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Why Federal College Ratings Won’t Rein In Tuition

Why Federal College Ratings Won’t Rein In Tuition | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
An ambitious plan to create a better-informed marketplace for education doesn’t take into account how public universities are funded.
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A Conversation With Michael Harris, Author of 'The End of Absence'

A Conversation With Michael Harris, Author of 'The End of Absence' | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Mr. Harris tries to remind people in his new book that solitude in the digital age is important to find a sense of self.
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Self-Driving Cars Face Serious Roadblocks, Experts Say - IEEE Spectrum

Self-Driving Cars Face Serious Roadblocks, Experts Say - IEEE Spectrum | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
The technical and safety challenges are tremendous, says panel of researchers
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MacArthur Foundation surprises 21 fellows with 2014 ‘genius’ grants and $625,000

MacArthur Foundation surprises 21 fellows with 2014 ‘genius’ grants and $625,000 | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
The MacArthur Foundation announces 21 “genius” fellows for 2014 and gives each $625,000.
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How to be a Truth-Teller in the Trenches of Leadership

How to be a Truth-Teller in the Trenches of Leadership | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
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University of California Plans Venture-Capital Fund for Campus Startups

University of California Plans Venture-Capital Fund for Campus Startups | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
The University of California may fund a $250 million investment pool to back startup companies springing from research conducted by faculty and students.
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10 Best-Kept Business Secrets in the World [VIDEO]

10 Best-Kept Business Secrets in the World [VIDEO] | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Some of the greatest well-kept business secrets from All Time 10s.
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The curious histories of 10 common computer messages

The curious histories of 10 common computer messages | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
You may know what these messages mean, but do you know where they came from in the first place?
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Google Report Shows Governments' Increasing Demands for Users' Data

Google Report Shows Governments' Increasing Demands for Users' Data | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Google fielded 15 percent more requests for user data in the first six months of 2014 than in the previous six months.
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Here’s Why You Should Never Send An Email That Says ‘Please Call Me'

Here’s Why You Should Never Send An Email That Says ‘Please Call Me' | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
[Business Insider] Have you ever sent or received an email at work that said, "Please call me," or, "I need to speak to you, please give me a ring," with no additional information?
Jon Steinberg, CEO of the Daily Mail, North America, recently wrote a LinkedIn post in ...
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Wear Your Own Device set to become next big headache for IT departments

Wear Your Own Device set to become next big headache for IT departments | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Some 83 percent of NHS trusts have no wearables strategy in place
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7 Tech Projects That Could Revolutionize Your Daily Life

7 Tech Projects That Could Revolutionize Your Daily Life | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Entrepreneurs are quietly challenging how we live day-to-day. Here are seven tech projects we're watching that could change up our routines.
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Sun and Wind Alter German Landscape, Leaving Utilities Behind

Sun and Wind Alter German Landscape, Leaving Utilities Behind | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Germany’s renewable-energy push has had an impact far beyond its shores, driving down costs faster than almost anyone thought possible just a few years ago.
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41 little-known social media features

41 little-known social media features | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Here is a comprehensive list of Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, Pinterest and Instagram features you may not have heard about.
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New Legislation Would Make Banning Negative Yelp Reviews Illegal

New Legislation Would Make Banning Negative Yelp Reviews Illegal | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Your right to write angry Yelp reviews may soon become law.
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China, the Climate and the Fate of the Planet

China, the Climate and the Fate of the Planet | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Inside the slow, frustrating - and maybe even hopeful - struggle to reduce China's climate-changing pollution.
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9 nightmare sci-fi virtual realities that are closer than you think

9 nightmare sci-fi virtual realities that are closer than you think | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Emerging technologies in virtual and artificial reality blur the line between science and fiction
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What is Social Proof and Why is it Important for Your Business?

What is Social Proof and Why is it Important for Your Business? | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
What is social proof you ask? This blog discusses just that, and how you can use Facebook, Twitter, and Foursquare as social proof.
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Koch Foundation Proposal to College: Teach Our Curriculum, Get Millions

Koch Foundation Proposal to College: Teach Our Curriculum, Get Millions | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Documents show group sought control over hiring at Florida State.
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WikiLeaks Exposes Countries That Use Controversial 'FinFisher' Surveillance Tech

WikiLeaks Exposes Countries That Use Controversial 'FinFisher' Surveillance Tech | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
WikILeaks has published new files relating to the controversial surveillance tech company FinFisher, revealing four new customers.
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5 Easy Ways to Become a Better Public Speaker -- Fast

5 Easy Ways to Become a Better Public Speaker -- Fast | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
With some tips and some practice, you can leave a lasting impression that you will want people to remember.
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How the Cloud Is Changing the Way We Work

How the Cloud Is Changing the Way We Work | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Tech is continuing to change how we work, and the cloud is the key driver in allowing us to clock in and contribute from anywhere in the world.
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20 insane rules the Senate has for its members

20 insane rules the Senate has for its members | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
The Senate is weird.
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Security tops CIO worries; IT budgets, turnover on the rise

Security tops CIO worries; IT budgets, turnover on the rise | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Enterprises' five largest IT investments are analytics and business intelligence, data center infrastructure, ERP, software development, and cloud computing.
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Smartphones: The Corporate Personality Test

Smartphones: The Corporate Personality Test | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
The smartphone offerings of Apple, Amazon, Microsoft and Samsung have a lot to say about the companies’ approach to most everything.
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