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A troubled geothermal plant finds a savior in a startup and Vinod Khosla

Less than a hundred miles east of Black Rock Desert, where hippies and techies frolic every year at the Burning Man festival, sits a remote, struggling geothermal power plant that taps into the hot rocks and water far beneath the surface of the Nevada desert to produce energy. 1,405 more words

Tech

The Pentium chip and Hotmail

The Pentium chip and Hotmail were created by Indians— Vinod Dham helped to develop the Pentium processor while Vinod Khosla and Sabeer Bhatia co-founded Sun Microsystems and Hotmail respectively.

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Hotmail

Luddite Fallacy? No way, José!

In economics, the Luddite Fallacy argues that new technology does not lead to a high unemployment rate and the destruction of jobs. Naturally, this is hard to believe – and untrue. 1,182 more words

Futurity

Starting to learn to code was a good idea

I admit, tech-entrepreneur hype took over me when I was in my last year of medical school. I do not remember how I started to read about entrepreneurship, it just occured. 521 more words

Programming

Cloud options mean decisions, decisions for IT buyers

Much has been written about cloud consolidation, with M&A roiling the cloudscape over the past few months: Cisco bought Metacloud, EMC bought Cloudscaling280 more words

Gluten-free & Egg-free

Wheat provides about twenty per cent of the world’s calories and more nourishment than any other source of food over the course of human civilization, yet more and more people in in the last few years are coming out as gluten sensitive and moving towards gluten-free alternatives. 42 more words

What We're Reading

Bjørn Lomborg: Electric car benefits? Just myths

USA Today: It is time to stop our green worship of the electric car. It costs us a fortune, cuts little CO2 and surprisingly kills almost twice the number of people compared with regular gasoline cars. 48 more words

Politics