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  • 42: The answer to life, the universe and education Crunch Network

    42: The answer to life, the universe and education

    “We believe that IT has nothing to do with math and physics… it is more artistic than scientific,” says Nicolas Sadirac, as he cheerfully slaughters whole herds of sacred cows. “Knowledge is not useful any more, because IT advances in revolutionary ways, not iterative ones… we ask our students not to learn, just to solve the problem.” Oh, yes, and… Read More

  • Coding school 42 plans to educate 10,000 students in Silicon Valley for free

    Coding school 42 plans to educate 10,000 students in Silicon Valley for free

    Xavier Niel’s new project is an ambitious coding university in Silicon Valley called 42. But the trick is that it’s nothing like other universities out there. 42 is free, doesn’t care about your SAT and wants to educate 10,000 students in 5 years. This isn’t Niel’s first try at building a coding school. 42 has been doing well in France. The French businessman… Read More

  • 42, An Online Platform Bringing Big Data To Brick-And-Mortar Retailers, Makes Its Debut

    42, An Online Platform Bringing Big Data To Brick-And-Mortar Retailers, Makes Its Debut

    Y Combinator-backed online retailer platform and former TechCrunch Disrupt participant, 42, is today making its official debut. The company, founded only a year ago, is working to turn raw point-of-sale data into actionable insights for brick-and-mortar businesses that can help them boost their sales. This includes details about a store’s best customers or which products are top… Read More

  • 42 Is The Answer To Everything…In Personalized Analytics For Retail

    42 Is The Answer To Everything…In Personalized Analytics For Retail

    An online retailer platform called simply “42” is debuting today at TechCrunch Disrupt NY with new ideas about how to bring the intelligence of online e-commerce tools to brick-and-mortar merchants. The B2B platform provides businesses and brands a way to better connect and personalize their interactions with customers, as well as to gain broader insight into consumer buying… Read More

  • Corum Admiral’s Cup Legend 42 Watch

    The case design is based on the iconic Admirals’ Cup collection that Corum has been pushing lately. They have transformed the sport watch into a formal watch – and the metamorphosis feels natural. The case has that 12 sided shape and comes in steel or 18k rose gold. The bezel is polished while much of the rest of the case is brushed. There is just enough sport to the design to make… Read More