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Google Play for Education could kill the iPad in schools

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale Google released a major new education program today that organizes and manages the way teachers push apps, books, and other learning content to student tablets. Technology changed the way we socialize, find new things to do, get directions,...
Google Play for Education could kill the iPad in schools

AngelList Now Matching Start-Ups With as Much as $12M Funding and 100 New Hires Per Month

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AngelList, the matchmaking site for start-ups and investors, facilitates all sorts of early stage technology funding deals. But the site is free and mostly open, so it often doesn’t get formal recognition for its role. Today AngelList announced that start-ups had raised $12 million on AngelList in the past 30...
AngelList Now Matching Start-Ups With as Much as $12M Funding and 100 New Hires Per Month

Afterthought: The third age of math

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Afterthought: The third age of math

BAD MATH: Windows 8 Sales Are Much More Impressive Than Two Apple Bloggers Are Suggesting (AAPL, MSFT)

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Steve Ballmer says Microsoft has sold 4 million copies of Windows 8 in 3 days. MG Siegler writes: That's 4 million in 3 days. Solid, right? Sure. Though it has to be noted that Apple sold 3 million copies of OS X Mountain Lion in 4 days. Microsoft likes to poke fun...
BAD MATH: Windows 8 Sales Are Much More Impressive Than Two Apple Bloggers Are Suggesting (AAPL, MSFT)

Happy Pi Day, Math Nerds! - pi day - Gizmodo

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Happy Pi Day, Math Nerds! - pi day - Gizmodo

If Amazon sold 5 million Kindle Fires in 9 months, the Kindle Fire 2′s job could be a nightmare

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Amazon this week announced its Kindle Fire tablet has “Sold Out” after first going on sale on November 15 in the US. The company also revealed the device was its most successful product launch in the history of the American retail website. Unsurprisingly, Amazon didn’t release sales figures, but it...
If Amazon sold 5 million Kindle Fires in 9 months, the Kindle Fire 2′s job could be a nightmare

Simplicity is hard. Let’s go shopping!

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As part of my pursuit of happiness, I have been steadily shedding attachments, getting rid of things I don’t use, thinking about ways of keeping the things I do use longer, and just generally being a pain in the ass. This, for instance, is an actual conversation I had with...
Simplicity is hard. Let’s go shopping!

Louis CK's Direct Tour Sales: Over $6 Million In 1 Week, Scalping Drops From 25% To Below 1%

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We recently wrote about Louis CK's latest experiment in being open, human and awesome and connecting with his fans: selling his entire tour directly from his own site at a flat price (no service fees, nothing) of $45. One of the "features" of that offering was also an attempt to...
Louis CK's Direct Tour Sales: Over $6 Million In 1 Week, Scalping Drops From 25% To Below 1%
'Multiplication Waterfall' visualizes math we would never otherwise do by hand
We Did The Math, And It Turns Out The T-Mobile iPhone 5 Could Save You A Bunch Of Money (AAPL, DT)

Here's how much in content sales turn Kindle File into a money maker

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How much in content sales does it take for Amazon to earn a 20 percent profit margin on its Kindle Fire hardware? About $10 per month, which generates $3 once Amazon takes its 30 percent cut. Senior analyst at ABI Research, Aapo Markkanen, estimated by doing the math last week,...
Here's how much in content sales turn Kindle File into a money maker
Two new 4-inch iPhones set to debut this year, iPhone with larger display to launch in 2014 or later
AT&T decides to take another $0.61 per month from customers

Illegal numbers: Can you break the law with math?

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When numbers are illegal, anyone with a computer might reasonably ask questions about what exactly would constitute an offence. In the absence of law and precedent for an infinite space of numbers, perhaps the best that can done is to set a few guidelines which protect fair use of our...
Illegal numbers: Can you break the law with math?

Brilliant new Twitter account proves mathematical theorems in 140 characters or less

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A new Twitter account is out to prove various bit of math in the space of a single tweet. Assuming that you have worked your way through a proof or two in your life – and who hasn’t – you will remember their trickiness, and length. However, given the terse...
Brilliant new Twitter account proves mathematical theorems in 140 characters or less

Think like a statistician – without the math

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Think like a statistician – without the math

Elon Musk: The NYT Review Of The Model S Cost Tesla $100 Million (TSLA)

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Typically, a CEO likes to downplay bad news and say it's going to have no real impact on a company's business. Not Elon Musk! For some reason, the Tesla CEO wanted to exaggerate the damage of the New York Times' bad review of the Model S. In an interview with...
Elon Musk: The NYT Review Of The Model S Cost Tesla $100 Million (TSLA)
Pi Day is here

Shelby.tv gears up for SXSW with its “PROJECT G.O.A.T.S.” celebrity interview series

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We’re now just one month away from SXSW, specifically the Interactive portion of the event that draws geeks, entrepreneurs and wannabes from all over the world for a five-day event to celebrate all that’s holy and good about emerging tech. While the San Francisco-based startup LaunchRock plans its epic campground party, New...
Shelby.tv gears up for SXSW with its “PROJECT G.O.A.T.S.” celebrity interview series

Breaking down Apple's $1 billion courtroom victory over Samsung

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With a 20-page verdict form and 100 pages of instructions to explain it, many figured it would take longer for the jury to render a decision. But, the tech trial of the century has concluded, with Apple scoring a not-quite-flawless victory over its rival Samsung. While the company didn't...
Breaking down Apple's $1 billion courtroom victory over Samsung

Recommended @SoftwareCritics:'Math is a great blogger and a good person to know. ' http://bit.ly/bulccI #mrtweet

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Recommended @SoftwareCritics:'Math is a great blogger and a good person to know. ' http://bit.ly/bulccI #mrtweet

Facebook asks users to vote on future of voting system, hopes to revise governance policies

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Facebook's proposed policy tweaks are about to have their day in the polls -- not that the social network's users have much of a chance of shooting them down. Facebook's current governance policies allow for a vote on proposed changes when more than 7,000 comments are registered -- but...
Facebook asks users to vote on future of voting system, hopes to revise governance policies

Play World of Warcraft, get the person of your dreams? Well, there’s one stipulation…

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World of Warcraft is supposed to get you no significant other at all, unless you count your level 85 Dwarf. However, as it turns out, WoW players are quite incestuous, and tend to date other WoW players. That’s not a surprise, but what did catch us off guard is that WoW players...
Play World of Warcraft, get the person of your dreams? Well, there’s one stipulation…

How much is each Facebook user worth?

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Facebook’s latest valuation just reached over $100 billion, and for some reason that struck a chord with me, especially considering the number of users on Facebook. So, just because it’s an interesting thing to think about and not a serious calculation, we decided to do some math: We reported earlier today that the last auction of...
How much is each Facebook user worth?

How A Blogger Made $10,449 Per Hour

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As a reader of my site, you know that I am quite open about this fact: Blogs don’t make money. Businesses make money. And businesses sell things. Seems pretty simple, but most bloggers just fail to comprehend this one. They’ll chase the Adsense fairy for any loose change. To illustrate...
How A Blogger Made $10,449 Per Hour

How big might the market be for an Apple smart watch?

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Bloomberg does the math and says an iWatch would be a better bet for Apple than an iTV FORTUNE -- Led by Peter Burrows, a veteran tech reporter with more than two decades under his belt, Bloomberg has taken a second crack at the Apple (AAPL) iWatch story that the New...
How big might the market be for an Apple smart watch?

Tweetro talks Twitter app economics: After fees and token rules, is much money left on the table?

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TNW has covered the saga of Tweetro carefully. The Twitter app for Windows 8 banged into Twitter’s glass ceiling and was not offered more tokens, causing its developers to build a new version of its product, revoke all current user tokens, and charge for access to its new Tweetro+ product. TNW covered the...
Tweetro talks Twitter app economics: After fees and token rules, is much money left on the table?
How much is a tweet worth? About 1/10,000 as much as a Yelp review

Sorry English Majors, But You're 'Soft' And Likely Destined To Work In A Shoe Store

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Marc Andreessen is one of the smartest people in the tech world. He founded Netscape and now is a partner at Andreessen Horowitz, a venture capital firm that has led investments in startups such as Fab and Pinterest. (Full disclosure: Andreessen is also personally invested in Business Insider) This morning...
Sorry English Majors, But You're 'Soft' And Likely Destined To Work In A Shoe Store

Knowing the mind of God: Seven theories of everything - physics-math - 04 March 2010 - New Scientist

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Knowing the mind of God: Seven theories of everything - physics-math - 04 March 2010 - New Scientist
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