innovations http://wmub.org en Competition Begins http://wmub.org/post/competition-begins <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><a href="http://cincinnatiinnovates.crowdspark.com/" target="_blank">Cincinnati Innovates</a> is a competition designed to showcase the technological, artistic, and ingenious innovations of Cincinnatians. Entry deadlines were July 15, we’ll take a look at some of this year’s competitors, and talk with past winners. Wed, 17 Jul 2013 18:58:00 +0000 Mark Heyne 14918 at http://wmub.org Competition Begins Khan Academy - Free Education for Anyone http://wmub.org/post/khan-academy-free-education-anyone <p>You may have seen the recent <strong><em>60 Minutes</em></strong> piece about innovator <strong>Salman Khan</strong> and his<a href="http://www.khanacademy.org/"> <strong>Khan Academy</strong></a>, the online site dedicated to providing a free, world-class education to anyone, anywhere. . He shares his vision about an education free of state mandates and lengthy lectures in his just released the book <a href="http://www.amazon.com/One-World-Schoolhouse-Education-Reimagined/dp/1455508381/ref=sr_1_1?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1351081412&amp;sr=1-1&amp;keywords=salman+khan"><strong>One World Schoolhouse: Education Reimagined</strong></a>, and he joins Ann Thompson on the phone to discuss his successes thus far, and what will be coming next.</p><p> Fri, 04 Jan 2013 05:30:10 +0000 Ann Thompson 7631 at http://wmub.org Khan Academy - Free Education for Anyone Future Innovations to Keep Elderly at Home Include Robots http://wmub.org/post/future-innovations-keep-elderly-home-include-robots <p>Smart devices and robots are keeping older adults in their homes longer. In this week’s<strong> Focus on Technology</strong>, Ann Thompson reports that <a href="http://www.uc.edu/discovery.html"><strong>University of Cincinnati</strong></a> students are inventing new devices and aids to test in a smart house.</p> Fri, 21 Dec 2012 05:31:00 +0000 Ann Thompson 7270 at http://wmub.org Future Innovations to Keep Elderly at Home Include Robots