Blogging’s Glass Ceiling

Although women and men are creating blogs in roughly equal numbers, many women believe that they are not taken as seriously as their male counterparts.

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Robocars (Robot Cars) How Geeks can save the planet

A series of essays about the possible future of autonomous robot cars, and how building them can save millions of lives, trillions of dollars and enable the electric car or other experimental fuels to save the planet and wean the USA off of foreign oil.

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‘Last Lecture’ Professor Randy Pausch, 47, Dies

Randy Pausch, the Carnegie Mellon computer science professor whose “Last Lecture” became an Internet sensation and bestselling book, has died of pancreatic cancer. He was 47.

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Private social network Facebook to go Web wide

By Eric Auchard SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – The leader of a youth movement that swept the world this past year by encouraging Web users to share bits of their lives with selected friends, spoke on Wednesday of spreading his service across the Web,…

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Obama wants more from Germany

By Noah Barkin BERLIN (Reuters) – If Europeans had a vote, polls suggest Democratic candidate Barack Obama would be a shoo-in for U.S. president, but his speech to a huge crowd in Berlin showed he would be a more demanding partner than many…

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In Tijuana, a Market for Death in a Bottle

One contraband product trumps all others: a drug popular with people seeking a painless way to end their lives.

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Cloud versus cloud: Amazon, Google, AppNexus, and GoGrid

“…To test out these services, I spent a few days with them and deployed a few Web sites. I opened up accounts at four providers, configured some virtual servers, and sent Web pages flowing in a few hours…”

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With No Frills or Tuition, a College Draws Notice

Berea College, which charges no tuition and only accepts applicants from low-income families, provides an unusual perspective on how universities should handle endowments.

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Fallon Will Start ‘Late Night’ on the Web

NBC’s next edition of “Late Night,” with its new host Jimmy Fallon, will start as a nightly entry on the Internet.

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My Son, the Blogger: An M.D. Trades Medicine for Apple Rumor

Dr. Arnold Kim’s Web site, MacRumors.com, has become such a popular technology site, he has stopped practicing medicine to blog full time.

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