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Scientists discover nearby 'diamond planet'

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Scientists at Yale University have discovered a nearby super-Earth that is a “diamond planet” — a planet that has a mantle made of graphite and diamond.The planet, called 55 Cancri e, is just 40 light years from Earth and orbits the binary star 55 Cancri, which is located in the...
Scientists discover nearby 'diamond planet'
Research | Yale Researchers Ride Photons In Search of Quantum Computer

"The Mathematical Foundations of Consciousness," a lecture by Professor Gregg Zuckerman of Yale University

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"The Mathematical Foundations of Consciousness," a lecture by Professor Gregg Zuckerman of Yale University

Coursera partners with state universities to bring online education to millions

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Coursera just announced a partnership with some of the largest state universities in a bid to bring online education to millions of students. The online education provider has teamed up with a 10 state university systems and public university flagships, including the State University of New York (SUNY), and the University of...
Coursera partners with state universities to bring online education to millions

Inhabitat's Week in Green: Darth Vader lamp, 3D-printed inchworm and a cheap invisibility cloak

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Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green. As scientists and renewable-energy developers continue to make advances in solar and wind technology, it's becoming more apparent than ever that clean energy doesn't just...
Inhabitat's Week in Green: Darth Vader lamp, 3D-printed inchworm and a cheap invisibility cloak

Harvard vs. Yale: Open-Access Publishing Edition

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Harvard's library appears set to push open access harder than its Ivy League rival. Earlier this month, a special council to the Harvard library system sent a note to the school's entire faculty encouraging a broad range of measures to support open access journals, which are free and freely available....
Harvard vs. Yale: Open-Access Publishing Edition

DARPA's Amazing New Cyberarms

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New video cleared by DARPA shows robotic arms agile enough to pick up keys and playing cards. When DARPA decided to call their next generation of robotic pesudo-limb products ARMs--Autonomous Robotic Manipulation--they thought it was a pretty good pun. But while DARPA's ARMs have a clever name, prototypes released...
DARPA's Amazing New Cyberarms

Businessweek thinks that Apple's up to something Big & Britain's Privacy Regulator is Launching an Investigation into Google

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Businessweek thinks that Apple could be up to something mindboggling based on the fact that John Morrell is working at Apple. John Morrell left his post at Yale University last year and decamped to Apple, some members of the robotics community were perplexed. Morrell is a well-known robotics whiz and...
Businessweek thinks that Apple's up to something Big & Britain's Privacy Regulator is Launching an Investigation into Google

Republicans And The Trouble With Science

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Republicans have not had a friendly relationship with science these past few months: crazy theories about rape, attacking climate scientists, and referring to evolution as “lies straight from the pit of Hell.” Just yesterday, 2016 Republican presidential contender, Marco Rubio, made headlines for refusing to answer how old he thinks the...
Republicans And The Trouble With Science

Andreessen Horowitz invests $15M in hip hop Wikipedia Rap Genius

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$15 million is a lot of cash to invest in a rap lyrics site, but for Andreessen Horowitz its investment in Rap Genius is the start of something much, much bigger. Founded in 2009 by a trio of Yale University graduates, Rap Genius is a community-driven site dedicated to explaining and providing the context behind the...
Andreessen Horowitz invests $15M in hip hop Wikipedia Rap Genius
Sea levels will continue to rise even if we cut emissions

The Future of Social Is Video: Interview With Socialcam CEO Michael Siebel

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Socialcam is being called the "Instagram for Video" app. With this phrase comes the idea that, like seemingly every startup nowadays, the goal is to build an awesome and thriving community, pump up the product to the level of ultimate coolness and then cash in by selling to a...
The Future of Social Is Video: Interview With Socialcam CEO Michael Siebel

Conferences You Don't Want To Miss In April

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KEY (OUT OF FIVE): LEARNABILITY: SCHMOOZABILITY: COSTABILITY: April 2nd Where Conference, San Francisco Learn how to turn location tech into smart business at this O'Reilly confab. 5th Simmons Leadership Conference, BostonGirl power prevails at this women-only meeting, featuring speaker sessions by female power players such as HP CEO Meg Whitman....
Conferences You Don't Want To Miss In April

Major University Dumps Gmail Over Security Concerns

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The University of California – Davis has stopped using Gmail for its 30,000-member staff and faculty body. The university was trying Gmail for faculty and staff with plans to roll out service to the entire campus. But school officials say this email system isn’t secure or private enough to...
Major University Dumps Gmail Over Security Concerns

Atlas debuts appointment sharing app for simpler scheduling on-the-go

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale Sometimes the process of scheduling meetings takes up more time than the meetings themselves. Atlas launched a mobile scheduling app today that seeks to streamline this process. The apps for iPhone and Android cut down on all the...
Atlas debuts appointment sharing app for simpler scheduling on-the-go

Yale Delays Switch to Google Apps, Cites Security Concerns

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Yale University was set to switch over its campus from using Horde Webmail to Gmail and its complement of services included in the Google Apps for Education package, but officials in the Information Technology Services division have announced they’re putting that move on hold. The gradual transition to Gmail...
Yale Delays Switch to Google Apps, Cites Security Concerns
Real name registration: Is the last free space on China's Internet disappearing?
Portable laser can tell if you're eating your fruits and vegetables

Why You Should Start A Company In... New Haven

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Slate Ballard, cofounder of the coworking space The Grove, and Derek Koce, CEO of the product-development firm Independent Software, share five things you need to know about starting a business in New Haven, Connecticut. UNITED STATES OF INNOVATION New Ideas, New Markets, New Insights It used to be, if you...
Why You Should Start A Company In... New Haven

Prince of Persia creator returns to games with remake of Karateka

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After a stint in film, Jordan Mechner, a legendary game developer who created The Prince of Persia blockbuster video game series, is coming back into video games to remake his 1980s hit Karateka. Mechner’s Prince of Persia game series has sold more than 17 million units, accounting for well over...
Prince of Persia creator returns to games with remake of Karateka

As Enterprise Cloud Services Heat Up, Fruition Partners Alights On $12M To Tackle IT Specifically

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Fruition Partners, a Chicago-based startup that helps enterprises get their under-the-hood, IT operations into the cloud, has picked up $12 million in funding from Trident Capital, the VC that has backed a range of tech companies ranging from consumer plays like Kayak to more enteprise-focused startups like Qualys. The round...
As Enterprise Cloud Services Heat Up, Fruition Partners Alights On $12M To Tackle IT Specifically
How badly does the rebound effect undercut energy efficiency?
Robert Bork, controversial judge and modern meme, dies at 84 alongside his video privacy law
Yale researchers find small doses of ketamine can offer rapid relief from depression

Pinterest’s Unlikely Journey To Top Of The Startup Mountain

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Editor’s note: Derek Andersen is founder of Commonred and Startup Grind. Follow him on Twitter @derekjandersen. Over the past 12 months, I’ve had the pleasure of interviewing some of the Valley’s best entrepreneurs and investors at Startup Grind. People like Naval Ravikant, Kevin Rose, Tony Conrad, MG Siegler, Jeff Clavier, and others have inspired us with...
Pinterest’s Unlikely Journey To Top Of The Startup Mountain

On the Map by Simon Garfield - review

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Rachel Hewitt on a rollicking journey through the history of cartographyOn 9 October 1965, Yale University released to public view a map that caused a media frenzy "akin to the detonation of a small bomb". The so-called Vinland map was a crude creation on vellum, 27.8cm high by 41cm wide,...
On the Map by Simon Garfield - review

Nearby Planet Has Mantle Made of Motherf*cking Diamonds

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(Photo: Wikipedia) When we learned that the Mars Curiosity Rover had discovered a “shiny object” while searching the red planet, we worried that Mars would be the first planet saddled with human colonization–and we haven’t even established a Prime Directive, yet! But with news today that scientists have discovered a...
Nearby Planet Has Mantle Made of Motherf*cking Diamonds
'Halfway house' for old-school IT systems backed by $12M
'Prince of Persia' creator Jordan Mechner on telling stories in 48 kilobytes or less

What Makes Google Apps Tick

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Google for the past three years has been trying to upend the enterprise market’s leading software suite, Microsoft Office, with its cloud-based Google Apps. With cloud services now being widely adopted in the enterprise, the Mountain View, Calif.-based company’s offering is starting to pull ahead. Google currently claims some 2...
What Makes Google Apps Tick
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