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Next: Why I am a Futurist

David Staley David Staley Next: Why I am a Futurist

I was reading a book the other day by a pioneer in artificial intelligence, and came upon a passage that just floored me. He was describing the potential risks of developing artificial intelligence, and the concerns some have expressed about the threat artificial intelligence poses to humanity.  “This is not the first time an emergent […]

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Mobile EHR Startup Continues Growth Going Into Its Fourth Year

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Mobile EHR Startup Continues Growth Going Into Its Fourth Year

For athletic trainers and physical therapists, the old approach to caring for young athletes and their injuries largely consisted of a pen and paper. Relying on existing hospital electronic health record systems means trainers waste time and resources logging every athlete with even the most minor of injuries, and aren’t able to access critical information […]

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NEXT: Securing Home Deliveries from “Porch Pirates”

David Staley David Staley NEXT: Securing Home Deliveries from “Porch Pirates”

If you look at houses built in the early part of the twentieth century, most did not have attached garages (if there is a garage, it was probably added on sometime later.) The reasons are obvious: in the early part of the century, automobiles were not yet ubiquitous. Once they were, however, the architecture of […]

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Columbus Seeing Steady Growth in Solar Installations

Brent Warren Brent Warren Columbus Seeing Steady Growth in Solar Installations

Columbus may not be what anyone thinks of as a solar energy hotbed – especially in the midst of another gray and cold central Ohio winter – but local experts say that interest in solar panels is growing across both the residential and commercial sectors. “Absolutely, the demand is growing,” said Johnathan Gioffre, owner of […]

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Self-Driving Shuttle Planned for Linden

Brent Warren Brent Warren Self-Driving Shuttle Planned for Linden

A second self-driving shuttle could be roaming the streets of Columbus as soon as this fall. Smart Columbus has announced plans to establish a route in Linden for a vehicle that would function like the Smart Circuit shuttle that started operating downtown in December. The new route would connect the St. Stephens Community House, at […]

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Dublin-Based Updox Builds on a Unified Communication Platform

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Dublin-Based Updox Builds on a Unified Communication Platform

Dublin has been the home of healthcare customer relationship platform Updox since its 2009 founding. The company has grown from a team of just four to five people to a mainstay in Dublin’s tech community and has created a one-stop solution for healthcare collaboration in the process. Current methods of communication between doctor and patient […]

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Touch-Screen Kiosks Coming to Downtown

Brent Warren Brent Warren Touch-Screen Kiosks Coming to Downtown

A new style of interactive kiosks that go by the name of “IKE” will be installed Downtown and in a handful of other neighborhoods. Developed by Columbus-based Orange Barrel Media, the new touch-screen design has been piloted in Denver and is now being rolled out in other cities. The Downtown Commission this morning heard about […]

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