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From Elon Musk to Tim Cook, here's where the world's most influential tech founders and CEOs went to college — and what they studied

College is where many figure out what they're actually interested in and determine the career they want to pursue. We researched the degrees and schools attended by well-known tech CEOs, many of whom launched their companies or landed on the idea for their first startup while studying at college. Here's where 52 CEOs and founders in the tech industry went to school, and what they studied. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. For new college students, choosing a major can feel l...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Europe, Elon Musk, Cook, Sweden, Maryland, Microsoft, Yahoo, Mba, Stanford, India, Satya Nadella, Trends

Nanoscale pillars as a building block for future information technology

Researchers from Linköping University and the Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden propose a new device concept that can efficiently transfer the information carried by electron spin to light at room temperature -- a stepping stone towards future information technology. They present their approach in an article in Nature Communications.
Tags: Sweden, Linkoping University, Royal Institute of Technology

Micro-flow model reveals complex interactions between the brain’s blood vessels and nerve cells

Micro-flow models of the blood-brain barrier and the brain reveal for the first time complex metabolic interactions between the brain's blood vessels and nerve cells. The findings are published by an international team of researchers, including from Karolinska Institutet and the Royal Institute of Technology, in the journal Nature Biotechnology.
Tags: Health, Karolinska Institutet, Royal Institute of Technology

The EDEN interviews: Stefan Hrastinski

Image source unknown I like being interviewed about my work, but I'm just as happy firing questions at others. I have had the privelege to interview many great thinkers in the education field, some of which appear elsewhere on this blog. For the past 4 or 5 years I have recorded video conversatiins with keynote speakers who have presented at EDEN events. In June of 2017, Jonkoping, Sweden, was the latest European city to host the annual summer gathering and once again, I managed to reco...
Tags: Technology, Sweden, Learning, Education, Engagement, MOOCs, eLearning, Eden, Participation, Auckland New Zealand, Steve Wheeler, Royal Institute of Technology, Eden17, Stefan Hrastinski, Stefan Hrastinski Stefan, School of Education and Communucation

Furhat Robotics rakes in $2.5 mln seed

Swedish social robotics startup Furhat Robotics has secured $2.5 million in seed funding. The investors were Balderton Capital and LocalGlobe. In addition to the funding, Daniel Waterhouse, a partner at Balderton, has joined Furhat Robotics’ board. PRESS RELEASE London, 14 September 2017 Furhat Robotics today announces that it has raised $2.5m in seed funding from two of Europe’s most active early stage venture capital investors, Balderton Capital and LocalGlobe. The Furhat robot is a ground-bre...
Tags: Europe, Balderton Capital, UK, London, Sweden, Trends, Merck, Italy, Kpmg, Honda, Betfair, Walt Disney, Stockholm, Balderton, Natural Language Processing, Saul Klein

Strain-Relief: Design Tips for Durability and Aesthetic Appeal

You reach over to plug in your phone, and you feel that spark—and not in a good "I love this product!" kind of way. The wire is broken, and yet another charging cable is about to make its way to a landfill, while you have to make a midnight run to the store to be ready for your 6 a.m. Skype conference with Japan.For such a simple idea, strain relief designs have a huge impact on users, right or wrong. And it's not only in consumer products where we can blame gorilla-like users; even NASA has the...
Tags: Japan, Design, Diy, Sweden, Nasa, Logitech, Skype, Don, Royal Institute of Technology, Industrial Design Tips, National Electric Code

A Stockholm suburb is redesigning its streets to be 'feminist'

To make women feel a little safer in the Stockholm suburb of Husby, local officials will redesign part of its center. More than one-third of women report feeling unsafe walking alone at night in the US, compared to just 11% of men, according to a recent Gallup poll. And 35% of the poll's female respondents in Sweden said they do not feel secure walking outside after sunset. A Swedish housing company, called Svenska Bostäder, is leading the plan, which includes more street lighting, especially ne...
Tags: Sweden, US, Trends, Vienna, Stockholm, Gallup, Husby, New York City Join, Royal Institute of Technology, Svenska Bostäder, Nurcan Gültekin, Gültekin, Dolores Hayden, Husby Svenska Bostäder

Dolph Lundgren Joins Aquaman as King Nereus

Dolph Lundgren to join Jason Momoa in Warner Bros. Aquaman Another cast member has been added to Aquaman, according to THR. Dolph Lundgren will join the cast of the upcoming Warner Bros. Pictures film. Aquaman is set to feature the return of Jason Momoa in the title role, after having made a brief debut as the title character in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. He’s expected to play a much larger role in the forthcoming Justice League, set to hit theaters November 17, 2017. The Zack Snyder...
Tags: Comics, Movies, Ben Affleck, Nicole Kidman, Justice League, Batman, Warner Bros, Aquaman, Jason Momoa, Ezra Miller, Gal Gadot, Warner Bros Pictures, Zack Snyder, Dolph Lundgren, Lundgren, Washington State University