Innovations: Morning Read


Posted at 11:20 AM ET, 09/26/2012

Remember what algorithms were to search? That’s what maps are to mobile.

The Apple v. Google maps competition shows that algorithms were to search what maps are to mobile.

By Dominic Basulto  |  11:20 AM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Dominic Basulto, Technology, Morning Read

Posted at 11:10 AM ET, 09/18/2012

Economic Freedom of the World Report 2012: Hong Kong comes in first; U.S. ranks 18th

The Economic Freedom of the World report was released Tuesday.

By Emi Kolawole  |  11:10 AM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Entrepreneurship, Morning Read, Research

Posted at 10:26 AM ET, 09/17/2012

Soyuz capsule lands in Kazakhstan, brings American, two Russians back to Earth

The capsule brought back two cosmonauts and one astronaut.

By Emi Kolawole  |  10:26 AM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Invention, Morning Read, Technology, Research

Posted at 08:38 AM ET, 09/11/2012

Remembering 9/11: Why the Web should help us remember better

Social media as we know it today was, at best, a collection of vague ideas on Sept. 11, 2001.

By Dominic Basulto  |  08:38 AM ET, 09/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 11:26 AM ET, 09/06/2012

The Internet is bringing serendipity back

This election cycle candidates are being pushed to experiment online in order to tease out key moments.

By Dominic Basulto  |  11:26 AM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 11:21 AM ET, 08/30/2012

Has the new golden age of transportation arrived?

The time is ripe for rapid innovation within the transportation industry.

By Dominic Basulto  |  11:21 AM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Dominic Basulto, Technology, Morning Read, Video

Posted at 11:24 AM ET, 08/29/2012

Gangnam Style vs. Samsung style

The two biggest stories out of South Korea share more in common than you may think.

By Dominic Basulto  |  11:24 AM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Read, Technology, Video, The Arts

Posted at 03:47 PM ET, 08/24/2012

Could we ever Kickstart a superhero?

What if we used the $15 we spend on a movie ticket to fund a superhero Kickstarter?

By Dominic Basulto  |  03:47 PM ET, 08/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Morning Read, Technology, #Quirky

Posted at 09:16 AM ET, 08/23/2012

Social movie ‘The Beauty Inside’ lets fans star in film alongside Hollywood stars

The film is a nice distraction and offers a fun opportunity to audition for a well-shot film, making for a very pretty, if not involved, laptop advertisement.

By Emi Kolawole  |  09:16 AM ET, 08/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Video, The Arts, Technology, Morning Read

Posted at 09:09 AM ET, 08/21/2012

New Mars mission InSight scheduled for 2016, will explore planet’s interior

The InSight lander is scheduled to travel to Mars in 2016.

By Emi Kolawole  |  09:09 AM ET, 08/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Invention, Morning Read, Technology, Video

Posted at 09:14 AM ET, 08/20/2012

Mars Curiosity rover fires laser for first time

The rover “interrogated” a rock with its laser for the first time Sunday.

By Emi Kolawole  |  09:14 AM ET, 08/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Invention, Morning Read, Research, Technology

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 08/15/2012

App.net and the myth of the social network do-over

App.net is the latest in a growing line of Facebook and Twitter alternatives. But can it succeed?

By Dominic Basulto  |  07:00 AM ET, 08/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 08/08/2012

Is this what superhuman looks like?

Oscar Pistorius may not have won gold, but he has forever changed the definition of the Olympic athlete.

By Dominic Basulto  |  06:00 AM ET, 08/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Health, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 08/03/2012

Olympics 2012 and the tyranny of now

The Olympics is showing how much our lifestyle clock has changed. But here’s the question: Are you “synchronous” or “asynchronous”?

By Dominic Basulto  |  07:00 AM ET, 08/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Dominic Basulto, Morning Read

Posted at 07:43 AM ET, 08/02/2012

Back to the Future: Predicting 2012 in 1987

WaPo Labs | who better to predict the unpredictable than those who spend their lives dreaming of tomorrow: science fiction writers?

By Hannah Rubenstein  |  07:43 AM ET, 08/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Read, Technology, The Arts, #Quirky

Posted at 09:41 AM ET, 07/30/2012

Olympics 2012: From birds to broadband

WAPO LABS | From the pigeon to the tweet, communicating the results of the Olympic Games has changed substantially since 776 B.C.

By Hannah Rubenstein  |  09:41 AM ET, 07/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Read, Technology, #Quirky

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 07/25/2012

Simons Foundation surprises 21 scientists with $500,000-plus in grant funding

Updated | The Simons Foundation surprised 21 scientists with grants of more than $500,000.

By Emi Kolawole  |  01:45 PM ET, 07/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 10:16 AM ET, 07/16/2012

The Web needs to change its password

The next great innovation may not be about making something new, but protecting what we’ve already created.

By Dominic Basulto  |  10:16 AM ET, 07/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Dominic Basulto, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 07/12/2012

Painting over a food desert

GUEST VOICE | Food walls are not widely used, but they are a step in the right direction.

By Masuma Ahuja  |  10:31 AM ET, 07/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Morning Read, Technology, Video, Urban Development

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 07/06/2012

The ‘doomsday’ virus and the tragedy of the Internet commons

The ‘doomsday’ virus is another sign that we are not as aware as we should be of the Internet as a finite resource.

By Dominic Basulto  |  10:45 AM ET, 07/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Dominic Basulto, Technology, Morning Read

Posted at 10:21 AM ET, 07/03/2012

How a storm revealed the myth of the ‘cloud’

In the wake of a storm that took down some of the Web’s most popular sites, a myth emerged.

By Dominic Basulto  |  10:21 AM ET, 07/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Dominic Basulto, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 06/27/2012

IBM, Livermore Laboratories announce new partnership, third-party services

A new partnership gives third parties an opportunity to leverage some of the world’s fastest computers and brightest minds.

By Emi Kolawole  |  08:00 AM ET, 06/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 06/25/2012

The low-wage ‘genius’ of Apple

Does Microsoft have an opening to compete with Apple via the wages of its storefront employees?

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 06/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 06/22/2012

The Internet’s monster mash

The Internet’s mashup culture has officially gone Hollywood.

By Dominic Basulto  |  10:32 AM ET, 06/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Business, Morning Read, Technology, The Arts, Video

Posted at 06:06 AM ET, 06/20/2012

What happens when Uncle Sam tells Google he doesn’t like your YouTube video?

Google’s Transparency Report is a welcome step, but is it enough?

By Dominic Basulto  |  06:06 AM ET, 06/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Business, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 02:24 PM ET, 06/18/2012

IBM’s ‘Sequoia’ unseats Fujitsu; tops the list as fastest supercomputer

The United States is in possession of the fastest supercomputer, according to the Top500 list released Monday.

By Emi Kolawole  |  02:24 PM ET, 06/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Technology, Morning Read

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 06/13/2012

Rolex recognizes 5 ‘visionaries’

The Rolex Awards for Enterprise were announced Wednesday.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 06/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Entrepreneurship, Research, Technology, Morning Read

Posted at 09:40 AM ET, 06/12/2012

WWDC: How developers’ wish lists are powering Apple’s innovation engine

The global developer community plays a bigger role in driving Apple’s innovation than they get credit for.

By Dominic Basulto  |  09:40 AM ET, 06/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Dominic Basulto, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 10:06 AM ET, 06/11/2012

What would Watergate look like today?

Imagine if the scandal that took down a president had taken place in the digital age.

By Emi Kolawole  |  10:06 AM ET, 06/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 11:09 AM ET, 06/05/2012

Hey, ladies: Men are from Venus, too

Could the Transit of Venus be seen as a metaphor for a new way of thinking about the Web?

By Dominic Basulto  |  11:09 AM ET, 06/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Technology, Morning Read, Entrepreneurship, Video

Posted at 10:38 AM ET, 06/01/2012

Stuxnet, Flame and fulfilling the dream of Sun Tzu

The virus-as-weapon war going on in the Middle East is even more true to the “Art of War” than any form of warfare to date.

By Dominic Basulto  |  10:38 AM ET, 06/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Dominic Basulto, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 05/31/2012

SpaceX capsule successfully returns to Earth

The SpaceX Dragon capsule has detached from the international space station and successfully returned to Earth.

By Emi Kolawole  |  02:50 PM ET, 05/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Morning Read, Technology, Video

Posted at 11:20 AM ET, 05/28/2012

Is this the Web’s great Leap forward?

The next big thing on the Web may have nothing at all to do with the Web itself, but, rather, how we interact with it.

By Dominic Basulto  |  11:20 AM ET, 05/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Dominic Basulto, Invention, Morning Read, Technology, Video

Posted at 10:06 AM ET, 05/25/2012

Updated: SpaceX Dragon capsule makes history; captured by international space station (Live video)

For the first time, a private spacecraft has been attached to the international space station.

By Emi Kolawole  |  10:06 AM ET, 05/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Read, Technology, Video

Posted at 01:07 PM ET, 05/24/2012

Vallejo’s innovation push: A city reinvents itself

Residents of Vallejo, Calif. are employing a series of strategies to turn around the flagging city.

By Emi Kolawole  |  01:07 PM ET, 05/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Read, Urban Development

Posted at 10:43 AM ET, 05/23/2012

Sir Jonathan Ive: Apple’s chief designer knighted

Apple’s chief designer was knighted by the princess royal on Wednesday.

By Emi Kolawole  |  10:43 AM ET, 05/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 09:51 AM ET, 05/21/2012

The future of culture jamming

Will the sound of spray paint cans hissing be replaced with the tapping of keyboards?

By Hannah Rubenstein  |  09:51 AM ET, 05/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 05/16/2012

The Instagram industry

Companies and ideas are popping up around an app that makes new photos look like old ones.

By Emi Kolawole  |  12:05 PM ET, 05/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, The Arts, Video, Morning Read

Posted at 10:52 AM ET, 05/15/2012

JPMorgan and the price of complexity

It’s important to consider the difference between complex and complicated.

By Dominic Basulto  |  10:52 AM ET, 05/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Dominic Basulto, Morning Read

Posted at 11:24 AM ET, 05/11/2012

‘TED Radio Hour’ host Alison Stewart on innovation, creativity and what her TED talk would be about

Alison Stewart, host of the increasingly popular ‘TED Radio Hour,’ on innovation, creativity and what her TED talk would be about.

By Emi Kolawole  |  11:24 AM ET, 05/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Education, Morning Read, The Arts

Posted at 10:05 AM ET, 05/09/2012

SWAG: Stuff we (at) Apple get

A new app is exclusively releasing deals to Apple employees. Is this the new generation of SWAG?

By Emi Kolawole  |  10:05 AM ET, 05/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 10:19 AM ET, 05/07/2012

Disney may be on to something: New technology could bring objects to life

A new technology could bring inanimate objects to life with the snap of your fingers.

By Hannah Rubenstein  |  10:19 AM ET, 05/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 08:39 AM ET, 05/02/2012

SpaceX: If you had a $100 million, would you spend it on space travel?

Private space exploration begs the question: If you had $100 million would you spend it to go to space?

By Emi Kolawole  |  08:39 AM ET, 05/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Invention, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 10:38 AM ET, 04/30/2012

‘Staying calm is stupid’: Video calls on Hollywood to end stereotypes of African men (video)

Video | The non-profit Mama Hope produced a video calling for an end to the stereotypes of African men in popular films and television.

By Emi Kolawole  |  10:38 AM ET, 04/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Read, Video | Tags:  Mama Hope, African, Entertainment

Posted at 11:36 AM ET, 04/26/2012

Google and the myth of first-mover advantage

“First mover advantage” is being replaced by a new model.

By Dominic Basulto  |  11:36 AM ET, 04/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Dominic Basulto, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 08:15 AM ET, 04/20/2012

Does hacktivism mean the end of ideology?

What if hacktivism had the potential to erode traditional notions of national ideology?

By Dominic Basulto  |  08:15 AM ET, 04/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Technology, Morning Read

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 04/18/2012

Inner peace in the palm of your hand

What if your mobile device could help you find inner peace and guarantee you always have sweet dreams?

By Dominic Basulto  |  09:32 AM ET, 04/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Morning Read, Technology, Video

Posted at 11:03 AM ET, 04/17/2012

From a virtual Tupac to a healing force: Innovation and hip-hop

The hip-hop scene may be a source of inspiration for those seeking to innovate.

By Emi Kolawole  |  11:03 AM ET, 04/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Read, Technology, The Arts, Video

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 04/12/2012

The silly argument against ‘stupid games’

What if so-called “stupid games,” such as Angry Birds and Words with Friends are making us smarter?

By Dominic Basulto  |  09:42 AM ET, 04/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Dominic Basulto, Morning Read, Technology, The Arts

Posted at 11:06 AM ET, 03/27/2012

James Cameron and our exploration evolution

We are returning to a time when brave adventurers and the private sector are being called on to supply the vision for future exploration and innovation.

By Dominic Basulto  |  11:06 AM ET, 03/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Dominic Basulto, Invention, Morning Read, Research, Technology, Video

Posted at 10:48 AM ET, 03/26/2012

Don’t show me the money: Why eliminating cash may be the secret to prosperity

There is a direct correlation between becoming a cashless society and becoming a digitally innovative society.

By Dominic Basulto  |  10:48 AM ET, 03/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Dominic Basulto, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 10:29 AM ET, 03/21/2012

What do wo(men) want? A new technology may hold the answer

A social media monitoring company analyzed one year’s worth of online chatter to parse the age-old question: what do women (and men) want?

By Hannah Rubenstein  |  10:29 AM ET, 03/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 03/20/2012

Neil DeGrasse Tyson asks us how much the universe is worth; the Web responds

Inspired by astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson, individuals are taking to the Web.

By Emi Kolawole  |  08:00 AM ET, 03/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Invention, Morning Read, Technology, Video

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 03/14/2012

‘Star Wars: Identities’ exhibit asks, “What forces shape you?”

A new exhibit appearing in April will feature art from and inspired by the Star Wars series in an effort to explore human identity.

By Emi Kolawole  |  08:00 AM ET, 03/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Arts, Video, Morning Read

Posted at 10:52 AM ET, 03/13/2012

Is neuroscience the new ‘Freakonomics’?

Today, neuroscience, not economics, may provide a better explanation for human behavior in the marketplace.

By Dominic Basulto  |  10:52 AM ET, 03/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Business, Morning Read, Research, Technology, Video

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 03/12/2012

Iran and the era of cyber infection

Will hackers and cyber-activists in hooded sweatshirts determine the future of war?

By Dominic Basulto  |  08:00 AM ET, 03/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 10:50 AM ET, 03/07/2012

How every student can get the best teacher in the world

What if every classroom had access to the world’s best teachers?

By Marty Nemko  |  10:50 AM ET, 03/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Education, Morning Read

Posted at 11:06 AM ET, 03/06/2012

What if Super Tuesday was more like March Madness?

Surely, there must be a way to reform the primary election calendar and truly super-size Super Tuesday?

By Dominic Basulto  |  11:06 AM ET, 03/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Morning Read

Posted at 09:29 AM ET, 02/23/2012

Google glasses and the end of unfiltered reality

We took to Storify to explore some recent, notable developments in augmented reality.

By Emi Kolawole  |  09:29 AM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Invention, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 08:50 AM ET, 02/22/2012

Google, Safari and our final privacy wake-up call

Google is the latest company to be accused of having its hand in the user privacy cookie jar. What does it say about the state of our privacy online?

By Dominic Basulto  |  08:50 AM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Business, Dominic Basulto, Morning Read, Technology, Video

Posted at 08:38 AM ET, 02/17/2012

Contraception, gay marriage and how to turn a campaign into a movement

The rise of social issues should have candidates considering the Web and how to turn a campaign into a movement.

By Dominic Basulto  |  08:38 AM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Morning Read, Health, Technology

Posted at 07:17 AM ET, 02/14/2012

My jealous Valentine: How the Internet may be turning you into a stalker

On Valentine’s Day, that combination of availability and access is especially enticing for the jilted lover, or the vengeful ex.

By Dominic Basulto  |  07:17 AM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Business, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 07:40 AM ET, 02/10/2012

MetricStream CEO Shellye Archambeau on America’s innovation economy and the art of success (video)

MetricStream CEO Shellye Archambeau on innovation, planning and cracking the success code.

By Emi Kolawole  |  07:40 AM ET, 02/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Entrepreneurship, Morning Read, Technology, Video

Posted at 09:41 AM ET, 02/08/2012

Is this the beginning of the end of the waiter?

Could tablet technology mean the restaurant waiter will go the way of the bank teller?

By Marty Nemko  |  09:41 AM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Invention, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 10:23 AM ET, 02/07/2012

Naveen Jain on the limitless power of innovation (video)

If you’re feeling down in the mouth about the state of the U.S. economy, talk to entrepreneur, philanthropist and Moon Express founder Naveen Jain.

By Emi Kolawole  |  10:23 AM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Entrepreneurship, Invention, Morning Read, Video

Posted at 10:43 AM ET, 02/06/2012

Super Bowl ads: Mobile innovators download in Best Buy Web video series (video)

The consumer technology chain produced a high-quality, 30-second ad but also created an entire Web series featuring mobile innovators.

By Emi Kolawole  |  10:43 AM ET, 02/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Entrepreneurship, Invention, Video, Morning Read

Posted at 10:59 AM ET, 02/03/2012

Innovation, action and finding your purpose: An interview with Purpose CEO Jeremy Heimans

Purpose co-founder and CEO Jeremy Heimans sat down with the Post’s Emi Kolawole to discuss innovation, the next generation and transforming sentiment into action.

By Emi Kolawole  |  10:59 AM ET, 02/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Entrepreneurship, Morning Read, Video | Tags:  Purpose, Jeremy Heimans, Susan G. Komen Fpundation, Avaaz, Planned Parenthood

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 02/02/2012

Drones and the new fog of war

A revolution in military affairs is leading to a revolution in human affairs.

By Dominic Basulto  |  10:00 AM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 01:24 PM ET, 01/25/2012

Have we lost control of the Internet?

Until a few days ago, most people had probably never heard of “cyberlockers” or Kim Dotcom. They never believed Facebook could be the target of hackers. Now all of this is a reality.

By Dominic Basulto  |  01:24 PM ET, 01/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Technology, Morning Read

Posted at 08:50 PM ET, 01/23/2012

From corruption to discourse, Millennials finish first full day in Davos

The World Economic Forum’s youngest group gathered for its first day in Davos, Switzerland.

By Emi Kolawole  |  08:50 PM ET, 01/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Education, Business, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/23/2012

The Global Shapers: Millennials convene at World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos

The World Economic Forum annual meeting begins on Jan. 25, and Millennials will have a special place at the gathering.

By Emi Kolawole  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Morning Read

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/20/2012

Innovation and the art of the story

Storify co-founder Burt Herman discusses innovation, the art of story creation and the future of journalism.

By Emi Kolawole  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Invention, Morning Read, Technology, The Arts, Video

Posted at 08:02 AM ET, 01/18/2012

Wikipedia goes dark, but is the site still relevant?

The Wikipedia Blackout started Wednesday as a show of solidarity with Internet companies, such as Reddit, that are protesting the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA). The blackout should have been a bigger deal than it is.

By Dominic Basulto  |  08:02 AM ET, 01/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Dominic Basulto, Technology, Morning Read

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/18/2012

Harvard survey delivers more bad news for future of U.S. competitiveness

A survey of nearly 10,000 Harvard Business School alumni paints a picture of the U.S. in decline.

By Emi Kolawole  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Education, Entrepreneurship, Morning Read, Research, Video

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 01/12/2012

The search for the right candidate just got more personal

OPINION | The 2012 election campaign is about to get a lot more personal, at least if Google has any say in it.

By Dominic Basulto  |  10:01 AM ET, 01/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Business, Morning Read, Technology, Video

Posted at 10:39 AM ET, 01/10/2012

Meet the new political elite: Computer programmers

Code is becoming the new lingua franca of Web activists around the nation, powering Anonymous-style movements against politicians and the status quo. In the process, programmers and coders are helping to create a new power base within the electorate.

By Dominic Basulto  |  10:39 AM ET, 01/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 11:31 AM ET, 01/04/2012

Patent Wars 2012: Here’s what to expect

After taking a week off for the holidays, the tech patent wars that flared up throughout 2011 seem to be in full swing once again.

By Dominic Basulto  |  11:31 AM ET, 01/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Dominic Basulto, Invention, Morning Read, Technology, Video

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 01/04/2012

How disruptive is Apple TV?

One of most hotly anticipated tech products of the coming year is the new Apple TV set. But how disruptive will it be?

By Dominic Basulto  |  08:00 AM ET, 01/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Business, Technology, Morning Read, Invention

Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 01/03/2012

The Iowa Caucuses, dark horses and the mystery of crowds

With less than 24 hours to go before the Iowa Caucuses, the Iowa Electronic Markets show that there is a possibility for a dark-horse candidate.

By Dominic Basulto  |  10:04 AM ET, 01/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 12/24/2011

China, Russia and the new digital spy game

We have entered a new era of cyberwarfare that is strangely reminiscent of the Cold War.

By Dominic Basulto  |  08:00 AM ET, 12/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 12/22/2011

Can the U.S. government hack health care?

The path to fixing the health-care system in the United States could lead straight through your cell phone.

By Dominic Basulto  |  07:00 AM ET, 12/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Dominic Basulto, Invention, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 12/20/2011

Creative Coalition CEO Robin Bronk discusses how innovations are changing arts advocacy

As policymakers and experts debate about how best to increase U.S. competitiveness, Robin Bronk’s job is to make sure the arts stay in the discussion.

By Emi Kolawole  |  07:00 AM ET, 12/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Education, Morning Read, The Arts

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 12/19/2011

Siri becomes Santa’s latest helper in new Apple ad

A new holiday season-themed ad from Apple, Santa calls on Siri for help.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 12/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Invention, Morning Read, Technology, Video, #Quirky

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 12/13/2011

Harvard Business School tackles U.S. competitiveness

Professor and competitiveness expert, Michael E. Porter, spoke with the Post about the school’s latest undertaking.

By Emi Kolawole  |  11:59 AM ET, 12/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Education, Entrepreneurship, Morning Read, Research, Technology

Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 12/12/2011

Robert Noyce gets a Google Doodle

Silicon Valley luminary Robert Noyce is honored with a Google Doodle celebrating what would have been his 84th birthday.

By Emi Kolawole  |  10:40 AM ET, 12/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Invention, Morning Read, The Arts

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 12/07/2011

Unemployment and the most dangerous question of the 2012 election

OPINION | Do the traditional unemployment figures accurately reflect the true state of the American economy? That might just turn out to be the most dangerous political question of 2012, especially for the Obama administration.

By Dominic Basulto  |  10:02 AM ET, 12/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Business, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 10:26 AM ET, 12/06/2011

Data.gov-In-a-Box and the struggle for open government

The U.S. government has released a module in an effort to fulfill its open government initiative, but it is likely not enough to assuage critics.

By Emi Kolawole  |  10:26 AM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 11/23/2011

The Internet’s culture of nonviolent retaliation

Where will we draw the line when it comes to the way we protect our civilians and government leaders?

By Dominic Basulto  |  06:00 AM ET, 11/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Morning Read, Technology, Video

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 11/22/2011

Warren Buffett and why IBM is just like a railroad

In real life, as in the board game Monopoly, railroads are valuable properties. Just ask Warren Buffett.

By Dominic Basulto  |  06:00 AM ET, 11/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Business, Energy, Health, Morning Read, Technology, Video

Posted at 09:43 AM ET, 11/21/2011

Science fiction and the priming of society

Photos & video | We went through some of the science fiction classics to show how they have prepared us.

By Emi Kolawole  |  09:43 AM ET, 11/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Read, Technology, The Arts, Video

Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 11/19/2011

SOPA’s ugly message to the world about America and internet Innovation

OPINION | The Stop Online Piracy Act’s passage would send a strong message to the world.

By Dominic Basulto  |  10:31 AM ET, 11/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Business, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 11/16/2011

Occupy Wall Street and the high cost of the technology revolution

Two MIT authors write about the role the technology revolution has played in the rapid growth income dispartiy.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 11/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Read, Business, Invention, Technology

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 11/15/2011

The Supreme Court could put health-care innovation on life support

OPINION | The Supreme Court’s decision could make it even more difficult to innovate in the health-care arena.

By Dominic Basulto  |  06:00 AM ET, 11/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Health, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 11/14/2011

Global Entrepreneurship Week: Successful and aspiring entrepreneurs gather worldwide

Global Entrepreneurship Week kicks off Monday, with aspiring and successful entrepreneurs gathering at events worldwide.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 11/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Read, Business, Invention, Technology, Business, Education, Entrepreneurship, Morning Read

Posted at 08:51 AM ET, 11/11/2011

Eddie Murphy, Ashton Kutcher and the plight of the at-risk celebrity

OPINION | The Internet is turning everything we thought we knew about being a celebrity upside down.

By Dominic Basulto  |  08:51 AM ET, 11/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Business, Morning Read, Technology, The Arts

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 11/08/2011

Is Stephen Colbert’s ‘Super PAC’ innovative or dangerous?

The Annenberg Public Policy Center’s Kathleen Hall Jamieson spoke with the Post about where Colbert might go astray.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 11/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Read, Video, Technology, Education

Posted at 08:19 AM ET, 11/07/2011

Build your own smell-O-Web robot

A new invention from the folks at Mint Digital Foundry could make the Web an olfactory experience.

By Emi Kolawole  |  08:19 AM ET, 11/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Read, Business, Invention, Technology

Posted at 09:10 AM ET, 11/04/2011

Simulated Mars mission ends; six ‘marsonauts’ released from capsule

Six volunteer astronauts were confined in a living space the size of a bus for 520 days.

By Emi Kolawole  |  09:10 AM ET, 11/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Read, Morning Read, Technology, Research

Posted at 12:49 PM ET, 11/03/2011

Popping the ‘supercommittee’ ‘Filter Bubble’

OPINION | The bad news: They have a “Filter Bubble” problem. The good news: There may be a way to fix it.

By Dominic Basulto  |  12:49 PM ET, 11/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Morning Read

Posted at 08:19 AM ET, 11/02/2011

The real Wall Street occupation is online

The same 1’s and 0’s that transmit trillions of dollars worldwide can become the basis for a digital revolution in finance.

By Dominic Basulto  |  08:19 AM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Technology, Business, Morning Read

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 11/01/2011

U.N. Population Fund Exec.Director: ‘I wish them interesting lives’

Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, the Executive Director of U.N. Population Fund, spoke with the Washington Post about what to expect in a world of 8 billion people.

By Emi Kolawole  |  08:00 AM ET, 11/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Education, Energy, Health, Morning Read, Technology, Urban Development

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 10/31/2011

We’re closer to mind-reading than you may think

Recent discoveries show that, when it comes to mind control, we’re closer than one might think.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 10/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Read, Invention, Research, Technology, Video

Posted at 10:00 PM ET, 10/28/2011

Curing the Gen Y student loan hangover

OPINION | President Obama made an important first step in fixing the nation’s student loan problem. But is it enough?

By Dominic Basulto  |  10:00 PM ET, 10/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Education, Morning Read

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 10/27/2011

Beyond 7 billion: Innovation and the future of population growth

The world population is scheduled to reach 7 billion at the end of October. But what about a world of 8 billion?

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 10/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Read, Health, Urban Development

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 10/26/2011

Mary Meeker: Web 2.0 requires economy 2.0

OPINION | Meeker reminds us that the bullish case for tech only makes sense when there is a bullish case for the economy.

By Dominic Basulto  |  06:00 AM ET, 10/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Morning Read, Dominic Basulto, Technology

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 10/25/2011

Netflix, Apple and the rocky road to living room innovation

Steve Jobs said he “cracked” the code for an Apple television, while Netflix struggles to remain viable.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 10/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Read, Business, Invention, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 10/24/2011

Beyond the ‘two revolutions’

What if the goals of Occupy Wall Street and Silicon Valley converged?

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 10/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Read, Business, Technology, Video, Invention

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 10/20/2011

Technology, innovation and cracking the job-creation code

Experts convened in Washington Wednesday to discuss what America must do to win the high-tech innovation race and grow the nation’s economy in the process.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 10/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Read, Business, Education, Entrepreneurship, Research, Technology, Video, Urban Development

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 10/18/2011

Jordan’s King Abdullah calls meeting on job creation in the Arab World

Jordan’s King Abdullah has called for a meeting to debate how best to spur economic growth in the region.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 10/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Read, Morning Read, Business, Education

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 10/14/2011

Khosla Ventures new $1.05 billion fund means good news for clean tech

Khosla Ventures has raised $1.05 billion for a new fund, roughly half of which will be used to invest in clean technology.

By Emi Kolawole  |  07:00 AM ET, 10/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Read, Business, Energy, Technology

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 10/12/2011

Where new media and religion meet

A new social media tool has emerged for Christian worshipers, as Twitter increases its outreach to religious communities.

By Emi Kolawole  |  07:00 AM ET, 10/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Read

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 10/11/2011

Moscow’s new high-tech hub: Riddle, mystery or enigma?

Russia’s version of Silicon Valley - an “innovation city” built from scratch on the outskirts of Moscow - is finally starting to take shape.

By Dominic Basulto  |  07:00 AM ET, 10/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Dominic Basulto, Morning Read, Technology, Urban Development

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 10/10/2011

A new age in monitoring infrastructure

New technologies may allow for “always-on” monitoring of the nation’s aging infrastructure.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 10/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Read, Invention, Research, Technology, Urban Development

Posted at 07:01 PM ET, 10/07/2011

Failure or success: Which better inspires innovation?

Innovator of the Week | This week we take a look at which is better at inspiring innovation: success or failure.

By Emi Kolawole  |  07:01 PM ET, 10/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Innovator of the Week, Morning Read, Research, Technology

Posted at 07:17 AM ET, 10/07/2011

Innovators, data will set you free

OPINION | In any 48-hour period, more data is created than had been created by all of humanity in the past 30,000 years.

By Dominic Basulto  |  07:17 AM ET, 10/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Morning Read, Technology, Entrepreneurship, Business

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 10/05/2011

Report: U.S. should ‘like’ Latin America’s ‘friend’-ing social media

A new report from the Senate Foreign Relations Committee shows how Latin America’s adoption of social media is a good thing for the U.S.

By Emi Kolawole  |  07:00 AM ET, 10/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 10/04/2011

Banking on a new generation of payment alternatives

If you feel trapped by rising debit-card swipe fees, here are some options that may have banks reconsidering their next move.

By Dominic Basulto  |  06:00 AM ET, 10/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 10/03/2011

iPhone 5 and the collective imagination

Fans, detractors and satirists alike contribute their ideas about what to expect from Apple for years before a new product launch.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 10/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Invention, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 09/30/2011

Amazon, Facebook and the evolution of privacy

Is privacy getting in the way of innovation when it comes to creating the latest, greatest digital products?

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 09/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 09/29/2011

Silicon Valley and the next $100 billion stimulus

A handful of companies in the technology sector are sitting on a combined cash hoard of over $100 billion.

By Dominic Basulto  |  06:00 AM ET, 09/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Dominic Basulto, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 09/28/2011

How to create a nonprofit in Silicon Valley

Ednovo’s Prasad Ram has done what few have sought to do — create a technology nonprofit in the heart of Silicon Valley.

By Emi Kolawole  |  08:00 AM ET, 09/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Education, Entrepreneurship, Invention, Morning Read

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 09/27/2011

Zuckerberg lays down the law: One timeline to rule them all

Facebook’s relentlessly-hyped, celebrity-studded f8 developer conference is starting to rival Apple.

By Dominic Basulto  |  09:00 AM ET, 09/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Invention, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 09/26/2011

Innovation and the brotherhood of the Valley

Touring Silicon Valley and meeting with the area’s leaders, you see almost immediately that there is an hierarchy similar to a university class structure or a fraternity.

By Emi Kolawole  |  09:00 AM ET, 09/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Invention, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 08:49 AM ET, 09/23/2011

Ahoy, matey! The Pirate Party is about to board your campaign

The success of the Pirate Party in Europe should be a wake-up call for American politicians.

By Dominic Basulto  |  08:49 AM ET, 09/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Morning Read

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 09/22/2011

If Washington had a Klout score, what would it be?

We asked Klout CEO and cofounder Joe Fernandez for Washington’s number.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 09/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Read

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 09/20/2011

Ideas@Innovations is in Silicon Valley

We’re teaming up with the Post’s On Leadership this week to cover some of the region’s most innovative leaders.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 09/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 09/19/2011

The intelligence community gets social

The intelligence community is beginning to ramp up their effort to track open intelligence via social media.

By Brian Fung  |  06:00 AM ET, 09/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 09/16/2011

Say ‘good-bye’ to ‘too big to fail’

The FDIC, Federal Reserve and Financial Stability Oversight Council have united on the mandatory creation of "living wills" for the largest banks in the country.

By Dominic Basulto  |  06:00 AM ET, 09/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Dominic Basulto, Morning Read

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 09/15/2011

AARP makes its presence known at Demo 2011

AARP’s senior vice president of thought leadership, Jody Holtzman, has his reasons for being there — all 78 million of them.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 09/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Innovations, Technology, Morning Read

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 09/14/2011

The starvation of America’s middle class

When you think “world hunger,” you probably think of far-off places. Think again.

By Dominic Basulto  |  06:00 AM ET, 09/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Health, Morning Read, Urban Development

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 09/13/2011

PayPal co-founder: Innovation ‘between dire straits and dead’

Max Levchin and fellow co-founder Peter Thiel had some tough words for Silicon Valley at the TechCrunch Disrupt Conference.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 09/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Entrepreneurship, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 09/12/2011

The Orion capsule begins to take shape

NASA may have shut down the space shuttle program, but the quest to explore space continues.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 09/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Innovator of the Week, Invention, Technology, Research, Morning Read

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 09/09/2011

The Postal Service’s path from zero to hero

The U.S. Postal Service is clearly in need of a radical overhaul, and it can be done.

By Dominic Basulto  |  06:00 AM ET, 09/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Dominic Basulto, Morning Read

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 09/08/2011

Has the U.S. lost the will to compete?

The United States dropped in the World Economic Forum’s global competitiveness rankings for a third consecutive year.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 09/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Morning Read

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 09/07/2011

The Groupon IPO’s delayed. Whither the social media bubble?

Groupon is reportedly delaying its IPO. What does that mean for the oft-mentioned social media bubble?

By Emi Kolawole  |  07:00 AM ET, 09/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 09/06/2011

Welcome to your curated Web, courtesy of corporate America

The amount of content online is growing, and with it comes the need for a new kind of information gatekeeper.

By Dominic Basulto  |  06:00 AM ET, 09/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Dominic Basulto, Morning Read, The Arts

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 09/02/2011

The underground venture capital economy

At a time when the above-ground economy seems to be stuck in perpetual neutral, something very interesting is happening in the underground, VC economy.

By Dominic Basulto  |  06:00 AM ET, 09/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Dominic Basulto, Entrepreneurship, Invention, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 09/01/2011

Should résumés replace school transcripts?

Is it time to replace school transcripts with résumés?

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 09/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Education, Morning Read

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 08/31/2011

It’s official: Hacking has been gamified

The creation of a leader board interface for the world’s top hackers has officially introduced gamification into the world of hacking.

By Brian D. Fung  |  06:00 AM ET, 08/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Invention, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 08/30/2011

Don’t hate the new player, hate the new game

The video game industry has undergone a transformation, allowing new kinds of games to come to the fore. Their introduction means the rise of a new type of player, according to a new study.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 08/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 08/29/2011

Carnovsky paper: Wallpaper that changes with the light

The paper that changes under red, green or blue light is on display at a bar in London

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 08/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Arts, Morning Read

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 08/26/2011

The Internet is whatever you want it to be

If you’re online, you’re probably in a bubble and you don’t even realize it.

By Dominic Basulto  |  06:00 AM ET, 08/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Technology, Video, Morning Read

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 08/25/2011

Stubblebine: Lift is not a variation on Twitter

Tony Stubblebine, one half of the “Lift” founding team, shares some new details about the project.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 08/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Technology, Invention, Morning Read

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 08/23/2011

MIT, Stanford students communicate through ‘wormhole’

An MIT alum created a unique system to allow students to communicate across the country, face-to-face on a casual basis.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 08/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Education, Invention, Research, Technology, Video, Morning Read

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 08/22/2011

A new era of hiring

Companies are meeting an urgent need by breaking down the walls to hiring by using peer-to-peer platforms.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 08/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Education, Morning Read, Video

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 08/19/2011

The web reacts to HP’s bombshell

Speculation is rampant as to what HP’s big announcement means for the company and the future of the PC.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 08/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Technology, Morning Read

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 08/18/2011

The tipping point for Internet education?

Knewton, the company behind the Web-based customizeable education platform, thinks it is.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 08/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Education, Invention, Technology, Morning Read

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 08/17/2011

Big ideas: Disruptive innovation and the patent war

We look at two pieces that bring together two popular innovation concepts: disruption and the ongoing patent war.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 08/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 08/16/2011

Why smart-grid analytics are a big deal

A new study shows the value of the smart grid data analytics industry is growing fast.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 08/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Energy, Technology, Morning Read

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 08/15/2011

Solar light bulb sheds light on social entre­pre­neur­ship model

An inventor has created a solar-powered LED light bulb, but he’s not giving it away for free.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 08/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Entrepreneurship, Invention, Morning Read, Technology, Video

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 08/12/2011

Get ready for the new era of manufacturing

Dominic Basulto | The future of manufacturing in America may look completely different from the way that you imagine it.

By Dominic Basulto  |  06:00 AM ET, 08/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Business, Entrepreneurship, Invention, Morning Read, Research, Technology

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 08/11/2011

Verizon opens Application Innovation Center

The new center was created to promote collaboration among developers of applications on the Verizon platform.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 08/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Technology, Morning Read

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 08/09/2011

DefCon opens its doors to pre-teen and teen hackers

DefCon opened its doors to teen and pre-teen hackers this year for the first time, since it was founded 18 years ago.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 08/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Technology, Education, Morning Read

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 08/08/2011

The downgrading of America

What does the S&P downgrade and Morgan Stanley’s downgrade of LinkedIn mean for our innovation future?

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 08/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Morning Read, Technology, Video

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 08/05/2011

Let’s make a deal for an economic recovery

Could deal sites like Groupon help save the economy via America’s small businesses?

By Dominic Basulto  |  06:00 AM ET, 08/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Business, Morning Read

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 08/04/2011

Goodbye debt ceiling debate, hello startup visas

The White House has a new series on their blog, and it’s all about entrepreneurs.

By Emi Kolawole  |  07:00 AM ET, 08/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Entrepreneurship, Morning Read

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 08/03/2011

Innovations in the fight against famine

As emergency aid is being sent to Somalia, efforts are underway to stem, if not reverse, the tide of world hunger.

By Emi Kolawole  |  07:00 AM ET, 08/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Health, Technology, Morning Read

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 08/02/2011

For GM’s EN-V, it’s hurry up and wait

The automaker continues to deny rumors that its autonomous vehicle, the EN-V, is anywhere near production.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 08/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Energy, Invention, Technology, Urban Development, Morning Read

Posted at 12:01 AM ET, 08/01/2011

Adobe Edge marks pivot to HTML5

The company released their HTML5 design tool before it reached beta to give developers a chance to provide feedback.

By Emi Kolawole  |  12:01 AM ET, 08/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Technology, The Arts, Morning Read

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 07/29/2011

Medical records get Uncle Sam’s permission to meet iPad app (#nexthealth)

How would you feel if your doctor walked into the examination room with an iPad?

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 07/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Health, Invention, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 07/28/2011

10 ventures chosen to give COMMON Pitch

One team wants to make affordable public showers for the homeless. COMMON Pitch may be its chance to realize that dream.

By Emi Kolawole and Frank Yonkof  |  06:00 AM ET, 07/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Energy, Entrepreneurship, Invention, Morning Read, Technology, The Arts, Video, Urban Development

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 07/27/2011

Is U.S. innovation experiencing death by patent?

Patents have been popping up in the news quite a bit over the last few weeks. As the economy continues to stumble along, companies and investors are working even harder to find ways to make a profit. This includes enforcing their patents.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 07/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Entrepreneurship, Invention, Morning Read, Research, Technology

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 07/26/2011

The social movie is here. Welcome to ‘The Inside Experience’

The morning read | Intel and Toshiba launched a marketing campaign Monday in the form of a film that lets you in on the action.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 07/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Read, Video, The Arts, Business

Posted at 07:07 AM ET, 07/25/2011

Fake Apple store under investigation in China

The Chinese government is investigating one unauthorized Apple store as part of a broader invesitgation into Chinese electronics retailers.

By Emi Kolawole  |  07:07 AM ET, 07/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 07/25/2011

Educating innovators and entrepreneurs in Nigeria

THE MORNING READ | Two new centers in Nigeria plan to educate and mentor budding innovators and entrepreneurs.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 07/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Read, Education, Entrepreneurship, Business

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 07/22/2011

When do you stop innovating to beat the heat?

Some may want to use the heat wave as a chance to reduce their carbon footprint. But being safe is just as important.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 07/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Read, Health

Posted at 09:05 AM ET, 07/21/2011

Homeless in college: How do you make it work?

The number of homeless college students is on the rise. A law was passed to ease their financial burden, but could more be done?

By Emi Kolawole  |  09:05 AM ET, 07/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Education, Morning Read

Posted at 08:05 AM ET, 07/21/2011

The space shuttle era ends. What’s next? (#SpaceFuture)

The safe landing of Atlantis signals the end of the space shuttle, but what’s next?

By Emi Kolawole  |  08:05 AM ET, 07/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 07/21/2011

Google Labs to close: Can Google still innovate?

Google Labs users are raising questions about whether the company will continue to be innovative.

By Frank Yonkof  |  06:00 AM ET, 07/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Read, Technology, Research

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 07/20/2011

The IdeasLab: Where Big ideas meet big problems

A new interactive feature from The World Economic Forum peels back the curtain on their IdeasLab.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 07/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Education, Energy, Entrepreneurship, Invention, Research, Technology, Morning Read

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 07/19/2011

What startups can learn from News of the World

The morning read | GigaOm’s Om Malik writes that transparency is a transformative force.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 07/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Entrepreneurship, Invention, Research, Technology, Video, Morning Read

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 07/18/2011

Tech companies and the magic of the invitation

The morning read | Technology companies are taking advantage of the invitation-only marketing approach.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 07/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Invention, The Arts, Technology, Morning Read

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 07/15/2011

Google’s a big infrastructure spender

The morning read | Why Google spent nearly $1 billion on infrastructure and college students build what may be the next generation of Foursquare.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 07/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Entrepreneurship, Invention, Technology, Morning Read

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 07/13/2011

Save the bees, save the world

The morning read | As the number of honeybees continues to decline, scientists are working on making stronger bees.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 07/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Read, Research, Technology, Video, Business

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 07/12/2011

A boost for HIV-AIDS research; communication for the disabled; eliminating a food desert; intelligence ACES; how Android beats iPhone

The morning read | HIV/AIDS research groups to receive $70 million over the next five years.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 07/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Read, Research, Technology, Urban Development, Business, Health

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 07/11/2011

South Sudan: live-blogging the birth of a nation; what Google+ is worth to Google; gazing past the iPhone 5; the 2012 African innovation prize; GAIA’s billion-pixel galaxy camera

The morning read | The birth of The Republic of South Sudan was welcomed with a live blog. Also, more on Google+, GAIA, the rumored iPhone 5 and the 2012 African Innovation Prize.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 07/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Invention, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 07/08/2011

ISPs institute six-strike rule; did Facebook reveal its music service?; the shuttle program through the years; innovating the meat we eat; GE’s hipster history

The morning read | Leading internet service providers back a six-strike rule for alleged copyright infringers.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 07/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Read, Video, Technology, Business

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 07/07/2011

Will Facebook’s Skype chat beat out Google+ hangouts; re-inventing capitalism; kids are predicting the Internet’s future; Japan’s lunar tech discovery

The morning read | The ‘awesome’ announcement has arrived, but will it trump Google+?

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 07/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Invention, Technology, Research, Morning Read

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 07/06/2011

Obama’s Twitter townhall (#AskObama); the end of unlimited data plans; tracking malaria cures; rescuing dying languages; an all-renewable island

The morning read | The president holds his Twitter townhall, while Verizon brings an end to unlimited data.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 07/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Technology, Morning Read

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 07/05/2011

The Global Innovation Index is out; tracking the big IPOs; decoding the term sheet; pilots get iPads; Prizes.org has arrived

The morning read | INSEAD released its global innovation index. But do we need one?

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 07/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Read, Entrepreneurship, Technology

Posted at 05:55 AM ET, 07/01/2011

Mark Zuckerberg is going to tell us something ‘awesome’; FTC digs into Twitter; ViralHeat is watching you; Net Neutrality is almost here

The morning read | Mark Zuckerberg says he’s going to announce something “awesome” next week. And so, we wait.

By Emi Kolawole  |  05:55 AM ET, 07/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Entrepreneurship, Health, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 06/30/2011

Craig Newmark launches charity competition for veterans; Justin Timberlake takes on MySpace; and Larry Summers joins a VC

Craigslist founder Craig Newmark starts a charity competition for veterans’ families.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 06/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Energy, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 06/29/2011

Google takes on Facebook; Zynga’s IPO advances; Twitter’s Stone steps back; Sprint’s Hesse throws ‘nukes’

Google takes on Facebook and deals a blow to RIM, Zynga gets a step closer to an IPO and Sprint CEO Hesse starts tossing “nukes.”

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 06/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Morning Read, Video

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 06/28/2011

Brookings and Aspen Ideas Festival take on immigration

The morning read | Brookings and The Aspen Ideas Festival take on immigration.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 06/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Read, Invention, Education

Posted at 06:36 AM ET, 06/27/2011

LulzSec calls it quits; enter the internal social network and the all-digital textbook; where Google health failed

The morning read | Goodbye, LulzSec. Hello, internal social networks.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:36 AM ET, 06/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Read, Education, Entrepreneurship, Technology

Posted at 08:01 AM ET, 06/24/2011

India’s growth begins to falter; Google’s Page and Schmidt pass on Senate invitation

Morning read | India’s growth spurt begins to falter; Google executives Page and Schmidt tell Congress, thanks, but no thanks.

By Emi Kolawole  |  08:01 AM ET, 06/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Read, Business, Video

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 06/23/2011

Wired: Exit the troops, enter the drones

Morning read | Wired’s Ackerman says troops will be replaced by drones, as the economic recovery slows, and Google gets some bad news in Russia.

By Emi Kolawole  |  08:45 AM ET, 06/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Education, Business, Morning Read, Technology

Posted at 08:29 AM ET, 06/22/2011

Is open government dead?

Ideas@Innovations | LulzSec is back on the attack, Uncle Sam’s looking to hire, and Afghanistan goes MacGuyver.

By Emi Kolawole  |  08:29 AM ET, 06/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Read, Morning Read

Posted at 09:24 AM ET, 06/21/2011

The morning read: LulzSec suspect reportedly arrested in Essex, England

The morning read | The top five stories we’re reading this morning.

By Emi Kolawole  |  09:24 AM ET, 06/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Read

Posted at 08:13 AM ET, 06/20/2011

The morning read

Ideas@Innovations | The day’s top five stories on innovation.

By Emi Kolawole  |  08:13 AM ET, 06/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Innovations, Morning Read