Can Twitter Fix an Economy in Crisis?

Can Twitter Fix an Economy in Crisis?

In search of a future for Brentwood, CA … and the U.S. work force

Raymond Alvarez:  Earthquakes, a great flood, fires – seemingly nothing could stop the rocking ’90s and California’s Contra Costa County, an area bounded by high tech companies to the south and industrial giants in the north.

Then came the fourth horseman of the apocalypse, the real estate bust.

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Future Trends in Denver, Colorado

Future Trends in Denver, Colorado

What will Denver be like in 2030?
Stroll the streets of Denver in the year 2030, and you’ll meet the More Likelys.

The average resident of Denver’s future is more likely to be elderly, more likely to be Latino, more likely to hail from a filled-in Stapleton neighborhood, and more likely to have a rapid transit pass in a back pocket.

Following close behind on the sidewalk will be the Less Likelys. A typical Denver dweller will be less likely to drive a car, less likely to work all day on an urban office block, and less likely to have a traditional public school education.

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New Technology Can Reduce Number Of Animal Related Accidents

New Technology Can Reduce Number Of Animal Related Accidents 

Large animals are towards the top of the list when it comes to causing accidents in rural areas. Even though many measures are in place to keep these collisions to a minimum, some accidents are unavoidable. However, a new system is currently being tested that could help to reduce the number of animal related accidents even further.

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Colorado First Robotics – Inspires Young People To Appreciate Science And Technology

Colorado First Robotics - Insires Young People To Appreciate Science And Technology

Colorado First Robotics Will Be Featured At The Colorado Inventor Showcase 

FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) was founded by inventor Dean Kamen to inspire an appreciation of science and technology in young people. Based in Manchester, NH, the 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit organization designs accessible, innovative programs to build self-confidence, knowledge and life skills while motivating young people to pursue opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math. FIRST’s Vision is to positively transform culture by inspiring young people, their schools, and communities to appreciate science and technology. FIRST brings together schools with businesses, and students with professionals as mentors, all with the support of local universities.

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Bringing the US Patent & Trademark Office to Colorado

Bringing the US Patent & Trademark Office to Colorado

Understanding the new realities of economic development

Thomas Frey:  The USPTO is hiring. In fact they are doing a lot of hiring, over 1,200 new examiners every year, and they still can’t keep up with the deluge of new patent filings. But while the number of patent filings has grown from 90,544 in 1967 to 484,955 in 2007, a 535% workload increase in 40 years plus an equally growing backlog of patent applications waiting for examiner attention, and no more room to expand in their current offices, the agency is now looking at a different approach to solving their growing pains.

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U-Haul Ranks Colorado 1st for Inbound Moves

U-Haul Ranks Colorado 1st for Inbound Moves

Colorado ranked as the top growth state for families last year, according to U-Haul International Inc., which compiles the list based on moves to and from states.

U-Haul said that for states with more than 20,000 families, Colorado had the highest percentage of growth, with 7.01 percent more families moving in than out of the state.

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