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The giant's fall

One of the saddest scenes in the Lord Of The Rings trilogy is watching the slow-moving Ents – the massive tree shepherds that took days to decide whether or not to react Sauron’s onslaught – are cut down by the wily Orcs. noch 635 Wörter

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Verizon Ends Yahoo Independence With $4.83 Billion Deal - Bloomberg

Verizon Communications Inc. agreed to buy Yahoo! Inc.’s web assets for $4.83 billion, ending the company’s two-decade run as an independent business that took it from Stanford University startup at the dawn of the internet age to also-ran behind nimbler online rivals such as Google and Facebook Inc. 

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Well I've been a bit busy!

Over two months since my last update, wow! My only excuse is that my work has kept me very busy with new development and design work for my clients and a big update to the company website that I rebuilt only a few months ago! noch 565 Wörter

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Herbert M. McLuhan, Creator of The Global Village

On the 21st of July 1911, Herbert Marshall McLuhan was born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. He is considered one of the foremost theorists on the subject of mass media, including television and computer technology.   noch 596 Wörter

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Bioz pulls in $3 million from Esther Dyson, others, hopes to become Google for life science research

Bioz, a new search engine for life science experiments, wants to reduce the time it takes researchers to thumb through thousands of science articles published online and get them right to the findings relevant to their search. noch 367 Wörter

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Simversity's Neeraj Bansal talks about the future of education

This week on Technotopia I talked to Neeraj Bansal the co-founder of education startup Simversity. He has a deep understanding of what it takes to build an online education platform and he also notes that the only jobs worth having in the future are the ones that can’t be replaced by machine learning. noch 82 Wörter

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Satiating Curiosity on the History of the Internet


In 1945, a man named Vannevar Bush predicted that „wholly new forms of encyclopedias will appear, ready made with a mesh of associative trails running through them, ready to be dropped into the… noch 109 Wörter

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