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Page through computer history with this complete scan of NeXT’s Fall 1989 catalog

An amateur computer historian has unearthed a cool piece of technology paraphernalia: NeXT’s Fall 1989 catalog. Kevin Savetz recently scanned the entire 138-page book, and posted the files to Archive.org. NeXT was the company that Steve Jobs founded in 1985 after he was fired by Apple. The company designed computer workstations and lasted through 1997, when Jobs was rehired at Apple. ... Read More »

HRD Minister Calls Meet With The States On Draft Education Policy

NEW DELHI:  In a bid to fine-tune the draft National Education Policy (NEP), Human Resources Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ has called a meeting with the education ministers of the states on June 22. The meeting will deliberate on the recommendations suggested by the draft policy. “Public suggestions are already being sought on the draft policy on the ministry’s website. Simultaneously, a ... Read More »

Schools, businesses grapple with schools’ computer education

TOPEKA, Kan. – Kansas leaders in business, education and politics are considering ways to update the state’s school curriculums to teach students computer science skills that will prepare them for how technology is changing the world. Making the changes would require overcoming several obstacles, including how to add more computer science courses without reducing time for traditional science subjects, and ... Read More »

In Major Revamp, Draft Education Policy Does Away With 10+2 Model of Schooling, Brings in 5+3+3+4 Format

New Delhi: The draft New Education Policy (NEP), 2019, has recommended the restructuring of the school curriculum and pedagogy in a new “5+3+3+4 design”. This is a major departure from the legacies of the National Policy on Education, 1968, which follows the “10+2” format in the school education system. The NEP committee, headed by former ISRO chief K Kasturirangan, is of ... Read More »

Trade bodies begin pre-budget consultations with finance ministry

With days remaining for the new government to take charge and the new council of ministers to be sworn in, all eyes are already on the finance ministry. With the economy losing steam, a number of trade bodies have already started their pre-budget consultations with the finance ministry. Even though the chambers of ministers are empty at North Block, the ... Read More »

“Terrorists use the internet in much the same way as other people.” How should tech companies deal with it?

How should tech companies regulate terrorist content? Brian Fishman, the policy director of counterterrorism at Facebook, published a paper in Texas National Security Review about the challenges that tech companies face in removing terrorist content from their platforms. It’s important to understand how terrorists use the internet, Fishman writes. Generally speaking, terrorists use the Internet in much the same way as other people: ... Read More »

The problem with Apple’s plan to sell services rather than gadgets

The usual hysteria around an Apple launch event this week took on a slightly unusual flavour. Instead of new gadgets making the headlines, it was intangible services to rent rather than own that spurred breathless tweeting from the assembled tech press in Silicon Valley. Announced were streaming TV (Apple TV+), digital news subscriptions (Apple News+), gaming (Apple Arcade) and an achingly-flash titanium ... Read More »

Master Business Finance With This Expert-Led Class

There are three basic requirements you must have if you want your new business to grow and thrive: a great idea, an outstanding work ethic, and money. These necessities are legs beneath the table of your business. If one fails, your whole idea (and the effort and cash you put into it) can collapse. No matter how many late nights ... Read More »

How Sony Sped Up A Factory With These Tiny, $35 Computers

Raspberry Pi’s like this one have helped make Sony’s manufacturing facility in Wales 30% more efficient, according to its general manager. IMAGE VIA SONY Open a box with a Raspberry Pi and it can seem like the rest of the computer is missing. Costing just $35, it’s a stripped-down circuit board covered with metal pins and squares, just enough hardware to power games ... Read More »

Hero updates multiple bikes with IBS

Hero Motocorp has updated a majority of its sub-125cc lineup with its version of a combined braking system called IBS (Integrated Braking System). The safety feature will be made mandatory on all two wheelers below 125cc from April 1, 2019. The update comes at a price hike varying between Rs 500 and Rs 2000, depending on the bike. The IBS ... Read More »