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« SAS Weekend » ou comment gagner 2000€…de frais d’avocat! Le process d'analyse de l'investisseur face à une start-up by @jeff #infographie. YouTube. Overview YouTube has created an advanced set of copyright policies and content management tools to give rights holders control of their content.

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YouTube provides content management solutions for rights holders of all sizes across the world, and provides tools to cater to the specific needs of various rights owners. Commercial partnerships Use of YouTube's copyright tools is free, and does not require any commercial partnership with YouTube. Facebook’s newest mini-data center is putting your profile on ice for a long, long time.

Facebook, Intel, & Rackspace get more open-source than ever with new designs. SANTA CLARA, Calif. — This morning, Facebook and a slew of big names in cloud computing and data center hardware unleashed a whole boatload of news — new hardware designs, new jobs, and new partnerships — all around the Open Compute Project.

Facebook, Intel, & Rackspace get more open-source than ever with new designs

AMD and Intel both showed off some new hardware products. Rackspace announced it has customized its own server hardware around OCP designs — and contributed its customizations back to the project. And Fusion-io was talking about its new 3.2TB ioScale card, also an OCP product. Facebook shows off search function to knock out Google, Yelp, LinkedIn, & even Match.com. This morning, Facebook gathered a handful of press at its Menlo Park campus to announce it’s finally rolling out a functional search tool — a tool that’s been more than one year in the making.

Facebook shows off search function to knock out Google, Yelp, LinkedIn, & even Match.com

Called Graph Search, Facebook’s offering will play on its strengths, allowing you to find people, places, and information based on human connections. For example, it’ll make it easy for you to find friends of friends who are single women. Or friends who work at Microsoft’s San Francisco office. Kinvey_backend-as-a-service.jpg (1200×857) Ville connectée : JCDecaux et Paris Incubateurs créent un incubateur. Kaggle: making data science a sport. Mobiquithings. Why VCs see gold in energy management software. The nearly five million commercial and industrial facilities in the United States account for nearly half of all domestic energy consumption, at a cost of over $200 billion each year.

Why VCs see gold in energy management software

But according to Chris Pacitti, general partner at venture capital firm Austin Ventures, only five percent of that market has adopted sophisticated energy management tools. Investors are taking notice. Software-based cleantech like energy management software (EMS) is a fast-growing segment as interest in hardware-based cleantech wanes. Leading EMS vendors like C3 and Hara offer tools that allow organizations to measure their energy consumption and, often, identify operational inefficiencies. That can lead to savings in energy consumption as well as real dollars, a fact that’s attracting some business owners’ attention. Datadog - Home. Khan Academy. Sugata Mitra shows how kids teach themselves.

Promotion de Blog. Going all in: How to run a company on 21 apps in the cloud. A lot of companies are debating whether — and what — to move to the cloud.

Going all in: How to run a company on 21 apps in the cloud

The company I work for, Australia-based Proactive Accountants Network (PAN), made a pretty unusual decision to go all-in on cloud technology and made the leap in a span of 10 weeks, dramatically changing our IT infrastructure. So, for those of you still debating, here’s a look at life on the other side. We were once dependent entirely on legacy software. We now run our business on 21 cloud applications, including Google, Salesforce.com, BetterCloud, Cloud Sherpas, Okta, Silverpop, Xero, Citrix, iHance, and Cvent. Ready for the revolution? It's time for us all to rally behind the Raspberry. This is a guest post by Harriet Green, Chief Executive of Premier Farnell.

Ready for the revolution? It's time for us all to rally behind the Raspberry

Premier Farnell is a global distributor of electronic components, including the Raspberry Pi. It is also the founder of the electronic engineering community, Element14 Few products in recent history have created the level of excitement generated by the Raspberry Pi launch last week. Let's Make Robots! Career of the Future: Data Scientist [INFOGRAPHIC]

Want a job where the talent is scarce — and likely to remain that way for at least the next five years?

Career of the Future: Data Scientist [INFOGRAPHIC]

Become a data scientist. That, at least, is the conclusion of a global survey of the number-crunching professionals by IT service company EMC. DataScientists.Net. The Data Science Venn Diagram. Posted: September 30th, 2010 | Author: drewconway | Filed under: Philosophy of Data | Tags: data, data science, visualization | 9 Comments by Drew Conway Last Monday I—humbly—joined a group of NYC’s most sophisticated thinkers on all things data for a half-day unconference to help O’Reily organize their upcoming Strata conference.

The Data Science Venn Diagram

The break out sessions were fantastic, and the number of people in each allowed for outstanding, expert driven, discussions. One of the best sessions I attended focused on issues related to teaching data science, which inevitably led to a discussion on the skills needed to be a fully competent data scientist. 5 Predictions for Online Data In 2011. Josh Jones-Dilworth is the founder and CEO of Jones-Dilworth, Inc. a PR consultancy focused on bringing early stage technologies to market.

5 Predictions for Online Data In 2011

He blogs at joshdilworth.com. A lot has changed since this post’s forbearer last December, so much so that I think it’s safe to say that data, particularly as it relates to marketing and social media, is no longer an annual topic, but rather a daily one. The Surprising Path Of Artificial Intelligence. Editor’s note: This is Part I of a three-part guest post written by legendary Silicon Valley investor Vinod Khosla, the founder of Khosla Ventures.

The Surprising Path Of Artificial Intelligence

In Part II, he will describe how software and mobile technologies can augment and even replace doctors. In Part III, he will talk about how technology will sweep through education. Forty years ago this December, President Nixon declared a war on cancer, pledging a “total national commitment” to conquering the disease. Fifty years ago this spring, President Kennedy declared a space race, promising to land a man safely on the moon before the end of the decade.

The “Unhyped” New Areas in Internet and Mobile. Editor’s note: Legendary investor Vinod Khosla is the founder of Khosla Ventures. You can follow him on Twitter at @vkhosla. All Khosla Ventures investments, as well as ventures related to Vinod Khosla, are italicized. We are in a whole new world of platforms, a post-PC era, which I’d more aptly describe as the always/everywhere era, finally, and that means a whole new set of opportunities. Add to it the fact that because of a variety of factors too numerous to cover here, the cost of experimentation has gone down dramatically (one can start a web startup or write an Android app with no more than a student credit card!)

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Apple's iMessage comes to the Mac in OS X Mountain Lion. Apple has announced the next version of OS X will be OS X 10.8 " Mountain Lion", and will be released in Summer 2012. But as of right now, you can grab one of its coolest features -- iMessage. iMessage is the the BBM-like free messaging service used on iPhones and iPads. Why your startup’s culture shouldn’t be ignored. Starting a new technology company is exciting. Since the founders have their energies fully focused on new technologies and innovations that promise to change the world, there is little time left for them to think about creating the right culture for the company. Hence, more often than not, the company’s culture takes after the styles and personalities of the founders. (Above, CollegeHumor’s startup guys.)