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Innovation & Tech Today

Innovation & Tech Today Fall 2017

The leading publication for cutting edge, innovative technologies and those individuals driving the industry forward, Innovation & Tech Today is committed to featuring fascinating stories, products, and people across a plethora of industries. From education, engineering, photography, and smart fabrics, to wearables, the latest in smart home technology, business innovations, and so much more, our team of experts and journalists celebrate passion for innovation driving economic growth forward. With a different theme and special contributors every quarter, I&TT offers something for everyone. Whether your interests lie in sustainability and clean energy, innovations in businesses and their strategies, the latest sports and medical technology, or home automation technology, Innovation & Tech Today is your tech magazine.

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Innovative Properties Worldwide, Inc.
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join us, and together we can rule the galaxy

“Prepare for intriguing stories about all things tech and science. You want a smart home? You got it!” It is my honor to present you with the fall issue of Innovation & Tech Today. Whether you’re reading this on a tablet or in good old-fashioned print, we think you’re in for a treat. In this issue, we have assembled a tremendous collection of exclusive interviews, inspiring stories, event coverage, and, of course, amazing new products. Let’s not forget that we have the uber-talented Andy Serkis on the cover – which makes this our timely Star Wars issue. As a big Star Wars geek myself, I couldn’t be happier. Bring it, Supreme Leader Snoke! And how about the dynamic duo of Benedict Cumberbatch and Michael Shannon playing Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse in The…

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event wrap-ups

Sustainable Brands Hosting the newest innovations in environmental and social good, Sustainable Brands took Detroit by storm, featuring some of the most prominent leaders in sustainability. Speakers included everyone from the CEO and founder of Chobani, Hamdi Ulukaya, to the Lead of Sustainability for Google Inc., Kate Brandt. E3 2017 E3 once again packed the Los Angeles Convention Center with the top names in the computer, video, and mobile game industries. With major announcements from Nintendo, Sony, Ubisoft, Bethesda, EA, Microsoft, and many more, it’s no wonder why E3 is the premier event for gaming. Comic Con The bacchanalia of nerdom that is the San Diego Comic-Con has drawn a lot of mainstream recognition. And now it seems that every major city has its own offshoot, featuring no shortage of celebrity appearances. This year’s festivities…

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quick bytes

Revenge of the Two-Headed Worm Getting superpowers in space is not an uncommon trope. From the Fantastic Four to Venom, science fiction generally portrays space as the origin of some interesting supernatural changes. Well, sometimes truth really is stranger than fiction, as a worm came back from its trip to space with an extra head. The flatworm, which was cut and sent to the International Space Station to study the effects of space on cell activity, returned to Earth with two heads after regeneration. Even stranger, after amputation, the worm continued to regenerate with more than one head, as if it had been reconfigured to have multiple noggins. While it may sound like something from a science-fiction film, the results of the experiment could give scientists insight into human cell changes in space.…

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the sound of science

Forty years ago, Ann Druyan, along with future husband and famed astrophysicist Carl Sagan, set out to create one of humanity’s greatest legacies. Her mission? Developing a phonograph record to represent the entire planet. Nature, language, music – the essence of Earth was etched into the golden records affixed to the Voyager spacecrafts, with graphic instructions in the case of extraterrestrial contact. We got the chance to speak to this interstellar science communicator about Voyager, STEM, and American culture. Innovation & Tech Today: With the 40th anniversary of Voyager, do you feel a particular nostalgia for the project? I know it’s gotten a lot of attention in the press. Has it stirred up any memories for you? Any feelings? Ann Druyan: You know, there’s something about human beings that loves these round…

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salinas valley and the future of farming

By the year 2050, it is projected that the world’s population will hit 9.1 billion, 34 percent higher than today. According to a Food and Agriculture Organization report, food production will need to increase by 70 percent to support these numbers. Population growth doesn’t just mean more people; it also means less land. Adding to this food production problem is a U.S. farm labor shortage – a result of an aging workforce combined with a decrease in immigrant workers. This has led to slower (and more expensive) production. Given all these factors, things are not looking good if the world wants to feed 9.1 billion in the next 30 years. Since farm expansion isn’t an option, people are finding new ways to produce higher and more efficient yields through agricultural technology.…

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how to lose your job in 140 characters

Online privacy is an illusion. It doesn’t exist. All it takes is one poor choice when making a social media post to destroy your reputation and bring about a level of personal fame that you hadn’t planned for. The fact that all social media posts are potentially public means that people can have access to posts that you never intended a larger audience to see. This includes potential employers. There is a growing awareness of the role that social media plays in someone’s professional livelihood, with debates arising about whether or not employers can terminate workers based on their social media misfires. For instance, according to CareerBuilder, “37% of companies use social networks to research potential job candidates.” That said, here are some of the putrid posts, shameful shares, and…