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This Philadelphia school replaced textbooks with iPads

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This Philadelphia school replaced textbooks with iPads

Teachers at Philadelphia Performing Arts: A String Theory Charter School create custom learning materials with iPad, iTunes U, and iBooks Author. As the city’s largest tuition-free K–12 charter school, they implement STEAM curriculum that emphasizes academic and artistic excellence equally. And with Apple technology at the core of teaching and learning, their teachers design their own curriculum,…

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5 Reasons Why College Students Should Start a Company

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5 Reasons Why College Students Should Start a Company

#1 Because you’re young.  When you have time on your side, if it doesn’t go as planned, no big deal, you have the rest of your life to make things work out. #2 You’ll have support. You’ll have the support of your teachers, your friends, your family, and investors who specifically invest in college students such as the…

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What Hollywood is Telling us with The Martian

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What Hollywood is Telling us with The Martian

With more and more movies about interplanetary travel coming out over the past few years, I think Hollywood is trying to tell us something. Interestingly enough, this is not science-fiction anymore, this is reality. There’s a good chance that in order for humanity to survive, we will have to colonize other planets. Even if this…

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This Drexel University Student Wants to Teach Others How to Build Drones

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This Drexel University Student Wants to Teach Others How to Build Drones

Multirotor Drones are a fairly new technology, but are on the brink of exploding with the first Drone Championships recently taking place in California. Getting ahead of the curve is still possible, but striking fast is essential to getting ahead of the competition. I recently spoke to the VP of Drone Development at VideoDrone.me –…

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How to Build a Great Team of Developers for Your Tech Startup

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How to Build a Great Team of Developers for Your Tech Startup

People and entrepreneurs pitch their ideas to me every single day. When they do, one thing is consistent: They don’t know how to code. I watch them spend months trying to find developers to join their team for equity, without success more often than not. Every entrepreneur has “the next big thing”, and they think…

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FemmeHacks Female Coding Hackathon Recap

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FemmeHacks Female Coding Hackathon Recap

On Friday, February 27, 2015, female students from Drexel University, University of Pennsylvania, Temple University, Rutgers University, and Bryn Mawr College gathered together to compete in the FemmeHacks Hackathon. 125 total women expressed interest in the competition and the event was sold out. Over 36 women showed up to the Hackathon and 7 teams presented projects…

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Pilot Philly High School Hackathon Recap

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Pilot Philly High School Hackathon Recap

On Friday, January 30, high school students from around the area gathered together for a 24 hour Hackathon at University of Pennsylvania. The goal of the 100 students was to create a new web or mobile application under 24 hours within the following categories: Most creative Most useful every day Best education app Best social…

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Drexel Entrepreneurial Law Clinic Helps Tech Startups with their Legal Needs

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Drexel Entrepreneurial Law Clinic Helps Tech Startups with their Legal Needs

Many people often dream about starting their own business, whether it’s a new product they came up with, a new website idea, a clothing line, something that would help the environment, or countless other ideas people dream of. The thing is, people are afraid to pursue their dreams because it’s a big risk to spend…

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