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Universities Across the Country Are Being Swept Up in a Large Data Fiasco

A number of prominent U.S. colleges have become the newest, unlucky recipients of a cybersecurity migraine currently affecting dozens of organizations all over the world. Read more...
Tags: Science, Education, Malware, Data Breach, Cryptography, Cybercrime, Information Technology, Computing, Davis, Cyberwarfare, Stanford University, Data Security, Computer Security, Computer Network Security, Accellion, Technology Internet


Vaccine eligibility widens in LA County despite limited doses

As another million people in Los Angeles County on Thursday, April 1, were able to get in line for often scarce coronavirus vaccine appointments, public health officials urged residents to be patient and avoid gathering and follow pandemic safety rules as they wait to be inoculated. Residents age 50 and older are now eligible for the shots, but at least 631,000 residents in that age group have already received at least one vaccine dose, officials have said, by qualifying in another eligible cate...
Tags: Health, Business, News, Education, California, Government, US, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Fema, Long Beach, Community, Pasadena, Local News, Federal Emergency Management Agency


How is edtech spending its extra capital?

Edtech unicorns have boatloads of cash to spend following the capital boost to the sector in 2020. As a result, edtech M&A activity has continued to swell. The idea of a well-capitalized startup buying competitors to complement its core business is nothing new, but exits in this sector are notable because the money used to buy startups can be seen as an effect of the pandemic’s impact on remote education. In the past week, the consolidation environment is making a clear statement. ...
Tags: TC, Education, Tech, Quizlet, Oslo Stock Exchange, Glotzbach, Kahoot, Slader, Matthew Glotzbach, Remote Education, EC News Analysis, Eilert Giertsen Hanoa, EC Edtech


Hautelinks: Transparency Rankings in Fashion, Spring Color Trends, Outlander Season 6, & more

Here's what we're reading on the internet right now.
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Udacity's online Nanodegrees are currently 75% off - here's why they can be a great option if you're pursuing tech careers like data science or programming

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Udacity; Alyssa Powell/Insider Udacity offers free online courses and Nanodegrees to build in-demand, technology-based skills.Courses are available in subjects like AI, programming, cybersecurity, data science, and business.Below, find answers to FAQ and information on the top 10 most popular Udacity Nanodegrees. Table of Contents: Static What is Udacity? Udacity is an online learning platform that tr...
Tags: Reviews, Google, Facebook, Education, Trends, Google Analytics, Features, Udacity, Online Learning, E-learning, Online Classes, Nanodegree, Julia Pugachevsky, IP Graphics, Product Card, IP Reviews


Nasdaq: How Reverse Mortgages Can Be Loans of ‘First Resort’

A common critique of the reverse mortgage product category is that the upfront costs are too prohibitive for many people who are in need of additional cash in retirement, which leads some advisors to describe them as “loans of last resort” when no other options remain. However, after considering all of the associated costs, they can be considered a “loan of first resort” when compared with other, more popular options that exist for creating cash flow. This is according to Harlan Accola, national...
Tags: Featured, Education, Finance, Nasdaq, FHA, PMI, Federal Housing Administration FHA, Mip, Harlan Accola, Accola, Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation, Fairway Independent Mortgage


UK steps in with 11th-hour extra £250m to stay in EU research scheme

Government commitment to Horizon Europe fund averts immediate threat to science, say universitiesThe government has stepped in at the 11th hour with an additional £250m in funding to help pay for the UK’s association with Horizon Europe, the European Union’s funding programme for research and innovation.Universities welcomed the move as “a significant affirmation of the government’s belief in research” which would avert the immediate threat to UK science. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Science, Technology, Education, Eu, European Union, University Funding, Science policy, Universities, Horizon Europe, Horizon Europe the European Union


LA County art, history museums emerge from coronavirus closures today

More cultural institutions continued to emerge from COVID-19 closures, with the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Natural History Museum both welcoming visitors again on Thursday, April 1. Capacity will be limited to 25% at both museums until Monday, when the county will move into the orange tier of the state’s COVID-19 economic blueprint, allowing museums to boost capacity to 50%. “The Natural History Museum and La Brea Tar Pits have brought joy to generations of Angelenos for more than ...
Tags: Business, News, Education, La, Government, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Community, Natural History Museum, Pacific, Fiji, Butterfly Pavilion, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum


The 27 best beach reads to dive into this summer

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon; Alyssa Powell/Insider Beach reads are highly entertaining books that you can't put down. No matter the genre, these beach reads are an immersive escape, whether you're on vacation or not. Below are our 27 best beach read recs, including YA, romance, thriller, and non-fiction books. Beach reads used to be known as mindless, mass-market paperbacks with shirtless men on the cover that we&#...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Books, Hollywood, London, Education, Australia, Life, White House, Summer, America, Trends, Features, Reading, Britain, Italy


Biden asks Education secretary to see if he can legally cancel student debt

President Biden has asked Education Secretary Miguel Cardona to prepare a memo on the president's legal authority to cancel up to...
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12 new books to read in April, according to Amazon's book editors

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon; Insider April has inspired Amazon's book editors to curate another compelling monthly book list. One top pick, "Broken (in the best possible way)" details Jenny Lawson's experience with depression. The 12 titles, with captions provided by Amazon's team, are described below. Spring is officially here, and while reading is an excellent pastime throughout the year, the sentiment seems t...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, London, Education, Trends, Features, Philip Roth, Miami, New Mexico, Cuba, E-learning, Bush, Michelle Zauner, Garcia, Sweeney, John Cheever


Meet Les Rallizes Dénudés, the Mysterious Japanese Psych-Rock Band Whose Influence Is Everywhere

For those young people – including you – who live this modern agonising adolescence and who are wanting the true radical music, I sincerely wish the dialogue accompanied by piercing pain will be born and fill this recital hall. – text from late 60s’ Les Rallizes Dénudés concert flyers In Spanish writer Carlos Ruiz Zafón’s bestselling novel The Shadow of the Wind, narrator Daniel Sempere spends his adolescence trying to solve the mystery of an obscure dead novelist. Fans of the book might...
Tags: Google, Music, Japan, College, North Korea, Tokyo, Zambia, Sam, Daniel, Facebook Twitter, Red Army Faction, Cummings, Josh Jones, Cope, Brian Jonestown Massacre, University of London


Sacramento Teacher Faces Criticism Over Remarks Made On Social Media

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Tags: News, Education, Washington, Local, Seen On, Syndicated Local, Sacramento, Social Media, Harmony, McKinney, Sacramento City, Wharton, Sacramento City Unified School District, Washington Unified, Sacramento City Unified, Washington Unified School District


I Dressed like Taylor Swift Eras for a Week and Here’s What Happened (Part 2)

In honor of Fearless (Taylor's Version), I’m redoing my own work and dressing like Taylor Swift eras for a second time.
Tags: Music, Featured, Taylor Swift, College, Inspiration, Taylor, Music Inspired Fashion, Taylor Swift Eras


When the Indiana Bell Building Was Rotated 90° While Everyone Worked Inside in 1930 (by Kurt Vonnegut’s Architect Dad)

These days, when a company finds itself in need of more space than its current building affords, it moves to a bigger one, expands the one it has, or does a full teardown-and-rebuild. But considering only these options shows a certain failure of imagination, as underscored by the video above: a brief summary of how the Indiana Bell Telephone Company added a second building alongside its Indianapolis headquarters — but only after hoisting up the latter and pivoting it 90 degrees on its si...
Tags: Google, Facebook, College, New York City, Indianapolis, History, Architecture, Seoul, Dresden, Dad, Bernard Vonnegut, Kurt Vonnegut, Facebook Twitter, Vonnegut, Colin Marshall, 21st Century Los Angeles


The Archive of Healing Is Now Online: UCLA’s Digital Database Provides Access to Thousands of Traditional & Alternative Healing Methods

Photo by Katherine Hanlon on Unsplash Folk medicine is, or should be, antithetical to capitalism, meaning it should not be possible to trademark, copyright, or otherwise own and sell plants and natural remedies to which everyone has access. The entire reason such practices developed over the course of millennia was to help communities of close affiliation survive and thrive, not to foster market competition between companies and individuals. The impulse to profit from suffering has distorted wh...
Tags: Health, Google, College, United States, Food And Drug Administration, Archives, Ucla, United States of America, Facebook Twitter, Josh Jones, University of California Los Angeles, Hyperallergic, Durham NC Follow, Valentina Di Liscia, Katherine Hanlon, Wayland Hand



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