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MiniMaker Fair 9/16-9/17


We brought the pushbot and lab bot to the fair. We explained what they were, what they do, and what we used them for. Also, one of our mentors helped us set up a monitor facing the audience in which they can change the power of the motors of the lab bot to make them move. 190 more words

Antitrust in the Labor Market: Protectionist, or Pro-Competitive?


Redirecting antitrust enforcement to confront monopsony power would be a substantial departure from the way it has been conducted in recent decades, but just because a policy has been in place for a long time does not mean it is a success, and recent evidence implies a significant policy change is necessary and justified. 1,670 more words

9/11 Ride 2017 - Not an Ordinary $100 Ride

Since 2011 Andrew Cuomo, the Governor of New York State, has organized a tribute motorcycle ride for the Fallen Heroes of 9/11. Hundreds of riders from all over NY, join together and pledge to “Never Forget”. 391 more words


App That Promised To Pay Users For Fitness Trapped Some On Erroneous Payment Treadmill

The mobile app GymPact, later known as Pact, was a tool that gave users a financial incentive to exercise, eat fruits and vegetables, and to log what they ate. 517 more words

Telecom & Technology

ROBOTICON Partner Spotlight: Meet Greg Serio of The People of Manufacturing

Greg Serio  of The People of Manufacturing will be moderating our special panel discussion at ROBOTICON, called Manufacturing the Future. The panel will feature several high level ROBOTICON sponsors and partners and give… 362 more words


Judge Gives D-Link Partial Win In FTC Case Over Vulnerable Devices

Back in January, the Federal Trade Commission filed a case against D-Link, a company that makes networking equipment and connected-home devices. It alleged that D-Link deceptively marketed its products as advanced and safe when they were vulnerable to attacks that range from stealing personal information to peeping through security cameras. 433 more words

Telecom & Technology

Competition can help fix what’s ailing American health care

Republicans are back at efforts to eliminate health insurance for millions of Americans by repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act. The Graham-Cassidy legislation in the Senate will lead to higher costs for the most vulnerable Americans at a time when they can afford it the least.  922 more words