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SXSWedu: Modern Day Edison Thinks We Need Software Yodas

As the SXSW behemoth slowly awakened, Bill Gates gave the final keynote at SXSWedu. The host introduced Gates as a “modern day Edison,” an apt comparison in more ways than one, but if philanthropy redeems, perhaps we should forgive him. Gates described the explosion in computing power and the implosion in cost, telling an anecdote […]

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iBooks 2: Revelation For (Many) College Students

College text books are way too expensive. Apple hopes to stop this long-lasting trend with the release of the recently-announced iBooks 2 for iOS (and more specifically the iPad), a cheaper and more interactive solution to the age-old paper solution. Before this, shelling out $300 a semester on books was considered a cheap semester, with […]

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