Sam Lavender

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Think Before You Stretch

Over time we’ve seen a growing number of creators adding “stretch goals” — unofficial targets beyond a project's funding goal, with promises of new …

Google Adds 79 Cloud And Big-Data Patents To Its Open Patent Non-Assertion Pledge

Earlier this year, Google pledged not to sue open-source developers over 10 patents related to MapReduce. Today, the company is expanding this pledge by adding 79 new patents to its Open Patent Non-Assertion Pledge. These patents, Google says, cover software that is “used to efficiently operate …

Fomo | Social Proof Marketing Platform

our vision is to give honest entrepreneurs the credibility they deserve. If you’re dishonest, go away.<p>I don't sell products. can I still use Fomo?<p>If …

Bloomberg.com

Chris Bryant<p>Herbie’s Had It, But Hippy Buses Haven’t<p>After the diesel emissions scandal, an electric camper van could be just what VW needs.<p>Mark …

Climate scientists must not advocate particular policies

As a climate scientist, I'm under pressure to be a political advocate. This comes mainly from environmentalists. Dan Cass, wind-farm director and solar advocate, preferred me not to waste my time debating "denialist morons" but to use political advocacy to "prevent climate catastrophe".<p>Jeremy …

Guardian Environment on Twitter: "Warm weather brings jellyfish bloom to UK seas http://t.co/fLZtmhkxv1"

10 Emerging Educational Technologies & How They Are Being Used Across the Globe

by Saga Briggs<p>For over a decade, the New Media Consortium (NMC) has been charting the landscape of emerging technologies in teaching, learning, and …