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These 10 Real-Time Visualizations Put the World in Perspective

These 10 Real-Time Visualizations Put the World in Perspective | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Look through these perspective-shifting real-time data visualizations to get an idea on what's happening in the world right now.
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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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中文媒體不只是「製造業」,是真的在造業!從「佛像裡有木乃伊」看我們悲劇性的新聞品質 - The News Lens 關鍵評論網

中文媒體不只是「製造業」,是真的在造業!從「佛像裡有木乃伊」看我們悲劇性的新聞品質 - The News Lens 關鍵評論網 | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
在新聞業者而言,速度與品質兩相權衡,被犧牲的往往是後者,因為新聞的快速上架,更能為他們帶來看得到的立即效益(點閱率、按讚數)。
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Watch Leonard Nimoy's best moments as Spock on 'Star Trek'

Watch Leonard Nimoy's best moments as Spock on 'Star Trek' | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Now that Leonard Nimoy is no longer with us, it's worth remembering the moments that made Spock the outstanding character he is.
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Net neutrality wins: FCC votes to protect an open Internet

Net neutrality wins: FCC votes to protect an open Internet | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Net neutrality advocates rejoiced on Thursday as the FCC voted to enact strict regulation on the companies that connect people to the Internet.
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This 15 year old is making $500,000 a year in the babysitting business

This 15 year old is making $500,000 a year in the babysitting business | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Noa Mintz started her own babysitting business three years ago and never looked back.
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Apple plans two European data centers running on renewable energy

Apple plans two European data centers running on renewable energy | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
With data storage in the European Union, the company will not need to export data to the U.S. or to other data protection regimes.
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Stephen Hawking congratulates Eddie Redmayne in touching Facebook message

Stephen Hawking congratulates Eddie Redmayne in touching Facebook message | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
He wasn't at the Oscars on Sunday in Los Angeles, but Stephen Hawking let the world know Monday morning how proud he was of Eddie Redmayne.
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How dangerous software maker Superfish kicked me out

How dangerous software maker Superfish kicked me out | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
A visit to Silicon Valley's most controversial company proved surprising.
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Apple to spend $2 billion on clean energy data centers in Ireland and Denmark

Apple to spend $2 billion on clean energy data centers in Ireland and Denmark | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Apple is investing €1.7 billion ($1.93 billion) in two data centers in Europe, both running on 100% renewable energy.
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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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Vanished: 11 flights that mysteriously disappeared

Vanished: 11 flights that mysteriously disappeared | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
The history of aviation is littered with mysterious disappearances like that of MH370.
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10 Leonard Nimoy quotes that inspired us to boldly go

10 Leonard Nimoy quotes that inspired us to boldly go | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Inspiring quotes from actor Leonard Nimoy, who inspired millions with his kind and motivating words throughout the years.
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Facebook AI Director Yann LeCun on His Quest to Unleash Deep Learning and Make Machines Smarter - IEEE Spectrum

Facebook AI Director Yann LeCun on His Quest to Unleash Deep Learning and Make Machines Smarter - IEEE Spectrum | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
The Deep Learning expert explains how convolutional nets work, why Facebook needs AI, what he dislikes about the Singularity, and more
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賈伯斯誕辰 60 週年,讓我們用 14 句話重溫他的偉大

賈伯斯誕辰 60 週年,讓我們用 14 句話重溫他的偉大 | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
美國時間 2 月 24 日是賈伯斯誕辰 60 週年的紀念日,為了表示對他的紀念,我們收集了一些最令人深思和鼓舞的引言。 1. “「Remembering that you are goin [...]
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Winners and losers: A breakdown of the net neutrality vote

Winners and losers: A breakdown of the net neutrality vote | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
We're just a day away from the FCC's vote on major changes to how the regulator handles broadband Internet and the companies behind it.
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How Stephen Hawking, diagnosed with ALS decades ago, is still alive

How Stephen Hawking, diagnosed with ALS decades ago, is still alive | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Doctors who expected him to die five decades ago were way off.
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Youtube 十歲!這些年最「病毒」的影片全剪進這支裡

2005 年 2 月,YouTube 成立。轉眼間,它已經 10 周歲了。 為了喜迎十週年,YouTube 的 The Daily Conversation 頻道特地搜羅了 YouTube 十年來熱門 [...]
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John Legend and Common just raised the bar for Oscar speeches [VIDEO]

John Legend and Common just raised the bar for Oscar speeches [VIDEO] | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
John Legend and Common know how to deliver a powerful Oscar acceptance speech.
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