Hacking has become somewhat of an art form for those with the IT skills to unlawfully steal millions of dollars from companies. Whether it is about the money or simply the challenge, hackers are not individuals any company should ignore or underestimate. As an MBA candidate, it would be wise to learn more about the capabilities of hackers, and understand how much damage they can do to any business. This infographic can offer you and other prospective MBA candidates a short glimpse into the world of hacking, giving you an idea of what the past and present hold, as well as what you may have to one day deal with.
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With the recent rise of location-based social networks likeFoursquare, Gowalla, and Loopt, it would appear that location technology is something new. But in fact, humans have been inventing clever ways to locate each other for many thousands of years.
Even the basic technology that makes today’s location-based checkins possible — cellular triangulation and the global positioning satellite system — have their roots in decades old research projects, and the math today’s apps use to pinpoint your locale hasn’t change too much since the days of Copernicus.
Higher education has been part of the United States for 374 years. In that time, a lot has changed. What once started as an institution for rich white males has now become an institution for all Americans despite the race, nationality, gender or economic situation.
Here we will delve deeper into 374 years of higher education.
1636 – In 1636, Harvard College becomes the first U.S. higher education institution.
1791 – The Congress of the new United States passed The Bill of Rights. Education becomes a function of the state.
1848 – Massachusetts School for Idiotic Feebleminded Youth established. It was the first school of its kind in the U.S.
1862 –The Land Grant Act becomes a law. Public lands were donated to the states and sold. The money collected was used for endowment, support, and maintenance of at least one college.
1894- Jewel Lutheran College charges twenty seven fifty ($27.50) for a ten-week semester, which includes tuition, room and books!
1905 – The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching is founded.
Here it is, the definitive Bill Gates timeline. It may contain some bugs and lack some features, but it works: from his parents to the last day of his work at Microsoft, the Bill Gates timeline shows his personal and business adventure—on the top—in relation to the tech industry—on the bottom—as his company takes over it all.
They have been in coma lately but, through53 years of history, Sony has created some of the most amazing gadget in history. Some of them changed the world forever. Here you have them all.