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Why Software Is Eating The World

Why Software Is Eating The World | Weekly MTA 1 | Scoop.it
Far from a bubble, we're watching a new generation of tech start-ups realize the Web's original potential, says Marc Andreessen.
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Even if you've already read this, it's worth reading again! Fascinating article by Marc Andreessen of Andreessen-Horowitz on why software is eating the world and the dramatic economic shift that it is having.
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Robert Taylor's curator insight, December 10, 2013 4:32 PM

Fascinating article by Marc Andreessen of Andreessen-Horowitz on why software is eating the world and the dramatic economic shift that it is having.

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What Exactly Is GitHub Anyway? | TechCrunch

What Exactly Is GitHub Anyway? | TechCrunch | Weekly MTA 1 | Scoop.it
Andreessen Horowitz announced a whopping $100 million investment in GitHub this week. You can read commentary and speculation all over the web about what..
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In this informative Techcrunch article you finally get to learn what on earth GitHub is used for and why it's so pioneering.

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Robert Taylor's curator insight, November 27, 2013 4:51 AM

In this informative Techcrunch article you finally get to learn what on earth GitHub is used for and why it's so pioneering.

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What It Takes to Be an App Developer

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Hoping to create the next smash-hit app? If you’re starting from scratch, you’ll need a crash course in programming, and probably a healthy marketing budget, to get noticed.
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Great post by the New York Times going over the issues facing any would-be app developers!

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Robert Taylor's curator insight, November 27, 2013 6:27 AM

Great post by the New York Times going over the issues facing any would-be app developers!

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Kevin Slavin: How algorithms shape our world | Video on TED.com

Kevin Slavin argues that we're living in a world designed for -- and increasingly controlled by -- algorithms.
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Fascinating TED talk on the impact of algorithms on our world.

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Robert Taylor's curator insight, December 11, 2013 3:54 AM

Fascinating TED talk on the impact of algorithms.

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Trading Bonuses for Bytes: The Wall Street Brain Drain

Trading Bonuses for Bytes: The Wall Street Brain Drain | Weekly MTA 1 | Scoop.it
The financial services industry is struggling to attract top talent, as today’s brightest graduates forgo Wall Street for technology start-ups.
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Great article about the on-going brain drain taking place in Wall Street, applies to London too!

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20 Things I Learned About Browsers and the Web

20 Things I Learned About Browsers and the Web | Weekly MTA 1 | Scoop.it
What is the Internet? (or, 'You Say Tomato, I Say TCP/IP')
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Illustrated online book covering 20 of the basics of the internet, ranging from what is the internet to malware, cookies and phishing.

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Robert Taylor's curator insight, December 11, 2013 4:10 AM

Illustrated online book covering 20 of the basics of the internet, ranging from what is the internet to malware, cookies and phishing.

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Frontend vs. Backend

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When discussing the differences between web design and web development we're really discussing frontend versus backend. This article defines the difference.
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In this blog post by the team at Treehouse somebody finally explains what is meant by FrontEnd vs BackEnd!

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Robert Taylor's curator insight, November 27, 2013 5:44 AM

In this blog post by the team at Treehouse somebody finally explains what is meant by FrontEnd vs BackEnd

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DDoS Explained

What is DDoS? How does it impact my business? How does a DDoS attack occur? This short video explains Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks and helps ...
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In this short video we get to learn about what exactly is a DDOS and why it can prove to costly to businesses, a must-watch!

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Robert Taylor's curator insight, November 25, 2013 1:44 PM

In this short video we get to learn about what exactly is a DDOS and why it can prove to costly to businesses, a must-watch!

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Reuters on the Road: Canary Wharf to become FinTech hub

Oct. 5 - Canary Wharf Group's Eric van der Kleij takes the taxi challenge to explain his plans to create a financial services start-up space in London's busi...
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Interesting interview of Eric Van Der Kleij, special adviser to the newly created Level39 Fintech Accelerator at Canary Wharf in London.

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