princeton

princeton

Instagram Founder’s Girlfriend Learns How To Code For V-Day, Builds Lovestagram

Connecting with Fans from World Cup™ Training

blog.facebook.com
Ahead of the World Cup kicking off on June 11, we've asked Landon Donovan of the U.S. Soccer team to offer his perspective on the tournament and the role that staying connecting to fans through Facebook plays in preparing him and the team for the world's biggest football event. The...
Connecting with Fans from World Cup™ Training

Engineers Solve 80-Year Old Puzzle to Make Computer Modeling 100,000 Times Faster [Science]

gizmodo.com
A quantum physics breakthrough that can predict the kinetic energy of electrons in simple metals—and semiconductors—will enable computers to simulate the behavior of new materials up to 100,000 times faster than they currently can. That's huge. Princeton engineer Emily Carter led the project, which took an equation by Llewellyn Hilleth...
Engineers Solve 80-Year Old Puzzle to Make Computer Modeling 100,000 Times Faster [Science]

Researchers create world's first 3D-printed bionic organ

www.extremetech.com
A group of researchers at Princeton and Johns Hopkins have combined biology and electronics to create the first 3D printed organ -- a bionic ear. While this is more of a technology demonstration, 3D printing continues to astound, showing that artificial organs of the future need not be limited to...
Researchers create world's first 3D-printed bionic organ

Apple Acknowledges, Prepares to Patch iPad Wi-Fi Bug

www.readwriteweb.com
It's never easy being an early adopter of first generation hardware, but for a select group of iPad owners, an irritating Wi-Fi bug has put a damper on the fun of using the latest touch-based mobile computing gadget from Apple. Shortly after its official launch, a number of iPad owners...
Apple Acknowledges, Prepares to Patch iPad Wi-Fi Bug

First Round Capital expands Dorm Room Fund to NYC

pandodaily.com
First Round Capital’s Dorm Room Fund concept which debuted at the University of Pennsylvania last year has expanded to New York City, covering Columbia, NYU, Princeton, and the Cornell Tech Campus. In each case, a team of students receives $500,000 and is asked to invest $10,000 to $20,000 in 10 student-run...
First Round Capital expands Dorm Room Fund to NYC

Wireless tooth tattoo can detect bad bacteria

news.cnet.com
Researchers at Princeton say the sensor adheres to dental enamel and might one day continuously monitor a patient's health. [Read more]...
Wireless tooth tattoo can detect bad bacteria

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

www.nytimes.com
Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

How to Do Energy Storage on a Massive Scale

www.theatlantic.com
Meet Danielle Fong, co-founder of LightSail Energy. Danielle Fong is not one to make things easy for herself. At 12, she dropped out of middle school and... went to college. After finishing up at Dalhousie University, she enrolled in a Princeton PhD program at 17, where she wanted to work...
How to Do Energy Storage on a Massive Scale

Princeton Report Identifies iPad DHCP Problem

www.net.princeton.edu
iPads are continuing to use IP addresses after their leases have expired.  ★ ...
Princeton Report Identifies iPad DHCP Problem

Princeton Explains Network Issues For iPad Users And Has Banned The Devices Until Apple Finds A Fix

www.lockergnome.com
Princeton Explains Network Issues For iPad Users And Has Banned The Devices Until Apple Finds A Fix
With Nationwide University Hackathon, General Catalyst Aims To Give Students Early Intro To Startup Life
Keen On… George Dyson: How The Builders Of Our Digital Universe Made A Deal With The Devil [TCTV]

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (AAPL, GOOG, RIMM)

www.businessinsider.com
Good morning! Here's the news: Google's Terminator glasses will be ready for sale by the end of the year. Nightline aired a special on Apple's Foxconn factories last night -- here's what you missed. Foxconn allegedly hid underage employees for its most recent inspection. Someone is paying tribute to...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (AAPL, GOOG, RIMM)
3D printed 'bionic' ear combines cartilage with an antenna

Branch rolls out Groups to organize conversation parties

gigaom.com
Branch, a recently launched conversation platform funded by two Twitter founders, is now introducing a new feature called Groups, that allows a set of people to establish a little community for discussions. Instead of inviting individuals into Branches over and over again, a host can set up a group that can...
Branch rolls out Groups to organize conversation parties

Hackers Team GhostShell Leak 120,000 Records From 100 Major Universities in 'Project WestWind'

betabeat.com
screengrab Team GhostShell returned late Monday with Project WestWind: a leak of 120,000 records from 100 major universities around the world. Team GhostShell is the hacking group behind Project Hellfire, which launched in August this year. Project Hellfire lifted 1 million accounts from 100 websites around the world, compromising data from the CIA and...
Hackers Team GhostShell Leak 120,000 Records From 100 Major Universities in 'Project WestWind'

Fiesta.cc, An Idiot-Proof Way To Send Group Emails, Closes Up Shop

www.businessinsider.com
Mike Dirolf, the young founder of an idiot-proof way to send group emails, is shutting down his startup Fiesta.cc. Fiesta.cc allowed users to create group email lists from the carbon copy field without ever having to visit another web page. Dirolf says he lost interest in what he was...
Fiesta.cc, An Idiot-Proof Way To Send Group Emails, Closes Up Shop
Ivy League Students Get A Behind-The-Scenes Look At Dropbox, Cue, Romotive, And More

Now Princeton And Other Universities Ban The iPad Too

www.ubergizmo.com
Now Princeton And Other Universities Ban The iPad Too

Two $5,000 RECAP Grants Given Out In Memory Of Aaron Swartz For Improvements In Recap

www.techdirt.com
Back in January, we had mentioned that Aaron Greenspan had offered up three $5,000 grants in memory of Aaron Swartz, for certain key improvements to RECAP, the browser extension that automatically uploads PACER documents to the Internet Archive, making them publicly available. The Center for Information Technology Policy at Princeton...
Two $5,000 RECAP Grants Given Out In Memory Of Aaron Swartz For Improvements In Recap

AppleiPadBuzz: Princeton: iPad/iPhone OS 3.2 Stops Renewing DHCP Lease http://goo.gl/fb/xWJAv #ipadhardware #wifi

www.padshock.com
AppleiPadBuzz: Princeton: iPad/iPhone OS 3.2 Stops Renewing DHCP Lease http://goo.gl/fb/xWJAv #ipadhardware #wifi
Why Do Some Programming Languages Live And Others Die?

Peer Progress and Regulation 2.0

www.avc.com
As some of you know, we have had an activist in residence at USV for the past year. His name is Nick Grossman and he has helped us to understand the public policy implications of the rise of networks that we are so actively investing in. The idea of a...
Peer Progress and Regulation 2.0

Twitter's Evan Williams, Betaworks' John Borthwick, MySpace's Michael Jones And Mozilla's John Lilly Are All In A Room Talking Right Now

www.businessinsider.com
Twitter cofounder Evan Williams, Betaworks founder John Borthwick, Slide founder Max Levchin, MySpace founder Michael Jones and Mozilla Corp CEO John Lilly are having a conversation right now. They're hanging out on a new startup, Branch, a group blogging platform for thought leaders. Evan Williams is moderating the discussion....
Twitter's Evan Williams, Betaworks' John Borthwick, MySpace's Michael Jones And Mozilla's John Lilly Are All In A Room Talking Right Now

Princeton crafts a 3D printed bionic ear with super hearing, creepy looks

www.engadget.com
Scientists have toyed with printing ear implants for ages, but they've usually been more cosmetic than functional. Princeton has just developed a bionic ear that could transcend those mere replacements to offer a full-on upgrade. Rather than seed hydrogel with cells and call it a day, the researchers 3D...
Princeton crafts a 3D printed bionic ear with super hearing, creepy looks

Solving College With Big Data

www.readwriteweb.com
College is stuck in the past, and tech is always trying to tow it out of the mud. The trick is finding a solution that provides more access to higher education, improves the learning experience, and enables future improvement, instead of miring college in some company's proprietary system. Coursera...
Solving College With Big Data

Conversation starter Branch opens to the public

gigaom.com
Branch, the communications service that has won the backing of two Twitter founders, is now exiting private beta as it looks to become a hub for online interaction. Last month, I profiled the company and its young Princeton drop-out founder Josh Miller, who explained that Branch was trying to be...
Conversation starter Branch opens to the public

shiftit – Project Hosting on Google Code

www.sordyl.info
This application will let you resize and move your windows without having to using a mouse. Following are some of things you can do with the Shift It: Shift the focused window to left/right/top/bottom half of the screen. Resize the focused window to fill the whole screen. Move the...
shiftit – Project Hosting on Google Code

Branch Raises $2 Million From SV Angel And Others

www.businessinsider.com
We've learned that Branch raised a round from SV Angel and a bunch of other investors. A source close to the company says it's close to $2 million. Other investors in the round include Lerer Ventures, Rick Webb, Lucas Nelson, Ryan Freitas, and David Tisch. Josh Miller left Princeton...
Branch Raises $2 Million From SV Angel And Others
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?