Tag Archives: Technology

Connecticut’s iDevices Are Evolving Your Home

Avon, Connecticut is home to an innovative company called I-Devices. Just 7 years old, founded in 2009, it already employs 70 people. It’s founder, Chris Allen had an idea about a thermostat for grilling and built an app for his smartphone and the rest is history, his “I-Grill” product was sold to Weber Grill. Currently the company is Read more…

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A Chat With The Information Architect Of “TED” ~Richard Saul Wurman (reprise)

This is a story I did on Richard Saul Wurman on October 19th of 2010. I drove up to his Newport mansion called “The Orchard” which is now for sale to talk to him. What a home! That was some day, oh and the scarf he is wearing, I knitted that for him…I knew he Read more…

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The Next Big Thing!

The Connecticut Forum presents The Next Big Thing on Saturday, October 3 at 8pm at The Bushnell Theater in Hartford. The Forum will be a live, unscripted conversation featuring Fareed Zakaria, a global thinker and respected journalist and author and Joi Ito, a technology visionary and Director of the MIT Media Lab. Writer and cultural Read more…

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Wearsafe ~ Developed In Connecticut to Save Lives

It took about three-and-a-half years, but now hatched in Connecticut is a wearable device that could save lives. It’s called “Wearsafe.” It is a small tag you wear on your clothing or on a chain around your neck. If you’re in trouble at home or say you are a student on a college campus, you Read more…

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Gary Vaynerchuk And Navigating Change

At the time I was writing this at 12:30 a.m., I was basically hyperventilating into a brown paper bag. Why?…because an idea I had is getting off the ground thanks to a dedicated lot who gives a darn about others. Navigating Change Media Think Tank which I founded last year, was front and center on Wednesday Read more…

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Paula~Mom Extraordinaire and Lifestyle Editor

To me Paula Modarelli Cocozza of Fairfield, Connecticut is a grownup Gidget, as in the 1960’s show starring actress Sally Field. Something was always going on in Gidget’s life, she was vibrant and fun and had oodles of positive energy, just like Paula. One thing Paula has that Gidget didn’t, a wonderful infectious laugh. You Read more…

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TIP=UCONN’S Technology Incubation Program

Have you been to the University of Connecticut’s Avery Point campus lately? It is gorgeous, the site of an old U.S. Coast Guard station, it has a mansion and boats bobbing up and down on the water and a brand new Marine Sciences building. When you go to the web site you’ll hear waves, wow! Read more…

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