My View from the Field

ANDREW TAGLIANETTI Major conference shakeups, the new playoff system, the Heisman race, coaching changes, the players who will take the field this fall, the occasional major upset, and program turmoil are all things that fans of college football have become accustomed to. In my case, I have had some first-hand experience with some of those.…

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Two Thin Strands of Glass

Two thin strands of glass. When combined, these two strands of glass are so thin they still wouldn’t fill a drinking straw. That’s known in tech circles as a “fiber pair,” and these two thin strands of glass carry all the information of the world’s leading archive in and out of our data centers. When…

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The Democratization of Data

MICHAEL CARTER AND SCOTT GABEHART We all know small businesses and entrepreneurship are the engines driving the economy and our only hopes for futureeconomic expansion and American Exceptionalism. Over 30 million small businesses operate in the U.S. and despite therecession entrepreneurship continues to flourish and foster optimism. Entrepreneurship is in America’s DNA so we willcontinue…

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France: A Midlife Journey

NANCY BROOK My fascination with France began long ago with my French uncle, Clarence. As a teenager, I’d travel to visit Aunt Evelyn and Uncle Clarence during my summer vacations. I remember the discreet half-shots of whiskey my uncle gave me more than I remember him talking about his family’s home country. But I loved…

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