Couch By Couchwest Proudly Presents The Exact Opposite Of South By Southwest

Can’t make it to Austin? Too smart to go during SXSW? Couch By Couchwest (CXCW) has been offering an alternative to the madness for five years running. Where? In the living rooms of musicians everywhere. Forget the wrist bands, the crowds, the overpriced food, the hassle, the headache, the ticket…

Bigger Crashes Promised in 2nd Run of ‘Big Bang Machine’ –


Bigger Crashes Promised in 2nd Run of 'Big Bang Machine'
Scientists will soon debut the blockbuster sequel to the so-called Big Bang Machine, which found the elusive Higgs Boson. They're promising nearly twice the energy and far more violent particle crashes this time around. After a two-year shutdown and …
​CERN's souped-up Large Hadron Collider to launch again after Higgs boson ZDNet

CERN's revamped particle smasher ready to push physics into unknownPhys.Org
Excitement, anxiety greet LHC restartScience Magazine (subscription)
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POLL: What Do You Think Of The $7.4 Million “Blurred Lines” Verdict?

When does “influenced by” become infringement? That’s the question that every songwriter, publisher and label boss is asking after a jury awarded the estate of Marvin Gaye $7.4 million their battle with Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams and T.I. What do you think? Do you agree with the “Blurred Lines” verdict?…

BBC is giving away 1 million mini computers so kids can learn to code – Mashable


BBC is giving away 1 million mini computers so kids can learn to code
LONDON — The BBC wants coding to become as fundamental as writing, and is taking some very practical steps to ensure that happens. The broadcaster announced on Thursday that it is giving away 1 million micro computers to next year's cohort of 11- and …
BBC: We'll give FREE subpar-Raspberry-Pis to a million Brit schoolkidsThe Register

In Bid To Get British Kids Coding, BBC To Give Away 1 Million 'Micro Bit TechCrunch
The Micro Bit – can it make us digital?BBC News
CNET –BBC News –Geek
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Making The Case For A Freemium Reset

“Freemium absolutely can work as a model and it has achieved a huge amount already, but it needs recalibrating to ensure it delivers the next stage of market growth in a way that minimizes the risk to the rest of the business.” Guest Post by Mark Mulligan on Music Industry…

Pandora Holds Lead As Top Music Streaming Service In The U.S.

“The Infinite Dial 2015” report from Edison Research and Triton Digital took an in depth look at US music streaming revealing Pandora as the clear leader. Music streaming pioneer, Pandora has proven it’s staying power in what an increasingly saturated marketplace, dominating US music streaming by impressive margins. Pandora remains…

Huge comeback for threatened Channel Island foxes – Summit County Citizens Voice

Summit County Citizens Voice

Huge comeback for threatened Channel Island foxes
Summit County Citizens Voice
Two Santa Cruz Island foxes groom in a field on Santa Cruz Island. Photo courtesy of Dan Richards/National Park Service. Staff Report. FRISCO — Releasing their final recovery plan for four subspecies of island fox, federal biologists said the Endangered …
Catalina Island fox completes its comebackOCRegister

Population Of Channel Islands Fox Roars Back After Near ExtinctionCBS Local
Channel Island foxes' stay on endangered list could be shortSFGate
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