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Pinterest Announces Inclusion Labs with Paradigm for More Diversity

Pinterest Announces Inclusion Labs with Paradigm for More Diversity

Pinterest shared its workplace diversity statistics. Pinterest also outlined its 2016 goals in a blog post....

Jul 31 2015, 5:25am CDT

Higher Ed Tenured Women Find Facetime Failing

Higher Ed Tenured Women Find Facetime Failing

A two-part series focusing on the role of women facing tenure in higher education shows the difference in pay gap, administrati...

Jul 26 2015, 1:30pm CDT

Higher Ed Tenured Women Face Difficulties in Pay, Representation Gap

Higher Ed Tenured Women Face Difficulties in Pay, Representation Gap

A two-part series focusing on the role of women facing tenure in higher education shows the difference in pay gap, administrati...

Jul 25 2015, 11:06pm CDT

New 2015 Parrot MiniDrone Line-Up includes Hydrofoils

New 2015 Parrot MiniDrone Line-Up includes Hydrofoils

Parrot unveiled their new generation of miniDrones consisting of 13 models, featuring for the first time a swimming drone....

Jul 3 2015, 3:01am CDT

Secret of the Perfect Fire Revealed

Secret of the Perfect Fire Revealed

A Duke University professor unraveled the secret of the shape of a perfect fire....

Jun 8 2015, 6:10am CDT

Colleges Rewarded for Economic Diversity

Colleges Rewarded for Economic Diversity

The new prize will give monetary support to colleges who admit lower-income students....

Apr 8 2015, 7:15am CDT

Republican Representatives Call For Food Stamp Purchase Transparency

Republican Representatives Call For Food Stamp Purchase Transparency

Currently, almost 47 million people receive food stamp, or Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), in the U.S. Montan...

Jan 31 2015, 3:24pm CST

At CES 2015, You will learn How to Plan, Execute and Win in 2015

At CES 2015, You will learn How to Plan, Execute and Win in 2015

Patrick Stroh is the author of Business Strategy; Plan, Execute, Win! The book will be featured in Gary’s Book Club on Wednesda...

Dec 13 2014, 4:31am CST

Nobel Peace Prize 2014 Announcement Coming

Nobel Peace Prize 2014 Announcement Coming

The 2014 Nobel Peace Prize will be announced today. Watch the live stream below....

Oct 10 2014, 2:00am CDT

2014 Top 10 Party Schools according to Playboy Magazine

2014 Top 10 Party Schools according to Playboy Magazine

Playboy Magazine has released this week again their ranking of the Top 10 Party Schools in the United States. Maybe its time to...

Sep 17 2014, 12:57pm CDT

Coursera App Review

Coursera App Review

Coursera is a highly innovative app that has brought about thorough mobile education which is free, and open to any willing ind...

Jul 7 2014, 1:41pm CDT

Tips to Earn College Scholarships

College Scholarships: Tips to Earn Scholarships

Read on the following steps to earn college scholarships on campus....

May 15 2014, 11:40am CDT

Poll shows that many Americans question big bang theory

Poll shows that many Americans question big bang theory

People are sure about smoking causing cancer, but not the big bang theory...

Apr 22 2014, 12:53pm CDT

Amplify's Middle School Content: Learning is Beautiful

Amplify's Middle School Content: Learning Is Beautiful

Amplify just unveiled their digital ELA curriculum for grades six, seven, and eight. “It took a long time in gestation because...

Mar 3 2014, 6:21am CST

Big Data Bypasses C-Suite

Everywhere you turn today it seems like someone is hawking something to do with big data—today’s corporate “must have”. It seem...

Feb 25 2014, 11:11am CST

Could The U.S. Military's New Search Engine Replace Google?

Could The U.S. Military's New Search Engine Replace Google?

When DARPA wants a next-generation search engine, Google had better pay attention. DARPA, or the Defense Advanced Research Proj...

Feb 24 2014, 10:16am CST

The New Science Of Efficient Organizations

A recent survey reported that the consulting industry raked in $39.3 billion in 2012, renting out their advice t0 the world’s m...

Feb 24 2014, 12:16am CST

Why Do Nerds Become Successful CEOs?

Why Do Nerds Become Successful CEOs?

My son is halfway through his freshman year at college and is trying to decide on a major. He asked me over Christmas break for...

Feb 10 2014, 8:34am CST

10 Ways Technology Will Rock Your Dining Experience In 2014

10 Ways Technology Will Rock Your Dining Experience In 2014

Technology is not the thing most restaurant owners have devoted their lives to mastering. But, as smartphones become increasing...

Feb 8 2014, 2:00am CST

Technology: Training our Work Force to Keep Up and Adapt

Technology: Training our Work Force to Keep Up and Adapt

There used to be a popular cartoon with a caption that said, “To err is human, to really foul things up requires a computer.” &...

Feb 7 2014, 11:10pm CST

Cambridge May Reject Too Generous donation in Honour of Stephen Hawking

Cambridge May Reject Too Generous donation in Honour of Stephen Hawking

An American philanthropist’s $6-million (£3.63m) donation in honour of Stephen Hawking is in danger of being rejected by Cambri...

Feb 5 2014, 10:45am CST

Why Google Can Not Run The World: Wisdom = Data + Experience

Why Google Can Not Run The World: Wisdom = Data + Experience

Google’s purchase of Nest moves it one step further into the Internet of Things and a completely connected world. There’s no do...

Feb 5 2014, 10:06am CST

Big Data Debates: Machines Vs. Humans

Are machines better than humans at making decisions? Andrew McAfee has formulated in the Harvard Business Review Blog yet anoth...

Jan 31 2014, 8:08pm CST

Scholarships on Campus that can be yours

Scholarships can be yours

With the winter holidays over, every college-going student is headed back to his usual classes. And with money being a scarce c...

Jan 29 2014, 6:51am CST

8 Surprising Facts About Kids and Screen Time

8 Surprising Facts About Kids and Screen Time

Most of the parents I speak with worry about screen time. I’m a so-called ‘expert,’ so they ask me for advice. How many hours a...

Jan 28 2014, 4:40am CST

Data Science At Manheim

Data Science At Manheim

As ones and zeros eat the world, data is the new product and data science is the new process of innovation. The International I...

Jan 28 2014, 4:20am CST

new bot on the block

New bot on the block

Fukushima changed robotics. More precisely, it changed the way the Japanese view robotics. And given the historic preeminence o...

Jan 28 2014, 3:42am CST

Best Online Colleges

Best Online Colleges

Among the best online colleges, that give tutorials while staying within the confines of cyberspace, are several state-of-the-a...

Jan 17 2014, 8:19am CST

Multimillion-Pound Brain Fund Set Up To Stop Teachers Buying Into Neuroscience Myths

Multimillion-Pound Brain Fund Set Up To Stop Teachers Buying Into Neuroscience Myths

Neuroscience is full of urban myths that have latched on to the collective consciousness and stuck there. It’s not just the obv...

Jan 7 2014, 1:56pm CST

Withings Aura Monitors your Sleep Conditions and uses Light and Sound

Withings Aura Monitors your Sleep Conditions and uses Light and Sound

Aura promises to help you sleep better using lights and sound...

Jan 6 2014, 10:42am CST

I4U news

Young Women Are Busy Knocking Down Barriers In Business

It doesn’t take much to kick off a raging debate about the lives of working women. Consider how quickly, Lean In entered the le...

Jan 6 2014, 10:36am CST

Ed Tech And Activism Are Reinventing Education On 30 Under 30

Ed Tech And Activism Are Reinventing Education On 30 Under 30

This is the era of the edu-preneur, when being a K-12 or higher ed  professional can mean anything from cofounding a start-up w...

Jan 6 2014, 7:26am CST

Finding A Mentor Is Easier Than You Think

Finding A Mentor Is Easier Than You Think

January is National Mentoring Month, so I decided focus this blog on ways to find career mentors. Finding career mentors may ac...

Jan 6 2014, 4:26am CST

UFO Sightings Reported

UFO Sightings Reported

On New Year Eve, UFO sightings over northern California reported by many people....

Jan 3 2014, 10:58am CST

Dare To Embrace Uncertainty In 2014

Dare To Embrace Uncertainty In 2014

A new year is upon us. If you’re anything like me, right about now you’ve probably begun to think about what you can do (or sto...

Dec 30 2013, 1:01am CST

Why Is Machine Learning (CS 229) The Most Popular Course At Stanford?

Why Is Machine Learning (CS 229) The Most Popular Course At Stanford?

“New Brainlike Computers, Learning From Experience,” reads a headline on the front page of The New York Times this morning. The...

Dec 29 2013, 12:06pm CST

What's In Your 2013 Career Highlight Reel?

What's In Your 2013 Career Highlight Reel?

As you inch closer to the end of the year, you might already be focused on plans for 2014. However, don’t forget to celebrate t...

Dec 20 2013, 3:01pm CST

I4U news

Craigslist Ad: 'Get Paid $40,000 To Attend Harvard For Me'

A Craigslist job listing posted earlier this week (since flagged for removal) looked to hire one man to attend Harvard in place...

Dec 20 2013, 9:26am CST