Silicon Valley en 'My Startup Has 30 Days To Live' Yesterday, an anonymous, soon-to-be-failed entrepreneur started a blog called "<a href="" target="_blank">My Startup Has 30 Days To Live</a>." It's a good, bitter counterpoint to all the Silicon Valley hype.<p>In the <a href="" target="_blank">first post</a>, the founder blames himself for his company's imminent failure.<p><blockquote><p>... when my startup fails, I can clearly say that I failed ... Wed, 26 Jun 2013 19:04:00 +0000 46343 at 'My Startup Has 30 Days To Live' Can This Man Bring Silicon Valley To Yangon? Like a proud father, Nay Aung opens up his MacBook Air to show me the Myanmar travel website he has built. But we wait 30 seconds for the site to load, and nothing happens.<p>"Today is a particularly bad day for Internet," he says. This is life in Myanmar today: Even an Internet entrepreneur can't always get online.<br /> Fri, 24 May 2013 07:15:00 +0000 Robert Smith 44765 at Can This Man Bring Silicon Valley To Yangon? Profiled By The TSA? There's An App For That More than a decade after 9/11, heightened security at U.S. airports has become routine, yet some religious and minority groups say they're unfairly singled out for even more screening. Well, now there's an app for that.<p>The mobile app is called FlyRights. Travelers who suspect they have been profiled take out their smartphone, tap a finger on the app and answer about a dozen questions. Then they hit "submit" and an official complaint is filed immediately with the Transportation Security Administration.<p>The app is the work of civil rights groups led by The Sikh Coalition. Sat, 28 Apr 2012 20:29:00 +0000 26413 at Profiled By The TSA? There's An App For That From Silicon Valley, A New Approach To Education Last year when Andrew Ng, a computer science professor at Stanford University, put his machine-learning class online and opened enrollment to the world, more than 100,000 students signed up.<p>"I think all of us were surprised," he says.<p>Ng had posted lectures online before, but this class was different.<p>"This was actually a class where you can participate as a student and get homework and assessments," he said.<p>The class was interactive. There were quizzes and online forums where teaching assistants, fellow students and Ng answered questions. Wed, 18 Apr 2012 06:58:00 +0000 25827 at From Silicon Valley, A New Approach To Education Intel Legends Moore And Grove: Making It Last <em>Part 3 of a series on Silicon Valley's history</em><p>In Silicon Valley, the spotlight is often on young entrepreneurs with fresh ideas that will change the world — people like Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook, or Jack Dorsey of Twitter.<p>But for decades, two older titans of the high-tech industry thrived in that fast-paced world: Gordon Moore and Andy Grove of Intel.<p>Speaking recently in a rare joint interview, the two discussed how their company survived, and what they think of the current crop of Silicon Valley techies.<p><strong>Intel's Odd Couple</strong><p>Moore and Grove met with us a Fri, 06 Apr 2012 07:26:00 +0000 Laura Sydell 25244 at Intel Legends Moore And Grove: Making It Last