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Urban Observatory: TED Co-Founder’s New Civic Data Platform by Design Ideas

This new project brings a whole world’s worth of metropolitan data to your fingertips through each an on-line application and an upcoming installation at the Smithsonian Museum, courtesy of TED founder Richard Saul Wurman. 27 more words

Urban Observatory: TED Co-Founder’s New Civic Data Platform by Feedous

This new project brings a whole world’s worth of metropolitan information to your fingertips by way of both an on the internet application and an upcoming installation at the Smithsonian Museum, courtesy of TED founder Richard Saul Wurman. 26 more words

Common Core: A Matter of Perspective

Part of the reason there has been such strong disagreement and debate regarding the Common Core is people “see” ed reform and the new Standards very differently, depending on their perspective. 466 more words

Stocks Oversold in the Short Term

After Thursday’s rout, the stock market could bounce soon, perhaps on NFP data Friday morning. Also Friday is weekly opex and the first of the month. 26 more words

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Max Levchin's Affirm speeds online checkouts, has a hunger for data

SAN FRANCISCO — Max Levchin’s new consumer lending company, Affirm, is really about data, it turns out.

During a fireside chat at Mixpanel’s Data Driven Conference, Levchin revealed that at the core of Affirm is the idea that there’s a world of data that’s not being used to estimate lending risk. 490 more words

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