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How Mark Zuckerberg’s control of Facebook lets him print money

When Mark Zuckerberg pays astronomical prices for unprofitable start-ups like Oculus ($2 billion) and WhatsApp ($19 billion), the Facebook CEO and founder is paying with a special currency, all his own: Facebook stock.<p>Many mergers and acquisitions are funded with company stock, of course, and in …

RT @johnmaeda: Steve Jobs on the disease of believing that 90% of the work is having a great idea … via @cdixon http://t.co/4yT1EJlmrx

Toward a Pill That Helps Us Learn as Fast as Kids

Scientists are using mood drugs to return the adult's brain to an earlier stage of development. Here's why that won't be easy.<p>Shannon, a 14-year-old who lives in Massachusetts, has amblyopia, a condition sometimes referred to as “lazy eye.”<p>You can’t tell by looking at her, though. Unlike some …

Whatever’s Best For The People, That’s What We Do

Earlier today, Dustin Curtis wrote a post about the recent Facebook desktop redesign.<p>Dustin makes a few assumptions about the rationale behind the …

Whatever goes up, that's what we do • Dustin Curtis

But there was a serious problem: the numbers. According to several people I’ve spoken to, Facebook found during testing that users who were switched …

North Korean students must now all wear Kim Jong Un's "Chinese smuggler" haircut

A disturbing new turn in the North Korean Official Haircut Story: men <b>male students</b> can no longer choose from 18 approved haircuts and must henceforth …

How one college went from 10% female computer-science majors to 40%

Yes, we know there aren’t enough women in tech. Yes, we know we need to change the ratio.<p>One college has found the answer.<p>With a three-step method, Harvey Mudd College in California quadrupled its female computer science majors. The experiment started in 2006 when Maria Klawe, a computer scientist …

Women in Tech

Greetings from Planet Facebook

<i>You blink and open your eyes to a fantastic new sun above your head. You're lying in a field of tall grass, but in the distance you hear sounds of machinery. The city. As you lay there, a blimp begins to float into view, its bulbous shape painted in the striking cherry red and stark white ripple of</i> …

How to Know When Apple Finally Gets iCloud Right

WWDC 2013 is fast approaching, and chances are good that we'll get some sort of preview and song and dance about how iCloud sync is even better than …

Imu, Renzi: “Cambiale a Berlusconi”. Epifani: “Non è regalo a nessuno”

”L’essere intervenuti sull’<b>Imu</b> è una cambiale che si paga all’accordo con Berlusconi”. Parola di <b>Matteo Renzi</b>, che in un’intervento a <i>Radio 24</i>, torna a …

Crisi, auto: la riscoperta del “modello base” e l’abbandono dell’optional

Esiste, l’abbiamo vista e ci siamo anche saliti; provarla no, perché praticamente è un esemplare unico, probabilmente tenuto religiosamente sul …