News You Can Use: June Edition
June 30, 2016
June 30, 2016
June was an exciting month for news. Intellectual Ventures founder and CEO Nathan Myhrvold shared his thoughts on how to make invention come to life at the Bloomberg Tech Conference, we celebrated National Dairy Month with a review of Global Good’s AI Shield, highlighted inspiring IV staff, and reviewed the state of global and American innovation.
Check out some of the links we’re loving this June.
IV in the News
Nathan Myhrvold shares his thoughts on what it takes to be a good inventor at the Bloomberg Top Tech Conference, discusses the current invention environment and offers insight into what he looks for before investing in technologies like artificial intelligence.
Edward Jung writes about China’s internet boom in MIT Technology Review.
Puget Sound Business Journal highlights two electrical engineering students at the University of Washington who worked with IV to develop a device to improve malaria diagnostics in the developing world.
Fortune explains how Jon Sumroy, the creator of Mifold booster seats, raised nearly $2 million on Indiegogo to turn his idea into reality.
CNBC profiles EnChroma, a company making glasses that help the colorblind to see colors.
Niume explains the technology behind a 3D printed cast that can help heal bones faster.
Quartz notes that Dartmouth University became the first national research university to graduate more women than men from its undergraduate engineering program.
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