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Go Nation, An Faster Easier Mobile Way To Find Local Businesses

Let’s say it’s Friday night and you’re looking to head out to a restaurant or bar, where do you go? There’s an app for that built in Connecticut called Go-Nation. It’s especially mobile friendly for businesses and the consumer, just click on and find anything you are looking for. Chaz Tanase, a former nightclub promoter, got the Read more…

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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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