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Iowa is Creating the Digital Drivers License for Smart Phones

December 16th, 2014 at 12:26 pm » Comments Off

Iowa residents may become the first in the U.S. to use a smartphone mobile app as their driver’s license. The Iowa Department of Transportation wants to let drivers keep an electronic version of a license on an app, in addition (or in lieu of) the traditional plastic one you’d keep in a wallet.



FAA Drags Feet on Drone Rulings

December 16th, 2014 at 9:58 am » Comments Off

Many new drones are now making their debut – Image by media.salon.com In August, the Federal Aviation Administration missed a key deadline for developing rules for small commercial drones. That failure has infuriated businesses that want to test and use drones for delivering goods, monitoring crops and doing other awesome things. Some have even threatened […]



Sneak Peek: George Lucas’ Future Museum

December 14th, 2014 at 7:41 pm » Comments Off

Isolated, the words all sound so cliché. Organic. Flowing. Curvy. But set to the backdrop of Chicago’s blocky skyline, they assemble a brash thesis on the city’s future: The new George Lucas Museum of Narrative Art is a low-slung knoll inside a landscape of towering Lego, an Egyptian pyramid reimagined for the year 2020.



Holiday shoppers were too fast for even the cleverest algorithms this season

December 29th, 2013 at 8:13 am » Comments Off

A late surge in online consumer buying overwhelmed the ability of e-commerce retailers and shippers to get products out on time. Holiday shopping activity was greater than expected, signalling the economy is steadily continuing on a strong growth path. Even though holiday shopping was greater than expected it caught a lot of retailers and shippers […]



Kickstarter’s massive leap into forefront of indie innovation

March 21st, 2013 at 5:24 pm » Comments Off

Like YouTube, Facebook, or blogging platforms, it’s almost hard to believe there was an Internet without Kickstarter, which may be the greatest testament to its success. In 2009, the site generated about $23 million for its projects–an impressive figure by all accounts–but in 2012, Kickstarter pulled in roughly 10 times that, leapfrogging the grant budget […]



Crimes against women in India increasing

December 31st, 2012 at 10:57 am » Comments Off

Following the death of the 23 year old paramedical student in the capital city of Delhi in India who was brutally gang raped and assaulted on December 16th has put the spotlight on crimes against women in that country.      



More than 500 people detained in China for spreading doomsday rumors

December 19th, 2012 at 12:35 pm » Comments Off

Friday, Dec. 21 is the date some say the Mayans prophesized would be the end of the world. More than 500 people from a fringe Christian group for spreading rumors about the world’s impending end have been detained by Chinese police, China’s state media reported Tuesday.    



Who are all of the candidates in the race for the White House?

October 23rd, 2012 at 2:21 pm » Comments (0)

Election ballot Voters in Colorado who are just now looking over their choices for president may find one surprise: the sheer number of candidates. Check out the field of presidential contenders after the break. (Pics)    



DaVinci Institute’s 15th Anniversary Bash

August 30th, 2012 at 12:18 pm » Comments (0)

    DaVinci Institute, the futurist think tank based in Louisville, CO, celebrated its 15th Anniversary on Aug 9, 2012. As part of the celebration there was a ribbon cutting ceremony and an open house to show off its many accomplishments made over the years…



Recent PokerStars-DOJ Deal Will Change the Future of Online Poker Forever

August 16th, 2012 at 4:16 pm » Comments (0)

  New rulings mean big changes in the online poker world. Two weeks ago, online poker site PokerStars.com  reached a settlement agreement with the United States Department of Justice in the amount of $731 Million dollars in relations to charges brought against them in April of 2011. In addition, the settlement included terms that saw PokerStars […]



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