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Clickbait Dissertations: Academic papers get Upworthy headlines

Academia just got more glamorous with a series of eyeball-grabbing paper titles designed to lure online readers. These dissertations will blow your mind!

By June 11, 2014

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Old school vs. new school as academic publishers brawl over Web

A startup hip to the ways of the Web and a publishing rival from pre-Net days are trying to teach each other a lesson. It's a tussle involving research papers and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

By December 7, 2013

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Academic startup Chegg aims for $172.5 million in IPO

The company plans to price its shares between $9.50 and $11.50 when it goes public.

By October 31, 2013

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Yahoo board to probe CEO's academic credentials

A special committee is formed, as Yahoo's board attempts to quell the ongoing controversy surrounding the future of Scott Thompson as its CEO.

By May 8, 2012

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Apple's academic January event delayed from 2011

Apple's unannounced, but much expected event later this month was originally slated to take place late last year and will bring a focus on education, according to a new report.

By January 3, 2012

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Ep. 1359: There's a Turkish academic born every day

Wikileaks uncovers a treasure trove of diplomatic dish that could disrupt not only the political but social fabric of the world. Online spending finally takes off (again), and Homeland Security confirms it's planning to systematically dismantle the structure of the Internet at the behest of private companies. So, that's awesome. Also, the zombie apocalypse is nigh, led by a phalanx of terrifyingly young mice. --Molly

By November 29, 2010

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Buzz Out Loud 1359: There's a Turkish academic born every day (podcast)

Wikileaks uncovers a treasure trove of diplomatic dish that could disrupt not only the political but social fabric of the world. Online spending finally takes off (again), and Homeland Security confirms it's planning to systematically dismantle the structure of the Internet at the behest of private companies. So, that's awesome. Also, the zombie apocalypse is nigh, led by a phalanx of terrifyingly young mice. --Molly

By November 29, 2010

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WolframAlpha explained: The world's most academic search engine

One of the most ambitious search projects has just launched. WolframAlpha is the product of British physicist Stephen Wolfram. We've been investigating what it does, how it does it, and if it's any good.

By May 18, 2009

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In the antechamber of hope or why creatives and academics were so receptive to Obama

I am finally reading Nassim Nicholas Taleb's mesmerizing book The Black Swan - The Impact of The Highly Improbable, and I am intrigued by the parallels you can draw to Obama's campaign (they may be quite a stretch, but those are the best, no?)

By December 7, 2008

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Academics sink teeth into Yahoo search service

Yahoo hopes its Build Your Own Search Service program has piqued the interest of academic researchers. Next stop: start-ups.

By October 10, 2008