10 Strange ‘Currency Collages’ Made Out of Dollar Bills

What would you do with some extra cash? Most people either look to save it or spend it, but artist Mark Wagner actually drops his dough into humorous Currency Collages of presidential characters, animals and landscapes. After getting a look at this expensive collection, you could make an assumption the artist has a thing for… Continue reading 10 Strange ‘Currency Collages’ Made Out of Dollar Bills

The Price of Being a Superhero: Then and Now

Have you dreamed about being a superhero as a child? By the time you get older though those dreams eventually fade away either because you don’t actually have any real superpowers or can’t afford your own Batmobile or any other of the latest superhero gadgets. See being a superhero, or villain for that matter, isn’t… Continue reading The Price of Being a Superhero: Then and Now

Why Women Aren’t Thrilled About Computer Science Careers [REPORT]

Last week we wrote about she++, an organization founded by two Stanford students that aims to encourage women to participate in computer science fields. The organization is becoming increasingly active, hosting conferences on the subject and screening their documentary worldwide. This makes the time ripe for answering this question: why aren’t women joining computer science-related fields at rates similar to men?

The Productivity Paradox: While Technology Becomes More Advanced We Become Less Productive

With the recent explosions in cloud computing and mobile services it seems that the US is innovating at a whirlwind pace, introducing new and better technologies every day that make our jobs easier and our work more efficient. Though the former is certainly true, the latter may not be the case. Yesterday in VentureBeat Jeff… Continue reading The Productivity Paradox: While Technology Becomes More Advanced We Become Less Productive

90 Ideas to Change the World: Announcing the Finalists for the 2013 Google Science Fair

Many¬†great scientists happened to develop their curiosity for science and the unknown at an early age. So earlier this year, Google asked some of the brightest young minds from around the world to present innovative ideas that could one day change the world for the better. The 2013 Google Science Fair has attracted many exciting… Continue reading 90 Ideas to Change the World: Announcing the Finalists for the 2013 Google Science Fair

Helping Students Afford the Cost of a New PC for College

Microsoft has launched Chip In, a new Kickstarter-style crowdfunding program to help students raise money toward the cost of a new Windows PC for college. The first program of its kind, Microsoft hopes Chip In will compete with others’ back-to-school promotions (such as the $100 gift card to the Mac App Store Apple offers with… Continue reading Helping Students Afford the Cost of a New PC for College

Tech Leaders Urge Washington to Pass Comprehensive Immigration Reform

With the Senate set to vote on the comprehensive immigration reform (CIR) bill, tech leaders, politicians, companies, and organizations are holding a “virtual march on Washington” to urge senators to vote in immigration’s favor. What Is the March? The March for Innovation (#iMarch) is the largest ever virtual demonstration on Washington and is designed to… Continue reading Tech Leaders Urge Washington to Pass Comprehensive Immigration Reform