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What to Think, Ep. 30: How Google works

Jonathan Rosenberg, co-author of the new book How Google Works (along with Eric Schmidt), started at Google in 2002. He helped create some of the company’s most iconic products, including AdSense, Gmail, Android, and more.

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Surgeon develops an image of how texting warps your spine. We have a quick solution

Texting has some nasty effects on the spine. Craning our heads downward to stare at a screen creates an additional 60 pounds of pressure on our delicate spines, threatening the body with permanent injuries. This is according to new report from Kenneth Hansraj, a New York-based surgeon, who developed a computer model of how poor texting posture distorts the spine (image above).

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Spyder 3D World Adds 3D Printer Directory

Adding another dimension to the sharing economy, Spyder 3D World today announced the addition of a local printer directory to its growing online community. For those who want their makes printed on demand, the directory provides an opportunity…

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Sorry, Taylor: Spotify is going to be part of the Billboard charts

Billboard and partner Nielsen SoundScan will soon start counting streaming services like Spotify and Beats Music in its signature ranking, the Billboard 200, reports The New York Times’ Ben Sisario.

Vivek Wadhwa is a fellow at Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University.

Why India shouldn’t be succeeding — but is about to experience an innovation boom

When I started researching India’s engineering education in 2005, my first conclusion was that Indian I.T. was doomed. The country was barely graduating enough engineers to staff this growing industry. The quality of engineers that India’s universities graduated was also inconsistent, and most were unemployable.