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Inside Udacity's struggle to reinvent and democratize higher education

Sebastian Thrun left a high-powered Silicon Valley life — working in Google's secretive Google X lab, teaching about artificial intelligence and robots at Stanford — to pursue what he deemed a higher calling. Thrun started a company called Udacity, designed to "disrupt the university." His …

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14 Winter Survival Tips

October 28, 2013 by Melanie Swick | 4 Comments<p>Winter brings the holidays, visions of sugar plums dancing in our heads, and awkward time with family …

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Smartphone cameras can give away PIN codes, researchers warn

<i>Correction: This article originally said the user’s eyes were what gave away the code, but it is in fact the orientation inferred from captured</i> …

Bitcoin gets ready for the government

As Bitcoin gets an increasing amount of attention from the government, the entrepreneurs and advocates behind the digital currency are getting ready for their close-up.<p>They are hiring lawyers skilled in navigating the regulatory gauntlet, political operatives who can deal with the curiosities and …

TSA behavior-monitoring program may not be worth the cost, GAO says

WASHINGTON — The Transportation Security Administration, already under a harsh spotlight due to the shooting attack this month at Los Angeles International Airport, has spent nearly a billion dollars in recent years on a passenger behavior-monitoring program that has not been scientifically proved …

WikiLeaks publishes secret draft of Trans-Pacific Partnership treaty

WikiLeaks has published a leaked draft of a secret international trade agreement that could create stricter laws governing digital copyright and freedom of speech. The leaked chapter focuses on intellectual property rights, and is part of a broader agreement called the Trans-Pacific Partnership …

How to Crack a Wi-Fi Password

Cracking Wi-Fi passwords isn't a trivial process, but it doesn't take too long to learn—whether you're talking simple WEP passwords or the more …

Anonymous Hacker Jeremy Hammond Sentenced To Max Penalty Of 10 Years In Prison

One of the most active hackers in the collective known as Anonymous and the source of WikiLeaks’ largest ever leak of secret documents was sentenced Friday to 10 years in prison–the most severe penalty so far of any of the activist hackers who rampaged across the Internet in the chaotic summer of …

How to Erase Yourself From the Internet

If your growing weariness of being constantly tethered to the internet has become overwhelming, it might be time to scrub yourself from the social …

FBI monitored anti-war website in error for six years, documents show

The FBI monitored a prominent anti-war website for years, in part because agents mistakenly believed it had threatened to hack the bureau’s own site.<p>Internal documents show that the FBI’s monitoring of antiwar.com, a news and commentary website critical of US foreign policy, was sparked in …

The CIA Is Taking Its Time Handing Over the Drone Program

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>For about the last seven months, people have celebrated reports that America's drone program would …