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10 simply brilliant shower thoughts about Albert Einstein

10 simply brilliant shower thoughts about Albert Einstein | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Simple, yet genius, thoughts about Albert Einstein from the subreddit r/showerthoughts.
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Special Report: 50 Years of Moore's Law - IEEE Spectrum

Special Report: 50 Years of Moore's Law - IEEE Spectrum | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
The glorious history and inevitable decline of one of technology’s greatest winning streaks
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As encryption spreads, U.S. grapples with clash between privacy, security

As encryption spreads, U.S. grapples with clash between privacy, security | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Privacy advocates say attempts to bypass encryption will create vulnerabilities for hackers to exploit.
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Top Trends Driving the Data Center in 2015

Top Trends Driving the Data Center in 2015 | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
To ensure that IT can adapt to ever-changing business requirements, infrastructure needs to be cost-effective to fund and enable innovation.
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Online Test-Takers Feel Anti-Cheating Software’s Uneasy Glare

Online Test-Takers Feel Anti-Cheating Software’s Uneasy Glare | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
School administrators say for online learning to be legitimate, testing has to be monitored. Proctortrack is a new anti-cheating program being used by some universities.
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If Algorithms Know All, How Much Should Humans Help?

If Algorithms Know All, How Much Should Humans Help? | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Data science offers a lot of promise in many fields, but for now, it seems wise to keep human beings in the loop.
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Two German businessmen are on a daring mission to save migrants from drowning in the Mediterranean

Two German businessmen are on a daring mission to save migrants from drowning in the Mediterranean | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
They bought a ship for &u0024;162,000 to patrol the Mediterranean Sea.
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A Wi-Fi Barbie Doll With the Soul of Siri

A Wi-Fi Barbie Doll With the Soul of Siri | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Companies like Mattel are readying electronic toys that will use Web connections to talk back to children, raising some concerns about privacy.
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The 10 weirdest job interview questions for 2015

The 10 weirdest job interview questions for 2015 | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Top companies are going beyond the usual questions about strengths and weaknesses in favor of more difficult -- and more telling -- interview questions.
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The case for quitting e-mail

The case for quitting e-mail | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
If you want something to stay private, don’t write it in an e-mail, don’t use the phone and don’t text about it.
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Forget Harvard and Stanford. It really doesn’t matter where you go to college

Forget Harvard and Stanford. It really doesn’t matter where you go to college | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
A new book shows that people of all ages and walks of life have found success without degrees from brand-name universities.
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Stop Spying on Wikipedia Users

Stop Spying on Wikipedia Users | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
The N.S.A.’s surveillance undermines the free exchange of knowledge on which we all depend.
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How to calculate the real costs of developing and delivering MOOCs - eCampus News

How to calculate the real costs of developing and delivering MOOCs - eCampus News | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Researchers at Brown and Columbia attempt to determine the total costs of MOOCs, and if it’s all worth it.
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A Drug Trial’s Frayed Promise

A Drug Trial’s Frayed Promise | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
A study of the drug Seroquel XR for patients with borderline personality disorder exposes the tangled mess of interests for academics and universities involved in clinical trials for the pharmaceutical industry.
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Restaurant owner left a touching note when she discovered someone digging in her trash

Restaurant owner left a touching note when she discovered someone digging in her trash | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
A restaurant owner in Oklahoma offered a free meal for the person digging through the restaurant's trash.
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China Is Said to Use Powerful New Weapon to Censor Internet

China Is Said to Use Powerful New Weapon to Censor Internet | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
The tool allows Beijing to intercept foreign web traffic and inject malicious code, and it could have more powerful capabilities.
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Five Critical Questions to Ask Before Moving Data to the Cloud

Five Critical Questions to Ask Before Moving Data to the Cloud | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
The real mystery begins when organizations start taking a closer look at the cloud's inner workings.
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Microsoft at 40, the iPad at 5 and the always-changing nature of tech

Microsoft at 40, the iPad at 5 and the always-changing nature of tech | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Forty years ago, Microsoft was founded. Five years ago, the iPad was launched. What these two events say about the changing nature of tech.
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Introducing the selfie shoe

Introducing the selfie shoe | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
The latest in wearable technology is a completely serious product and not at all associated with April Fools' Day.
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America suffers from too much democracy

America suffers from too much democracy | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Why the U.S. envies Lee Kuan Yew’s achievements in Singapore.
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Tesla basically just ignited the driverless car era

Tesla basically just ignited the driverless car era | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
The computer-controlled driverless car is barreling down the road of the future towards us. We've known this for a long time, but the speed and the matter-of-factness with which...
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Bill Would Limit Use of Student Data

Bill Would Limit Use of Student Data | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
The Student Digital Privacy and Parental Rights Act would place constraints on how education technology companies use or disclose students’ personal information.
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Google CFO retires with a candid memo about work/life balance

Google CFO retires with a candid memo about work/life balance | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Patrick Pichette, one of Google's highest-ranking executives, announced on Tuesday that he'd be retiring from his role at the company.
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Lynn University To Track Student Attendance by iPad Location -- Campus Technology

Next spring, Lynn University in Boca Raton, FL, will pilot Core Principle's Class120, technology that monitors class attendance by "pinging" the location of students' iPads.
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