Monthly Archives: May 2012

Art Through the Ages: Intergenerational Programming Improves Community Life – Huffington Post

Art Through the Ages: Intergenerational Programming Improves Community LifeHuffington PostOn the other hand, multiple generations under one roof may mean reduced child care costs, and increased ability for the sandwichers to return to school or pursue new career paths. The … Continue reading

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Fargo women find success in male-dominated field of research and technology – In-Forum

Fargo women find success in male-dominated field of research and technologyIn-Forum“The reality is that in this area, people are desperately looking for people who can do programming,” she says. Even for those who aren't interested in a career in IT, … Continue reading

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EMPIRE GIRLS Among Style Network’s June Programming Highlights – Broadway World

EMPIRE GIRLS Among Style Network's June Programming HighlightsBroadway WorldViewers will follow this savvy young duo as they hit the streets of New York to build their entertainment careers and attempt to find true love, all while maintaining their fabulous lifestyle … Continue reading

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Tiny snake robots aid surgery – Columbia Daily Tribune

Tiny snake robots aid surgeryColumbia Daily TribuneBut experts say the day is coming when some robots will roam the body on their own. "It won't be very long before we have robots that are nanobots, meaning they will actually be … Continue reading

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Alabama robotics team takes home first prize – The University of Alabama Crimson White

Alabama robotics team takes home first prizeThe University of Alabama Crimson WhiteKnown as lunabots, these robotic constructs were tasked with collecting a minimum of 10 kilograms of imitation lunar material within 10 minutes. Each team was given two opportunities to … Continue reading

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Miniature Robotic Avatar Is The Newest Japanese Robotic Invention – RedOrbit

RedOrbit Miniature Robotic Avatar Is The Newest Japanese Robotic InventionRedOrbitJapanese researchers have taken another step into the dimension of weird for robotics: a wearable miniature humanoid virtual presence. The robot, called MH-2, allows friends or family to virtually interact through … Continue reading

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Anoka Robotics Team Wins 2nd Place in State Competition – KSTP.com

Coon Rapids Herald Anoka Robotics Team Wins 2nd Place in State CompetitionKSTP.comThe Anoka High School FIRST Robotics team is celebrating the end of a successful season. The team took second place at the state competition on May 19 at the … Continue reading

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Google Chromebook, Chromebox: Visual Tour – InformationWeek

CNET Google Chromebook, Chromebox: Visual TourInformationWeek05/30/2012 Samsung's new hardware combined with Google's upgraded Chrome operating system could finally pose a challenge to Windows or Mac OS X personal computers. Samsung's new Chromebook Series 5 550, and its screenless, …Why Google's … Continue reading

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Google to Use Zagat to Refine Local Search – New York Times (blog)

New York Times (blog) Google to Use Zagat to Refine Local SearchNew York Times (blog)By GLENN COLLINS Eight months later, Google is announcing that Zagat will become the cornerstone of a new free service, Google Plus Local, intended to enhance … Continue reading

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Google Nexus 7 Tablet Shows Up on Benchmark Site – PCWorld

VentureBeat Google Nexus 7 Tablet Shows Up on Benchmark SitePCWorldGoogle CEO Eric Schmidt promised a Google tablet would be coming within six months last December. If Google is to meet that six-month timeframe, Google likely will officially introduce its first … Continue reading

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