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Can small ideas add up to big change for cities? 13 projects that prove they can (VIDEO)
Claire Nelson & John Notarianni
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Urban revitalization is not built on stadiums and skyscrapers alone. Vibrant cities begin with passionate people working on the ground, doing the creative heavy lifting to make their communities better. Leading up to
Urban Innovation Exchange
Sept. 24-26 in Detroit, we take a look at 13 small projects with big potential.
What smart cities can learn from Denver
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Fueled by collaboration, the Mile High City is investing in transit-oriented development while also preserving its historic neighborhoods. Denver has gained 50,000 new residents in the past four years, outpacing its suburbs and most other metro areas.
Craft beer might just be southwest PA's next big thing
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
In a post-industrial region packed with ready-to-be-repurposed spaces, the craft beer industry is booming. Whether you're looking to brew your own, grab a growler to-go, or settle in for some suds and sparkling conversation, the next generation of breweries has you covered.
Planting the seed: Local organizations create opportunities for girls interested in STEM careers
Amanda Leff Ritchie
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
In America, women are significantly underrepresented in science, technology, engineering and math fields, but several Pittsburgh organizations are working to change the statistics. Through mentorship and hands-on experience these local programs are working to pave the way for a more gender balanced generation of STEM professionals.
Where old-timey and online collide: A Q&A with Toby Greenwalt, CLP's director of digital strategy
Amanda Leff Ritchie
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
From his blog, TheAnalogDivide.com to his new gig as the first ever director of digital strategy at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, Toby Greenwalt is shaking the conservative librarian stereotype by using his interest in technology to keep the public library relevant to communities.
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Schell Games expanding to Station Square offices
New 'innovation campus' coming to East Liberty
AlphaLab Gear, new accelerator, signs lease in East Liberty
ULI Placemaking awards honors five Pittsburgh projects; Tom Murphy issues a challenge for Pittsburgh
A new bike sharing system is coming to Pittsburgh
Allentown Pop-Up Library looks to improve life for residents
Bruno Works makes space in Downtown for tiny little startups
Love Your Block looks to fund next round of $1,000 neighborhood improvement projects
With coffee and beer under one roof, East End and Commonplace to offer Coffee Porter year-round
Phipps wins International Green Award, one of the world’s most Sustainable NGOs
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PPG transforms television technology
Source: Seattle Pi
Casepops, a 2014 DATA Award finalist, makes national news
Local startup Astrobotic earns mention in the New Yorker
Source: The New Yorker
Vote for a LEGO Cathedral of Learning
Source: LEGO Cuusoo
Wohlers report from Pittsburgh conference says 3-D printing is exploding
Source: Plastic News
The secrets behind the successful launch of Design Allies on Facebook
Source: Association of Architecture Organizations
CEO Michael Ressler of StatEasy featured as Founder in statewide pub Keystone Edge
Source: Keystone Edge
Kennametal's Carlos Cardoso: The New Face of PA Manufacturing
Source: KEYSTONE EDGE
Uh-oh. CMU robots can replace retail employees
Pittsburgh featured as the Comeback City
Source: Delta Sky magazine
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How do you recycle a house of gold?
Who's hiring, college edition: Featuring Point Park, Chatham and Duquesne
Children's garden in North Braddock has super powers
Thrival will show entreprenuers a good time
Who's hiring in PGH? Pittsburgh magazine, Phipps Conservatory and more!
Your healthcare idea could win a contest and even save lives!
Carnegie Mellon launches Brain Institute
Who's hiring in Pittsburgh? Clear Story, Girl Scouts and more!
99 problems but a parking spot ain't one
Lyft gets lift-off from PUC, but where will ride sharing take us?
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CMU grads develop smartphone case to prevent sexual violence
Idea Foundry aims to bring awareness to the virtues of impact investing
DATA award finalist AGLogic seeks to help kids communicate in a safe space
Profit from this nonprofit speaker series
Young reporters give view of One Young World like no other
Pittsburgh-linked classical with electronica composer among 5 Heinz Awardees
'Artifacts of the Future' highlight first in new Education, Creativity+Tech series
Tech Council's DATA awards now going to individual projects, with a People's Choice Award. Enter now
Disaster recovery? There's an app for that from United Way and CMU
Five young Burghers will fly to Zurich as top leaders for One Young World
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