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Innovations: December, 2012

Posted at 03:56 PM ET, 12/20/2012

The world isn’t ending tomorrow. Now what?

The world isn’t ending. Whew. But what are you going to do with all of the time?

By Emi Kolawole  |  03:56 PM ET, 12/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:41 PM ET, 12/20/2012

The ripening of Adafruit and the maker movement

Founder and CEO of Adafruit Industries, Limor “Ladyada” Fried shows just how far the maker movement has come.

By Dominic Basulto  |  12:41 PM ET, 12/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 12/18/2012

What the machines thought of us in 2012

T’is the season for year-that-was posts and stories. Now, the Web is letting you tell your own by mining your trail of big data.

By Dominic Basulto  |  11:39 AM ET, 12/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:04 PM ET, 12/17/2012

NASA crashes probes into the moon

NASA sent two probes to crash into the moon’s surface Monday — on purpose.

By Emi Kolawole  |  04:04 PM ET, 12/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:03 AM ET, 12/14/2012

Condoleezza Rice: The new face of venture capital?

Rice, and other high-powered women like her, could soon become the new face of the VC industry.

By Dominic Basulto  |  11:03 AM ET, 12/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 12/12/2012

Don’t hate the education, hate the status quo

English rapper-poet Suli Breaks has struck a chord with his poem denouncing the status quo in education.

By Emi Kolawole  |  12:45 PM ET, 12/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 12/12/2012

Google’s Silicon Valley morality tale

Like it or not, Silicon Valley’s biggest tech companies are the embodiment of American democratic values in the world. Now, they need to play the part.

By Dominic Basulto  |  12:17 PM ET, 12/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:07 AM ET, 12/10/2012

The ‘cool or creepy’ test for innovators

The test for innovators today, beyond whether an invention works, is whether it’s “cool” or “creepy.”

By Dominic Basulto  |  11:07 AM ET, 12/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:07 AM ET, 12/07/2012

The mobile bystander

The tragic death of Ki-Suck Han highlights a troubling development in our digital lives.

By Dominic Basulto  |  11:07 AM ET, 12/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 12/06/2012

Whither NASA?: Agency’s strategy, mission and vision lack clarity, expert panel finds

A committee of experts found confusion within the agency regarding its priorities.

By Emi Kolawole  |  10:17 AM ET, 12/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 12/05/2012

The royal baby’s big data

Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge are expecting a child — the first royal to be born into the world of big data.

By Dominic Basulto  |  10:04 AM ET, 12/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:45 AM ET, 12/04/2012

Google, AT&T and Lockheed make Thomson Reuters patent-based top innovators list for the first time

In its second annual list, Google, Lockheed and AT&T make the patent-related grade.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:45 AM ET, 12/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 12/03/2012

Curiosity rover completes full analysis of soil samples

The latest findings from Curiosity that were billed as being “for the history books,” fall short of initial expectations.

By Emi Kolawole  |  03:02 PM ET, 12/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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