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Best Laptops For College

Enrolling in college is a transformative experience for every student, and at the top of any new student’s shopping list you’ll typically find a laptop computer, one that can get that student through the next four years of taking notes, writing reports, doing homework, and probably binging more than one Netflix series. Choosing the right laptop for a college student isn’t easy, because every student is different – and so are their computing ... Full story

Stray Kids's Seungmin graduates from high school!

On February 14, Stray Kids 's Seungmin attended his high school graduation ceremony at Chungdam High School in Seoul! Even though he seemed a little sleepy, Seungmin politely thanked the press as well as fans for coming to congratulate him on his graduation. The idol also thanked his fellow students as well as his teachers, in light of his public education coming to an end, and half joking added, "I'd actually prefer to stay a student like this ... Full story

Researchers create 'malicious' writing AI

A team of researchers who have built an artificially-intelligent writer say they are withholding the technology as it might be used for "malicious" purposes. OpenAI, based in San Francisco, is a research institute backed by Silicon Valley luminaries including Elon Musk and Peter Thiel. It shared some new research on using machine learning to create a system capable of producing natural language , but in doing so the team expressed concern the ... Full story

Labour pledges to prevent universities from going bust News

Universities would be prevented from going bust under new plans unveiled by Labour to protect higher education and students from "rampant" market forces. The plans to overhaul regulator the Office for Students reflect fears about some universities' viability. Under Labour, the OfS would get an explicit objective of avoiding "disorderly failure" at universities, and be able to provide emergency loans. The government said the OfS already had ... Full story

why adults no longer have the right to object to their children taking radical action

A worldwide wave of school climate strikes, begun by the remarkable Greta Thunberg , has reached the UK . Some critics claim these activist-pupils are simply playing truant , but I disagree. Speaking as both a climate campaigner and an academic philosopher , I believe school walkouts are morally and politically justifiable. Philosophy can help us tackle the question of whether direct action is warranted via the theory of civil disobedience . ... Full story

Teenage sleep can be harmed by early school time Washington Post

Teaching assistant Leonardo Baker, second from right, greets teens as they arrive at Franklin High School in Seattle. After the school pushed back its morning start time, several teachers said the alertness and grades of their students improved. “They had the rest they needed,” a biology teacher said. (Elaine Thompson/AP). At first, Lilly Grey Rudge objected to her classes starting later. Delaying the first-period bell nearly an hour until 8:45 ... Full story

Google expands partnership with Founder Gym to support underrepresented founders

Google for Startups has expanded a partnership with startup training program Founder Gym to better serve underrepresented founders through a new scholarship program. The program typically charges $396 to participate but thanks to this partnership with Google for Startups, Google will cover the costs for select scholarship recipients to participate in the six-week program. This partnership an extension of a pilot program that started last March. ... Full story

February Girl Group Brand Reputation Rankings Announced

The Korean Business Research Institute has revealed this month’s brand reputation rankings for girl groups! The rankings were determined through an analysis of the consumer participation, media coverage, interaction, and community indexes of various girl groups, using big data collected from January 8 to February 9. BLACKPINK topped this month’s rankings once again with a brand reputation index of 14,304,082, which is a 14.85 percent decrease ... Full story

Pointless GCSEs should be scrapped, says senior MP News

GCSEs should be scrapped and A-levels should be replaced by a mix of academic and vocational subjects, says Robert Halfon, chairman of the Education Select Committee. His radical rewriting of England's exam system is designed to give young people a much broader range of skills for their working lives. The former Tory minister says GCSEs for 16-year-olds have become "pointless". The Department for Education defended GCSEs as "gold standard" ... Full story

I Launched a Tech Startup at 28 While Pursuing My MBA and It Was a Great Decision

Here's why this sometimes underestimated degree gave me the best chance to succeed. February 8, 2019 8 min read. Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Navigating the world of entrepreneurship and startups in this day and age is no easy feat, and, as a woman in a (still) male-dominated world, I find that the odds are (still) stacked against us. Women made up less than 38 percent of those receiving full-time MBA degrees ... Full story