From The Ivy League To State Schools, Demand For Computer…

From The Ivy League To State Schools, Demand For Computer Science Is Booming
Colleen Taylor, techcrunch.com

For years, peo­ple in the tech indus­try have worked to per­suade more young peo­ple in the Unit­ed States to become inter­est­ed in study­ing com­put­er sci­ence. It now looks like they’ve final­ly got­ten the mes­sage.

Demand for com­put­er…

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read William…

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read
William Bernstein, Efficient Frontier Advisors, businessinsider.com

William Bern­stein, cofounder of invest­ment man­age­ment firm Effi­cient Fron­tier Advi­sors, writes in his recent­ly pub­lished ebook “If You Can: How Mil­len­ni­als Can Get Rich Slow­ly” on the impor­tance of hav­ing a basic under­stand­ing …

Consumer Physics’ $150 smartphone spectrometer can tell the…

Consumer Physics’ $150 smartphone spectrometer can tell the number of calories in your food
Kif Leswing, gigaom.com

Would you like to be able to look up the calo­rie con­tent of the spe­cif­ic apple you’re eat­ing? You could take it to a lab and run it through a spec­trom­e­ter, but accu­rate spec­trom­e­ters are huge, expen­sive machines that are often only ow…

Seattle will issue cease-and-desist to ride-sharing companies if…

Seattle will issue cease-and-desist to ride-sharing companies if deal can’t be reached
Taylor Soper, geekwire.com

Seattle will issue a ceast-and-desist letter to app-based transportation startups like UberX, Lyft and Sidecar if an agreement between the companies, taxi drivers and city leaders cannot be made by the end of May. In an interview with GeekWire tod…