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Don't Innovate, Imitate

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What's the quickest way to startup success? One is to think of a great innovation. Another is to copy someone else's great innovation. That's a lot easier than coming up with your own. And it's often a shorter, surer path to your first million - or billion. Just ask the...
Don't Innovate, Imitate
Like for Sale: Invasion of the Fugazi Facebook Friends

Startup vet, aeronautical expert to lead University of Washington's college of engineering

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Michael Bragg The University of Washington continues to undergo a radical transformation under the direction of president Michael Young. And today the university took a big step in one of its critical departments, naming Michael Bragg as dean of the College of Engineering. Bragg — an aeronautical engineer who specializes...
Startup vet, aeronautical expert to lead University of Washington's college of engineering

Cannon.fm Launches Local Music Streaming Radio App

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In an attempt to watch their development, I’ve been keeping tabs on a small Columbus OH startup called Cannon.fm. I first talked with them several weeks ago before their product launch, and have been interviewing them occasionally, to see how they are adapting, changing, improving, revising their business model and...
Cannon.fm Launches Local Music Streaming Radio App

The Sikh woman who stood up to online abuse about her facial hair

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When a picture of student Balpreet Kaur was posted on the website Reddit and attracted insulting comments, she responded calmly - and earned a well-deserved apologyThis is a story of Reddit, race and taking pictures of women without their consent. Remarkably, it has a happy ending.Earlier this week, an unidentified...
The Sikh woman who stood up to online abuse about her facial hair

Techies Waiting to See How Big of a Pain Regulators Will Be in 2013

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It was a big year for takin’ it to the streets. (via foursquare) It’s cold as a witch’s tit, the Port Authority was evacuated this morning thanks to a rank gas smell, and one Betabeat reporter just burnt her arm on the heating pipe in her bathroom. Clearly 2013 is...
Techies Waiting to See How Big of a Pain Regulators Will Be in 2013

Don't Innovate, Imitate

www.readwriteweb.com
What's the quickest way to startup success? One is to think of a great innovation. Another is to copy someone else's great innovation. That's a lot easier than coming up with your own. And it's often a shorter, surer path to your first million - or billion. Just ask the...
Don't Innovate, Imitate

Humans and silicon don't mix, but a new material coating could put chips inside our bodies

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Silicon is cheap — a feature that has made it a darling of the electronics industry. But it has a major problem: It doesn’t play well with people. “People are the worst enemy of silicon,” said Paul Berger, an electrical and computer engineering professor at Ohio State University. “When we...
Humans and silicon don't mix, but a new material coating could put chips inside our bodies
Silicon Prairie startup MindMixer nabs $4M to bolster civic engagement

Billionaires Really Are Smarter Than The Rest Of Us, Researcher Finds

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It's common knowledge that success is two-parts hard work and one-part luck. But what about smarts? Are the world's richest people really the most intelligent people around? Pretty much, yes, according to new research by Duke University's Jonathan Wai, sent to Business Insider and first reported by CNBC's Robert Frank....
Billionaires Really Are Smarter Than The Rest Of Us, Researcher Finds
Playing the Hero: Why we make good moral choices in video games

To cut pollution, install green power in the coal belt

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Ohio State University solar house could be more efficient at reducing pollution than it would be in California. colincookman Proponents of renewable energy technology are often the first to explain that green energy does more than just reduce carbon dioxide emissions—it also helps produce power without the air pollution linked...
To cut pollution, install green power in the coal belt
An App Called PAUL Predicts The Videos You Want
Multitaskers experience emotional benefits despite decreased productivity, according to study

What Copycats Know About Innovation

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Featured Guest: Oded Shenkar, professor at Ohio State University's Fisher College of Business and author of Copycats: How Smart Companies Use Imitation to Gain a Strategic Edge....
What Copycats Know About Innovation

Struggling to get a GPS lock on your smartphone? Blame nuclear testing

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Struggling to get a GPS lock on your smartphone? Blame the testing of nuclear bombs, according to new research from Ohio State University.As you’re surely aware, nuclear blasts create a huge amount of heat, light, and sound energy. Even though the test is underground, some of this energy eventually makes...
Struggling to get a GPS lock on your smartphone? Blame nuclear testing

Why Moms Spend Way More Time On Facebook After Having A Baby

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A small study of first-time parents shows that new mothers visit Facebook more than they did before they gave birth, NewsRoomAmerica reports. The study, led by Sarah Schoppe-Sullivan, an associate professor of human development and family science at Ohio State University, tracked 154 new mothers, most of whom are white and...
Why Moms Spend Way More Time On Facebook After Having A Baby

Coursera doubles university count to 33, now hosts over 200 courses for over 1.3 million students

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Coursera today announced 17 new universities have signed agreements with the education technology company to bring courses online for free, in the areas of music, medicine, humanities, and so on. The addition more than doubles the service’s total count of supported schools. Coursera now hosts more than 200 courses from...
Coursera doubles university count to 33, now hosts over 200 courses for over 1.3 million students

Ohio State University begins testing 500-terawatt laser on May 15th

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Ohio State University will begin live testing its 500-trillion-watt laser on May 15th in an effort to explore the theory behind fusion and work out how it might be possible to create sustained fusion reactions as a future source of power. The laser has taken six years to build,...
Ohio State University begins testing 500-terawatt laser on May 15th
Utilities embrace Green Button energy data project

Apple says iTunes U content hits one billion downloads

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In line with an increased number of press releases issued this year, Apple has just announced via a press release on its website that iTunes U content has now reached 1 billion downloads. It also shared some stats on the service that is now “the world’s largest online catalog of...
Apple says iTunes U content hits one billion downloads

Researchers capture first-ever images of atoms moving inside a molecule

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The headline sums it up nicely but really, those photographic acrobatics account for only part of the story. Starting from the beginning, a research team led by Louis DiMauro of Ohio State University used an "ultrafast" laser to knock an electron out of its orbit, which scattered off the...
Researchers capture first-ever images of atoms moving inside a molecule

Late Night TV/Computer Sessions Linked With Depression

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LONDON (Reuters) -Sitting in front of a computer or TV screen late into the night or leaving it on when you fall asleep could increase your chances of becoming depressed, according to a study by U.S. scientists. The study, by a team of neuroscientists at Ohio State University Medical Center...
Late Night TV/Computer Sessions Linked With Depression

I.B.M. and Ohio State University to Open Center for Big Data

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I.B.M. is opening a new data analytics center in Ohio, where it plans to hire 500 business analysts and researchers over the next three years. It will also work with Ohio State University to train students to fill a predicted skills gap in the fast-growing field of Big Data analytics....
I.B.M. and Ohio State University to Open Center for Big Data

EA Says It's Going To Keep Using Manufacturers' Guns In Its Games -- It's Just Done Asking Permission

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Given the current climate surrounding guns, violent video games and all points where the two intersect, it's not surprising that a large developer like EA would attempt to distance itself from gun manufacturers. No, EA isn't going to stop making video games with real-life weapons in them. It's going...
EA Says It's Going To Keep Using Manufacturers' Guns In Its Games -- It's Just Done Asking Permission

Columbia, Brown, and 15 More Universities Join Coursera's Free Online Platform

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Coursera, the platform for "massively open online courses" founded by Daphne Koller and Andrew Ng of Stanford, announced today that it has doubled its number of university partners. The new roster includes several global institutions. Since its debut earlier this year, 1.3 million people have signed up for a free...
Columbia, Brown, and 15 More Universities Join Coursera's Free Online Platform

MindMixer Raises $4M For Its Community Engagement Tools

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MindMixer, a startup that helps organizations like the City of San Francisco gather ideas from their communities, has raised $4 million in Series B funding. When the company announced its $1.9 million Series A last year, CEO Nick Bowden recalled his work in urban planning, when local governments and agencies...
MindMixer Raises $4M For Its Community Engagement Tools

Violent video games and aggression: A cumulative effect?

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An Ohio State University study suggests that the negative effects of playing violent video games can accumulate over time. [Read more]...
Violent video games and aggression: A cumulative effect?

Viral Video: "Gangnam Style" Goes "Call Me Maybe"

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Will there ever be a viral music hit going forward that does not spur an endless series of online video copycats? Nope. Thus, after Carly Rae Jepsen’s hit song “Call Me Maybe” was redone over and over, it’s time for Psy’s “Gangnam Style” to get its moment in the...
Viral Video: "Gangnam Style" Goes "Call Me Maybe"

Buckeyes to fire 500 trillion watt laser May 15th in a short, cheap burst

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High-energy laser fusion experiments evoke extreme numbers -- not only in power but also in greenbacks. Sure, the current champ at the National Ignition facility in Livermore, CA can pump out a 411 trillion watt pulse, but at what price? A taxpayer-busting $200,000 per shot, with a $4 billion...
Buckeyes to fire 500 trillion watt laser May 15th in a short, cheap burst
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