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Is Entrepreneurship Education Weakening in America?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Americans no longer perceive that their schools and universities are training them to become entrepreneurs the way they did only a few years ago. Between 2009 and 2012, the percentage of Americans who believe that their education made …

The Raspberry Pi B+ Adds More Ports and Features, Consumes Less Power

We love the Raspberry Pi, and today it got even better with the unveiling of the Raspberry Pi Model B+, an improvement on the Model B we know and …

Why I Left Advertising To Become A Software Designer

There’s a war for design talent between technology and advertising companies, with tech quickly gaining ground. Marc Scibelli of Infor explains why he left the ad industry after 18 years to focus on the UX of business software.<p>Last year, I surprised my friends, my colleagues, and myself when I left …

5 iPad Apps for the Productive 21st Century Student

When I was at school, I struggled badly with random, un-filed bits of paper, leaky ink cartridges in my Parker Pen and terrible hand writing (as well as chronic laziness and an addiction to Cricket). I’m sure this approach to my organisation affected my school work. If I would have grown up in the …

A closer look at the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

Okay, that's it. You've had enough of highly compressed video codecs that crap out on detailed shots and make decent color grading a pipe dream. Now that Blackmagic's $995 Pocket Cinema Camera (BMPCC) is RAW-ready, isn't it time to make the jump to higher bitrate video? Perhaps. The company's …

The Pattern Library: A Great New Resource For Designers (And Wannabes)

Repeating patterns are useful things. Whether you need a cool wallpaper for your desktop or smartphone, a texture to incorporate into your own design, or even just something you can print out on the inkjet when wrapping paper is getting low, everyone needs a good one every once and a while. From …

Rap Genius’s IPhone App Puts Annotations In Your Pocket

Rap Genius is bringing its user-generated annotations of the web to the iPhone. The company launched its first iPhone app, Genius, Tuesday, allowing fans to browse notations for song lyrics, news articles, poetry, history, and more.<p>“This is the true launch of Rap Genius,” cofounder Tom Lehman said …

CMYK Cards Let You Play Texas Hold ‘Em With Color

For the graphic designer-turned-card sharp, prepare to drool.<p>Forget about playing the A (ace), the J (jack), the Q (queen) or the K (king). Consider playing the C (cyan), the M (magenta), the Y (yellow), or the K (key, or black) instead, with this gorgeously colorful set of CMYK Playing Cards, now …

Using Arduino, Raspberry Pi and Android to monitor your home

Hey all,<p>Just thought I’d write an update to my post “Internet connected computer controlling a dumb fan. Inefficiencies of the modern gas forced-air …

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Why Brooklyn Is The New Mecca For Fledgling Tech Startups

Perhaps the grass is greener on the East Coast, but here in Brooklyn and throughout New York City, tech companies have been helping neighborhoods flourish because they are choosing to work in collaborative, creative environments.<p>We have not seen the insular migration patterns where firms attempt to …

SoundHound's music search app turns its focus to the Grammys with real-time updates and more

Awards nights tend to give rise to slews of app tie-ins, and for this year's Grammys, SoundHound's tossing its hat in the ring. In addition to being able to recognize songs by "listening" to them, the refreshed app comes with a dedicated page for the event that currently lists performers and …

Organization Uses Coding as a Leadership Development Tool and Looking to Grow Impact

One of the main philosophies at URBAN Teens eXploring Technology, the three-year old organization based in South Los Angeles, is that "nothing is hard, just a lot of work." The teens and staff live this mentality, making URBAN TxT's new crowdfunding campaign on Razoo that much more exciting as the …

When Black Girls Code

<b>Editor's Note:</b> This post is part of a series produced by HuffPost's Girls In STEM Mentorship Program. Join the community as we discuss issues affecting women in science, technology, engineering and math.<p>Six years ago, my parents tried to convince me to major in Computer Science. After Instagram …

Facebook will lose 80% of users by 2017, say Princeton researchers

Facebook has spread like an infectious disease but we are slowly becoming immune to its attractions, and the platform will be largely abandoned by 2017, say researchers at Princeton University (pdf).<p>The forecast of Facebook's impending doom was made by comparing the growth curve of epidemics to …

Apps to Get Your Kids Coding on the iPad Part 1

In the past, coding was a pretty niche affair, those of us with our Acorns, Spectrums and Commodore 64s experimenting with lines and lines of code. I remember as an 8 year old, spending ages typing out lines of code on my beige Acorn Electron to draw….a line on the screen. To add insult to injury …