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August 2012 Blog Posts (8)

Big Data rocks!

Cosimo Spera made an interesting speech about Big Data one of the coolest   frontiers of Silicon Valley, in Italian Consulate , August 24th, 2012. Here you can find a lot about what's happening!

Added by paolo marenco on August 26, 2012 at 11:15am — No Comments

Calculator for Spread Sheet of start ups

thanks to Stefano Bernardi!

Added by paolo marenco on August 23, 2012 at 8:41am — No Comments

In Google’s Inner Circle, a Falling Number of Women

Of the seven people leading product areas only one is a woman: Ms. Wojcicki, that is the sister-in-law of Sergey Brin, Google’s co-founder.

Is that a coincidence?

What do you think about the role of women in the technology industry?…


Added by Luca Rho on August 23, 2012 at 12:55am — No Comments

Does Silicon Valley finish?

a very interesting debate stimulated by the founder of Yammer, recently sold to Microsoft for 1+ billion

Added by paolo marenco on August 20, 2012 at 8:45am — No Comments

Have your DNA! 

Added by paolo marenco on August 18, 2012 at 5:35pm — No Comments

Calling MVC action methods from Javascript

Suppose we have a very simple action method: it takes no parameters and just returns a string:

public string MyTestMethod() {      return "Test String"; }

What if we would like to call this action method from javascript through Ajax and to display the value it returns?

We can do it with jQuery:

function AjaxDisplayString() {    $.ajax({         url: @Url.Action("MyTestMethod"),         method: 'GET',         success: function(data) { alert(data); }    });…

Added by Vincenzo Chianese on August 12, 2012 at 11:41pm — No Comments

Walter Ciciora, the story of cable TV

Another american Italian that made a difference in the US

thanks to a link of our source of knowledge Steve Blank!

Added by paolo marenco on August 1, 2012 at 1:40am — No Comments

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