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  • Bill Gates blows away other techies with his ALS Ice Bucket Challenge video

    If you have to watch just one more ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, make it this one from Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates. He geeks out as only Bill Gates can do by drawing up and demonstrating quite the contraption.

  • Apple CEO Tim Cook, Bill Gates challenged to dump ice water on heads for ALS

    It was only a matter of time before high tech execs got in on the ice bucket challenge for ALS awareness that has been sweeping across Facebook, Twitter and other social networks in recent weeks. Phil Schiller, Apple's SVP of marketing, has showered himself in freezing water and via Twitter, has challenged CEO Tim Cook to do likewise, and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has challenged Bill Gates and others.

  • Start Up Australia opens free classes for entrepreneurs

    A startup initiative launched by the federal government and sponsored by industry players has announced a free online school for people wanting to start a business in Australia.

  • UNSW researchers see future for Oculus Rift in engineering

    Virtual reality could soon be a practical tool for engineers with the availability of inexpensive VR equipment like Oculus Rift and free open-source design software, according to a researcher at the University of New South Wales.

  • Historical computing: The launch of the IBM System/360

    In 1964 IBM announced one of the most famous mainframes ever, the IBM System/360 which, on the low end versions ran at 0.0018 to 0.034 MIPS. For the time, that was serious performance ... in comparison, the iMac I'm writing this on runs at 92,100 MIPS.

Features about education
  • For half, STEM degrees lead to other jobs

    The truth, when it comes to computer employment data, is almost always ugly.

  • Pirates, cheats and IT certs

    Some ne'er-do-wells steal test questions and answers, and cheaters buy that information, share answers in chat rooms, pay other people to take tests for them and bring a range of technologies and techniques into test centers to gain an edge.

  • Employers receptive to hiring IT job candidates with MOOC educations

    Tyler Kresch isn't turning to graduate school to help him change his job from tech sales to running a startup; instead he's taking massive open online courses (MOOCs) to learn the IT skills necessary for that career move.

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    IT hiring goes multimedia

    IT job seekers embrace social media, video and graphics to enhance their resumes and set themselves apart from other job applicants.

  • How to keep your new IT hires from jumping ship

    With IT talent hard to find and expensive to replace, smart companies are developing IT-specific onboarding programs to attract and retain top tech employees.

Whitepapers about education

  • BYOD in Education: A report for Australia and New Zealand

    This report details the observations and findings from nine in-depth interviews and executive roundtable discussions conducted by IBRS in 2012regarding BYOD in education. • The more significant issue for education was not the device but the delivery of software and services that impact educational activities • There is not one approach that fits all educational institutions – or even a single approach that can be used across a single school • A broad cross-section of peers involved from across the education spectrum were represented at each roundtable, held in seven cities across ANZ region

  • Cutting-edge technology helps students succeed

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