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Today is finally 'Back to the Future' Day, Internet.

Today, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015 is the actual day that Doc Brown, Marty McFly and Jennifer descended upon Hill Valley, California in Doc's DeLorean …

How Do You Guarantee You Are Paying The Lowest Price For Goods Online? Try Flubit

This week I am writing about 5 London start-ups that I believe will enjoy success in 2015. Today I am focusing on Flubit, the site that guarantees to create you a lower price than the one you were about to pay to purchase goods online.<p>Bertie Stephens is one of Flubit’s founding partners, and he …

eCommerce

Schools, Teachers, And Inequality: Joel Klein's Memoir Is Complicated

When Joel Klein sent me his new book, <i>Lessons of Hope: How to Fix Our Schools,</i> I realized I was finally going to have to learn a bit about the man.<p>I read the book. And then I skimmed as much of the anti-Joel-Klein criticism as I could dig up before heading to his offices at Amplify Learning, where …

Education

This Industry Is Still Completely Ridiculous

Things are getting pretty strange out there. Roughly a year ago I wrote a post entitled “This Industry Is Completely Ridiculous.” Since then, as you probably already know, our world has gotten even more surreal. If anything the ridiculousness is accelerating. It’s like the tech industry is subject …

Tech Industry