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Innovations: November, 2012

Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 11/29/2012

The ‘economic graph’ and the future of employment

Could the “economic graph” be the secret to creating a network where data matched every job-seeker with their ideal employer?

By Dominic Basulto  |  01:09 PM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:23 PM ET, 11/28/2012

Climbers’ junk becomes artists’ treasure

A Kathmandu-based group is turning litter on Mount Everest into raw material for local artists.

By Emi Kolawole  |  04:23 PM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:05 AM ET, 11/27/2012

The future of health care, now in 3D!

3D printing might disrupt an industry that has so far shown to be fairly disruption-proof: the health-care industry.

By Dominic Basulto  |  07:05 AM ET, 11/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:38 PM ET, 11/26/2012

A lamp that brings the clouds indoors (video)

VIDEO | The Nebula 12 is still in development, but a prototype shows what’s possible.

By Emi Kolawole  |  02:38 PM ET, 11/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:04 PM ET, 11/26/2012

Elon Musk sheds more light on plans for Mars colony

The SpaceX founder revealed more details about his plans for human settlements on Mars.

By Emi Kolawole  |  02:04 PM ET, 11/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:59 PM ET, 11/21/2012

Is there a place for innovation in crisis negotiations?

Are diplomatic negotiations amid a violent crisis a time for innovation, or is tried-and-true better?

By Emi Kolawole  |  03:59 PM ET, 11/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:53 AM ET, 11/21/2012

Black Friday and the tale of the holiday hashtags

Once upon a time, the lead-up to Black Friday was little more than television and print advertising. Then, along came Twitter.

By Dominic Basulto  |  10:53 AM ET, 11/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:10 PM ET, 11/19/2012

Mind reading, dinosaurs and earthquakes, oh my!: Perot Museum scheduled to open in December

The Perot Museum of Nature and Science is the place, and it opens on Dec. 1.

By Emi Kolawole  |  03:10 PM ET, 11/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:56 PM ET, 11/19/2012

Will Obama ‘seize’ skilled-immigrant moment?

Vivek Wadhwa was on the Kojo Nnamdi show talking about the nation’s immigrant talent drain. Will Obama ‘seize’ the skilled-immigrant moment?

By Emi Kolawole  |  01:56 PM ET, 11/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Forecasts

Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 11/19/2012

NASA captures brilliant sun storm (video)

VIDEO | NASA captures a brilliant prominence eruption on the sun.

By Emi Kolawole  |  11:41 AM ET, 11/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:29 PM ET, 11/16/2012

Steve Wozniak on whether Microsoft is more innovative than Apple

The Apple co-founder said as much during an interview with TechCrunch’s Andrew Keen.

By Emi Kolawole  |  05:29 PM ET, 11/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:44 PM ET, 11/16/2012

Curiosity rover detects ‘dust devils’ on Mars

NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover has yet to capture the weather events on camera.

By Emi Kolawole  |  02:44 PM ET, 11/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:52 PM ET, 11/16/2012

Why ‘Big Oil’ is pretty fracking innovative

America’s on the path to energy independence and going faster than expected. How did this happen?

By Dominic Basulto  |  01:52 PM ET, 11/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:57 PM ET, 11/15/2012

Aaron Sorkin: Steve Jobs biopic to be in three acts, all in real time (video)

The screenwriter and producer says the film will take place in three acts, all in real time.

By Emi Kolawole  |  05:57 PM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:17 PM ET, 11/15/2012

Martha Stewart, Stacy London weigh in on innovation

Mashable launches 2012 Innovation Index with Stacy London and Martha Stewart among the judges.

By Emi Kolawole  |  05:17 PM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:38 PM ET, 11/15/2012

Oak Ridge’s Titan supercomputer is world’s fastest

The United States is now in possession of the fastest and second-fastest supercomputers in the world.

By Emi Kolawole  |  04:38 PM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:53 PM ET, 11/14/2012

Why the fiscal cliff is economists’ global warming

The fiscal cliff, like superstorm Sandy, is a “wicked problem,” with stakeholders profoundly at odds over how best to proceed.

By Dominic Basulto  |  01:53 PM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:56 PM ET, 11/13/2012

The 2012 total solar eclipse (video and photos)

The Web gave millions a chance to see what only a sliver of the world could witness in person.

By Emi Kolawole  |  05:56 PM ET, 11/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:19 PM ET, 11/12/2012

Apple vs. Samsung: Battle of the innovation strategies

The battles between Apple and Samsung are often viewed in terms of product sales and patents, but what about their innovation strategies?

By Emi Kolawole  |  01:19 PM ET, 11/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:56 AM ET, 11/09/2012

Welcome to the new planned obsolescence

Welcome to the era of planned obsolescence — where consumers chuck perfectly good technology.

By Dominic Basulto  |  10:56 AM ET, 11/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 11/06/2012

Voting in an era of information abundance

The glut of information makes informed voting even more difficult than it once was. What does that mean for the decisions we make?

By Dominic Basulto  |  09:30 AM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:49 PM ET, 11/02/2012

Everybody gets a private jet! Almost...

A new company stands to disrupt the travel market by allowing select customers to share one of life’s greatest luxuries.

By Dominic Basulto  |  01:49 PM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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