Tag Archives: innovation

100 Engineering Achievements That Changed History

100 Engineering Achievements That Changed History

Some discoveries, events, or innovations have significantly changed the course of history. Antibiotics. The bubonic plague. The printing press. Our history and present day would be quite different if things like these had never happened. Read More

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Field Is Set for Microsoft Imagine Cup Worldwide Finals

Field Is Set for Microsoft Imagine Cup Worldwide Finals

Microsoft announced the field today for its 11th annual Imagine Cup Worldwide Finals, which will be held in July in St. Petersburg, Russia. The competition includes of 86 teams made up of more than 300 students from 69 countries. The teams are tasked with designing projects built on Microsoft technology that fall into one of three categories: innovation, games, and world citizenship. Read More

2nd Annual First Lego League Global Innovation Award Turns Ideas Into Reality

Last Fall, First Lego League teams of kids ages 9-16 were challenged to research the problem of food contamination and develop solutions that would make food safer. Teams from over 60 countries then submitted their ideas which received nearly a million votes that narrowed it down to just four finalists. Read More

Theft! A History of Music–Part 1: Plato and All That Jazz

Why did Plato argue that remixing should be banned by the state? What threats did jazz and rock ‘n roll pose? And what does all of that mean for the conflicts between artists and copyright today? Those are the questions Jennifer Jenkins, James Boyle, and Keith Aoki answer in layman-friendly language in Theft! A History… Read More