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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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On-Demand Massage Service Coming Soon to Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans On-Demand Massage Service Coming Soon to Columbus

If you need a ride somewhere, you order an Uber from your phone. And if you need a massage, soon you can do the same. Los Angeles-based massage company Soothe is launching in Columbus on October 13th, bringing on-demand services delivered to your home. The company’s app connects customers with licensed massage therapists that work […]

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COSI and AMNH Team Up To Bring Dinosaurs to Columbus

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea COSI and AMNH Team Up To Bring Dinosaurs to Columbus

On Friday morning, dinosaurs were loosed upon the city of Columbus. City, state and local business leaders helped the staff of the Center of Science and Industry and the American Museum of Natural History reveal two massive skeletons; one Stegosaurus and one Tyrannosaurus rex. Both skeletons are on loan from AMNH, and in a little […]

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