Charles Haylock

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Pizza, programming, and starting an industry: Bill Gates, the college years

Bill Gates' presence as a titan of the computing industry is now taken for granted, but before all that he was just a (rather extraordinary) college student. Biographer Walter Isaacson takes a look at the software mogul's earlier years at Harvard for the <i>Harvard Gazette</i>. It's a look back at a human …

Amazing Little Puffer Fish Creates Ocean Floor ‘Crop Circles’ … Now with Video | Colossal

<p>Right around this time last year, news broke about the discovery of an amazing little puffer fish capable of creating elaborately designed ‘crop …

An open letter to the President, just posted at the Guardian:

<i>An open letter to the President, just posted at the Guardian:</i><p>What are you thinking, Mr President?<p>Is this really the legacy you want for yourself: the chief executive who trampled rights, destroyed privacy, heightened secrecy, ruined trust, and worst of all, did not defend but instead detoured around so many of the fundamental principles on which this country is founded?<p>And I voted for you. I'll confess you were a second choice. I supported Hillary Clinton first. I said at the time that your …

Bunkr Is The PowerPoint Killer We’ve All Been Waiting For

French startup Bunkr is focused on one simple task: killing PowerPoint. To achieve this goal, the company’s well-designed web app will help you collect visual content and organize it into slides. The result is a very visual HTML5 presentation that works on your computer, phone or tablet. You can …

Why Your College Student Should Start a Business

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Have you seen the cost of tuition lately? This hit home for me personally as my oldest child is heading off to college this fall. While the options vary on how to pay for tuition, it is certainly a challenge when a college …

Small Business

Latino And Low-Income Students Underrepresented At Top Colleges

Realtors aren’t the only ones to understand the value of location, location, location. This also applies to Latino and low-income students that hope to attend elite colleges.<p>A recent study published by Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce highlights the importance of where …

Why We Won't Need College in 15 Years

We all have that one thing in our lives we keep around without really knowing why. If you live and work in a big city, you may still have your car from the days when you used to live in the suburbs. At one time, the car had a purpose. But now? It just collects parking tickets and bird poop.<p>If you …

Pre-College Conversations: When to Step in Over Money Matters

What Do You Wish You Knew Before Starting College?

Welcome Week is fast-approaching and a new class of college students is prepping for the first year of university life. Whether students are dorming …

4 Alternatives to a Four-Year College Degree

A traditional four-year degree isn't your only ticket to a good job with a solid salary.<p>It doesn't take a math major to see that something isn't …

College & University

Exploring different career paths in the gaming industry

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>When most people imagine careers in the video game industry, they immediately think of developers. As the medium grows more popular, more jobs are opening up …