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Day in Tech – 9/9/14

Today’s tech news was largely centered around the Apple event: Apple announced Watch – The new Apple product actually looks like a watch (the fashion world’s reaction). Right now most …

An Interview With Reasoning Mind: The Future of Math Education

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Last month, the Tech Review spent some time learning about Reasoning Mind, a non-profit organization based in Texas that seeks to bring a superior math education to young children–especially those …

Facebook and the Internet of Things

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Ever since Mark Zuckerberg announced his intent to make Facebook the world’s best “personalized newspaper,” I’ve been contemplating the implications of such a mission. Facebook is already playing a part …

Interview with David Blake: The Future of the Degree

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Massive open online courses—or MOOCs—have garnered a lot of attention as educational institutions and private citizens alike join the movement to educate the masses. The benefit of MOOCs for people …

In Memory of AOL 7.0

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This guest post is by Ryan Brenner as part of a forthcoming guest contributor program. The views expressed herein are solely those of the author. I feel bad for everyone born …

Google Launches First Art, Copy, and Code Project, Calls Into Question The Scaleability of the Future of Advertising

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The Official Google Blog, via TechCrunch: Art, Copy & Code is a series of projects and experiments to show how creativity and technology can work hand in hand. Some of …

Easy or Right: The Paradigm Shift Groupon Needs

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Yesterday, the Groupon board bid adieu to founder Andrew Mason. Now former CEO Mason writes on his personal blog (h/t Daring Fireball): After four and a half intense and wonderful years as CEO …

Using Big Data to Catch Cheaters

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Elizabeth Auritt and Delphine Rodrik for The Harvard Crimson: David Malan’s popular “Introduction to Computer Science” has a unique advantage in detecting cases of cheating: A simple algorithm run on …

Inside Google’s Garden: How “Open” Built a Walled Garden, or, Why Google’s Okay With the Fact that Pew Doesn’t Know What Google+ Is

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People still do not know what to make of Google+. As Taylor Buley for TechCrunch reported: According to [Pew] survey designer Maeve Duggan … “In pre-survey testing, we found that respondents had a difficult …

Be Bold

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Just as the advent of the telegraph and telephone transformed the primary way by which people communicate from afar, so too has the rise of text messaging and instant messaging …