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The top headlines in this week's technology news: a Kansas City entrepreneur support program expands into the energy sector. To find out more about what's happening in technology in Missouri visit missouritechnology.com; ded.mo.gov/infotech or ded.mo.gov/bio
Hello World’s Ashlee Vance paid a recent visit to Iceland’s capital city of Reykjavik to see the next part of the green energy story. He found a start-up called Icewind that is building a new type of funky wind turbine designed to perform well in low-wind conditions but also to slow itself down in high-winds, preventing it from catching on fire or ripping apart. Watch the full episode of 'Hello World: Iceland': https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n8ZRTJQAcjU Like this video? Subscribe to Bloomberg on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 And subscribe to Bloomberg Politics for the latest political news: http://www.youtube.com/BloombergPolitics?sub_confirmation=1 Bloomberg is the First Word in business news, delivering breaking news & analysis, up-to-the-minute market...
As we head into the collegiate championship basketball tournament, we wanted to highlight some of the entrepreneurs and businesses making big plays in Missouri. Help us spread the word during Missouri Madness Month on how the Show-Me State helps entrepreneurs become champions by telling us your story @MoEcoDevo and using the hashtag #MOMadness.
To give Missourians smarter, more secure and more stable energy, Missouri needs legislation that helps advance smart technologies while maintaining strict regulatory oversight and consumer protections, such as rate cuts and strong rate caps. Learn more at powerforwardmo.com.
David Ceule Technology in Schools (Ed Sp) David is a high school teacher who wanted to further his career. The University of Missouri’s Technology in Schools degree prepared David for the ever-evolving intersection of technology and education.
Missouri S&T students craft shipping containers and discarded wooden pallets into a home that will compete against other universities in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon. Students spend two years designing, building and testing sustainable technologies in a solar-powered home that could foreshadow future building techniques. For more information about Missouri University of Science and Technology, visit: http://www.mst.edu
The Missouri governor who fired up voters with campaign ads like this, is thankful for you guessed it, firearms. American Outdoor Brands Corporation, the parent company of Smith and Wesson, as well as, Battenfeld Technologies, is building a new distribution center in the state of Missouri. ___ Check this out!!! http://ratedred.tv/youtube ___ For all of today's stories head over to: http://www.RatedRed.com Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/realratedred Twitter - http://twitter.com/realratedred Instagram - http://www.instagram.com/realratedred AC - Abby Casey; IG/Twitter - @acoutdoors JW - Jeff Winkler; IG/Twitter - @ThatWinkler PE - Paxton Elrod; IG/Twitter - @paxton_elrod RR - Richard Ryan; IG/Twitter- @RichardRyan ___
On the heels of a new report showing that Missouri outpaced every other state in the nation in technology job growth last year, Gov. Jay Nixon today joined officials from Catalent Pharma Solutions, a global leader in the life sciences industry, to announce the company's expansion in Kansas City. The project includes directing over a $30 million investment in the site and is expected to create more than 230 new jobs. Read more at http://on.mo.gov/1ctHsvU.
A multidisciplinary team of faculty from Missouri University of Science and Technology connect the school’s strengths in sustainable energy research, architectural design, environmental sustainability and transportation infrastructure through secure computing, sensing and network communications. These technologies are guided by behavioral and environmental psychology, sociology and history to develop a more secure, sustainable society. For more information about Missouri University of Science and Technology, visit: http://www.mst.edu
Missouri University of Science and Technology researchers use robots, lasers, composite materials, nano-manufacturing and sensor-enabled intelligent manufacturing to help companies create better products. S&T is also a part of the Digital Lab For Manufacturing, a new national institute for advanced digital manufacturing and design. For more information about Missouri University of Science and Technology, visit: http://www.mst.edu
From tablets, webcams and cell phones to social media websites, schools face new opportunities and challenges in educating children raised with evolving technologies. UCM President Chuck Ambrose leads a discussion with educators in this special one-hour edition of Central Missouri Tomorrow, on how Missouri's K-12 schools are adapting to these changes. Originally aired Friday, February 17 at 8:00 p.m. and again Thursday, February 23 at 8:00 p.m.
Missouri S&T civil engineering researchers shoot 2x4 boards at gaps in concrete walls to see how they would survive tornadoes and hurricanes. For more information about Missouri University of Science and Technology, visit: http://www.mst.edu
Dr. Joseph Smith, the Wayne and Gayle Laufer Chair of Energy, directs Missouri S&T's Energy Research and Development Center, where researchers address issues related to energy security and future energy technologies such as small modular nuclear reactors. For more information about Missouri University of Science and Technology, visit: http://www.mst.edu
If it's been a few years since you last set foot in a classroom, this scene probably looks a little strange to you. Where are the overhead projectors? Where are the handouts? These students don't even seem to have pencils and notepads out. But this isn't playtime - thanks to a donation of an iPad cart at Twin Chimneys Elementary, students can use modern technology to help them learn a variety of subjects. And it turns out these iPads are helping students get more engaged with their assignments.
University of Missouri is implementing a new video recording technology - Lightboard at Educational Technologies at Missouri's Instructional Media Studio. With Lightboard, instructors can now write while facing their audience. Lightboard is great for technical subjects. It allows instructors to draw highly visible diagrams and equations, work with their drawings in a natural way, face the camera and capture high quality video. Watch this short video to see how it works.
http://solarhouse.mst.edu/ The Missouri S&T Solar House Team is a student design team that seeks to better the University, community, and environment through focused research, public education, and sustainable design and to expand team members' knowledge regarding group dynamics and the integration of architecture and technology with dwelling space design and function while familiarizing members with product development, marketing, and business skills through self-administration of business duties necessary to run the team which will prepare members for leadership roles in industry. We strive to further research on renewable energy and energy efficient technologies and to promote an eco-friendly lifestyle. As a student design team, we are rewarded for our work with a unique and price...
Among the headlines in this week's technology news St. Louis saw a dramatic increase in funding for tech companies from 2013 to 2014. To find out more about what's happening in technology in Missouri visit missouritechnology.com; ded.mo.gov/infotech or ded.mo.gov/bio
The top headline in this week's technology news, the Missouri Technology Corporation recognized as top venture capital investor in the Midwest, LaunchCode opens new tech training space in North St. Louis, and Kansas City’s STEM education reputation is growing. To find out more about what's happening in technology in Missouri visit missouritechnology.com; ded.mo.gov/infotech or ded.mo.gov/bio