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TECHNOLOGY COLUMN | Kamyshev: Tech. requirement would enhance Yale education

April 1, 2009 • 1
The aim of a liberal arts education is to equip students with transposable skills useful in any career. The skills a liberal arts education emphasizes change based on the current state of society. The original skills were grammar, rhetoric, logic, arithmetic, music, geometry and astronomy. From those, we’ve kept grammar and logic and added requirements »
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SCI-TECH COLUMN | Kamyshev: During financial industry’s struggles, technology provides a viable job alternative

February 25, 2009 • 1807
Seth Sternberg ’01, co-founder of Meebo, spoke to a room full of Yalies Wednesday about the art and science of technology startups. At the beginning of the talk, another serial tech startup creator stood up and announced his idea of a specialty e-commerce site. Despite his experience, the man’s request for software developers was not »
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Kamyshev and Lee: Open-source software defies theory

January 28, 2009 • 1
Imagine a group of Yale students is conducting a research project on their favorite economics topic of supply and demand. They open up Firefox, type in Wikipedia and sift through a few pages. Somewhere on the background, a piece of software called MediaWiki — run by an Apache Web Server — renders a page by »