Ep. 830: Where "sorry" does not put the crackers in our stomachs Video
The College Board announces a revamped SAT and a partnership with Khan Academy. CNET's Sumi Das talks to founder Sal Khan about how the online learning site hopes to improve college opportunities for students, and its work with the White House.
Now that we've had ample time to recover, Wilson and Justin take a few moments out of today's episode of The 404 Podcast to attempt to retrace the events of Wilson's Friday night birthday bash. The night started with a stomach full of Korean Fried Chicken, which you should definitely check out if you live in New York- it's addicting, for real.
Alumwire co-founders Aaron and Allan Sahagun sit down with CNET News.com's Miriam Olsson to discuss what inspired their start-up, a social-networking site that aids recent college grads in landing a job.
Vivian Chan, a recent graduate of San Francisco State University, and Jim Seeto, president of the SFSU chapter of a student group called Information Management Systems Association, speak with News.com Executive Editor Mike Yamamoto about technology curricula at U.S. colleges and the influence of offshore outsourcing on career decisions.
Planetary Resources co-founders Peter Diamandis and Eric Anderson discuss the space startup's goal to mine nearby asteroids for water, platinum, and other natural minerals for use on Earth.
If you're burning to spend this Valentine's Day, Pizza Hut has a $10,000 engagement party package that includes a personal fireworks display, a one-topping pizza, and breadsticks with icing to prep your stomach for a lifetime of loneliness.
On today's episode of The 404 Podcast, we discuss the future of video games and how students at the Imperial College in London are developing a pair of special glasses that allows players to control paddle movement using their eye movements! The new technology holds particular promise for people with physical disabilities that might soon get the chance to join the gaming community. The glasses are fitted with infrared light sensors and a webcam that links a laptop to the player's eyes, and although the hardware only costs $35 to make, the eye movement system itself costs around $36,000, so don't expect to control Modern Warfare with your eyes anytime soon.
The saddest part of the rumor about celebrities getting paid thousands of dollars to send corporate-sponsored Tweets is that it's true. It started with Internship.com paying Charlie Sheen $50,000 to solicit "Tiger Blood" interns, and today we're exploring the number of ways celebrities make money on the side.
Taj Mahal Badalandabad (Kal Penn) leaves behind Coolidge College for the halls of Camford University, where he looks to continue his education and teach an uptight student how to make the most of his academic career.