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Women in science: know your limits!

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The recent 'revelation' that a popular science Facebook site is the work of a woman prompted a number of sexist comments, which were in turn met by serious criticisms. But if you ignore the overwhelming evidence to the contrary, it's true that women just aren't as good as scienceAs a...
Women in science: know your limits!
Nix Hydra Games debuts Hot Guy Alarm Clock app for young women (exclusive)

Make room for your grandparents. The Silver Surfer population is growing according to latest research

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If you’re thinking about marketing for the Web, make sure you remember the older generation as the latest research from Pew Internet & American Life Project and Forrester shows that more than half of all US adults over 65 are using the Internet or email and 49% of digital seniors...
Make room for your grandparents. The Silver Surfer population is growing according to latest research

Look At This Fucking Startup

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Substitute a Samsung Galaxy S and a Lost Tribe micro-brew and you’re good to go. (Photo: Amazon.com) Back in May, when Brooklyn’s hipster Northside Festival announced it would devote two days to the borough’s new creative class, CEO Scott Steadman explained it thusly, “A few years back, people would be...
Look At This Fucking Startup

Dwolla announces hackathon in Des Moines. First prize is a cow.

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In celebration of its first birthday, payments startup Dwolla has just announced something grand: “Old MacDonald Hack Day,” a hackathon in the startup’s home town of “Silicon Prarie” Des Moines on December 1st. As the title suggests, the prizes for the winning hacks aren’t typical. Instead of being awarded cash,...
Dwolla announces hackathon in Des Moines. First prize is a cow.

New music documentary breaks down stereotypes

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New music documentary breaks down stereotypes

Marketing Day: September 14, 2012

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Here’s our daily recap of what happened in online marketing today, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the web. From Marketing Land: Social Network Demographics: Pew Study Shows Who Uses Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest & Others There are stereotypes attached to certain... Please visit Marketing Land for the...
Marketing Day: September 14, 2012

On World Teachers' Day, Google announces YouTube now has more than 1,000 educational channels

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Today is World Teachers’ Day and Google has some news to share. YouTube has hit a new milestone: the video sharing website now features more than 1,000 educational channels. To celebrate teachers everywhere, Google has put together some new resources to make YouTube even more useful for learning. Oh, and...
On World Teachers' Day, Google announces YouTube now has more than 1,000 educational channels

Sheryl Sandberg Launches 'Lean In' Organization As A 'Global Community' For Working Women

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This morning Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg officially launched “Lean In,” a non-profit organization aimed at creating a global community that encourages women to continue to be active and ambitious in their careers even as they start families. The launch comes less than a week before Sandberg’s highly anticipated book, Lean...
Sheryl Sandberg Launches 'Lean In' Organization As A 'Global Community' For Working Women
Low-income kids of color SMASH into math and science at Stanford, Berkeley, UCLA, USC

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?
Stop Being Mean to Old People on Facebook, You Jerks
Keen On… Christian Lanng: Why All Current Business Software Is Crap [TCTV]

The Great CES Keynote Debacle: Qualcomm Had To Convince The World It Wasn't An "Ingredient" Company

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Going into this year’s CES, Qualcomm had a hell of a problem on their hands — how would a company that planned to talk about mobile chipsets of all things make its big keynote one to remember? As it turns out, its answer was to make said keynote as equally...
The Great CES Keynote Debacle: Qualcomm Had To Convince The World It Wasn't An "Ingredient" Company
For The First Time Ever, We're Seeing A Story Get Crazy Traffic From Google+ (GOOG)
What's the difference between consumer marketing and propaganda?
Shedding some light on Internet-connected bulbs
Why hiring B players will kill your startup

Entrepreneurial Stereotypes on Display at SXSW

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Quick, picture a tech startup founder: Are they male, maybe around 27 years old, a resident of Silicon Valley? Apparently that’s what it takes to build a tech startup for a seed incubation program, at least according to the explicit and implicit wisdom shared at Seed Combinators panel today at...
Entrepreneurial Stereotypes on Display at SXSW

Survey: iPhone users rank highest in terms of carrier and smartphone loyalty

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A recent survey conducted by VoIP service Rebtel has given insight into how mobile subscribers are reacting to call quality, how they deal with the choice between VoIP or a mobile carrier, and more. One of the key findings of the survey is that a whopping 128 million American mobile subscribers,...
Survey: iPhone users rank highest in terms of carrier and smartphone loyalty

RIM launches BlackBerry webisodes to shed stodgy image

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RIM has started up a BlackBerry Challenge Council in the hopes of getting rid of some stereotypes regarding the capabilities of its smartphones. The Council will host contests and produce webisodes that attempt to inform the public of the BlackBerry's real capabilities through comedy. The videos will feature MTV and...
RIM launches BlackBerry webisodes to shed stodgy image

Givit Aims to Be A Rare "Blue Lobster" Among Otherwise Commonplace Social Video Apps

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An estimated one in two million lobsters off the shores of America are blue. The odds of finding one are about as good as picking the “social video app” that’s going to be the next big thing among a sea of immitators. Stereotypes aren’t right 100 percent of the time,...
Givit Aims to Be A Rare "Blue Lobster" Among Otherwise Commonplace Social Video Apps

Web monitoring will lead to discrimination and blackmail | Isabella Sankey

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It seems whoever is in government, grandiose ambitions of the security state remain – and the potential for harm is greatWhen the Liberals and Conservatives delivered the first coalition government since the war, they bound themselves together in the language of civil liberties.Early signs were encouraging: Labour's controversial ID card...
Web monitoring will lead to discrimination and blackmail | Isabella Sankey

Silicon Valley won’t dominate the tech world forever

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Yesterday  I published a piece about Newry in Northern Ireland, which is looking to help boost its economy by encouraging a startup ecosystem. A little later, a post entitled ‘You will not be the next Silicon Valley, please stop trying‘ appeared over on Pando Daily, in which the author decided...
Silicon Valley won’t dominate the tech world forever
Awesome Offices: Inside 11 fantastic startup workplaces in Dublin

Debunking The Myth That The Internet Generation Doesn't Buy Or Read Books

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If you just listened to the popular press pushing stereotypes, you might think that kids these days can't think in complete sentences, let alone read anything longer than 140 characters (oops, this post is too long!). And, of course, there are a few luddites out there who keep insisting that...
Debunking The Myth That The Internet Generation Doesn't Buy Or Read Books

@jethrocarr http://twitpic.com/13okqo - I see you are indeed working hard to battle the stereotypes that oppress those of our kind. :-) Enjo

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@jethrocarr http://twitpic.com/13okqo - I see you are indeed working hard to battle the stereotypes that oppress those of our kind. :-) Enjo
Google Cares Less About SAT Scores And GPA Because They Have Better Hiring Data

Will ‘crazy’ tax leave Berlin unable to compete?

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What makes a city competitive for startups? VCs, angels and cheap desk space, to be sure, but also nuts-and-bolts stuff like transport and taxation. As Om noted in December, Berlin’s airports are quite small, but the city had a plan. The two currently operational airports — Tegel and Schoenefeld —...
Will ‘crazy’ tax leave Berlin unable to compete?
The top 10 bike-friendly cities in America: Yes, Portland coasts to top of list
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