Innovations: Video


Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 09/27/2012

Google turns 14: A look at the birthday-gift table

The company has reaped quite a few rewards in the lead-up to its 14th birthday.

By Emi Kolawole  |  01:05 PM ET, 09/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Arts, Video, The Lunch Break

Posted at 12:52 PM ET, 09/26/2012

Google takes maps competition underwater (video)

The search giant teamped up with the Catlin Seaview survey to release these new underwater images.

By Emi Kolawole  |  12:52 PM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Technology, Video

Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 09/25/2012

MySpace + Justin Timberlake = sleek and pretty, but will it work?

A video and a new landing page show off the site’s prototyped design.

By Emi Kolawole  |  03:40 PM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Technology, The Lunch Break, Video

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 09/25/2012

Medical app HealthTap launches feature that lets doctors translate medical research for the masses

The company has married the medical research database with its community of over 15,000 doctors.

By Emi Kolawole  |  09:47 AM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Health, Technology, Video

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 09/21/2012

MD Anderson’s ‘Moon Shots’ effort draws on America’s dreams of space to find a cancer cure

The program is inspired by President John F. Kennedy’s 1962 ‘Moon speech.’

By Emi Kolawole  |  03:00 PM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Health, Technology, Research, Video

Posted at 12:39 PM ET, 09/18/2012

‘Call me Gangnam maybe?’ and the top 3 remixes of the summer

We list our top three remixes of the summer.

By Emi Kolawole  |  12:39 PM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  #Quirky, Video, The Arts, The Lunch Break

Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 09/12/2012

Mark Zuckerberg interview: ‘Are you still having fun?’

Can Facebook continue to innovate if, for the CEO, it’s about “mission” rather than fun?

By Emi Kolawole  |  01:10 PM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Technology, Video

Posted at 03:51 PM ET, 09/10/2012

Boston Dynamics’ robot animals might give ‘Battlestar Galactica’ fans night terrors

The company has had a couple of key announcements in the past few weeks.

By Emi Kolawole  |  03:51 PM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Technology, Video

Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 09/07/2012

‘Star Trek’ Google doodle celebrates series’ 46th anniversary

A new doodle celebrates the show’s 46th anniversary.

By Emi Kolawole  |  03:34 PM ET, 09/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, The Arts, Video, #Quirky

Posted at 11:48 AM ET, 09/07/2012

The best video you will see from this year’s Republican and Democratic conventions

The Washington Post's AJ Chavar highlights the similarities of the two events, even as the parties outlined their divisions.

By Emi Kolawole  |  11:48 AM ET, 09/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Video, The Arts, The Lunch Break

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 08/31/2012

In‘Old School vs. New School,’ Master Chief, and company take on ... Atari bad guys (video)

In “Old School vs. New School,” the video creators at Rocket Jump pit classic Atari bad guys against newer video game characters.

By Emi Kolawole  |  03:30 PM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Arts, Video, #Quirky, The Lunch Break

Posted at 02:08 PM ET, 08/31/2012

Mitt Romney on innovation

The word “innovation” wasn’t exactly front and center last night, but it was there.

By Emi Kolawole  |  02:08 PM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Technology, Video | Tags:  RNClive

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 04:45 PM ET, 08/28/2012

Mars Curiosity rover beams down Will.i.am song ‘Reach for the Stars’

The Grammy Award-winning artist is the first to have his song beamed back from another planet. The song was sent via the Mars Curiosity rover.

By Emi Kolawole  |  04:45 PM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Arts, Video, Technology

Posted at 03:20 PM ET, 08/28/2012

Apple, Samsung and the delicate art of imitation: An interview with Oded Shenkar

Economics professor and author Oded Shenkra outlines why imitation, even in light of the Apple-Samsung patent case decision, is integral to innovation.

By Emi Kolawole  |  03:20 PM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Invention, Technology, Video

Posted at 01:39 PM ET, 08/24/2012

White House launches Innovation Fellows program (video)

Video | On Thursday, the White House launched the Presidential Innovation Fellows Program.

By Emi Kolawole  |  01:39 PM ET, 08/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Technology, The Lunch Break, Video

Posted at 05:24 PM ET, 08/23/2012

High-definition video of Curiosity Mars landing is latest boon for rover fans

A visual effects editor pieces together the HD images of Curiosity’s landing, creating a full, HD video.

By Emi Kolawole  |  05:24 PM ET, 08/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Video, Technology

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 03:21 PM ET, 08/22/2012

Mars rover Curiosity has first successful drive on Mars; Ray Bradbury honored

Far from a casual romp through the desert, the Mars Curiosity rover is preparing to go for its first drive in the depths of Gale crater.

By Emi Kolawole  |  03:21 PM ET, 08/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Research, Technology, Video

Posted at 03:46 PM ET, 08/21/2012

UFOs on Mars?!?! Hide the kids! Oh, wait ...

As Gizmodo’s Jesus Diaz writes, UFO spotters are having a field day with the images coming back from the Mars rover.

By Emi Kolawole  |  03:46 PM ET, 08/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  #Quirky, Video

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 12:27 PM ET, 08/17/2012

Kids in 1995 predict almost everything about the Internet (video)

Video | A 1995 PSA is almost frighteningly prescient when it comes to predicting the future of the Internet.

By Emi Kolawole  |  12:27 PM ET, 08/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  #Quirky, Video, The Lunch Break, Technology

Posted at 03:36 PM ET, 08/15/2012

‘We’re NASA and we know it’ parody marries NASA and LMFAO for the best viral video you’ll see today

Viral video marries popular LMFAO hit with Curiosity rover mission factoids.

By Emi Kolawole  |  03:36 PM ET, 08/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  #Quirky, Video, The Lunch Break

Posted at 02:41 PM ET, 08/15/2012

Hypersonic craft X-51A fails latest test

The X-51A lost control over the Pacific Ocean near Point Mugu on Tuesday.

By Emi Kolawole  |  02:41 PM ET, 08/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Invention, Research, Technology, Video

Posted at 01:19 PM ET, 08/15/2012

Mars Curiosity team members to do reddit AMA

Members of the Mars Curiosity team are heading over to reddit Thursday for an “Ask Me Anything.”

By Emi Kolawole  |  01:19 PM ET, 08/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Education, Research, Technology, Video

Posted at 11:48 AM ET, 08/10/2012

Mars rover Curiosity delivers new high-res images, offers fresh view of planetary neighbor (updated)

Curiosity continues to deliver stunning photos of its landing and the planet’s surface.

By Emi Kolawole  |  11:48 AM ET, 08/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Invention, Technology, Video

Posted at 11:10 AM ET, 08/10/2012

NASA Curiosity crew members hang out, discuss what’s next for the mission

Curiosity crew members joined The Washington Post for a Google hangout to discuss what’s next for the mission.

By Emi Kolawole  |  11:10 AM ET, 08/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Research, Technology, Video

Posted at 04:14 PM ET, 08/09/2012

SIGGRAPH 2012 concludes, shows off future of interactivity

The international conference on computer graphics and interactive techniques concludes today.

By Emi Kolawole  |  04:14 PM ET, 08/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Video, The Arts, Technology, Research, Invention

Posted at 06:49 PM ET, 08/08/2012

Conan O’Brien spoofs Apple v. Samsung patent case with ‘Stefan Jobes’ and ‘Samsapple’ (video)

Video | Meet ‘Stefan Jobes’ and ‘Samsapple.’

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:49 PM ET, 08/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Technology, Video, #Quirky, Business

Posted at 05:59 PM ET, 08/08/2012

Cats and a young cancer patient: This is what it looks like when the Internet wins

A Seattle hospital crowdsources images of cats for a teenage patient in isolation.

By Emi Kolawole  |  05:59 PM ET, 08/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Video, #Quirky

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 08/08/2012

‘Mohawk Guy’ Bobak Ferdowsi takes your questions on NASA’s Curiosity mission

NASA mission controller Bobak Ferdowsi will join us live at 1:30 p.m. ET Wednesday to discuss NASA’s historic mission to Mars.

By Emi Kolawole  |  12:00 PM ET, 08/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Education, Research, Technology, The Lunch Break, Video

Posted at 12:49 PM ET, 08/03/2012

Mars rover Curiosity landing: Where to watch and what you’ll see

The Mars rover Curiosity is scheduled to land in the early morning hours of Monday, Aug. 6, and the landing will be broadcast on a Jumbotron in Times Square.

By Emi Kolawole  |  12:49 PM ET, 08/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Research, Technology, Video

Posted at 05:26 PM ET, 07/26/2012

Bob Ross remix from PBS: ‘Believe that you can do it, ‘cause you can do it’

Video | The late painter, famous for his public television show, is the latest PBS “icon” to be celebrated in a YouTube series.

By Emi Kolawole  |  05:26 PM ET, 07/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Education, The Arts, Video, #Quirky

Posted at 08:48 AM ET, 07/26/2012

MakerBot’s mixtape, Minecraft’s creative mode and the end of scarcity (video)

From 3-D printed mixtapes to the pixelated world of Minecraft, will scarcity become a thing of the past?

By Emi Kolawole  |  08:48 AM ET, 07/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Technology, Video, #Quirky

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 07/23/2012

3-D printing and the art of ‘Paranorman’

Laika studios “Paranorman” marries old and new techniques in animation.

By Emi Kolawole  |  11:40 AM ET, 07/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Arts, Video

Posted at 06:20 PM ET, 07/20/2012

‘One small step’ 43 years later

It has been 43 years since the first person set foot on the moon.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:20 PM ET, 07/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Technology, Video

Posted at 05:17 PM ET, 07/19/2012

Should we be thanking Sherlock Holmes for ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’?

PBS Idea Channel outlines a connection between the famous detective and the “Fifty Shades of Grey.”

By Emi Kolawole  |  05:17 PM ET, 07/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  #Quirky, Video

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 04:42 PM ET, 07/11/2012

Richard Branson announces new Virgin Galactic satellite launcher: LauncherOne

Richard Branson made the announcement Wednesday at the Farnborough International Airshow.

By Emi Kolawole  |  04:42 PM ET, 07/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Invention, Technology, Video

Posted at 12:38 PM ET, 07/10/2012

Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales on the Russia blackout (video)

Jimmy Wales stopped by The Washington Post to discuss the blackout of Wikipedia in Russia.

By Emi Kolawole  |  12:38 PM ET, 07/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Technology, Video, The Lunch Break

Posted at 12:28 PM ET, 06/22/2012

Karen Klein bullying case: Internet campaign to help victim brings in donations 

Karen Klein has a number: $500K How you like them apples?

By Emi Kolawole  |  12:28 PM ET, 06/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Technology, Video, The Lunch Break

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 11:11 AM ET, 06/11/2012

Twitter airs first TV ad featuring #Nascar (video)

The messaging platform aired its first television ad, featuring NASCAR.

By Emi Kolawole  |  11:11 AM ET, 06/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Technology, Video

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 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 09:46 AM ET, 05/31/2012

MIT develops new drug-delivery technology (video)

MIT scientists develop a new drug-delivery technology.

By Emi Kolawole  |  09:46 AM ET, 05/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Health, Invention, Technology, Video

Posted at 10:37 AM ET, 05/30/2012

Eben Moglen on innovation under austerity and ‘a little thug in a hooded sweatshirt’

Columbia Law School professor Eben Moglen puts forth a stinging indictment of the technology community.

By Emi Kolawole  |  10:37 AM ET, 05/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Video, Technology

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 12:23 PM ET, 05/25/2012

A siren song, Facebook’s special, TED , Gatsby and immortality: The week that was in innovation

There was a siren song, the death of a buzzword and the secret to immortality.

By Emi Kolawole  |  12:23 PM ET, 05/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Lunch Break, Video, The Arts

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 05:31 PM ET, 05/24/2012

About Nick Hanauer’s TED talk: Eric Ries on why rich people are not ‘job creators’ (Flashback)

Updated | We dug into our interview archives and found an idea worth re-sharing, and Nick Hanauer responds.

By Emi Kolawole  |  05:31 PM ET, 05/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Video

Posted at 02:52 PM ET, 05/24/2012

Updated: SpaceX Dragon capsule one day closer to attachment with International Space Station

Updated | The Dragon capsule completed its fly-by of the International Space Station Thursday morning.

By Emi Kolawole  |  02:52 PM ET, 05/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Invention, Video, The Lunch Break

Posted at 01:44 PM ET, 05/24/2012

The death of a buzzword

A report explores SEC filings and published books to show how “innovation” is being used...or over-used in corporate America.

By Emi Kolawole  |  01:44 PM ET, 05/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Video, The Lunch Break, Business

Posted at 05:16 AM ET, 05/22/2012

SpaceX Dragon capsule enters orbit after historic launch (video)

Updated | SpaceX launches first commercial spacecraft to bring supplies to the International Space Station.

By Emi Kolawole  |  05:16 AM ET, 05/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Invention, Research, Technology, Video

Posted at 02:37 PM ET, 05/18/2012

The Facebook IPO to Hollywood’s impending demise: The week that was in innovation

A weekly wrap-up of the big stories in innovation for the week of May 14.

By Emi Kolawole  |  02:37 PM ET, 05/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Technology, Video

Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 05/17/2012

Moguls with hoodies: The blurring line between Silicon Valley and Hollywood

The line between the moguls in the Valley and the moguls in Hollywood is blurring.

By Dominic Basulto  |  01:09 PM ET, 05/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Dominic Basulto, Technology, Entrepreneurship, Video, The Lunch Break

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 01:57 PM ET, 04/30/2012

What if Siri just blew up your iPhone? (video)

Video | Aatma Studio releases a video showing an imagined iPhone security feature.

By Emi Kolawole  |  01:57 PM ET, 04/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Video, The Lunch Break, #Quirky

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 12:06 PM ET, 04/27/2012

Billy Joel praises 6-year-old Ethan Walmark playing ‘Piano Man’ (UPDATED)

VIDEO | A 6-year-old plays Billy Joel’s “Piano Man,” and the video goes viral online.

By Emi Kolawole  |  12:06 PM ET, 04/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Education, The Arts, Video, The Lunch Break

Posted at 12:19 PM ET, 04/25/2012

More than cheers, girls in STEM fields need mentors and sponsors

An astronaut, software engineer, college president and student walk into the White House...and they’re all women — no joke.

By Emi Kolawole  |  12:19 PM ET, 04/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Technology, Video, Education, The Lunch Break

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 04/24/2012

The networks of evil

The “axis of evil” may have been replaced by dictatorships’ use of new media technology to opress their people.

By Dominic Basulto  |  02:00 PM ET, 04/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Technology, The Lunch Break, Video

Posted at 12:53 PM ET, 04/20/2012

Which book would you give someone who has never owned a book?

Many of us are able to read books on a screen, even as there are children who have never owned a book.

By Emi Kolawole  |  12:53 PM ET, 04/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Education, The Arts, The Lunch Break, Video

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 01:25 PM ET, 04/11/2012

How a DJ pops a wheelie (video)

Video | A Japanese company released a video showing how they transformed a bike into a turntable.

By Emi Kolawole  |  01:25 PM ET, 04/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Invention, Technology, The Arts, Video, The Lunch Break

Posted at 02:34 PM ET, 04/05/2012

Google’s Project Glass gets an ad makeover (Video)

A video posted on YouTube splices Google’s AdWords into the company’s Project Glass preview.

By Emi Kolawole  |  02:34 PM ET, 04/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Technology, The Arts, Video, #Quirky

Posted at 06:00 PM ET, 04/04/2012

Google glasses get a preview (VIDEO)

You’ve probably heard the rumors about Google glasses — the specs with the ability to harness the power of the Web.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 PM ET, 04/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Invention, Research, Technology, Video

Posted at 11:08 AM ET, 04/04/2012

Kinect-ing grains of sand: Art, technology, music and the creation of a sand dancer

A video marries dance and music with Microsoft’s Kinect technology to create art.

By Emi Kolawole  |  11:08 AM ET, 04/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Lunch Break, The Arts, Video, Technology | Tags:  Kinect

Posted at 07:50 PM ET, 04/03/2012

This is one way to watch Hitchcock’s ‘Rear Window’

Video | One artist used the footage from the film to create a panorama, time-lapsed video of the film.

By Emi Kolawole  |  07:50 PM ET, 04/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Arts, Video, #Quirky

Posted at 06:35 PM ET, 04/03/2012

The flying car: Are we there yet?

We’ve all wanted one, and it appears two companies have come one step closer to grasping one of engineering’s many Holy Grails.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:35 PM ET, 04/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Research, Technology, Video, #Quirky

Posted at 03:09 PM ET, 04/02/2012

VIDEO: Stop-motion illustration of Hemingway’s ‘The Old Man and the Sea’

Video | A stop-motion animation combines hand-drawn art and music to depict Hemingway’s “The Old Man and the Sea.”

By Emi Kolawole  |  03:09 PM ET, 04/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Lunch Break, Video, #Quirky, The Arts

Posted at 10:08 AM ET, 03/30/2012

Homemade tricorders and handheld health care

A researcher releases specifications for two tricorder-style handheld digital tools.

By Emi Kolawole  |  10:08 AM ET, 03/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Invention, Research, Technology, Video

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 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 02:58 PM ET, 03/12/2012

Khan Academy launches on iPad: Is this education’s future?

The nonprofit service provides Web video classes to millions for free and has just launched an iPad app. But is it the future of education?

By Emi Kolawole  |  02:58 PM ET, 03/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Education, Technology, The Lunch Break, Video

Posted at 11:10 AM ET, 02/29/2012

When Ted met ‘Prometheus’: A lesson in viral video creation (video)

A futuristic Ted talk presentation promoting a much-anticipated film presents a lesson in viral video creation.

By Emi Kolawole  |  11:10 AM ET, 02/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, The Arts, Video

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 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 01:29 PM ET, 02/08/2012

ACTA and the case of the SOPA undead

The same online furor over Internet piracy unleashed by SOPA and PIPA in the United States has now made its way to Europe.

By Dominic Basulto  |  01:29 PM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Dominic Basulto, Technology, Video

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 12:14 PM ET, 02/06/2012

The Super Bowl ad’s online future

It’s hard not to be struck by the fundamental difference between the “old” and “new” ways of marketing to consumers.

By Dominic Basulto  |  12:14 PM ET, 02/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Dominic Basulto, 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 03:50 PM ET, 02/03/2012

Corning releases sequel to “A Day Made of Glass” viral video ad (video)

The glass and ceramics company is hoping that viral video lightening will strike twice.

By Emi Kolawole  |  03:50 PM ET, 02/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Technology, Video, The Lunch Break

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 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 08:50 AM ET, 01/19/2012

Jon Stewart tackles SOPA, turns on his own show (updated)

Stewart took on SOPA in his Wednesday night broadcast, turning his comic lens on his own show.

By Emi Kolawole  |  08:50 AM ET, 01/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Technology, Video

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 01:00 PM ET, 01/04/2012

Leaping lizards and the power of interdisciplinary collaboration

A University of California Berkeley discovery shows the power of interdisciplinary research in scientific discovery.

By Emi Kolawole  |  01:00 PM ET, 01/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Education, Invention, Research, Technology, The Arts, Video

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 01:18 PM ET, 12/19/2011

IBM Five-in-Five: Company makes tech future predictions

The predictions are part of the company’s annual Five-in-Five series, which looks at the “five innovations that will change how people work, live and play over the next five years.”

By Emi Kolawole  |  01:18 PM ET, 12/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Energy, Health, Invention, Research, Technology, Video, The Lunch Break

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 11:07 AM ET, 12/12/2011

The academics of Anonymous

If the word “doxing” makes you think of puppies you may want to start reading up on “hacktivism,” or online activism.

By Emi Kolawole  |  11:07 AM ET, 12/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Research, Technology, Video

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 11/30/2011

Eric Ries on innovation, education, the auto industry and movies

Eric Ries sat down with the Post’s Michelle Williams to discuss education, the auto industry and the lies movies tell.

By Emi Kolawole  |  04:30 PM ET, 11/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Video, Technology, Research, Invention, Entrepreneurship, Education

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 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 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 05:28 PM ET, 10/28/2011

Race debate over Silicon Valley documentary heats up on Twitter

The latest installment in CNN’s “Black in America” series inspires debates, but also shows the medium’s limits.

By Emi Kolawole  |  05:28 PM ET, 10/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Entrepreneurship, Invention, Technology, Video

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 08:25 PM ET, 10/05/2011

Steve Jobs dies: Remembering a legacy (#SteveJobs)

In a statement on the company’s Web site, Apple announced that Steve Jobs has died at the age of 56.

By Emi Kolawole  |  08:25 PM ET, 10/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Research, Technology, Video

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 09/22/2011

A time-lapse tour of San Francisco (video)

Filmed between June 2010 and August 19, 2011, in San Francisco, this video, created by videographer Wesley Townsend Kitten, uses digital, time-lapse photography to showcase the city.

By Melissa Steffan  |  02:00 PM ET, 09/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Video, The Lunch Break

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 09/21/2011

Enter, “The Nose”

A new technology gives people with food allergies reason to cheer.

By Melissa Steffan  |  04:00 PM ET, 09/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Lunch Break, Technology, Invention, Health, Video

Posted at 04:55 PM ET, 09/02/2011

9/11 memories and voices: a new kind of sharing

Innovations | We don’t share our memories the way we once did, but a world that, perhaps, could not hear you on 9/11 can hear you now.

By Emi Kolawole  |  04:55 PM ET, 09/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Technology, The Arts, Video

Posted at 01:52 PM ET, 09/02/2011

Wal-Mart vs. RankMyHack.com

It’s the establishment against the anti-establishment this week.

By Emi Kolawole  |  01:52 PM ET, 09/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Innovator of the Week, Invention, Technology, Video

Posted at 04:57 PM ET, 08/31/2011

Innovations in death

Burying or cremating your loved ones — no longer your only options.

By Emi Kolawole  |  04:57 PM ET, 08/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Invention, Research, Technology, Video

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 08/30/2011

Wal-Mart’s cosmic voodoo

Wal-Mart is starting to turn heads in the tech world — and that may have important implications for the way we think about the future of the shopping experience.

By Dominic Basulto  |  01:15 PM ET, 08/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Dominic Basulto, Technology, Video

Posted at 04:56 PM ET, 08/29/2011

Cornell lab discovers chatbot doesn’t get along with itself (video)

Scientists at Cornell’s Creative Machines Lab let a chatbot have a conversation with itself. The result was a bit strange.

By Emi Kolawole  |  04:56 PM ET, 08/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Invention, Research, Video, #Quirky

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 06:36 PM ET, 08/25/2011

Hurricane Party may help fight the Irene blues, but safety comes first

An iPhone application helps you coordinate flash-mob-style parties. Now the app is receiving renewed attention and raising safety concerns.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:36 PM ET, 08/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Technology, Video

Posted at 12:55 PM ET, 08/25/2011

Steve Jobs: Apple, Pixar and inspiring innovation (video)

Two interviews with Jobs show, early on, what inspired him and how that, in turn, helped him inspire us.

By Emi Kolawole  |  12:55 PM ET, 08/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Technology, The Lunch Break, Video

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 08/24/2011

Libyan rebels get high-tech eyes in the sky on Gaddafi forces (video)

Two Canadian firms are giving Libyan rebels a drone that lets them see their enemies without being seen.

By Emi Kolawole  |  01:12 PM ET, 08/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Invention, Research, Technology, The Lunch Break, Video

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 03:42 PM ET, 08/22/2011

Take a museum visit without leaving your desk

The Museum of Fine Arts Houston captured their exhibit of Carlos Cruz-Diez’s art in video.

By Emi Kolawole  |  03:42 PM ET, 08/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Arts, The Lunch Break, Video

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 01:00 PM ET, 08/19/2011

Stephen Colbert’s head gets launched into space (video)

The folks at 3D-printer company MakerBot launched an electric-green 3D print of the comedian’s head into space.

By Emi Kolawole  |  01:00 PM ET, 08/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Invention, Technology, The Lunch Break, Video, #Quirky

Posted at 03:29 PM ET, 08/18/2011

Reid Hoffman: Today’s social media data will inform the next generation of companies (Video)

Reid Hoffman spoke with All Things D’s Kara Swisher after the LinkedIn IPO.

By Emi Kolawole  |  03:29 PM ET, 08/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Video, The Lunch Break, Business, Technology, Entrepreneurship

Posted at 02:44 PM ET, 08/16/2011

A new definition for ‘play with time’ (video)

A video takes the phrase ‘play with time’ and gives it a new meaning.

By Emi Kolawole  |  02:44 PM ET, 08/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Arts, The Lunch Break, Video, #Quirky

Posted at 03:23 PM ET, 08/15/2011

BBC’s ‘Do you see what I see?' explores the power of perception (video)

A BBC series explores the power of perception and how one person’s perception differs from another’s.

By Emi Kolawole  |  03:23 PM ET, 08/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Video, The Lunch Break, The Lunch Break

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 06:34 PM ET, 08/12/2011

The iTableous looks like an iPhone except it’s 40 inches long (video)

Benjamin Bachmeier has developed a 40-inch iPhone replica.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:34 PM ET, 08/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  #Quirky, Video, Invention, Technology

Posted at 02:23 PM ET, 08/10/2011

New technology may mean bad news for criminals (video)

A new gel provides the power of a microscope for a fraction of the cost.

By Emi Kolawole  |  02:23 PM ET, 08/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Invention, Research, Technology, The Lunch Break, Video

Posted at 03:12 PM ET, 08/09/2011

Lando Calrissian to Han Solo: Nothing personal (video)

Actor Billy Dee Williams provides his take on a key plot point in one of the most innovative films of the modern era.

By Emi Kolawole  |  03:12 PM ET, 08/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Arts, The Lunch Break, Video

Posted at 01:58 PM ET, 08/08/2011

California in tilt-shift perspective

We noticed this video via Gizmodo this weekend. It uses an interesting adjustment to perspective to show some of California’s skylines and locales.

By Emi Kolawole  |  01:58 PM ET, 08/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Video, The Arts, The Lunch Break

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 02:05 PM ET, 08/05/2011

Balding men of the world rejoice, then groan (video)

In this short video clip, reverse playback was used to create a, we’ll just say it, creepy illusion.

By Frank Yonkof  |  02:05 PM ET, 08/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  #Quirky, Video, The Lunch Break

Posted at 02:34 PM ET, 08/04/2011

‘A trip of a lifetime’ (video)

What do you get when you send 3 guys on a 38,000-mile trip around the world, visiting 11 countries in 44 days? The trip of a lifetime, apparently.

By Frank Yonkof  |  02:34 PM ET, 08/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Video, The Lunch Break, The Arts

Posted at 03:15 PM ET, 08/03/2011

‘I now pronounce you husband and wife,’ said the computer (video)

Miguel Hanson and Diana Wesley decided to tie the knot in front of Rev. Bit, a virtual Minster on a computer screen.

By Frank Yonkof  |  03:15 PM ET, 08/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Invention, Technology, #Quirky, Video, The Lunch Break

Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 08/02/2011

Scientists create robot that thinks for itself (video)

Scientists in Japan are developing a robot that can learn from its surroundings and solve specific problems that it is not programmed to solve.

By Frank Yonkof  |  02:10 PM ET, 08/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Video, The Lunch Break, Invention, Research, Technology

Posted at 01:26 PM ET, 08/01/2011

CDs go from waste to art in Paris

An artist-architect duo is France is finding a new way to make use of 65,000 abandoned CDs while creating a public work of art.

By Frank Yonkof  |  01:26 PM ET, 08/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Arts, The Lunch Break, Video

Posted at 03:54 PM ET, 07/29/2011

Microsoft takes jabs at Google

A video created by Microsoft takes a swip at Google over privacy concerns.

By Frank Yonkof  |  03:54 PM ET, 07/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Technology, Video, The Lunch Break

Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 07/28/2011

The bus stop-as-lounge experiment

Artist Julie Kim sets out to turn a bus stop into a lounge. Then she films what people do.

By Emi Kolawole  |  02:10 PM ET, 07/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  #Quirky, Video, The Lunch Break, The Arts

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 02:28 PM ET, 07/27/2011

Psychologist Paul Bloom on the source of pleasure

Simple pleasures tend to be astonishingly deep, argues psychologist Paul Bloom.

By Frank Yonkof and Emi Kolawole  |  02:28 PM ET, 07/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Research, Video, The Lunch Break

Posted at 01:02 PM ET, 07/26/2011

War of the Old Spice guys: Isaiah Mustafa returns, accepts Fabio’s duel challenge

The Old Spice ads have transformed the ad game when it comes to seizing the marketing brass ring.

By Emi Kolawole  |  01:02 PM ET, 07/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, The Arts, Video

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 07/26/2011

Marine Rye Barkott: ‘You don’t have to wait to make an impact’

Marine and author Rye Barkott addresses an audience at The RSA in England, arguing that a nation’s fundamental change can start from within.

By Emi Kolawole  |  01:00 PM ET, 07/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Video, The Lunch Break

Posted at 10:08 AM ET, 07/26/2011

Airbnb chooses the road less traveled

The big travel brands have only themselves to blame if Airbnb manages to continue its unchecked expansion.

By Dominic Basulto  |  10:08 AM ET, 07/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Entrepreneurship, Business, Video

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 02:41 PM ET, 07/25/2011

Documentary filmmaker spends nearly 10 years tracking 9-11 victims in ‘Rebirth’

In what is sure to be a year filled with documentaries and TV specials to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, one film stands out.

By Frank Yonkof  |  02:41 PM ET, 07/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Video, The Lunch Break

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 07/22/2011

Student receives $10,000 grant to create more efficient solar panels

Eden Full is only 19, yet the Princeton University student has come up with a way to make solar panels 40 percent more efficient.

By Frank Yonkof  |  02:30 PM ET, 07/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Video, The Lunch Break, Invention, Energy

Posted at 03:13 PM ET, 07/21/2011

Local television station uses Google+ hangouts live on air before page is shut down

Google+ is hitting the newsroom, but Google is quickly shutting it down for now. Even though Google’s social media venture only launched late last month on an invite-only basis, one TV anchor in Missouri hosted Google Hangout’s while going live on the air.

By Frank Yonkof  |  03:13 PM ET, 07/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Technology, The Lunch Break, Video

Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 07/20/2011

The economy and the God complex (video)

Economics writer Tim Harford argues that the only way to find success in solving complex problems is to try and fail.

By Frank Yonkof  |  03:02 PM ET, 07/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Video, The Lunch Break, Education

Posted at 02:58 PM ET, 07/19/2011

Innovative training centers start with $250

Fourteen years ago, Danny Arnold started with $250. Today, he owns his own fitness training center in three cities.

By Emi Kolawole  |  02:58 PM ET, 07/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Entrepreneurship, Health, The Lunch Break, Video

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 01:00 PM ET, 07/18/2011

Fighting Kudzu with helium (video)

A 17-year old appears to have discovered a way to kill the aggressive vine without harming the surrounding plants and wildlife.

By Frank Yonkof  |  01:00 PM ET, 07/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Invention, Technology, The Lunch Break, Video

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 07/15/2011

Maajid Nawaz: We need an al-Qaeda for democracy

Video | In a TED talk in July, former Islamic extremist Maajid Nawaz discusses the reasons extremists appear to be so successful at spreading their message.

By Emi Kolawole  |  01:30 PM ET, 07/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Education, The Lunch Break, Video

Posted at 03:11 PM ET, 07/14/2011

You probably wish you were here (video)

The afternoon pick-u-up is here with a short video from Vimeo user Alec Moore.

By Emi Kolawole  |  03:11 PM ET, 07/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Video, #Quirky

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 07/14/2011

University lab chiefs confront innovation challenges

The heads of some of the nation’s major university laboratories gathered in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 07/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Invention, Research, Technology, Video

Posted at 03:31 PM ET, 07/13/2011

A path away from Apple (video)

Video | The Post’s senior vice president and chief digital officer, Vijay Ravindran, demonstrates the Asus Transformer.

By Emi Kolawole  |  03:31 PM ET, 07/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Video, The Lunch Break, Technology

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 03:03 PM ET, 07/12/2011

The ultimate Rube Goldberg photo shoot

Who said taking photographs should be simple?

By Emi Kolawole  |  03:03 PM ET, 07/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Invention, #Quirky, Video, The Lunch Break

Posted at 03:21 PM ET, 07/11/2011

What if Alfred Hitchcock made a cookbook? (Video)

What would Alfred Hitchcock’s cookbook look like?

By Emi Kolawole  |  03:21 PM ET, 07/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Video, The Lunch Break, #Quirky

Posted at 04:33 PM ET, 07/08/2011

Matt Cutts: Try something new for 30 days

Google Webspam team leader Matt Cutts took a page out of documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock’s playbook.

By Emi Kolawole  |  04:33 PM ET, 07/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Lunch Break, Video

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 07/08/2011

The do-it-yourself health-care revolution gets a boost

Ideas@Innovations | If government, or the private sector, won’t give us an innovative health-care system, the people will create it themselves.

By Dominic Basulto  |  11:35 AM ET, 07/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Health, Invention, Research, Technology, Video

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 02:52 PM ET, 07/07/2011

Meet YouTube’s Cosmic Panda

YouTube has a new look, and it’s called Cosmic Panda.

By Emi Kolawole  |  02:52 PM ET, 07/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Video, The Lunch Break, #Quirky

Posted at 01:56 PM ET, 07/06/2011

Obama takes to Twitter for town hall (video)

We’re offering up live video of President Obama’s Twitter town hall for this afternoon’s pick-u-up.

By Emi Kolawole  |  01:56 PM ET, 07/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Technology, The Lunch Break, Video

Posted at 01:16 PM ET, 07/05/2011

Under the Canary sky (video)

Video | The afternooon pick-u-up is all about natural inspiration

By Emi Kolawole  |  01:16 PM ET, 07/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Arts, Video, The Lunch Break

Posted at 02:53 PM ET, 07/01/2011

Skateboarding looked easy until now

Filmmaker and skateboarder Aryeh Kruas shows just how hard skateboarding really is.

By Emi Kolawole  |  02:53 PM ET, 07/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Lunch Break, Video

Posted at 05:23 PM ET, 06/30/2011

Wikileaks: We are ‘priceless,’ so please donate (video)

Ideas@Innovations | Wikileaks founder Julian Assange makes an appearance in the latest appeal for donations to the organization.

By Emi Kolawole  |  05:23 PM ET, 06/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Lunch Break, Video

Posted at 02:39 PM ET, 06/29/2011

Helping military families with a little rock and roll

Actor Gary Sinise is launching a new charity Thursday on behalf of military families.

By Emi Kolawole  |  02:39 PM ET, 06/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Lunch Break, Video

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 12:45 PM ET, 06/28/2011

Stove Man: Fighting fire with fire (video)

The afternoon pick-u-up is here to save you from your lunch coma.

By Emi Kolawole  |  12:45 PM ET, 06/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Lunch Break, Video, Health

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 06/28/2011

The driverless car: Innovation on autopilot

Ideas@Innovations | Google’s unorthodx approach to innovation has led the company to its next big idea: Driverless cars.

By Dominic Basulto  |  11:00 AM ET, 06/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Invention, Technology, Video

Posted at 02:40 PM ET, 06/27/2011

DARPA chief Regina Dugan: ‘Failure is okay for us’

DARPA’s former chief, Regina Dugan, on accepting failure.

By Emi Kolawole  |  02:40 PM ET, 06/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Invention, Research, Technology, Video

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 06/27/2011

Chief Justice John Roberts: ‘I don’t think any of us...tweet, whatever that is’

Ideas@Innovations | The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court discussed the impact of social media on the High Court both logistically and jurisprudentially.

By Emi Kolawole  |  12:23 PM ET, 06/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Video, Technology, The Lunch Break

Posted at 01:50 PM ET, 06/24/2011

The ‘Soft War’ rages on

CBS News’ “What’s Trending” produced an interactive graphic narrative explaining the global war for Internet freedom.

By Emi Kolawole  |  01:50 PM ET, 06/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Lunch Break, Video

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 02:17 PM ET, 06/23/2011

Apple co-founder Wozniak: The androids are coming, let’s hope they’re nice (video)

The pick-u-up | Steve Wozniak on the the android takeover, and a high school principal reveals his super-hero secret identity.

By Emi Kolawole  |  02:17 PM ET, 06/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Invention, The Lunch Break, Video

Posted at 11:58 AM ET, 06/23/2011

Aimi Eguchi unmasked: The newest threat to Justin Bieber’s pop supremacy?

Ideas@Innovations | Aimi Eguchi may be the greatest threat to flesh-and-blood pop stars’ supremacy.

By Emi Kolawole  |  11:58 AM ET, 06/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Invention, Technology, The Arts, Video

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 06/23/2011

Ready, Fire, Aim: The revolution will be photographed

Ideas@Innovations | Lytro’s revolutionary, but it may be lost on the hipster photographers of today who want their photos to look older — not younger.

By Dominic Basulto  |  10:01 AM ET, 06/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Invention, Technology, The Arts, Dominic Basulto, Video

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 06/22/2011

Kirby Ferguson: Innovate by copying the greats (video)

A new video from New York-based filmmaker Kirby Ferguson argues that copying is the path to technological innovation.

By Emi Kolawole  |  12:30 PM ET, 06/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Lunch Break, Video