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3 Hiring Questions to Steal from Amazon's CEO

3 Hiring Questions to Steal from Amazon's CEO | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Amazon has forever changed the way people shop online, but it wasn’t always the juggernaut that it is today. In fact, once upon a time it was just a tiny startup with a big visi...
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Library without books debuts at Florida’s newest college | Reuters

Library without books debuts at Florida’s newest college | Reuters | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
TAMPA Fla. (Reuters) - The library opening with the first day of classes on Monday at Florida's newest college features a sunlit arched roof and cozy reading chairs - but not a single book.A fully digital
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California Governor Signs Law Requiring a 'Kill Switch' on Smartphones

California Governor Signs Law Requiring a 'Kill Switch' on Smartphones | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
The law requires smartphones sold in California to include antitheft technology, a feature that lawmakers hope will lead to a cool down in phone theft, now the hottest urban crime.
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Obama’s golf trip after Foley press conference seems 'disconnected,' say loved ones

Obama’s golf trip after Foley press conference seems 'disconnected,' say loved ones | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
The image of President Obama hitting a Martha's Vineyard golf course only moments after addressing the nation on the horrific beheading of American journalist James Foley has not only drawn widespread condemnation from the press, it has those closest to the photojournalist dismayed.
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The Most Connected Man Is You, Just a Few Years From Now

The Most Connected Man Is You, Just a Few Years From Now | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Chris Dancy is the most connected man in the world and is the future experts say is coming. But is he enlightened or isolated in a pool of his own data?
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Why We’re Not Driving the Friendly Skies

Why We’re Not Driving the Friendly Skies | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
The dream of creating a flying car has reduced many would-be inventors to despair as they grasped the immensity of the engineering and design challenges of the divergent natures of airplanes and cars.
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Author Mike Malone On Intel’s Holy Trinity, Steve Jobs, and Other Silicon Valley Greats - IEEE Spectrum

Author Mike Malone On Intel’s Holy Trinity, Steve Jobs, and Other Silicon Valley Greats - IEEE Spectrum | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Is this the dawning of the age of Elon?
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These are the trends and challenges shaping online learning [Infographic]

These are the trends and challenges shaping online learning [Infographic] | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Who's increasingly responsible for strategy, and how do you avoid common pitfalls?
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Textbooks, tech, and social media: What do students prefer? [Infographic]

Textbooks, tech, and social media: What do students prefer? [Infographic] | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Recent reports from CampusBooks.com and Uversity detail the ever-changing demands of today's students.
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Warning: This Robocar Video is NSFL - IEEE Spectrum

Warning: This Robocar Video is NSFL - IEEE Spectrum | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
It's not safe for living. So please don’t do the precise thing we’re about to show you
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Harvard tops Chinese list of world's best universities

Harvard tops Chinese list of world's best universities | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
This is the 12th year the Ivy League school has taken the top honor from Shanghai Jiao Tong University's Center for World-Class Universities.
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20 Moments When We Needed Siri and She Let Us Down

20 Moments When We Needed Siri and She Let Us Down | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
A list of times where Siri has failed us, or gave us a 'tude.
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Overstock to Allow International Customers to Pay in Bitcoin

Overstock to Allow International Customers to Pay in Bitcoin | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
The move by popular retailers like Overstock to accept Bitcoins for international transactions could lead to more widespread adoption of the virtual currency.
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One list Harvard doesn't make: 50 Fittest Colleges

One list Harvard doesn't make: 50 Fittest Colleges | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
The Active Times' list is perhaps the only in higher ed without an Ivy in the top 20.
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President Obama’s disconnect problem, charted

President Obama’s disconnect problem, charted | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
People don't think he understands their problems anymore.
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Generation Later, Poor Are Still Rare at Elite Colleges

Generation Later, Poor Are Still Rare at Elite Colleges | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Surveys of top colleges found virtually no change from the 1990s to 2012 in enrollment of students who are less well off despite a huge increase in the number of such students going to college.
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Is President Obama too detached to lead?

Is President Obama too detached to lead? | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
The traits that aided Obama’s rise are not sufficient to the moment.
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Top 10 Tech Companies for Culture and Values

Top 10 Tech Companies for Culture and Values | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Wonder which tech companies make their employees happiest? Here are the top 10, according to Glassdoor's new report on culture and values.
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Letter to a Young Entrepreneur: 3 Things to Remember

Letter to a Young Entrepreneur: 3 Things to Remember | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Important life and business lessons gleaned from an early 20th century poet.
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Are the days of free MOOCs coming to an end?

Are the days of free MOOCs coming to an end? | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Stanford University's head of massive open online courses predicts the school will abandon the free model.
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10 Types of Bosses You Don't Want to Work With

10 Types of Bosses You Don't Want to Work With | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
What type of boss do you have?
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From Chalkboards To Chat Boards: What Will eLearning Look Like In 2075? - Edudemic

From Chalkboards To Chat Boards: What Will eLearning Look Like In 2075? - Edudemic | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Albert Einstein said: “Your imagination is a preview of coming attractions.” When we consider education, does this mean that we will eventually live in a world where learning feels more like play and everyone has access to equal education? Will we live in a world where learning is individualized so every student maximally benefits from …
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Computer Eyesight Gets a Lot More Accurate

Computer Eyesight Gets a Lot More Accurate | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Machines still can’t see and identify objects as well as humans, but researchers participating in a contest say error rates have been cut in half over the last year.
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Scary Smart Video Predicts Automation Will Make Human Work Obsolete

Scary Smart Video Predicts Automation Will Make Human Work Obsolete | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
If you've ever scoffed at the notion of robots one day taking your job, you probably shouldn't watch this very scary video.
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The 50 Best Celebrity Ice Bucket Challenge Videos

The 50 Best Celebrity Ice Bucket Challenge Videos | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
These celebrities have taken on the ice bucket challenge to raise awareness for ALS.
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