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'Reading Rainbow' Kickstarter Ends With $5.4 Million (Take Our Word for It)

'Reading Rainbow' Kickstarter Ends With $5.4 Million (Take Our Word for It) | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
LeVar Burton's "Reading Rainbow" campaign on Kickstarter has reached the end of the rainbow, finishing its 35-day effort with a $5.4 million pot of gold.
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Propaganda Is the New Frontier for Fake Social Media Accounts

Propaganda Is the New Frontier for Fake Social Media Accounts | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
China has been accused of using fake social media accounts accounts to spread pro-Chinese propaganda, but it's not the only one.
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The 12 Most Overused Business Buzzwords

The 12 Most Overused Business Buzzwords | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Does anyone actually like business jargon, or is it just a bad habit? Found in corporate offices, startups and resumes alike, business buzzwords and phrases like "think outside ...
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How MOOCs Are Being Used In Europe - Edudemic

How MOOCs Are Being Used In Europe - Edudemic | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
One of the wonderful things about MOOCs is that they don’t force students to be in a particular location in order to ‘attend’ class. Especially if you’re looking for a course that will help you gain a specific skill, MOOCs allow students access to teachers and other experts they might not have otherwise. The handy …
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Watch Benedict Cumberbatch Crack the Alan Turing Code

Watch Benedict Cumberbatch Crack the Alan Turing Code | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Cumberbatch reprises his role as an antisocial genius, this time playing the British cryptologist and scientist Alan Turing in 'The Imitation Game.'
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The Cloud in 100 Years | SoftLayer Blog

The Cloud in 100 Years | SoftLayer Blog | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
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How a '70s technology is stopping smartphone progress

How a '70s technology is stopping smartphone progress | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
An apparent breakthrough in lumbering battery innovation could quickly change the number-one issue for smartphone users… battery life. And in-turn, kick start the Internet of Things.
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Tread Lightly on Regulating the Sharing Economy

Tread Lightly on Regulating the Sharing Economy | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
When calls for consumer protection come from competitors, policymakers should be cautious.
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The Future of the Sharing Economy Is a World Built Like Bitcoin

The Future of the Sharing Economy Is a World Built Like Bitcoin | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Airbnb and Uber may seem revolutionary now, but they're just the beginning of a much larger movement, says venture capitalist Fred Wilson.
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New ‘Yahoo Ending’ service lets users in Japan prepare for the inevitable

New ‘Yahoo Ending’ service lets users in Japan prepare for the inevitable | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Search engine offers to dispatch online personas, as well as mortal remains.
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Edward Snowden Calls on Hackers to Help Whistleblowers Leak More Secrets

Edward Snowden Calls on Hackers to Help Whistleblowers Leak More Secrets | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Edward Snowden asked for hackers to help develop better technologies for whistleblowers speaking at the Hackers on Planet Earth Conference in New York.
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10 Surprising Social Media Facts [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter

10 Surprising Social Media Facts [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
10 Surprising Social Media Facts [INFOGRAPHIC]
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Marissa Mayer's 2-Year Report Card at Yahoo: C-

Marissa Mayer's 2-Year Report Card at Yahoo: C- | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
After two years in the head seat at Yahoo, Marissa Mayer's tenure is a mixed bag from the impressive, to the underwhelming.
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Why Your Content Isn't Going Viral (Infographic)

Why Your Content Isn't Going Viral (Infographic) | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
You create good content, so why isn't anyone sharing it? This infographic explains why and offers ways you can tweak your content so people can't wait to pass it along.
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Become a Better Boss: 5 Habits Managers Should Avoid

Become a Better Boss: 5 Habits Managers Should Avoid | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Keep your eye out for these team-hindering habits.
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Airbnb Squatter Is Another Example of Limitations of Sharing Economy

Airbnb Squatter Is Another Example of Limitations of Sharing Economy | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
As the number of people who use Airbnb to list and rent lodging grows, so do the horror stories.
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Mercedes Self-Driving Car Bertha Comes to California - IEEE Spectrum

Mercedes Self-Driving Car Bertha Comes to California - IEEE Spectrum | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Mercedes-Benz experimental car goes head to head with Google in its own backyard
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Hillary Clinton: Social Media Shouldn't Be Used as a 'Weapon'

Hillary Clinton: Social Media Shouldn't Be Used as a 'Weapon' | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Hillary Clinton has high hopes for the future of social media -- but we're not there just yet.
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Chinese couple launches $100M endowment for elite universities

Chinese couple launches $100M endowment for elite universities | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
The power couple set up the fund to help poor Chinese children attend top colleges worldwide.
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Groundbreaking Operating System Is Named an IEEE Milestone - IEEE - The Institute

Groundbreaking Operating System Is Named an IEEE Milestone - IEEE - The Institute | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Gary Kildall’s CP/M paved the way for affordable personal computers
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Zipcar Founder: Entrepreneurs Have to Build a Collaborative Economy, or Else

Zipcar Founder: Entrepreneurs Have to Build a Collaborative Economy, or Else | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Robin Chase says the environmental risks posed by climate change mean companies need to find ways to trade resources with one another.
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Airbnb, Why the New Logo?

Airbnb, Why the New Logo? | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
The accommodation-rental site relaunched its website and rolled out a new logo. The logo, in particular, has been met with some pretty vitriolic feedback.
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Unlocking the Millennial Mystery: Career Motivations and Challenges

Unlocking the Millennial Mystery: Career Motivations and Challenges | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
This infographic based on data from a recent Collegefeed survey examines what really motivates millennials when it comes to their careers.
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8 Places for Thrifty Bookworms to Download Free E-Books

8 Places for Thrifty Bookworms to Download Free E-Books | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Summertime is prime time for getting a good read in. Here's a list of eight places where you can download free e-books.
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The 10 Reasons I Ignored Your Resume

The 10 Reasons I Ignored Your Resume | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Don't waste executives' time.
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This Might Be the Most Infuriating Customer Service Call Ever

This Might Be the Most Infuriating Customer Service Call Ever | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
No one likes losing business, but that doesn’t mean you should berate your customers.
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