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James Hays, Manning assistant professor of computer science at Brown University, has been awarded a fellowship grant by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Hays was recognized for his work in computer graphics, computer vision and computational … more
COFFEE IS THE SECRET WEAPON in many a morning routine. It's also the inspiration for a Rhode Island business that is using a coffee-based extract to power its natural skin care line. … more
Crouched by the curb with grease-stained hands and furrowed brows, cyclists know all too well the frustration of a slipped chain or malfunctioning derailer. more
Social Enterprise Greenhouse is practicing what it teaches. more
Technology giants like Facebook, LinkedIn and Amazon – along with the data analysts at legacy media companies like Disney and Time Warner – spend their days trying to seduce their audiences by creating ultra-targeted streams of news, television clips, opinions and other pop-culture ephemera. When members of that same audience log on to social networks, Hulu accounts, Netflix or Amazon Prime they consume ads, videos and news items that cater to what the algorithms driving those services believe users want. more
It has been nearly three-and-a-half years since Rhode Island was awarded $13.1 million through the federal State Small Business Credit Initiative. more
Ever notice a flooded street, a severe pothole or a tree downed on power lines and not known who to notify about it? It’s not serious enough for 911, and a call to a local city department or utility may take days for a response. more
NanoSteel sees its practices as the Occam’s razor of steel-material design: The simplest and most obvious solution. more
Walk into a Providence elementary school, and you could find someone in a business suit reciting verse about “green eggs and ham.” more
In choosing a new name, the former Rhode Island Manufacturing Extension Service looked to the North Star to project a sense of guidance and strategic direction for the state’s manufacturers. more
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