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1. This is What It’s Like for Female Entrepreneurs in Afghanistan
By Cayte Bosler – Fast Company
Digest: Women Entrepreneurship
Curator: Lorel Sim
It’s a challenge to be a woman entrepreneur in Afghanistan, but that also gives us reason to celebrate the launch of Shetab Afghanistan, a new incubator that hopes to encourage female-founded businesses. Read More
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2. Here’s How Investors Can Help Put the ‘United’ Back Into ‘United States’
By Leslie Jump – Entrepreneur.com
Digest: Angel Investor
Curator: Berg Moe
VC funding is abundant in Silicon Valley and a few tech hotspots, while throughout the nation entrepreneurial energy withers for lack of capital. Read More
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3. WhatsApp Launches Video-Chat Challenger to FaceTime, Skype
By Steven Musil – CNET
Curator: Edith Yeung
The app is the latest example of the tech industry’s love affair with video chat apps. Other messaging apps, like Facebook Messenger and Snapchat, have text, voice and video calls all baked into one. Read More
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4. Top 10 Education Technologies that Will Be Dead and Gone in the Next Decade
By Dian Schaffhauser, Rhea Kelly – Campus Technology
Curators: Aurelio Jimenez Romero, Deborah Chang, Jessica Falkenthal, Hrvoje Moric, Jennifer Chin
A nationwide survey lists the top ten education technologies teachers think will disappear in ten years. The top technologies that educators predicted would become big were augmented reality and 3D printing. Read More
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5. Map: The Most Common* Job In Every State
By Quoctrung Bui – NPR
Digest: HR & Employee Experience
Curator: Philip Alexander
When you exclude salespeople and managers from the census data you find that over half of states has Truck Driver as its main occupation. In a world of increasing technical automation, this could have serious implications for the future of employment in America. Read More
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