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When You Wake Up Hungover At SXSW, This Startup and Its Lifeguards Will Nurse You Back To Health

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Vital info for anyone headed to SXSW in a few weeks: Simplee and UT Austin pre-med students are teaming up to get rid of hangovers at South by Southwest. Simplee is a Palo Alto-based startup that helps people save money on medical expenses. It connects users to insurance companies...
When You Wake Up Hungover At SXSW, This Startup and Its Lifeguards Will Nurse You Back To Health

Metamaterials and how to make something invisibile

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If you combine nanomaterials, lightwaves, and a supercomputer it’s possible to make an 18-centimeter tube invisible … to a microwave. Clearly this falls far short of the human hope of making an actual invisibility cloak, but it is an advancement in the science of cloaking objects, including airplanes or drones....
Metamaterials and how to make something invisibile

Facebook's Wonky Privacy Controls Now Outing LGBT Youth Without Their Consent

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(Photo: Smedio) Whenever Facebook is taken to task for its complicated yet miraculously ineffective privacy settings, its canned response typically amounts to, “We’re working to make our privacy settings as nuanced as possible.” But this statement, and the concept that Facebook cares about its users’ privacy, is almost antithetical to...
Facebook's Wonky Privacy Controls Now Outing LGBT Youth Without Their Consent
Seriously cool hardware startup: Lynx Laboratory's 3D imaging camera
"In the Studio," Nutanix's Dheeraj Pandey is Making Computing and Storage Converge

WOW the UT Austin | Portugal Advanced Digital Media program (@UTPortugal) looks AMAZING http://digitaltransformationschool.org/2010/

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WOW the UT Austin | Portugal Advanced Digital Media program (@UTPortugal) looks AMAZING http://digitaltransformationschool.org/2010/

Learning about Glenda Sims, Senior Systems Analyst IT Services at UT/Austin who @vdebolt profiles for Ada Lovelace Day - http://j.mp/d0DXfK

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Learning about Glenda Sims, Senior Systems Analyst IT Services at UT/Austin who @vdebolt profiles for Ada Lovelace Day - http://j.mp/d0DXfK

My Plans for SXSW

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Are you going to be in Austin, Texas for South by Southwest? So will I. So will Justin Levy and Colin Bower from New Marketing Labs. While we’re there, I’m definitely up for business meetings with people interested in talking about upcoming projects. I don’t like making set time...
My Plans for SXSW

Engineer Chooses Alley Over Valley Because NYC Has More Ladies

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Mr. Miller, pimp. (linkedin.com) The "I'm moving to New York" letter has become quite a genre as of late, and recent UT-Austin graduate Mike Miller decided to hop on the bandwagon with a post outlining the reasons he's packing up for the Alley instead of the Valley post-college. Sure, there's...
Engineer Chooses Alley Over Valley Because NYC Has More Ladies

Why email won't be replaced anytime soon

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Email overload has become a hot topic lately. An average person now gets over 100 emails per day, and an average corporate employee over 200. Companies are looking for ways to replace email or just turn it off. Google counted 24,000 mentions of “email overload” last year. Just within the...
Why email won't be replaced anytime soon

Why Parents Care About Teenagers Texting

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The mainstream media always seems to suggest that teens texting is not only annoying, but it's also a bad thing. Is this fact or media myth? A new study out yesterday from Pew shows that texting is yet again on the rise, from 50 texts per day in 2009...
Why Parents Care About Teenagers Texting
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