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Techies' 9 Favorite Employers

Posted 12.03.2011 | Technology

For the third year in a row an American company has won the title of most attractive employer for engineers seeking a job. In its annual report of ...

Alex Wagner

MIT Media Labs: Meet the People Shaping Our Future | Alex Wagner | Posted 09.25.2011 | Business

As the country faces continued economic stagnation and long-term unemployment, private sector innovation remains a ray of hope in an oftentimes bleak ...

Tech Startups Face A War For Talent

Reuters | Posted 08.09.2011 | Business

CHICAGO (Deborah L. Cohen) - For entrepreneur Ash Bhoopathy, not even backing from Bill Gates gives his tech startup enough street cred to easily ...

'Why Not To Pick A College Major Based On A Salary Chart'

Daily Finance | Loren Berlin | Posted 07.27.2011 | Business

The numbers aren't surprising. Poets aren't known for their obsession with material wealth. Public school teachers don't secretly think they'll get a ...

GEN Launched To Foster Mutualization and Cooperation Among World's Editors

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 06.18.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

A new worldwide organization is bringing together editors from different platforms, engineers and developers in news media in a bid to foster more sustainable professional journalism.

Obama Aims To Transform America's "Rust-Belt" Into A "Tech-Belt"

John Dearborn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
John Dearborn

President Obama and his administration are doing what they need to do: shining the brightest spotlight possible on entrepreneurship as a solution to our nation's job crisis.

Turning Dreams into Reality -- Inspire Your Children to Imagine

Dr. Mariappan Jawaharlal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Dr. Mariappan Jawaharlal

Now our bright minds want to become bankers and lawyers. Our brightest talents are not choosing engineering, technology, science or math is a threat facing this nation.

When Complex Systems Fail

Tom Loughlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Tom Loughlin

It's precisely because of the success and vigor of complex systems that we often take their reliability for granted. Most of us rarely consider the safety of an oil rig until something goes awry.

'Top Kill' Oil Spill Plug Attempt Planned By BP Engineers

AP | GREG BLUESTEIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

COVINGTON, La. — BP is going in for the kill. The trick is to do the job quickly and cleanly. As early as dawn Wednesday, the oil company will ...

BP Oil Spill Probe Finds New Warning Signs Before Deepwater Horizon Explosion

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — Two congressmen say that BP's internal investigation into the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has identified new warning signs of p...

BP Oil Spill Relief Well Scenarios: What Happens If It Doesn't Stop Gusher?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

HOUSTON (AP) -- As engineers bore deeper into the seafloor toward the source of the oil still spewing into the Gulf of Mexico, BP PLC is growing more ...

When to Take a Severance Package

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

Companies offering severance packages have generally sold the concept of lifetime employment concept. They are not places that fire employees without warning.

The U. S. Produces the Lion's Share of Top Scoring Students

Gerald Bracey | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gerald Bracey

The US has more than double the number of students scoring at the highest level in the science assessment of the Programme of International Student Assessment than any other OECD nation.