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Learn To Code, Earn Big Bucks In The App Economy
2012-06-20 06:46:50

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com Earlier this year, Marco Arment, developer for popular iOS reading app Instapaper, sat down with NPR´s Planet Money to discuss the way Apple´s App store and others like it are transforming the Internet economy. When Apple opened up their App store in 2008, Marco decided to jump in and build an iPhone app for his then web-only service. 2 years later, he was able to quit his day job and focus solely on Instapaper. According to the NPR interview,...

2012-06-15 23:03:10

Founder of Asset Management Company and Palo Alto High Alum to Speak on ℠Measuring Success´ at June 23 Ceremonies Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) June 15, 2012 Palo Alto University (PAU), a private, non-profit, higher education institution, announced today that venture capitalist Franklin “Pitch” Johnson, Jr. will address its undergraduate students at ceremonies to be held at Smithwick Theater at Foothill College on June 23, 2012 at 10:00am. “For this year´s...

2012-05-29 13:08:13

Results from new climate adaptation survey A majority of California's coastal planners and resource managers now view the threats from climate change as sufficiently likely that practical steps on the ground need to be taken to protect against growing threats, according to results from a new survey published by Stanford University's Center for Ocean Solutions (COS) and the California Sea Grant. Survey respondents acknowledge the need to prepare for changes along the coast that might...

Word of the Day
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.