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Innovations: December, 2011

Posted at 08:41 AM ET, 12/01/2011

Where will the next Facebook come from?

Netscape, Google and now Facebook. Where will the next, big tech company come from?

By Dominic Basulto  |  08:41 AM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Dominic Basulto, Technology

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

Innovator of the year 2011

Poll | Now you have the chance to vote for the person, place or thing that was the most innovative, or went the furthest in inspiring innovation.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 11/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Innovator of the Week

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 02:18 PM ET, 11/18/2011

EVS Communications chief Wendy Thompson Marquez on giving

Profiles in Giving | Wendy Thompson Marquez spoke with the Post’s Tom Heath on her strategy for giving.

By Washington Post Editors  |  02:18 PM ET, 11/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:13 PM ET, 11/18/2011

For a food bank, a bailout no one could criticize

What’s the emergency backup when a food bank goes out of business?

By Jeremy Borden  |  12:13 PM ET, 11/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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 01:00 PM ET, 11/13/2011

Willkie Farr & Gallagher partner Martin Weinstein on giving

Profiles in Giving | Willkie Farr & Gallagher partner Martin Weinstein spoke with the Post’s Tom Heath.

By Washington Post Editors  |  01:00 PM ET, 11/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 11/13/2011

Studio Theatre board member Jaylee Mead on giving

Profiles in Giving | Studio Theatre and theatreWashington board member Jaylee M. Mead spoke with the Post’s Tom Heath on her giving strategy.

By Washington Post Editors  |  01:00 PM ET, 11/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 11/13/2011

Joshua M. Freeman Foundation’s chairman Michelle Freeman on giving

Profiles in Giving | Michelle Freeman is the chairman of the Joshua M. Freeman Foundation and spoke with the Post’s Tom Heath on her strategy for giving.

By Washington Post Editors  |  01:00 PM ET, 11/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 11/13/2011

Ruppert Landscape CEO Craig Ruppert on giving

Profiles in Giving | Craig Ruppert spoke with the Post’s Tom Heath regarding his plan for giving.

By Washington Post Editors  |  01:00 PM ET, 11/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 11/13/2011

Marriott International’s Debbie Marriott Harrison on giving

Profiles in Giving | Marriott International senior vice president of government affiars, Debbie Marriott Harrison, spoke with the Post’s Tom Heath on giving.

By Washington Post Editors  |  01:00 PM ET, 11/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 11/13/2011

Leading sports agent David Falk on giving

Profiles in Giving | David Falk has represented some of the sports world’s biggest stars. He spoke with the Post’s Tom Heath regarding his plan for giving.

By Washington Post Editors  |  01:00 PM ET, 11/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 11/13/2011

Somerset Mayor Jeffrey Slavin on giving

Profiles in Giving | Somerset Mayor Jeffrey Slavin spoke with the Post’s Tom Heath on giving.

By Washington Post Editors  |  01:00 PM ET, 11/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 11/13/2011

Cal Ripken on giving

Profiles in Giving | Hall of Fame shortstop and author Cal Ripken spoke with the Post’s Tom Heath on his giving strategy.

By Washington Post Editors  |  01:00 PM ET, 11/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 11/13/2011

Kane Co. president John Kane on giving

Profiles in Giving | Kane Co. president John Kane spoke with the Post’s Tom Heath on his strategy for giving.

By Washington Post Editors  |  01:00 PM ET, 11/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 11/13/2011

Alper Portfolio president Patty Alper on giving

Profiles in Giving | Patty Alper spoke with the Post’s Tom Heath on her strategy for giving.

By Washington Post Editors  |  01:00 PM ET, 11/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:29 AM ET, 11/11/2011

Veterans Day: Our veterans need more than compassion. They need our imagination

One would be hard pressed to find a community more deserving of America’s collective imagination and innovation than our veterans.

By Emi Kolawole  |  11:29 AM ET, 11/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Health, Invention, Technology

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 01:32 PM ET, 11/10/2011

Daily deals and the demise of Black Friday

In the daily deals universe it’s Black Friday every day. And here’s the problem: The Black Friday and daily deals crowds are almost entirely one and the same.

By Dominic Basulto  |  01:32 PM ET, 11/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Business

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 11/08/2011

Siri has made your voice the next killer app

OPINION | Voice is now poised to change the way we interact with our Internet-connected devices.

By Dominic Basulto  |  01:13 PM ET, 11/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Dominic Basulto, Technology

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 12:53 PM ET, 11/03/2011

Greece, the euro zone and crisis innovation (#FixGreece)

What would you do to fix the crisis in Greece?

By Emi Kolawole  |  12:53 PM ET, 11/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business

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

 

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