEO of the online education startup Udacity and also founder of Google’s self-driving car project (which he still works on). He’s a busy guy. “I spend a lot of time on the road and wanted to find someone who was really good at the magic...
Udacity Hires Former Zynga COO Vish Makhijani to Lead Operations

Sheryl Sandberg Presents: Troubling Stats About How And Why Women Hold Themselves Back

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Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg is well on her way to becoming one of the world's richest self-made women. And that's pretty impressive. More impressive though, is how, instead of buying her own island and retreating to it, Sandberg is using her power and influence to try and improve the world....
Sheryl Sandberg Presents: Troubling Stats About How And Why Women Hold Themselves Back
Open thread: Optical versus Social

Yahoo Hires Longtime McKinsey Exec DeVine to Head Global Ops

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According to an internal memo and now on his LinkedIn profile, Yahoo has just hired longtime McKinsey exec John DeVine as SVP of global operations. He has worked in the marketing and sales practice at the consulting firm since 1999 and has been an advocate there of “how companies...
Yahoo Hires Longtime McKinsey Exec DeVine to Head Global Ops

Georgia Tech and Web learning startup Udacity introduce low-cost masters degree program

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Georgia Tech has announced a partnership with Web-learning startup Udacity that sees the two organizations team up to offer its first online master of science degree, which will run as an entirely Internet-based program. The degree is for computer science, and AT&T is also onboard to help cover costs and to provide guidance on the courses...
Georgia Tech and Web learning startup Udacity introduce low-cost masters degree program
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