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What makes a community intelligent?

When Windsor-Essex was named one of the Top 7 Most Intelligent Communities in the world in 2011 by the Intelligent Community Forum (ICF), it was More...

Preventing Silicon Valley’s ‘immigrant exodus’

A new study from the Kauffman Foundation shows that the number of immigrant entrepreneurs in the United States has fallen slightly. But according to Vivek Wadhwa, an More...

New scalable wind turbine said to be ‘urban tolerant’

With a new patent in hand, Windstrument aims to “bring affordable renewable energy to the masses” with their unique wind turbine design, which can be More...

EcDev agencies take notice of changes to LinkedIn

If you are an economic development agency with a LinkedIn page then you may want to take notice of recent upgrades. Mashable.com is reporting that More...

Empowering young women by teaching to code

Whitney Pastorek at Fast Company looks at how Girls Who Code gives young women in New York City gives young women an opportunity to explore and build More...

How will Baxter change manufacturing?

I initially heard about Baxter during my commute last Monday, as technology expert Jesse Hirsh did his weekly piece on CBC Radio One’s Metro Morning. More...

Getting fat in the post-industrial society

Harvard sociologist Daniel Bell asked in his 1976 book, The Coming of the Post-Industrial Society, “ So, what will life be like in this post-industrial More...

Power and Dominion Beach

Dominion Beach.  The picture captured it all. On the headland in the distance, there was the largest coal-fired generating plant in Cape Breton, spewing steam More...

Countries embrace, legislate entrepreneurism

While many are discussing, studying, analyzing and debating, others have put a stake in the ground and declared that teaching entrepreneurship as a viable career More...

The case for campus entrepreneurship support

It’s no surprise that global leaders are increasingly looking at entrepreneurship as a way to grow jobs and stimulate economies. The fact is, approximately 68% More...

Review: “MacroWikinomics”

In 2006, Canadian writers Don Tapscott and Anthony Williams authored a little book called “Wikinomics”.  It described how wikis and the collaborative tools of  Web 2.0 were poised to reshape how the More...