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Doll houses inspire young girls in science and technology

I’m always excited to see programs and projects that spark an interest in science and technology in young children. Now there is a type of new doll house product line called the Roominate, aimed at getting young girls interested in science and technology. This particular doll house offer an inspiring way for girls to connect […]

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Surf’s up! And going green!

Surfing should be a fairly eco-friendly sport. At least that’s what most people think. But did you know that the boards themselves are anything but?  Most surfboards can contain petrochemicals and carcinogens in the polyurethane and epoxy. This summer a California-based non-profit company called Sustainable Surf has created an “ECOBOARD” certification label for boards whose […]

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A new generation of Big Brother surveillance cameras

I’ve long said that there is no such thing as privacy. The more technologically advanced we become, the more we are watched. Some people think this is a good thing to combat the increasing threat of terrorism around the world. But what if you could catch and avert a crime before it was carried out? […]

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Raise your glass to innovation

Last week I was in the San Francisco area on business and over the weekend took the opportunity to visit Napa Valley wine country. Even here, where centuries of tradition and art are still applied to the production of wine, technology and science are also at work. I suppose that isn’t too surprising, as it […]

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Social media campaigns can spark sales

Periodically I like to share my thoughts on the role of social media platforms in driving business visibility. One that I am very intrigued with right now is the foursquare mobile app. Using a phone or mobile device, the foursquare app allows individuals to “check in” and voluntarily share their locations during the day with […]

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