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2013-11-15 23:04:31

Product Development Technologies (PDT) to Collaborate with Other Innovation Leaders November 18-20, 2013 Lake Zurich, Illinois (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 PDT’s Director of Insights and PDT’s User Experience Director will be attending The Back End of Innovation (BEI) Conference November 18-20, 2013 in Santa Clara, California. An event by the Institute for International Research (IIR), BEI focuses on the execution of innovation strategy, with the ultimate goal of growing company profit....

2013-11-15 23:01:46

Thinkers50 Also Names Innosight Fellows Rita Gunther McGrath and Vijay Govindarajan to Top List of Business Thinkers Boston, MA (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 Clayton Christensen, cofounder of the strategy and innovation consulting firm Innosight, professor at Harvard Business School, and originator of the theory of disruptive innovation, was named the top management thinker in the world for the second consecutive time at a ceremony in London earlier this week. Two Innosight Fellows,...

2013-11-13 23:32:47

Veteran Inventor Ken Tarlow of Marin County, California has designed over 500 products worth over one billion in retail sales. Ken is now creating a national non-profit foundation called Young Inventors of America, creating unique challenges in a summer camp, scholarships, and quality education on the invention process from idea, to finished prototype. (Ken Tarlow founder of Tarlow Design) San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 Veteran Inventor Ken Tarlow of Marin County, California...

2013-11-11 23:22:48

On November 12 and 13, GeriJoy will present at the inaugural Louisville Innovation Summit, which brings together senior care leaders and innovators to improve the future of aging. GeriJoy is an MIT-affiliated company that provides virtual pet companions to improve quality of life for seniors and provide peace of mind for family members and caregivers. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) November 11, 2013 The inaugural Louisville Innovation Summit will convene Tuesday, November 12 and Wednesday,...

2013-11-08 23:04:42

The Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition will reward finalists with more than $1 million in cash and in-kind prizes. For the first time, NextEnergy will sponsor a $25,000 Transportation and New Mobility award. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) November 08, 2013 Michigan entrepreneurs are ramping up for the Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition, which will take place in the historic Westin Book Cadillac hotel in downtown Detroit from November 12 through November 14. The Accelerate...

2013-11-07 23:30:00

Dimensional Innovations (DI) recently launched a white paper report that reveals the lack of real innovation in the workplace and offers ways to create a culture of change at any organization. Overland Park, KS (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 While 66 percent of companies claim to have launched an innovative customer experience in the last 12 months, according to a Forrester Research survey, only eight percent of these companies received a top grade from their customers. What explains this gap...


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2010-10-11 21:19:19

Velcro is a brand name, two layered system of fabric hook-and-loop fasteners. There is a "hook" side, which is a piece of fabric covered with tiny hooks, and a "loop" side, which is covered with even smaller and "hairier" loops. Pressing the two sides together will cause the hooks and loops to catch and hold the pieces together. The hooks and loops can be made of various materials, although the first was made of cotton, which turned out to be impractical. Today the most common material is...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.