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Quitting my career and getting a PhD - Thoughts?view story

http://forums.anandtech.com – I've been working in the GIS industry for about ten years at this point and I'm very strongly considering applying for a PhD program and starting in the fall of 2015. I used to really love what I did, but it seems like the industry is heading towards all web-based, software-as-a-service, Javascript stuff. I have zero interest in this. GIS seems to be turning into just another facet of IT. (Hardware)

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LG to unveil the Chromebase at CES, an all-in-one computer powered by ChromeOSview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – LG sent out a presser tonight announcing that they will be showing off the Chromebase at the Consumer Electronics Show next month. What is a Chromebase you ask? It’s an all-in-one computer powered by Google Chrome. (IT news)

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WyzAnt Lands $21.5M From Accel To Take Its Tutoring Marketplace Global And Mobileview story

http://techcrunch.com – Building an online marketplace for local services is a tricky proposition, especially at scale. It takes time to recruit a stable of service providers, to offer deep coverage within local markets and maintain the quality of service (and the trust of customers) as the marketplace expands into new cities. (IT news)

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Pebble Seeds Engineering Schools With 4K Free Smartwatches In A Bid To Drive Developer Interestview story

http://techcrunch.com – Pebble today revealed a new project aimed at education in which it will donate over 4,000 smartwatches to higher ed schools including Carnegie Mellon, MIT, Stanford, Virginia Tech and many more. (IT news)

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What Games Are: The Multiplayer Singularityview story

http://techcrunch.com – Editor’s note: Tadhg Kelly is a veteran game designer and creator of leading game design blog What Games Are. He has recently moved into managing developer relations at OUYA. You can follow him on Twitter here. My whole industry rests on the invention of the single player video game. (IT news)

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Church Edubuntu Bizarre Project Shows Up on Launchpadview story

http://news.softpedia.com – A strange announcement popped on Launchpad, regarding a distribution called ChurchEdubuntu, which is supposed to be a Linux distribution used for schools and churches. The author of the Launchpad project said that the distribution featured an Edubuntu-based operating system than could be used by churches. (IT news)

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iPad Storageview story

http://hardforum.com – I work in a school and we have recently purchased a batch of thirty iPads and I'd like to learn more about the storage options available to us. Obviously there is iCloud, but can that be used across thirty devices? How would that need to be set up? I've seen other schools using Dropbox and know that this is another option. Finally, is there a way of using local storage? (Hardware)

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New to the forumview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Hello everybody. (HowTos)

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ezgo - Free And Open Source Software In Taiwan's Schoolsview story

http://dot.kde.org – Dot Categories: KDE Success StoryFree and Open Source Software in Taiwan has made impressive strides thanks to the work of the 'ezgo' team. They have put together a pre-configured set of Open Source software which makes it easy for teachers and students to get up and running. (Software)

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Thoughts on when BBM will be released?view story

http://forums.androidcentral.com – Due to last weeks little slip up, when RIM changed to the Launch Screen stating "BBM for Android and iOS is here" I am guessing it will be released tomorrow. Tuesday September 3rd, 2013. For the following reasons; 1. RIM Always releases things on Tuesdays for some reason. 2. (HowTos)