These are some great tips from the father of gmail and friendfeed: 1) launch a scaled-back version, 2) notice sluggish competitors, 3) you don't need virality if your product is good, 4) follow your passion, and 5) sometimes you have to go off on your own.
Elastic Utility Computing Architecture for Linking Your Programs To Useful Systems – is an open-source software infrastructure for implementing "cloud computing" on clusters. The current interface to EUCALYPTUS is compatible with Amazon's EC2 interface, but the infrastructure is designed to support multiple client-side interfaces. EUCALYPTUS is implemented using commonly available Linux tools and basic Web-service technologies making it easy to install and maintain.
Greg Whitby, Executive Director of Schools (Catholic Diocese of Parramatta, Austrialia) shares some thoughts about how we need a new pedagogical DNA that is not based on a 19th century industrial model.
A website from the George Lucas Educational Foundation on education. Their core concepts are: Integrated Studies, Project Learning, Social & Emotional Learning, Technology Integration, Teacher Development, and Comprehensive Assessment.