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Innovations: May, 2013

Posted at 02:59 PM ET, 05/31/2013

Wheat with engineered gene demonstrates challenges for researchers

While the extent of the contamination remains unknown, the discovery on the Oregon farm shows that the current system needs improvement.

By Max Ehrenfreund  |  02:59 PM ET, 05/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Agriculture, Health, Technology

Posted at 02:22 PM ET, 05/31/2013

A big (really big) asteroid called 1998 QE2 is passing by Earth today

The asteroid passing by earth is big enough to have its own moon, but it's not coming close to us. And it's not named after Queen Elizabeth II.

By Emi Kolawole  |  02:22 PM ET, 05/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Space, Video

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 05/31/2013

Innovations in 5: A 'techie superhero' has his 'moment;' a base jump from the face of Everest

Elon Musk's "moment" is now. We also take a look at what may be the highest base jump ever.

By Emi Kolawole  |  10:32 AM ET, 05/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Employment, Innovations in 5, Social Media, Technology, Video

Posted at 04:59 PM ET, 05/30/2013

Silicon Valley, help! -- America's infrastructure just got a D+

Given that America's infrastructure is on the brink of failure, is there anything Silicon Valley can do to help?

By Dominic Basulto  |  04:59 PM ET, 05/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Social Media, Technology

Posted at 01:04 PM ET, 05/30/2013

Innovations in 5: Mary Meeker on wearables, China, and the Internet trends to watch

Mary Meeker's Internet trends report has landed, and it highlights what we can learn from China in terms of innovation, and how we like to share and use our data.

By Emi Kolawole  |  01:04 PM ET, 05/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Employment, Innovations in 5, Social Media, Technology

Posted at 07:41 AM ET, 05/30/2013

Elon Musk dreams big

Venture Beat | At D11, Musk talked about reinventing the automobile, exploring space, reinventing high speed rail and the definition of "innovation".

By Dylan Tweney  |  07:41 AM ET, 05/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Space, Technology, Venture Beat

Posted at 08:12 PM ET, 05/29/2013

Women, technology and exploring the line between empowerment and manipulation

A group of powerful women, including former secretary of state Madeleine Albright, convened in Washington to discuss how to improve access to technology for the world's women.

By Emi Kolawole  |  08:12 PM ET, 05/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Social Media, Technology

Posted at 09:56 AM ET, 05/29/2013

Innovations in 5: Letters for start-up dummies, Tim Cook at D11, and the science of crime

The Apple founder was at All Things D; Andy Dunn has open letters to the "dumb founder" and the "dumb VC;" and the Public Lab is seeking funding for an affordable infrared camera.

By Emi Kolawole  |  09:56 AM ET, 05/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Design, Innovations in 5, Technology

Posted at 02:04 PM ET, 05/28/2013

Should the U.S. Army buy a hybrid tank?

Two companies are competing for a new army contract, which the Congressional Budget Office predicts will be worth almost $29 billion.

By Max Ehrenfreund  |  02:04 PM ET, 05/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Technology

Posted at 11:57 AM ET, 05/28/2013

The international space station to get a 3D printer next year

Venture Beat | Few emerging technologies have as much potential to change the future of space exploration as 3D printing. And NASA wants to make that future happen.

By Ricardo Bilton  |  11:57 AM ET, 05/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Space, Technology, Venture Beat

Posted at 09:51 AM ET, 05/28/2013

NASA's solar-electric propulsion engine and a real-world lightsaber (sort of)

NASA reveals an image of a solar-electric propulsion thruster currently in development and a video shows a powerful hand-held laser that appears to work a lot like a lightsaber.

By Emi Kolawole  |  09:51 AM ET, 05/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Innovations in 5, Space, Technology

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 05/27/2013

Apple drops the ball, and Google drops the mic

If this were a contest between Apple and Google to see who could deliver better answers to voice queries, it would be over as soon as you hit the "mic" button in the Google search box.

By Dominic Basulto  |  11:32 AM ET, 05/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Technology

Posted at 01:54 PM ET, 05/24/2013

The sharing economy: How do you stop something you can't keep up with?

The good news is that, as long as the entrenched market incumbents continue to argue that they're only acting to protect the interests of consumers, you can rest assured that the sharing economy is not going away anytime soon.

By Dominic Basulto  |  01:54 PM ET, 05/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:36 PM ET, 05/24/2013

Innovations in 5: Taxes, immigration and counterterrorism -- a week of calls for change

From immigration reform, to the IRS and corporate tax code hearings, this was a week full of calls for change.

By Emi Kolawole  |  12:36 PM ET, 05/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Design, Immigration, Innovations in 5, Technology

Posted at 06:06 PM ET, 05/23/2013

What you and the Senate need to know about Canada

Column | While immigration reform continues its crawl through Congress, Canada and Ireland are capitalizing on our immigration dysfunction.

By Vivek Wadhwa  |  06:06 PM ET, 05/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Column, Employment, Immigration, Technology

Posted at 04:25 PM ET, 05/23/2013

'Hybrid innovation': Clayton Christensen Institute introduces new disruption concept

The Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation introduced a new concept in the field Thursday: "hybrid innovation".

By Emi Kolawole  |  04:25 PM ET, 05/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Disruptive Force

Posted at 01:33 PM ET, 05/23/2013

The terrifying rise of the political entrepreneur

There seems to be a new breed of entrepreneurs whose greatest skill is playing a political game similar to the corporate stooge.

By Francisco Dao  |  01:33 PM ET, 05/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Employment, Guest Post, Social Media, Technology

Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 05/23/2013

Innovations in 5: An ailing Everest, unhappy CIOs and Jennifer Lopez's mobile shopping experience

An 80 year old has climbed Mt. Everest, and Jennifer Lopez has a new mobile storefront experience for the Hispanic community.

By Emi Kolawole  |  11:49 AM ET, 05/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Employment, Innovations in 5, Space, Technology, Video

Posted at 05:39 PM ET, 05/22/2013

Google's new conversation search quietly hits Chrome

The best part of the new search is its awareness of context. Once you start a search, you can continue to have a conversation with Google to refine it.

By Devindra Hardawar  |  05:39 PM ET, 05/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Venture Beat

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 05/22/2013

XBox One? What XBox One? -- Microsoft brings cutting-edge tech to Washington

Microsoft brought the technology it introduced at its TechFair in Seattle this spring to Washington, demo-ing it for lawmakers and other visitors. But the XBox one was nowhere in sight.

By Emi Kolawole  |  12:32 PM ET, 05/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Technology, Video

Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 05/22/2013

'March for Innovation' starts, gets Pete Cashmore, Steve Case on board

Big names in tech announced today that they are joining a virtual march on Washington in support of immigration reform. Also more proof, in music, that everything is, indeed, a remix.

By Emi Kolawole  |  11:01 AM ET, 05/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Employment, Entertainment, Innovations in 5, Social Media, Technology

Posted at 01:17 PM ET, 05/21/2013

Chris Hadfield on his recovery: 'I'm readapting to it physically and mentally'

Chris Hadfield discusses with members of the press his experience in space and the recovery afterward.

By Emi Kolawole  |  01:17 PM ET, 05/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Space, Technology, Video

Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 05/21/2013

Six rules for holding on to top talent and staying innovative

By Maynard Webb  |  12:07 PM ET, 05/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Guest Post

Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 05/21/2013

Leap Motion, Windows and the missing keyboard

Gesture-control tech company Leap Motion shows off how its hardware can be used with Windows. But what about a virtual keyboard?

By Emi Kolawole  |  10:46 AM ET, 05/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Technology, Video

Posted at 09:36 PM ET, 05/20/2013

NASA tech chief Mason Peck does reddit AMA

NASA's Mason Peck has been in charge of NASA's tech decisions since January 2012.

By Jolie O'Dell  |  09:36 PM ET, 05/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:25 PM ET, 05/20/2013

Health-care training and data storage innovations featured at Silicon Valley conference

By Emi Kolawole  |  07:25 PM ET, 05/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Health, Technology

Posted at 11:33 AM ET, 05/20/2013

Yahoo, Tumblr and the creativity-failure nexus

Yahoo makes the Tumblr acquisition official, and a cinematic innovation summit is coming to Dubai.

By Emi Kolawole  |  11:33 AM ET, 05/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Innovations in 5, Social Media, Technology, Video

Posted at 03:21 PM ET, 05/17/2013

When 'innovation' isn't enough

The same team that's bringing you the Jetsons and inviting Apple CEO Tim Cook to the State of the Union is also the same team that seems to be tripping over old-world politics?

By Dominic Basulto  |  03:21 PM ET, 05/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Health, Social Media, Space, Technology

Posted at 12:14 PM ET, 05/17/2013

Watson goes to Washington: IBM shows off latest health-care work to lawmakers

IBM demonstrated some new, proposed health-care related features of its Watson supercomputer to lawmakers on Capitol Hill.

By Emi Kolawole  |  12:14 PM ET, 05/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Health, Technology

Posted at 11:28 AM ET, 05/17/2013

Innovations in 5: Watch the brightest explosion ever recorded on the moon

A meteoroid collision on the moon produced the brightest flash scientists and researchers have ever seen.

By Emi Kolawole  |  11:28 AM ET, 05/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Innovations in 5, Space, Technology, Video

Posted at 12:53 PM ET, 05/16/2013

Chris Hadfield's '15 minutes' continue with Ryan Gosling-related meme

We found at least one critic of Chris Hadfield's performance in space, but we also found another site where he breaks into a meme solely occupied by actor Ryan Gosling.

By Emi Kolawole  |  12:53 PM ET, 05/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Space, Video

Posted at 11:27 AM ET, 05/16/2013

Innovations in 5: The United States of Google and NASA gets some new tech

Google CEO Larry Page proposes reserving a part of the world for technological experimentation, NASA gets a new supercomputer and spacecraft prototype and Star Wars and Doctor Who fans have it out, sort of.

By Emi Kolawole  |  11:27 AM ET, 05/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Entertainment, Innovations in 5, Space, Technology, Video

Posted at 09:08 AM ET, 05/16/2013

End the pressure: It's time to reframe 'lean in'

We must redefine the phrase "lean in" to convey a vision that is as big in spirit and excitement as it is in raw ambition.

By Leah Belsky and Michal Tsur  |  09:08 AM ET, 05/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Venture Beat

Posted at 06:36 PM ET, 05/15/2013

Ames official on Kepler mission: 'I really wouldn't write it off at this point.' (Audio)

NASA officials offered further details as to the state of the Earth-hunting Kepler spacecraft on a conference call Wednesday

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:36 PM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Space, Technology

Posted at 02:38 PM ET, 05/15/2013

A map of hate speech on Twitter -- sort of

New research by geographers at Humboldt State University suggests hate speech is widespread and more or less random

By Caitlin Dewey  |  02:38 PM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Design, Social Media, Technology

Posted at 12:06 PM ET, 05/15/2013

Google I/O keynote: Watch it live (video)

The Google I/O developer conference is underway. Watch Wednesday's keynote and other live coverage of the event.

By Emi Kolawole  |  12:06 PM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Technology, Video

Posted at 11:29 AM ET, 05/15/2013

The way forward for FWD.us

When it comes to the Valley, don't think red or blue -- think purple. That means FWD.us, more than lobbying and ad buying, needs to think social.

By Vivek Wadhwa  |  11:29 AM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Column, Employment, Social Media

Posted at 10:51 AM ET, 05/15/2013

Innovations in 5: 'Star Trek Into Darkness' and augmented 3D printing

The reviews are coming in for "Star Trek Into Darkness," and a new application combines the worlds of augmented reality with 3D printing.

By Emi Kolawole  |  10:51 AM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Innovations in 5

Posted at 07:19 PM ET, 05/14/2013

The Smithsonian is 3D scanning its exhibits (video)

The Smithsonian is 3D scanning its collection, releasing a video showing a look inside their team's work.

By Emi Kolawole  |  07:19 PM ET, 05/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Technology, Video

Posted at 05:15 PM ET, 05/14/2013

The doctor will see and know everything about you now

While a new facial recognition demo app and other breakthroughs highlight the potential for Glass and wearable tech to change health care, it also surfaces more of the challenges.

By Emi Kolawole  |  05:15 PM ET, 05/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Editor's Corner, Health, Technology, Video

Posted at 03:47 PM ET, 05/14/2013

The fear that drives our alien belief

Most of us would rather believe in aliens than accept the meaningless vastness of the universe.

By Caitlin Dewey  |  03:47 PM ET, 05/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Entertainment, Space

Posted at 09:40 AM ET, 05/14/2013

Innovations in 5: Skylab turns 40 today

America's first space station turns 40 today, Angeline Jolie reveals that she has undergone a double mastectomy and Google releases a video exploring the potential for Glass.

By Emi Kolawole  |  09:40 AM ET, 05/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Innovations in 5, Space, Technology

Posted at 04:25 PM ET, 05/13/2013

Say 'goodbye' to Bonnie, Clyde and Danny: The future of the heist

The $45 million cyber bank heist is a sign that the days of Bonnie and Clyde and even Danny Ocean are over.

By Dominic Basulto  |  04:25 PM ET, 05/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Entertainment, Social Media, Technology

Posted at 10:12 AM ET, 05/13/2013

Innovations in 5: Chris Hadfield's 'Space Oddity' and Bill Gates on his final visit with Steve Jobs

Commander Chris Hadfield returns from the international space station later today, but before he left he recorded David Bowie's "Space Oddity."

By Emi Kolawole  |  10:12 AM ET, 05/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Design, Innovations in 5, Technology, Video

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 05/10/2013

The making of our Great Gatsby

Now that Baz Lurhmann's "Gatsby" is about to make its debut, perhaps it's the social media user's turn under the Gatsby lens.

By Emi Kolawole  |  11:32 AM ET, 05/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Editor's Corner, Entertainment, Social Media

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 05/10/2013

The ways of Silicon Valley

Both Washington, D.C. and Silicon Valley are full of type-A personalities, but author Deborah Perry Piscions quickly realized that the similarities ended there.

By Deborah Perry Piscione  |  10:02 AM ET, 05/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Guest Post, Social Media, Technology

Posted at 09:14 AM ET, 05/10/2013

Innovations in 5: 3D printers don't make guns, people do

Could the debate over 3D-printed guns freeze the 3D printing industry? Innovations in 5 addresses this as well as the space walk scheduled to fix a leak on the international space station.

By Emi Kolawole  |  09:14 AM ET, 05/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Innovations in 5, Social Media, Space, Technology

Posted at 10:43 PM ET, 05/09/2013

Plans for 3D-printed gun downloaded 100,000 times; State Department in contact with Defense Distributed

The plans for Defense Distributed's 3D-printed gun, the "Liberator", has been downloaded over 100,000 times. The State Department has confirmed it is in contact with the company.

By Emi Kolawole  |  10:43 PM ET, 05/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Disruptive Force, Technology

Posted at 03:31 PM ET, 05/09/2013

Prediction, influence and the future of power

Predicting the future is easier than you think, and it is shaping the future of politics and business in a variety of ways.

By Eric Siegel  |  03:31 PM ET, 05/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Guest Post, Technology

Posted at 02:27 PM ET, 05/09/2013

Why Shakespeare offers the innovator's best possible rallying cry

"What's past is prologue," Shakespeare wrote. There could be no better rallying cry for the innovators of tomorrow.

By Dominic Basulto  |  02:27 PM ET, 05/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Design, Social Media, Technology, Video

Posted at 11:16 AM ET, 05/09/2013

Innovations in 5: 'Wait, what now?!' is the new normal, and the long wait for 'Ender's Game'

An analysis in Harvard Business Review on why volatility is the new normal and a look at the popular trailer for "Ender's Game" -- a film that isn't due out until November.

By Emi Kolawole  |  11:16 AM ET, 05/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Design, Employment, Entertainment, Innovations in 5, Technology

Posted at 05:35 PM ET, 05/08/2013

NASA's farming plans

The space agency announced some proposed plans for feeding astronauts during a trip to Mars.

By Jolie O'Dell  |  05:35 PM ET, 05/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Venture Beat

Posted at 05:16 PM ET, 05/08/2013

Touch the poster, hear a sound (Video)

Video | A Dutch design team has developed a poster that, when you touch it, produces a noise.

By Emi Kolawole  |  05:16 PM ET, 05/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Design, Video

Posted at 08:36 AM ET, 05/08/2013

Innovations in 5: Saul Bass gets a Doodle and the other Charles Ramsey meme

The Google Doodle celebrates the birthday of graphic designer Saul Bass, and another meme is emerging around Charles Ramsey. And, yes, we've seen the ad with two Spocks.

By Emi Kolawole  |  08:36 AM ET, 05/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Entertainment, Innovations in 5, Technology

Posted at 06:24 PM ET, 05/07/2013

How I built a killer tech company outside of Silicon Valley

Miller outlines the advantages of leaving the Valley to realize your startup dreams.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:24 PM ET, 05/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Employment, Technology, Venture Beat

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 05/07/2013

Here is your moment to relax: A Q&A with 'Here is Today' creator Luke Twyman

We asked freelance designer and "Here is Today" creator Luke Twyman about his experience in the world of design.

By Emi Kolawole  |  12:32 PM ET, 05/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Design, Q&A, Video

Posted at 11:25 AM ET, 05/07/2013

The shot heard 'round the maker world

That the political focus seems to be on "shutting down 3D printing technology for guns" rather than "shutting down guns," is something that should give makers pause.

By Dominic Basulto  |  11:25 AM ET, 05/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Design, Disruptive Force, Manufacturing, Technology, Video

Posted at 09:24 AM ET, 05/07/2013

Innovations in 5: Superpowers, super brains and supercomputers

You have superpowers and you probably don't realize it. Also, there's some interesting work being done to give computers the power of the human brain.

By Emi Kolawole  |  09:24 AM ET, 05/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Design, Innovations in 5, Social Media, Technology

Posted at 05:23 PM ET, 05/06/2013

Can this startup close the African-American startup gap?

By Emi Kolawole  |  05:23 PM ET, 05/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Venture Beat

Posted at 02:34 PM ET, 05/06/2013

The case for chucking 'innovation' that wasn't

Evgeny Morozov allows the word "innovation" to bounce off the rim of this year's Spring Cleaning trash bin.

By Emi Kolawole  |  02:34 PM ET, 05/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Editor's Corner

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 05/06/2013

Measuring happiness through Twitter

The "Hedonometer" uses Twitter language analysis to track global sentiment, like a "Dow Jones index of happiness"

By Caitlin Dewey  |  10:32 AM ET, 05/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Design, Entertainment, Social Media, Technology

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 05/06/2013

Innovations in 5: Google Glass gets the SNL treatment; 3D printed gun fired in U.S.

Saturday Night Live skewered Google Glass over the weekend; the BBC reports that the first 3D-printed gun has been fired in the U.S.

By Emi Kolawole  |  09:15 AM ET, 05/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Entertainment, Innovations in 5, Social Media, Technology

Posted at 12:11 PM ET, 05/04/2013

Iron Man, Batman and the innovation superhero

Who's the better innovator, Batman or Iron Man?

By Emi Kolawole  |  12:11 PM ET, 05/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Design, Entertainment, Technology

Posted at 12:19 PM ET, 05/03/2013

Jason Collins and the slacktivism snare

Why do we so easily tweet, share and "like" what we believe is right but otherwise fail to substantially act on that belief?

By Dominic Basulto  |  12:19 PM ET, 05/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Social Media, Technology, Video

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 05/03/2013

#Twitterfiction goes mainstream

Director Steven Soderbergh just became the latest writer to take to Twitter with a fictional tale.

By Caitlin Dewey  |  10:02 AM ET, 05/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Entertainment, Social Media, Technology

Posted at 09:35 AM ET, 05/03/2013

Solar-powered plane takes flight across America Friday (live video)

The solar-powered plane took off from California en route to Arizona for the first leg of its flight across the United States.

By Emi Kolawole  |  09:35 AM ET, 05/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Design, Entertainment, Innovations in 5, Social Media, Technology

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 05/02/2013

Athletes wearing Google Glass: A new video trend

It appears athletes are taking to Google Glass, filming first-hand accounts of their activities.

By Haley Crum  |  12:17 PM ET, 05/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Social Media, Technology, Video

Posted at 11:31 AM ET, 05/02/2013

Why we need a 'plan B' for comprehensive immigration reform

If comprehensive immigration reform can't make it, perhaps it's time to start breaking up the reform into manageable pieces.

By Vivek Wadhwa  |  11:31 AM ET, 05/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Column, Employment, Immigration, Video

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 05/02/2013

Does America need a Pirate Party?

Instead of raising the white flag when it comes to solving Washington's most intractable problems, maybe we should be raising the black pirate flag instead.

By Dominic Basulto  |  10:02 AM ET, 05/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Social Media, Technology

Posted at 09:12 AM ET, 05/02/2013

Innovations in 5: Google Glass app lets you take a picture with a wink

A developer has created an app that lets you take a picture with a wink using Google Glass, and a company has robots undertaking the labor-intensive work of mosaic creation.

By Emi Kolawole  |  09:12 AM ET, 05/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Employment, Innovations in 5, Manufacturing, Social Media, Technology

Posted at 12:37 PM ET, 05/01/2013

What you may not know about 4D printing

Skylar Tibbits released a new video showing 4D printing this week and spoke with the Post about a common misunderstanding around the technology.

By Emi Kolawole  |  12:37 PM ET, 05/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Design, InBeta, Manufacturing, Technology, Video

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 05/01/2013

Innovations in 5: Watch the world's smallest stop-motion film

IBM has made the world's smallest stop-motion film and Tim Cook will be attending the All Thing D Conference this year.

By Emi Kolawole  |  09:00 AM ET, 05/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Design, Employment, Innovations in 5, Manufacturing, Social Media, Technology, Video

Posted at 06:03 AM ET, 05/01/2013

Harvard's Ash Center announces 'Top 25 Innovations in Government'

The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation releases its Top 25 Innovations in Government list. See what made the cut.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:03 AM ET, 05/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Education, Health, Social Media, Space, Technology

 

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