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Here come the girls: teenage tech founders on the future they want | Guardian Careers

Trisha Prabhu, an 18-year-old entrepreneur and computing student at Harvard University, shot to recognition at a young age. A research project she started when she was 13 for science class led to the development of ReThink, an app designed to stop cyberbullying by detecting offensive messages and encouraging users to …

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‘One Man’s Trash’: Peter Kokis’s 100%-Recycled Robots

There’s nothing, it would seem, that Peter Kokis can’t turn into a robot. The Brooklyn performance artist makes cyborgs out of 100 percent recycled materials—oftentimes salvaged from the trash. He builds the 170-pound costumes on his kitchen table. When he’s done, Kokis parades through the streets, a veritable Transformer among …

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Derek Thompson on Amazon HQ’s Corporate Subsidies, ‘Corporate Welfare,’ and Free Money Handouts

You may have heard by now that Amazon’s new headquarters will soon call the New York and Washington, D.C., metropolitan areas home. This decision has engendered much criticism. But the Atlantic staff writer Derek Thompson doesn’t think the vitriol is enough. “We should all be screaming mad about the state …

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