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    The Next Big Blue-Collar Job Is Coding

    When I ask people to picture a coder, they usually imagine someone like Mark Zuckerberg: a hoodied college dropout who builds an app in a feverish 72-hour programming jagwith the goal of getting insanely rich and, as they say, changing the world. But this Silicon Valley stereotype isnt even geographically accurate. The Valley employs only […] More

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    VR Lets You Drive Through Your Own Sandcastles

    Driving through gigantic sandcastles – Audi made this dream come true by real time scanning and VR technology, letting people come up with their own race tracks and driving virtual through it. This epic upload by DW – Shift got over 700,000 views on Facebook yet. “A childhood dream comes true – thanks to VR!” […] More

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    #DeleteUber campaign grows on social media

    Co-founder/CEO of Uber, Travis Kalanick, speaks onstage during “The bermensch” at the Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on October 19, 2016 in San Francisco, California.Image: Getty Images for Vanity Fair Links to President Donald Trump are shaping up to be a liability for Silicon Valley’s golden boys. Case […] More

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    Californias Democrats Are Ready for Political War

    The Republicans are about to control Congress and the presidency for the first time in a decade, and they have an ambitious agenda. Theyve promised to undo Obamacare, deport undocumented immigrants, and roll back environmental regulations. The Democrats who run the state government in California arent happy. Immediately after the election, state Senate President Kevin […] More

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    Bees Are Bouncing Back From Colony Collapse Disorder

    The number of U.S. honeybees, a critical component to agricultural production, rose in 2017 from a year earlier, and deaths of the insects attributed to a mysterious malady that’s affected hives in North America and Europe declined, according a U.S. Department of Agriculture honeybee health survey released Tuesday.  The number of commercial U.S. honeybee colonies […] More

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