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Far From the Madding Crowd Sourcing

These days I found myself lost in Thomas Hardy’s opening poem by Thomas Gray (thank you Wikipedia). Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strifeTheir sober wishes never learn'd to stray;Along the cool sequester'd vale of lifeThey kept the…

Bookrenter's New Gig: Rafter

Bookrenter, a sponsor of our HigherEdTech Summit is moving beyond online textbook rentals, creating a new parent company called Rafter. In an interview with Wired, Bookrenter CEO Mehdi Maghsoodnia announced “The future of education is a…

Gauging interest in Pinterest!

As a teen my mom gave me one wall to stick up those torn out pages from teen mags like Tiger Beat, pin up my "I love George" button, and build my wall of aspiration. Fast forward a few decades and meet Pinterest—a collective wall where people…
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She Knows: Fitness Tech Gadgets

From She Knows, fitness tech gadgets are still the talk of CES. You'll recognize many of them from the summit.

Where do you go to school to major in video game programming?

For the third year in a row, The Princeton Review names the University of Southern California as the top school in the nation for studying Video Game Design - both the graduate and undergraduate programs. The program is a joint effort between…

My Date With Solid State Storage

The demand for storage is endless, but the demand for speed of access may be even greater. Even when you have the cloud storing your music/photos/books and movies, it’s still slow going. If it is speed you’re looking for, there’s only…