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How Venture Capitalist Tracy Chadwell Cornered the “Silver Tech” Market

Only 2.4% of venture capital founders are women, but after a career spent in law and banking, Tracy Chadwell felt ready to take on the challenge. In 2016 she founded 1843 Capital (named after the year that Ada Lovelace wrote the first computer program). Her fund invests in early-stage startups founded by women who work […]

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Interesting Science

How to Learn Anything–the First 20 Hours

Here’s a great TEDx talk about the nature of learning and acquiring new skills. Josh Kaufman is the author of the #1 international bestseller, ‘The Personal MBA: Master the Art of Business’, as well as the upcoming book ‘The First 20 Hours: Mastering the Toughest Part of Learning Anything.’ Josh specializes in teaching people from […]

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Interesting

The 1890 US Census and the History of Punchcard Computing

2020 is a census year and we take fast, actionable data analytics for granted. It wasn’t always easy or fast until the advent of a punchcards brought about by a competition. YouTube channel standupmaths explains.

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AI

The Tech Fighting The Coronavirus

BBC Click investigates coronavirus misinformation and discovers the AI tools that could help track its spread and find new treatments.

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The US and China are in a quantum arms race that will transform warfare
Quantum Computing Science

The US and China Are in a Quantum Arms Race

Quantum physics is no longer just for academic researchers or engineers working on quantum computers. It is quickly becoming a national security imperative. How quickly quantum advances will influence military power will depend on the work of researchers like Jonathan Baugh. A professor at the University of Waterloo in Canada, Baugh is working on a […]

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