January 30, 2015

1. Larry Summers was wrong about women. Ten years after the then-president of Harvard made controversial comments about why there are so few women in science, Professor Eileen Pollack – a friend of Summers – explains that isn't because of genetics or work ethic.

2. You can now get a college degree without cracking open a book. With some textbooks costing nearly $1,000, Professor Linda Williams used open resources to develop a textbook-free degree at Tidewater Community College.

3. Your smartphone is more powerful than the computer that went to the moon. And technology keeps getting faster – and more efficient – says author Robert Bryce.

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