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Exploring the Future of Jobs and Education

January 2nd, 2014 at 10:03 am » Comments Off

On November 7, 2014, I attended the “Idea Jam – Innovating for the Future” session put on by the Pacific Center for Workforce Innovation in San Diego. The purpose of the session was to identify the major challenges to the San Diego workforce in the coming years and to generate audience participation in visioning exercises […]

Future Energy launches 2013 ARPA-E Innovation Summit

January 25th, 2013 at 10:14 am » Comments Off

Gravaton Energy Future Energy is a series of events that connects entrepreneurs, researchers, and private investors in the energy and clean-tech industries to develop and commercialize radical solutions to the world’s energy challenges.They are launching their first 2013 pitch event at this year’s ARPA-E Summit in Washington, D.C. on February 25. Eight companies will present their energy related […]

DaVinci Institute Online Silent Auction

December 16th, 2011 at 4:44 pm » Comments (0)

As part of the holiday party at DaVinci Institute we will be having a Live and Online – Silent Auction Fundraiser, both for DaVinci Institute and the Museum of Future Inventions. With over 40 items listed and new items being added daily, this is a great way to get unique holiday gifts for that difficult-to-buy-for […]

Countdown to the Big Event – The DaVinci Inventor Showcase on November 5th

October 19th, 2011 at 8:26 am » Comments (0)

Deadline for Exhibiting at the DaVinci Inventor Showcase is Friday, Oct 28th It all starts with an epiphany. Every invention begins with a single “eureka moment” or some “brilliant revelation” that causes the inventor to take action. These epiphanies become the idea seeds planted by inventors around the world. But we can only wish the […]

DaVinci Institute announces Inventor Art Competition

August 25th, 2011 at 9:34 am » Comments (0)

Are you ready to show off your artistic prowess? The DaVinci Institute is pleased to announce a “call for artists” for the Inventor Art Competition. The theme of this competition is inventors and their great inventions. Inventors chosen may be contemporary or from any time in the past. They just have to show the mark of […]

Futurist Thomas Frey to introduce challenge: Mankind’s Eight Greatest Competitions to World Future Society

June 24th, 2011 at 8:58 am » Comments (0)

Frey to Deliver Closing Keynote at “WorldFuture 2011” in Vancouver, BC On Sunday, July 10, 2011, futurist Thomas Frey will outline a series of eight massively difficult competitions as part of his closing keynote to an audience of over 1,000 people attending the World Future Society’s “WorldFuture 2011” event in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.  

Fun Facts: Daylight Saving Time

November 6th, 2010 at 12:23 am » Comments (0)

Dad wants to remind you that Daylight Saving Time ends this weekend. These guys don’t sing all that well, but they care. This weekend, the USA “falls back”. Daylight Saving Time (DST) ends at 2AM on Sunday, meaning we will set out clocks back one hour. Your local custom may vary. Here are some things I recently […]

Unleashing the Power of Marketers on Twitter

August 4th, 2010 at 9:11 am » Comments (0)

Marketers must encourage syndication of their content Twitter may be a hot marketing channel, but it’s consumers who dominate the landscape and set the tone on the microblogging service. According to the “Twitter & the Consumer-Marketer Dynamic” white paper from digital marketing agency 360i, more than 90% of tweets come from regular people, compared with […]

3DS: Nintendo Announces Portable 3D Gaming Device

March 23rd, 2010 at 8:26 am » Comments (0)

BIG NEWS in the gaming world! Big news from the Japanese video game world today: Nintendo announced they will launch a successor to the DS/DSi for the next fiscal year (which begins next month in Japan and ends in March 2011). And what sounds particularly cool so far about the Nintendo 3DS is that the new […]

Katrina Victims Seek to Sue Shell, Exxon, Other Carbon Emitters

March 4th, 2010 at 9:40 am » Comments (0)

More than four years have passed since Hurricane Katrina hit the south, and many residents still suffer today. One group of Mississippi victims aims to get compensated by the folks they believe are responsible for all that property damage–multinational corporations. News-wire service Agence-France Presse (AFP) recently spied documents indicating that southern Mississippi residents are attempting […]

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