20 April 2014

The Ruby Reflector

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By Todd Hoff of High Scalability 23 days ago.
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…the Internet, the micro hard drive, the DRAM cache, and Siri. From the Department of Defense came GPS, cellular technology, signal compression, and parts of the liquid crystal display and multi-touch screen (joining funding from the CIA, the National Science Foundation, and the Department of Energy, which, by the way, developed the lithium-ion battery.) CERN in Europe created the Web. Steve Jobs' contribution was to integrate all of them beautifully.

This is not …

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By Joey of Global Nerdy 2 months ago.
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Samsung Knox-enabled devices received approval from the US Department of Defense last year .

5 arguments to convince your boss to let you BYOD

Dell's Tech Page One has these five arguments you can use to persuade your boss to let you bring your own device for work purposes:

It'll save the company money. They point to this CIO Insight article that suggests that BYOD can save a company up to $ 80 per month per employee.

The support requirements …

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By Joey of Global Nerdy 4 months ago.
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…FCC isn't the only U.S. government department weighing in on the issue. The DOT ( Department of Transportation), whose jurisdiction includes air travel, is also seeking public comment — but on whether allowing such calls is "fair to consumers". DOT Secretary Anthony Foxx says "Over the past few weeks, we have heard of concerns raised by airlines, travelers, flight attendants, members of Congress and others who are all troubled over the idea of passengers …

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By Sarah Milstein of Lessons Learned 5 months ago.
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San Francisco area, and Steven Hodas, who heads the markets initiative for NYC Department of Education, with Sarah Milstein, co-host of the Lean Startup Conference, for a webcast on Testing Lean Startup in Education ( audio on iTunes and SoundCloud ; we do not yet have the video for this webcast). The conversation centered around a few key topics: customers, bureaucracy, and MVP.

Diane at 5:13 describes her customers as students, but notes that their parents, …

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By Sarah Milstein of Lessons Learned 5 months ago.
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…we've invited Diane and Steven Hodas of the New York City Department of Education's iZone, to a webcast conversation, Testing Lean Startup in Education ; both will also be speakers at this year's conference . Join them on November 21 at 9a PT, along with conference co-host Sarah Milstein. As always, the webcast is free with registration , and we'll be holding live Q&A, so come with your questions.

For background, we …

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By Joey of Global Nerdy 5 months ago.
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…any other vendor and we're the only EMM vendor and handset maker to receive the Department of Defense "Authority to Operate" certification.

Governments, global corporations and organizations that will not compromise on security continue to choose and trust BlackBerry.

BES10 is your future Enterprise Mobility Solution

We know that BlackBerry devices are not for everyone. That's OK.

As we committed to earlier - we are more than just a device company. Today, …

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By Sarah Milstein of Lessons Learned 6 months ago.
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Kiva, LearnUp, Black Girls Code and the New York City Department of Education will talk about everything from funding risk to bureaucratic risk. Nearly all of their lessons will be useful to people working in the for-profit sector, too.

Getting started with Lean Startup. Naturally, we'll have a number of talks for early-stage companies, like The Muse's Kathryn Minshew on acquiring your first users out of thin air, or Robin Chase's story of how she started Zipcar—and…

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By Joey of Global Nerdy 6 months ago.
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…business models that drive down the value of those core Microsoft franchises to near zero. This is the price Microsoft has paid with its profoundly anti-competitive tactics of the 90s; every single player in the ecosystem, from their once-slavishly-loyal OEMs to would-be competitors, all want to see their market shrunk to zero. Microsoft has punished itself more than the Justice Department could ever have done.

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By Sarah Milstein of Lessons Learned 7 months ago.
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…Lean Startup methods within extreme bureaucracy—in his case, the New York City Department of Education. Steven came to the NYCDOE via NASA, where he built the U.S. government's first public website. After starting two companies of his own, he now heads the NYCDOE's Markets initiative, which works on fostering smart demand for innovative solutions to the most urgent problems in New York's public schools. Steven framed the value of MVP in terms of the enormous …

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