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Innovations: June, 2011

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 10:15 AM ET, 06/30/2011

Don Draper needs to re-brand infrastructure for the internet era

Ideas@Innovations | Don Draper needs to re-brand infrastructure for the internet era.

By Dominic Basulto  |  10:15 AM ET, 06/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Dominic Basulto, Energy, Technology, Urban Development

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 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 11:08 AM ET, 06/29/2011

Google+: Can this social network succeed? (#googleplusorminus)

Give us your ideas about Google’s latest foray into social networking.

By Katie Rogers  |  11:08 AM ET, 06/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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 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 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 08:04 AM ET, 06/27/2011

Former radicals gather at Google Ideas Summit Against Violent Extremism

We’re following the Post’s Allen McDuffee (@ThinkTankedWaPo) to get the latest on the Google Ideas Summit Against Radical Extremism in Dublin.

By Emi Kolawole  |  08:04 AM ET, 06/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Education, Research

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 05:31 PM ET, 06/24/2011

Fail whale, meet the Chinese dragon

Ideas@Innovations | Far from being a Twitter copycat, China’s Sina Weibo has emerged as a force to be reckoned with.

By Dominic Basulto  |  05:31 PM ET, 06/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Technology

Posted at 02:04 PM ET, 06/24/2011

We need a black Mark Zuckerberg

Ideas@Innovations | Is Silicon Valley diverse? Yes. But it’s missing something: Blacks and Hispanics.

By Vivek Wadhwa  |  02:04 PM ET, 06/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Vivek's Take, Entrepreneurship, Technology, Business

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 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 08:47 PM ET, 06/22/2011

The Afghanistan war and America’s innovation future

Ideas@Innovations | Has the Afghanistan war held America back or helped it move forward?

By Emi Kolawole  |  08:47 PM ET, 06/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Invention, Research, Technology

Posted at 02:28 PM ET, 06/22/2011

Live chat with Vivek Wadhwa Wednesday (transcript)

The Post’s Vivek Wadhwa was online at 3:30 p.m. ET today to discuss his latest take on the fate of open government.

By Emi Kolawole  |  02:28 PM ET, 06/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Technology, Vivek's Take

Posted at 02:27 PM ET, 06/22/2011

The men and women who want to live forever

Ideas@Innovations | New technology may eliminate the Faustian bargains associated with prolonging life.

By Dominic Basulto  |  02:27 PM ET, 06/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Health, Technology, Research, The Arts, The Arts

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

Posted at 11:51 AM ET, 06/22/2011

Clique: The next generation of online dating?

Clique is making ripples in New York City. Is it the next generation of online dating?

By Emi Kolawole  |  11:51 AM ET, 06/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Entrepreneurship, Invention, 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 02:01 PM ET, 06/21/2011

Facebook needs to face the music

Ideas@Innovations | If Internet radio company Pandora could be valued at $2 billion, just how much is Facebook Music worth?

By Dominic Basulto  |  02:01 PM ET, 06/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Technology, Business, Business

Posted at 01:20 PM ET, 06/21/2011

The P.M. pick-u-up: It’s all about Radiohead

The band just performed a new album, but an oldie (but a goodie) is performed by over 30 people around the Web.

By Emi Kolawole  |  01:20 PM ET, 06/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Lunch Break

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 05:22 PM ET, 06/20/2011

Groupon’s solution to the “quiet period”? A snarky cat.

The Internet deals site Groupon is in its quiet period before the IPO. But that hasn’t stopped it from taking a (paw) swipe at critics.

By Emi Kolawole  |  05:22 PM ET, 06/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Technology

Posted at 04:56 PM ET, 06/20/2011

The P.M. pick-u-up: 7 rules for more happiness

The P.M. pick-u-up is here with designer Stefan Sagmeister’s seven rules for more happiness. in life and design.

By Emi Kolawole  |  04:56 PM ET, 06/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Lunch Break

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

Posted at 04:48 PM ET, 06/15/2011

The new immigration narrative

Data show that immigrants contribute to economic growth, but Americans still staunchly oppose growing their numbers.

By Emi Kolawole  |  04:48 PM ET, 06/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:53 AM ET, 06/14/2011

Introducing Ideas@Innovations

Read about how people turn new ideas into real-world solutions, the obstacles they face, how they overcome them and the places they turn to for help and encouragement.

By Emi Kolawole  |  09:53 AM ET, 06/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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