20 April 2014

The Ruby Reflector


Mark Zuckerberg

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By Fredric Paul of New Relic 1 day ago.

…Nerds are having their moment. Real and fictional, from Elon Musk to Mark Zuckerberg, nerds are turning up on big and small screens, getting filthy rich, and changing the image of success in the wider culture.

Here at New Relic, of course, we like to celebrate all things nerdy. We unapologetically proclaim: "We are all data nerds," and we're not kidding. If you look around, nerd culture is spreading far beyond software developers and data scientists to pull in athletes, …

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By Joey of Global Nerdy 27 days ago.

…influential-if- douchey techies like Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg declare that "Young people are just smarter" , or Dave Winer's recent "Only hire young males, but I didn't say it" piece , which he wrote at the sprightly age of 58. It highlights a long-standing problem in Silicon Valley: they've got an ageism problem, and it's getting sillier.

Memo to Connected Ventures: Maybe it's time to get this video taken …

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By Todd Hoff of High Scalability 1 month ago.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has his own take, saying in a keynote presentation at the Mobile World Congress that Facebook's acquisition of WhatsApp was closely related to the Internet.org vision:

The idea is to develop a group of basic internet services that would be free of charge to use — "a 911 for the internet." These could be a social networking service like Facebook, a messaging service, maybe search and other things like weather. Providing a bundle …

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