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Magazine: Summer 2012 | Volume 18, No. 4

DEPARTMENT: Letter from the editors

XRDS reloaded

By Peter Kinnaird, Inbal Talgam-Cohen

HTML | In the Digital Library
Tags: GENERAL

Inbox

DEPARTMENT: Inbox

Inbox

By XRDS Staff

HTML | In the Digital Library
Tags: GENERAL, MISCELLANEOUS

The role of academia in the startup world

DEPARTMENT: INIT

The role of academia in the startup world

By Asaf Cidon, Tomer London

HTML | In the Digital Library
Tags: General

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COLUMN: Benefit

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By Daniel Gooch

HTML | In the Digital Library
Tags: Organizations

Better safe than sorry

COLUMN: Advice

Better safe than sorry

By Dimitris Mitropoulos

HTML | In the Digital Library
Tags: Backup/recovery

Community initiatives

DEPARTMENT: Updates

Community initiatives

By Ben Deverett

HTML | In the Digital Library
Tags: Organizations

How to be an

SECTION: Features

How to be an "entrepredemic"

The life of an academic entrepreneur can help you avoid a false choice.

By Jonathan Friedman

HTML | In the Digital Library
Tags: Computer and Information Science Education, Occupations

An interview with Mendel Rosenblum

An interview with Mendel Rosenblum

The co-founder of VMware and Associate Professor of Computer Science at Stanford explains how an academic research project evolved into a commercial idea.

By Asaf Cidon, Tomer London

HTML | In the Digital Library
Tags: Computer science education, Curriculum

Want a tenure?

Want a tenure?

Why running a startup is a lot like building a research lab.

By Eldar Sadikov, Montse Medina

HTML | In the Digital Library
Tags: Computer and Information Science Education, Database applications, Occupations, Project and People Management

Jumping into the water

Jumping into the water

How a Ph.D. graduate went from theoretical computer scientist to water-sensor analyzer.

By Amitai Armon

HTML | In the Digital Library
Tags: Occupations, Public Policy Issues

An interview with Peter Levine

An interview with Peter Levine

Peter Levine, general partner at Andreessen Horowitz and lecturer at Stanford, shares his insights on how startups should assemble their initial team and create their first product.

By Asaf Cidon, Tomer London

HTML | In the Digital Library
Tags: Occupations

On education in entrepreneurship

On education in entrepreneurship

Jessica Mah started her first company, internshipIN.com, at the age of 13, shortly after she began her studies in computer science at the University of California, Berkeley. Currently Product Architect and CEO of inDinero.com, which she co-founded during her undergraduate studies, she discusses the value of her computer science education and how it affected her entrepreneurial path.

By Christina Pop

HTML | In the Digital Library
Tags: Computer science education, Curriculum

Make your own story

Make your own story

When it comes to startups, sometimes failing can make you a better entrepreneur.

By Saar Drimer

HTML | In the Digital Library
Tags: Occupations

A linear function for the toughest choice

A linear function for the toughest choice

As you journey along your career path, how will you decide which way to turn when you reach the academia-industry fork in the road?

By Pierpaolo Baccichet

HTML | In the Digital Library
Tags: Computer science education, Curriculum, Occupations

Leah Busque

Leah Busque

By Robert J. Simmons

HTML | In the Digital Library
Tags: General, General

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