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Google teams up with Harvard and MIT to help boost free online courses

Google said today that it will develop software for edX, a nonprofit created by Harvard and MIT that solicits and distributes online courses for free. Open edX, as the effort is called, is a platform for creating courses that can be taken by anyone with internet access. The move builds on Google's …

13 Ways College Students Waste Money And Opportunities

While a college degree may give graduates a leg up in their careers, students who graduate with high student loan debt can find that ticket to be a costly one.<p>According to a study by the public policy research organization Demos, student loan debt may be more detrimental to your financial future …

Why You Need To Brag More (And How To Do It)

Think hard: When’s the last time you took credit—really took credit—for a job well done? Without giving props to others, shying away from praise, or otherwise shifting the recognition to anyone but yourself?<p>A May 2013 study published in the <i>Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin</i> found that women …

Nuclear Waste Will Never Be Laid To Rest At Yucca Mountain

Some thought the idea of using Yucca Mountain that is 90-miles outside of Las Vegas as a permanent nuclear waste disposal site was, well, buried. Not so, now that a federal appeals court has ordered the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to continue the licensing process.<p>The big question is whether the …

The Next Frontier In Computing: Your Brain

At a recent conference IBM researchers unveiled a new computer architecture in the hope of creating a computer as powerful as the human brain. Using simulations of “enormous complexity,” the researchers have created an architecture, named TrueNorth, that could lead to a new generation of machines …

Don’t Be Scared If Your Surgeon Is Wearing Google Glass In The Operating Room

Five years down the line, don’t be surprised if surgeons are wearing Google Glass in the operating room. In fact, some surgeons–in San Francisco, …

This Software Won't Let You Look Away

The creepiest educational technology yet<p><i>Updated, 3:45pm.</i><p>It's hard to imagine a creepier educational technology than "FocusAssist," a new feature announced by online training company Mindflash last week. Designed to be used in corporate training courses on iPad, FocusAssist, according to <i>Businessweek</i>:<p>…

Big data is a bubble? Don’t tell that to these guys

There has been some talk lately that big data is a bubble — that it has been overhyped, oversold and over-invested. I don’t think that’s the case, …

Feds Seize Another $2.1 Million From Mt. Gox, Adding Up To $5 Million

Bitcoin exchange service Mt. Gox‘s financial troubles are even more worrying than anticipated. On Monday, GigaOm reported that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security had seized $2.9 million from Mt. Gox’s Dwolla account. But The Genesis Block found out that Mt. Gox’s Wells Fargo accounts were …

Tesla is optimistically going ahead with taking orders in China

On Wednesday (Aug. 21), Tesla Motors officially started taking orders in mainland China. It announced the milestone on the new must-have for any company doing business there—a Sina Weibo account.<p>Tesla has been riding a high since it announced earlier this year it had taken over 300 orders for its …

Meet the algorithm that can spot and kill Twitterbots before they ever start spamming

There’s a war raging on the Twitter platform, and chances are you’re already part of it even if you don’t know it. It’s a war against the growing …

Supplier Continental expects self-driving cars by 2020

Continental, a major automotive supplier in Germany, expects its technology research will yield self-driving cars by 2020.<p>The company has invested more than $130 million on self-driving car research so far, said spokesman Vincent Charles. It began participating in DARPA self-driving car challenges …

College Student Put His Life Savings Into Tesla, Made A Killing

A year later, he's glad he ignored their warnings.<p>The 22-year-old student at the University of California, Berkeley invested $30,000 into Tesla stock a year ago and has parlayed it into an investment worth approximately $250,000 today.<p>"I was always preaching to my friends, 'Tesla's gonna be huge' …

Google updates search to show synonyms, translation

Credit: theantonyryan/Flickr<p>On their Google+ page, everyone’s favorite search-centric company announced an improvement to their core function. In addition to providing definitions, Google will now give you examples of how the word is used, as well as synonyms.<p>Users can either enter “define:” …

A Gaming Ultrabook Grudge Match -- Razer Blade Pro Versus MSI GS70 STEALTH

The next-gen marriage of Intel‘s Haswell CPUs and NVIDIA’s GTX 765M mobile graphics card in tandem with some genius design chops has created an entirely new class of product: the gaming ultrabook. In the 17″ class, Razer’s Blade Pro signaled a bold shift away from bulky 2-inch tall monsters, …

Moto X-style Active Notifications app is now available for more Android devices

One of the best features on the new Moto X(s goog) is its Active Display, which lets you receive updates and notifications even when its phone is …

Survey says: 85% of iPhone owners likely or very likely to upgrade

Apple’s(s aapl) core audience of iPhone owners may be the most loyal customers when it comes to upgrading to new models. According to a recent …

YouTube Star Freddie Wong Starts Slinging Taco Bell

Here’s yet another answer to the “How Do You Make Money On YouTube” question that’s currently befuddling many video makers and investors: Get famous …

CHART OF THE DAY: iPhone Buyers Are Younger, Richer, And Better Educated Than Samsung Smartphone Buyers

For the past couple of years, Samsung has been mocking Apple in its advertising.<p>One of the overt messages delivered repeatedly is that Apple's iPhone is no longer hip. It is for old dorks. Samsung is for the hipsters, says the advertising.<p>Well, the latest data from Consumer Intelligence Research …

Dropbox Giving Users 1GB of Extra Space Just By Linking To Mailbox

Cloud storage service Dropbox has revealed a nice little easter egg that is gives users 1GB of additional space for free. All that’s required to take advantage of this offer is to link your Mailbox account with Dropbox.<p>We’re told that once Mailbox’s iOS app is installed, just go to the Settings …

Wacom announces affordable pressure-sensitive Creative Stylus for drawing & painting on an iPad

Wacom, the company that makes professional-grade drawing tablets with four-figure price-tags, has just announced something a little more affordable: the Intuos Creative Stylus for iPad at $99.<p>Wacom claims the pressure-sensitive stylus with 2,048 levels of pressure sensitivity provides a realistic …

Open thread: is Timely the new standard in Android app design?

Epithets like “beautiful” and “well designed” get thrown around pretty liberally when it comes to apps. But few Android applications have been received with such general acclaim as Timely.<p>Timely is a clock app developed by Bitspin, a team of four Swiss developers, over a period of four months. …

The iPhone 5C Isn’t For The US; It’s The iPhone For The Rest Of The World

Reports suggest that Apple will introduce a cheaper plastic-bodied iPhone 5C on September 10. The 4-inch phone will supposedly replace the iPhone 4 and the iPhone 4S in the product lineup. While the company will certainly gain market share in the lower-end spectrum of the smartphone market in the …

When Whistleblowers Disrupt Transparency (via Tom Tomorrow)

The 9 Coolest Space Photos From Astronaut Karen Nyberg

Dispatches from Nyberg's Pinterest page<p><i>Click here to enter the gallery</i><p>Our Earth can be a violent, desperate place. Sometimes it's nice to take a broader view and be reminded the blue marble can also be a beautiful place to live. Astronaut Karen Nyberg joined the International Space Station as a …

The First Quantum Teleportation In A Computer Chip

In a milestone for quantum computing, researchers at ETH Zurich have demonstrated quantum teleportation in a solid-state circuit. Even more, they’ve broken something of a quantum speed record – they estimate that their system could teleport 10,000 quantum bits per second. This teleportation …

Battle Of The Brands: Companies With The Best Grammar Win

I’ve talked about the evidence that good grammar increases your income. Rob Asghar has identified the grammar felonies that could actually prevent you from getting a job. Forbes staffer Zack O’Malley Greenburg has even demonstrated that top earning musicians are most always the ones who use grammar …

Top 25 Quotes To Discover The Leader In You

I was inspired by author Dave Kerpen’s recent article that shared his top 25 leadership quotes. As he aptly noted, great quotes inspire us to change, to grow, and to become our best selves. In that same vein, I’m sharing my own favorite famous and not-so-famous quotes that have inspired me and my …

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