The Importance of Empowering Students Today to Solve for Tomorrow

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What do an urban planner in California, a dentist in Texas, and an engineer in New Jersey have in common? They use math every day. Whether you realize it or not, mathematics is central to many occupations. According to the … WIRED » Innovation Insights

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Nike Is Said To Be Killing Off The FuelBand

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 Bad news, Fuel fans: Nike is purportedly killing off their wearable hardware efforts, including the FuelBand. Just a few days ago, folks started whispering about shakeup in Fuelband land after the following post popped up on Secret: Now, sure enough, CNET says they’ve got a person-in-the-know confirming that the majority of the 70-person FuelBand team has been let go. It’s …

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The Bias Against Innovation

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When businesses and institutions are under the stress to change or innovate, their focus is on people rather than process. Many times they fail, because change and innovation are stifled by cognitive bias and the right environment of their business … WIRED » Innovation Insights

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Guides.co Aims To Be The Hub For Companies’ White Papers And How-To Content

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 There are plenty of how-to sites on the Internet, but sometimes, in the words of Guides.co CEO Scott Annen, you need to look up something “more complicated than tying a tie or stuffing a turkey.” When you do, Annen is hoping you’ll visit the Guides.co website. He argued that most forms of content have been reinvented for the digital world, …

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It’s not just you: Terms of Service agreements really are confusing, study finds

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You know that page with a check box you haphazardly agree to on the way to signing up for various online services? The one with the hundreds (or thousands) of words of legal mumbo jumbo? Yeah, we do the same thing — it’s okay. It’s because those… Engadget RSS Feed

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What is This?

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No, this is not a deleted scene, or an abandoned set from a science fiction movie. But you’re not far off. Actually this colourful structure is the 50m tall, 1000-tonne mobile launch gantry for ESA’s Vega launcher in French Guiana, as seen from the bottom looking up, captured by photographer Edgar Martins. (via ESA) Gizmodo UK

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New leak sheds light on the design of the LG G3

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So far most of the LG G3 leaks have been focused on the specs, but now we’re getting word on how the phone might look. The latest leak comes from an unnamed source who spoke to the Bulgarian blog Nixanbal and claimed that the LG G3 will have a polycarbonate matte back, but that the look will be similar to …

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IBM Watson-Powered Mobile Apps Can Reinvigorate Brick-and-Mortar Retailers

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It’s safe to say that many of us are fans of online shopping. The ease of use, convenience and abundance of available products make it incomparable to brick-and-mortar retail. Yet every now and then many of us get the urge … WIRED » Innovation Insights

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Google Misses in Q1 With Revenue Of $15.42B, EPS Of $6.27 As Its Cost-Per-Click Fell 9%

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 Following the bell, Google reported its first quarter financial performance, including revenue of $ 12.20 billion excluding traffic acquisition costs (ex-TAC), $ 15.42 billion including those costs, and earnings per share of $ 6.27. Analysts and investors had expected Google to earn $ 6.40 on revenue of $ 12.25 billion (ex-TAC), or $ 15.54 billion including traffic costs. Google’s revenue was… Read More TechCrunch

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Office 365 Personal now available for $7 per month

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Office 365 Personal, a leaner version of Microsoft’s subscription-based productivity suite, is now available for $ 70 per year or $ 7 per month. The new package lets you use Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, Publisher and Access on one Mac or… Engadget RSS Feed

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Inherently Hybrid: If The Question Is Public vs. Private Cloud, the Answer Is ‘Yes’

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Those who ask, “what is the state of IT in today’s cloud-driven world?” are posing the wrong question. That’s because today’s enterprise IT has no state; it is, in many aspects of the word, stateless. IT is in a state … WIRED » Innovation Insights

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Etsy Details Pricing For Wholesale Business, Now Nearing Public Launch

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 Etsy announced a new channel for its online crafts marketplace last year, with the launch of Etsy Wholesale. The service, which allows sellers to connect with qualified retailers around the U.S. and elsewhere, is now nearly ready to exit from beta testing, the company says today, with a public launch set for later this summer. More importantly, Etsy is now announcing …

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