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The March for Science to Take to the Streets of Columbus April 22

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea The March for Science to Take to the Streets of Columbus April 22

Scientists know what you think of them. They know about their reputation; laboratory dwellers or ivory tower occupiers, removed from the problems of the real world, issuing vague but iron-fisted pronouncements that change our understanding of the world. They know about these stereotypes and they know that they are false. So on April 22 – […]

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NEXT: Mood-Sensing Technology & Reactive Media

David Staley David Staley NEXT: Mood-Sensing Technology & Reactive Media

Both of my boys read “Choose your own adventure” books when they were younger. You know these books, where you read a few pages, and then you are given a set of choices at the end of the page: “If you want to go through the door, turn to page 27″ or “If you want […]

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Columbus Women Leading, Innovating, Engaging in Technology

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Columbus Women Leading, Innovating, Engaging in Technology

The studies have reached a unanimous conclusion: when women are in charge, businesses are more likely to succeed. Still, even as businesses are diversifying their staffs, their board rooms and executive suites remain largely occupied by white men. In Columbus, the tech industry dominates the business world, and while women are far from equally represented, they’re […]

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Could Pluto Become a Planet Once Again?

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea Could Pluto Become a Planet Once Again?

Not Yet Explored Last Wednesday, Dr. Alan Stern told a sold-out audience at at COSI’s National Geographic Giant Screen Theater how lucky they are. “You live in a very special time in which we are opening up the Solar System,” said Stern. Almost two years ago, Stern, the principal investigator for NASA’s New Horizon mission, […]

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Is Columbus Finally Embracing its “Tech City” Status?

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Is Columbus Finally Embracing its “Tech City” Status?

The path to launching a successful startup or tech career seems narrow and obscured, but local experts describe the Columbus tech scene as a roadmap, with the city having more express lanes to success than any other in the Midwest — or beyond. That’s the city’s message for potential talent. Tech talent, far from meeting […]

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COSI Announces New President & CEO

Walker Evans Walker Evans COSI Announces New President & CEO

After an extensive search process, the Board of Trustees at the Center of Science and Industry (COSI) have found a new President and CEO to replace outgoing leader Dr. David Chesebrough. The Board officially announced this morning that Dr. Frederic Bertley will become the fifth and newest leader at COSI upon his start date of January 1st. […]

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NEXT: The Future of Location-Aware Technology

David Staley David Staley NEXT: The Future of Location-Aware Technology

My son and I were hiking in Highbanks early in August. The first thing I noticed is that we could not find a parking spot. It was 10:00 a.m. on a weekday, and so I had assumed there would be few people at the park. But when we arrived, we had to drive to the […]

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