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Neil deGrasse Tyson

When we partnered with the American Museum of Natural History in developing their digital strategy, one of the great priviledges was getting to work with the astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson. He is an extraordinary man with a point of view worth emulating. Here are the excerpts of a recent Huffington

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Bandwidth meets Watson

Imagine 5G Bandwidth matched up with the computational power of Watson. Now we are talking MOBILE.  IBM seeks app developers to harness Watson   bbc.co.uk Feb 27th 2014   IBM has challenged developers to come up with ways to get the vast brain of its supercomputer Watson on to the

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NET NEUTRALITY!

You are beginning to think that I have an obsession with this. I do and so should all of you in our community. Net Neutrality is currently the biggest issue which will affect the future of the Net. _______________________________ FCC revives net neutrality by Kate Tummarello, thehill.comFebruary 19th 2014 11:22

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VC’s investing in Healthcare

VCs Investing To Heal U.S. Healthcare – By Jonathan Shieber, techcrunch.com (for my friends at Self Health) View Original January 15th, 2014 The U.S. healthcare system is sick, but increasingly early stage investors are spending money on new technology companies they believe can help provide a cure. Earlier this week, Greylock Partners, one of

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The Complicated future of Television

To understand the future of TV, look in your pocket — Tech News and Analysis   by Amit Karp and Paul Lyandres, gigaom.com January 18th 2014 The future of TV is a hotly debated topic. And while consumption of TV content has increased (Nielsen reports that the average American watches

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Net Neutrality 2

People of the page, we need to come together on this.     by Betsy Isaacson, huffingtonpost.com January 17th 2014 9:50 AM A graphic making its rounds on the web this week offered a glimpse of what the Internet might look like if net neutrality disappears. The takeaway? Not good.

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Pay Attention: This matters!

U.S. appeals court kills net neutrality Any semblance of net neutrality in the United States is as good as dead. The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia on Tuesday struck down the Federal Communications Commission’s 2010 order that imposed network neutrality regulations on wireline broadband services.

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Google Shaking up the Airline Business

Google poised to shake up airline ticket biz, Ryanair CEO says   Could Google’s next project be to revolutionize the way people buy their airline tickets? That’s what Michael O’Leary, chief executive of discount airline Ryanair, said in an interview with the Independent. O’Leary said he is working with Google

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