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Paul Singh, the founder of Crystal Tech Fund (center), speaks with with Sen. Mark Warner (left) and Vornado's Mitchell Schear during a tour of the new headquarters in Crystal City on April 10, 2014.
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blog.hackerearth.com
We’re rapidly adding developers, marketers and sales people to our team.
At least with developers, you’d think that HackerEarth would have it easy, right?
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blog.zumper.com
Back in October 2012 I wrote a guest post on TechCrunch about How To Raise A Seed Round.
This post is a follow up, dedicated to sharing what I learned as we raised our $6.5m Series A from Kleiner Perkins.
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www.bothsidesofthetable.com
If you’re an early investor like I am that often means writing the first $2-3 million check into a business that previously had either survived on fumes or on a $500,000 angel round.
I also see companies as they move from having taken $1-5 million from me to their next round where they raise $8-15 million from Series B investors and sometimes I lead at this round (we’re stage agnostic but 80% of our deals are seed & A).
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disruption.vc
It’s been a remarkable week for tech and venture, and I’m not talking about the opening of Disruption’s Crystal Tech Fund’s new headquarters in Virginia.
As many of you know first-hand, our open house event was beyond capacity, media coverage of our office opening was as mainstream as it gets (The Washington Post and NBC, among other outlets), and both the Governor of Virginia and a U.S.
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www.nextbigwhat.com
It is raining deals today(1,2).
IndiaHomes, a housing and property broker, has raised Rs 150 cr in fresh funding from New Enterprise Associates and existing investors Helion and Foundation Capital.
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www.nextbigwhat.com
Palo Alto headquartered, low cost tablet maker, Swipe Telecom will receive Rs 30 cr in funding from Bangalore based early stage investor Kalaari Capital.
The tablets pricing range between Rs 4,000 – Rs 15,000 .
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www.secret.ly
Secret - I'm privy to all M&A consideration data for two white shoe venture firms.
Tech press gets <$50mm deal sizes wrong almost 100% of the time.
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www.theguardian.com
Satya Nadella in February became Microsoft's chief executive, replacing Steve Ballmer, which instantly propelled him into the highest-profile slot, but he is by no means the first Indian to make waves in the technology industry.
Intel's 'Rockstars' of technology advert featured an actor portraying the father of the USB, Ajay Bhatt.
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avc.com
With small funds, you only need to find a few good ideas a year to get behind.
That is true in hedge funds, private equity, venture capital, and probably many other asset classes.
Paul Singh Shared by Paul Singh
www.nextbigwhat.com
Earlier today, we wrote about TimesCity’s latest acquisition: Dineout, a restaurant booking service.
Dineout, which was already a TimesCity partner also plugs another user requirement on TimesCity.
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shaukk.com
Now that people are here, For Ease of Use...Please have the entire CHAT PE CHARCHA here.
transaction/discovery based business, web or mobile beyond products and to other verticals e.g.
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medium.com
Some time back, I wrote a blog post on India’s “questionable exit ecosystem” for consumer-facing startups.
While the debate largely rages on (schizophrenically with myself as well as with my startup founder and venture buddies), some of the underlying fundamentals have changed.
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www.nationaljournal.com
Millennials Combine Entrepreneurship and Service Millennials Combine Entrepreneurship and Service Millennials Combine Entrepreneurship and Service Millennials Combine Entre...
It was that austere depiction of life after college that pushed Paul Singh, founder of Disruption Corporation, an asset-management firm in Arlington, Va., toward entrepreneurship.
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Join us for weekly interviews with 500 Startups founders, investors, and mentors.
In this episode, I speak with Vitaly Golomb (CEO and founder of Keen Systems) about the print industry, balancing family time with startup time, hiring the right people, and more.
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www.nextbigwhat.com
IT services major Tata Consultancy Services has launched an Android app called iElect, that generates social insights on India’s General Elections.
The app, which generates real time social insights on the elections has analysed over 3 million tweets so far and gives the user a sense of user’s sentiment analysis of politicians, parties and issues.
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www.theatlantic.com
American discourse is in a bubble of subprime outrage and subprime apologies—and it's having a chilling effect on free speech.
Now if you were one of the many villagers who didn’t have a way to speak, you just hoped that one of the three elders who could speak would make the argument you wanted to make.
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www.nextbigwhat.com
The startup was founded by Aditi Gupta, Sakshi Majumdar and Sumit Maniyar to help teach higher education in science online.
Function Space provides users articles, video lectures and problem solving material as well as networking.
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www.niticentral.com
LS election phase V: Polling underway in 121 constituencies, 13.7% votes cast in Rajasthan till 9 am
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www.nextbigwhat.com
I run a chain of vacation properties.
While building this up, and carefully crafting the brand around the rather niche offering we have, I have run into the travel agent industry very often, with a couple of good experiences and a lot of lousy ones.
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www.nextbigwhat.com
It has over 6 million users – 48% from the USA, 7% from India and rest from around the world.
Developer company Sourcebits was ranked #38 in Lead411’s Tech 500 list of 2010.
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blogs.timesofindia.indiatimes.com
Over the past few months a spate of articles has appeared in the Western media bitterly critical of Narendra Modi.
Roger Boyes wrote in the London Times: “It looks as if India is embarking on a sea change.
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www.nextbigwhat.com
Especially now being a publicly listed company, they owe it to shareholders!
They sure need to monetize their real use case and its beneficiaries – brands, causes and their communication with their audience like we mentioned earlier.
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competition.coshx.com
Coshx Labs is working with David Cohen, co-founder of Techstars, to launch the next big idea.
We will be giving away $50,000 of development work, no strings attached, to make your idea a reality.
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angel.co
Sourceasy simplifies private label production for the next generation of eCommerce, Designers, Brands and Merchants.
The microblogging site has become a meeting ground for so many people across sectors and geographies but the...
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Sprint customers worried about misplacing their Android device can get peace of mind with Total Equipment Protection App.
Look to Total Equipment Protection with the all-new Protection App as your single source for phone protection – only from Sprint.
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arg0s.in
Do people care at all about Charades?
It turned out that Ellen’s charades game was wildly popular, and there was a lot of buzz around Heads Up Charades, but that was not indicative about whether people would want to play online.
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www.livemint.com
Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi, the Congress president and vice-president, are seeking re-election from Rae Bareli and Amethi constituencies
Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi, the Congress party president and vice-president, are seeking re-election from Rae Bareli and Amethi constituencies, both in Uttar Pradesh.
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www.washingtonpost.com
Researchers at Northumbria University and the University of Gottingen wanted to know what women look for in a dancing partner, since "dancing ability, particularly that of men, may serve as a signal of mate quality."
But isolating specific dance moves is difficult - facial attractiveness, body shape and even perceived socioeconomic status play a role in how people judge the dancing ability of their peers.
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time.com
I’ve written about the history of the to-do list before, and how to write a great one.
One of the most counterintuitive but effective methods I’ve found for increasing my productivity is to limit how many items I add to my to-do list.
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www.telegraphindia.com
An onion field at Ranipur ke Chak village, one of the 46 hamlets comprising the Jalla (marshy) area.
Shravan Kumar, a 30-year-old Yadav farmer of Ranipur ke Chak, is the first graduate in his family.
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www.newyorker.com
One of the consequences of waking up suddenly, and too early, is a phenomenon called sleep inertia.
First given a name in 1976, sleep inertia refers to that period between waking and being fully awake when you feel groggy.
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www.searchenginejournal.com
Search Engine Journal has partnered with Searchmetrics to host a one-day, invite-only executive marketing event in San Francisco: SEO, Content Marketing, & Analytics: The Three Pillars of Online Marketing Success in 2014.
One of our speakers is Eli Schwartz, the Online Marketing Manager for SurveyMonkey.
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www.nextbigwhat.com
The funding round was led by IDG Ventures, Vertex and existing backers Norwest Venture Partners among others.
Institutional investors now hold 80% stake in the company.
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www.nextbigwhat.com
If you are looking to setup an ecommerce website, you could either spend a lot of money on developing a website and maintaining it or pick a DIY e-commerce platform and quickly put one together.
PowerStores is a DIY platform that recently caught our attention.
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www.policymic.com
The news: A new scientific study from Princeton researchers Martin Gilens and Benjamin I. Page has finally put some science behind the recently popular argument that the United States isn't a democracy any more.
And they've found that in fact, America is basically an oligarchy.
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www.hindustantimes.com
There is a menu of four main political choices on offer to the electorate, and only the upbeat triumphalist BJP offers a relatively coherent if deeply divisive alternative vision for the country.
Rejuvenated with the energetic and muscular leadership of Narendra Modi and his trademark political aggression, it offers a combination of three fundamentalisms.
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www.scoopwhoop.com
Every time someone mentions his or her boss, it’s always about ‘the boss from hell’.
And when you have someone like that at work to report to, there are no Monday blues, there are no horror nights and there are no bad workdays.
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bangalore.citizenmatters.in
First of all, on the BJP’s ‘Modi for PM” campaign, this country does not have a presidential system of government, at least yet!
Do not let the rhetoric of a referendum on who will be a better prime minister or not decide the MP who represents you and your constituency in Parliament.
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www.sitepoint.com
One of the advantages of being a JavaScript developer is the array of APIs and frameworks that bring a whole new level of possibilities to what previously was restricted to web development.
JavaScript libraries/frameworks such as Firmata and Johnny-Five make it a lot easier for JavaScript developers to get more involved and develop applications that can interact with, respond to and control Arduino powered technology.
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www.mediacrooks.com
Count the number of towns, townships, projects, IT parks and such real estate named after the Chinese Gandhis.
For over 50 years Amethi has been called the “bastion” of the Gandhis and this is what their real estate has to show for it.
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yourstory.com
Freebies and discount are integral aspects for Indians while looking for places to wine and dine.
The app allows users to see various deals and discount for party destinations in one’s vicinity.
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www.theverge.com
For a moment, it seemed like Google and Facebook were about to compete for internet in the clouds: Google with weather balloons, and Facebook with high-flying drones.
But now, it seems that Google will own the drones as well.The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Google has just bought Titan Aerospace, the very company that Facebook was rumored to be acquiring.
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forbesindia.com
But Gujarat is today a farming paradise
IT'S ALL TIED UP: Gujarat's new policy helped Jitesh Patel of Dolpur benefit from contract farming
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www.firstpost.com
BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi today used Sanjay Baru's book to launch a scathing attack against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Congress President Sonia and vice president Rahul Gandhi.
After reading Baru's book I have realised nothing that went wrong during the UPA was his fault.
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www.moneylife.in
The enthusiastic endorsement of illegal UIDAI and its inexplicable eagerness to merge electoral photo identity card -EPIC numbers and electoral database, with the Aadhaar biometric database that faces robust legal challenge, merits probe
- A confidential document of UIDAI titled ‘Creating a unique identity number for every resident in India’, leaked by Wikileaks on 13 Nov 2009
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medium.com
Matt Sterne in Digital Marketing: Social Media, Online, Internet, SEO
If this is the case, what you see below are not effective print ads, just spam.
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www.quora.com
- Quora
Rohit Shroff, Co-Founder, holidify.com Co-Founder, holidify.com
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www.nextbigwhat.com
Times Internet’s restaurant and food guide portal TimesCity.com has acquired Dineout, a Delhi based restaurant booking service.
With this, TimesCity visitors can make online restaurant reservations.
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medium.com
Are you competing with well funded competition with a zero dollar marketing budget?
TIP #1 — Quora is your friend
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makingconnections2014.doattend.com
The event starts at 11:00 a.m and closes at 2:00 p.m.
Only the first 75 people to arrive and register at the venue will be able to attend the event.
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www.askvg.com
Update 1 brings many interesting features to Windows 8.1 such as new power and search buttons on Start Screen, pinning metro apps to Taskbar and titlebar with close/minimize buttons in metro apps.
Another interesting feature included in this update is the addition of classic context menu on Start Screen.
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timesofindia.indiatimes.com
Narendra Modi said the issue of apology for 2002 Gujarat riots would not have arisen if he had lost the elections in 2002 or 2007.
(ANI handout via Reuters)
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www.nextbigwhat.com
If you’ve got a team, you’ve got to be sharing a lot of awesome stuff that you see on the web.
A new tool browser extension called Teamgum, can make life easier for you.
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ibnlive.in.com
The early morning voters of Pune were left stunned when an electronic voting machine (EVM) reportedly "transferred" all votes to the Congress.
The incident happened at a polling booth at Shamrao Kalmadi School in the city when voters found that whichever button was pressed on the EVM, only the Congress light blinked.
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www.vijayanand.name
They use a few other products too – that solves some of their non-core functions elegantly.
And they sit and break their heads, day in and day out as to why on earth, are many of its heavy users not converting.
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www.nextbigwhat.com
[Editorial notes : Internet companies in India are spending marketing dollars in offline (TV/print) media and unlike online campaigns, the offline ones are extremely difficult to measure.
This guest piece by Deepak Abbot of Paytm demystifies the possible ways to measure conversions from offline campaigns.]
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www.quora.com
Rohit Shroff, Co-Founder, Holidify.com Co-Founder, Holidify.com
If I had to make a plan with the above constraints for me and my friends, it would be something like this: Click on the picture to enlarge it.
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www.socialsamosa.com
We are in the age of social media, and ofcourse when you yourself are the one who signed up for it, a little stalking is a must.
This guy doesn’t follow you; he doesn’t even give a shit about what you do.
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www.nextbigwhat.com
Zomato which launched its social features last week (read : Why I Stopped Using Zomato) has rolled back the walled garden feature (i.e.
you needed to signup to use the service, which launched as part of the new design).
Sameer Shisodia Shared by Sameer Shisodia
www.smashingmagazine.com
The latest version of WordPress named “Smith” was released yesterday which brings us another round of core changes.
This time, the team worked mainly on the back-end editing and admin functions, such as a big TinyMCE (visual editor) update, gallery previews, media playlists, an improved widget UI and live theme previews (only to mention a few).
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sellmojo.com
With SellMojo you don’t have to shell out your pockets mindlessly.
SellMojo provides you with tools to handle your inventory and a well designed store front.
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www.quora.com
It's a great season if you don't mind a little tanning and weather to be a bit sunny.
Reason: Great prices and Lesser crowd.
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www.eventbrite.com
We had such a great time, we are going to keep this party going!
So once NY TECH DAY is all done, join us for some stiff drinks and awesome music.
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www.dailypioneer.com
Stepping-up attack on Gandhi family, BJP leader Subramnian Swamy on Wednesday filed complaint against Priyanka Gandhi, alleging violation of Company Law and illegally holding three Director Identification Numbers (DIN).
In his complaint along with documents, Swamy said Priyanka is holding three DINs — 01038703, 01840144 and 02914391, while Section 155 of the Companies Act permits only one unique number for a Director in companies in India.
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blogs.biztalk360.com
One of the key factors of a healthy software product is keeping it fresh by adding new features, stabilizing the quality by fixing bugs and improving performance and most importantly solving real customer problems.
We get inspiration and ideas from variety of sources for BizTalk360 improvement.
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yourstory.com
Like most entrepreneurs who were motivated to find solution to a personal problem they encountered, Tabrez Khan started Precared when he was looking for a place to sell equipments that belonged to his child.
Lots of leg work and much conviction later, Tabrez started Precared in 2011.
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www.dnaindia.com
It was curiosity about the citizenship of BJP's Goa MLA Glenn Ticlo — it was alleged that he had a Portuguese citizenship — that led Roshan Shah, 38, a serial entrepreneur to file an RTI in the PMO requesting information about MPs and MLAs who are foreign nationals or hold passports of other countries.
"It was then I realised how easy it was for a foreign national to fight elections in India and to get elected to the Parliament," said Shah.
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www.firstpost.com
The results of a new survey released by NDTV are unequivocal.
It predicts that the BJP-led NDA will grab 275 seats in the ongoing elections.
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www.naukri.com
Naukri.com – Jobs – Jobs in India – Recruitment – Job Search – Employment – Job Vacancies
Set your own criteria to receive relevant jobs in your inbox without registering on Naukri!
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worldbank.tumblr.com
According to a World Bank report, about 80% of the world’s poorest people live in just 10 countries.
Several smaller countries, however, actually have a greater proportion of people living in extreme poverty.
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josf.info
(defn get-links "Returns a list of href attributes from :a nodes in an xml zipper."
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www.forbes.com
Ukraine is on the brink of civil war, Vladimir Putin has said, and he should know because the country is already in the midst of a covert intelligence war.
Over the weekend, CIA director John Brennan travelled to Kiev, nobody knows exactly why, but some speculate that he intends to open US intelligence resources to Ukrainian leaders about real-time Russian military maneuvers.
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yourstory.com
StoreDot, a Tel Aviv-based nanotechnology startup, uses a new battery chemistry that features what they call “nanodot” – according to the company, these nanodots are “the first bio-organic nano crystal ever discovered.
Only 2 nanometers in size, these multifunctional Nanodots are bio-organic peptide molecules that change the rules of mobile device capabilities.”
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twitter.com
VishalDadlani Isiliye voting % reached 70 so quickly there....
Shame!!
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www.newindianexpress.com
Stung by the DMK move to suspend him, former Union Minister M K Alagiri on Saturday charged that democracy was dead in the party and questioned why no action was taken against his younger brother M K Stalin's supporters for pasting posters hailing him as future party president.
DMK Chief Karunanidhi with Alagiri and Stalin | File photo
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www.huffingtonpost.com
Remarkable Photos Of An Elderly Love Triangle Will Challenge Your Perception Of Relationships
Isadora Kosofsky is a 19-year-old photographer from Los Angeles who's been drawn to an unlikely trio of subjects.
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completeness requires that a failure detector eventually suspects every process that actually crashes, while accuracy restricts the mistakes that a failure detector can make.⋄
Let's start with the best combination of these properties, a failure detector where every correct process eventually permanently suspects every crashed process of failing (strong completeness), and never suspects a non-crashed process (strong accuracy).
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Yum!
Always good to know the recommended spots!
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www.bbc.com
Most children, Asher Svidensky says, are a little intimidated by golden eagles.
Kazakh boys in western Mongolia start learning how to use the huge birds to hunt for foxes and hares at the age of 13, when the eagles sit heavily on their undeveloped arms.
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See www.sivacycle.com to purchase the Atom.
Kickstarter project link available at http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/3...
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www.economist.com
IF EVER a technology were ripe for disruption, it is the microscope.
Benchtop microscopes have remained essentially unchanged since the 19th century—their shape a cartoonist’s cliché of science akin to alchemical glassware and Bunsen burners.
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More cofounders?
More Problems?
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Rewritable T-shirts being used by AAP during their campaigning in Bangalore! — with Saurabh Mishra.
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