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New York entrepreneur Allison Patel wants to introduce Americans to French single malt whiskey.
October 28, 2012, 5:02 PM PDT | By Audrey Quinn
In the innovation field, a rebirth of Renaissance thinking is brewing. Scientists and engineers are engaging with the arts to think creatively–an evident trend at the recent PopTech conference.
October 27, 2012, 8:09 AM PDT | By Reena Jana
Can the technologists, artists, or tinkerers who live next door change how your city works? The Urban Prototyping Festival offers a platform to find out.
October 25, 2012, 5:14 AM PDT | By Mary Catherine O'Connor
At the annual conference of the Design Management Institute, speakers discussed the future of design in the era of both Big Data and big global economic challenges.
October 24, 2012, 6:39 PM PDT | By Reena Jana
Dean Kamen is teaming up with telecom to work on commercializing an alternative-energy machine that can run on virtually any type of fuel - from hydrogen, to methane, to beer.
October 24, 2012, 3:07 AM PDT | By Mari Silbey
Oh whither, NFC? The time looks ripe, finally, for this enabling technology to get a foothold in the smartphone world.
October 23, 2012, 1:47 AM PDT | By Mary Catherine O'Connor
San Francisco-based startup Wantful wants to help choose your holiday gifts (so you don’t have to).
October 22, 2012, 6:01 AM PDT | By Beth Carter
At the PopTech conference in Camden, Maine, a wide spectrum of speakers–and attendees–discussed resilience in humanitarian, technological, and even philosophical contexts.
October 18, 2012, 5:51 PM PDT | By Reena Jana
Stanford psychologist Lauren Aguilar has an explanation for why women may underperform in the workplace.
October 16, 2012, 5:31 AM PDT | By Audrey Quinn
Can advanced networking initiatives like Internet2 fuel a global renaissance?
October 10, 2012, 3:07 AM PDT | By Mari Silbey