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What Education Technology Companies Need To Know About Schools

As an innovation team focused on improving the world through education, my colleagues and I are often the first port of call for ed tech startups hoping to go to market or to scale their products globally. As such, we review hundreds of ed tech products per year and, in some cases, set up pilot programs to assess impact and ... Read More »

In finance, what is the greater fool theory?

This refers to a theory of asset pricing which states that the price of any financial asset is determined purely by what its buyers are willing to pay for it. In other words, the price of an asset has nothing to do with its underlying fundamental value but depends only on the emotions of buyers. The greater fool theory is ... Read More »

What to look for when buying a new computer, laptop or hybrid

Buying a new computer is a lot like ordering a pizza: You think it’s a fairly simple task until you realize how many choices you need to make. But if your existing machine is so old it could barely run solitaire, you’re probably due for an upgrade. The good news is two-fold: there are many new exciting developments in the ... Read More »

What would happen if I ate my computer? Asking for a friend.

The Guinness book of world records states that Michel Lotito died at age 57, of natural causes. But not before this competitive eater had consumed 18 bicycles, 15 supermarket carts, seven TV sets, six chandeliers, two beds, a pair of skis, a low-calorie Cessna light aircraft, and a computer. It’s unclear what compelled Lotito to do this, and whether he was aware ... Read More »

CCleaner hacked with malware: What you need to know

It seems that CCleaner, one of PCWorld’s recommendations for the best free software for new PCs, might not have been keeping your PC so clean after all. In an in-depth probe of the popular optimization and scrubbing software, Cisco Talos has discovered a malicious bit of code injected by hackers that could have affected more than 2 million users who downloaded the most recent ... Read More »

WHAT JAMES DAMORE GOT WRONG ABOUT GENDER BIAS IN COMPUTER SCIENCE

IN AUGUST GOOGLE employee James Damore made the news and even Wikipedia by publishing his speculation that female software engineers are underrepresented due to inherent biological differences. Although he admitted that implicit bias and explicit bias may exist, Damore wrote, “I’m simply stating that the distribution of preferences and abilities of men and women differ in part due to biological causes and that ... Read More »

New Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Leak Hints At More Secrets: What Are Those Cutouts For?

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 rumors are everywhere, already revealing most of the details that customers can expect from the upcoming smartphone. However, a new leak shows that Samsung might still be holding some secrets for the Galaxy Note 8. Samsung may have already revealed the design of the Galaxy Note 8 ahead of schedule through a tweet promoting the Exynos 8895, but ... Read More »

RAID: What is it and Do You Need It?

The recent release of Seagate IronWolf 10TB NAS Hard Drive showed just how far the technology behind storage has come. Just a few years ago, a 1TB hard drive was considered a leap forward. In fact, a 1TB hard drive is still big enough for the average computer user, but 10TB on a single hard drive is truly remarkable. Aside ... Read More »

DU admission 2017: Third cut off to release today, here’s what to expect

DU admission 2017: The University of Delhi (DU) will release the third cut-off list for admission of students to first year undergraduate courses from the academic term of 2017-18 today. Candidates who have applied for admissions at DU can check whether they have cleared the cut-off which will be made available on the official site tonight. While a number of ... Read More »

DU Admissions 2017: As admission season kicks off, here’s what to keep in mind

  With the Delhi University (DU) having announced its first cut-off list, applicants will now have three days to apply for admission into colleges and courses of their choice. For those who have not made it in the first cut-off list, the university will release its second list a week later, on July 1. Just like the registration process, the ... Read More »