technology

Economy & Business
3:54 pm
Tue December 16, 2014

Can Milwaukee Shake Its Blue Collar Image And Attract Tech Companies?

Credit Damien Sachs-Dromsön / Flickr

The most recent data put the unemployment rate at 5.4 percent - with job creation numbers in Wisconsin remaining below the national rate.

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Economy & Business
3:26 pm
Mon September 15, 2014

Steve Wozniak On Innovation At Flying Car Milwaukee

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich speaking with Steve Wozniak at Flying Car Milwaukee.
Credit jcreativestudio / Flying Car Milwaukee

Last week, Apple made its latest major splash in the consumer electronics world when it unveiled the iPhone 6 and the Apple Watch.

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Arts & Culture
12:41 pm
Mon February 24, 2014

LISTEN: Madison Man's Vintage Telephone Collection Still Works

Pat Carew's favorite piece in his telephone collection is his Western Electric candlestick phone circa 1900 (left).
Credit Gianofer Fields

Most of us want the latest and greatest in technology and so consign our old telephones to the recycle bin once the newer models come out - but not Madison's Pat Carew.

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Health & Science
12:45 pm
Wed January 29, 2014

UWM Scientists Get Multi-Million Dollar Grant to X-Ray Proteins and Viruses

X-ray technology has advanced such that researchers can now observe the molecular level.
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We all know X-rays can help doctors see our bones and teeth, but a team of UWM scientists will be using one revolutionary X-ray machine to look at something slightly smaller: our molecules.

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Education
1:57 pm
Fri November 1, 2013

Open Online Courses Bring 'Elite' Education to Everyone

Massive Open Online Courses are a growing trend in education, helping thousands access university level instruction.
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As distance learning is transforming education, another aspect to virtual education is also gaining a foothold, as big name universities extend their brand. 

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Regional
1:00 am
Tue July 16, 2013

Smaller Budgets, Increased Technology, Drive the Evolution of Libraries

A sign points the way to the Villard Square library on Milwaukee's north side
Credit Ann-Elise Henzl

People who use Milwaukee’s east side library will have to visit a temporary site for the next 15 months.

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Education
12:28 pm
Mon July 15, 2013

Girls in Tech Comes to Milwaukee

Girls in Tech has a chapter starting in Milwaukee to get women of all ages involved with technology.
Credit Kalexanderson, flickr

A Milwaukee area group forms to attract girls and women to technology fields.

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Arts & Culture
1:11 pm
Tue May 21, 2013

Book Revels in Twilight of Rock Music, Dawn of Information Age

Barry Wightman and his new book, Pepperland.
Credit Boswell Books

Among other revolutions, the early 1970s saw the dawning of one age – the computer revolution – and the sunset of another – an age of innocence in the rock music industry.

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Health & Science
11:43 am
Tue May 21, 2013

Trick Knee: How Metal Joint Implants Are Messing Up MRIs

A regular MRI image versus the MAVRIC SL image of a knee
Credit Hospital for Special Surgery, New York/GE Healthcare

Metal joint implants are wreaking havoc on the MRI images doctors use to determine treatment, but a new process improves picture quality.

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