27 Jul

Beware of Lyme Disease

MAP OF THE WEEK: According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, black legged and deer ticks have invaded new areas across the United States, carrying Lyme Disease into places it has not existed before. Researcher Rebecca Eisen at...
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21 Jul

SPIN Global

COMPANY SPOTLIGHT: SPIN Global is a Washington D.C based small business that provides software solutions which help private, non-governmental and public sector agencies improve coordination prior to a disaster and enables organizations to jointly plan, train and operate effectively as...
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20 Jul

What does 5280 look like?

MAP OF THE WEEK: Denver, Colorado has the reputation of being the “Mile-High City” due to its elevation in the Rocky Mountains. But just how much of Denver actually is over a mile above sea-level? Grant Garstka, with the City and County...
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17 Jul

Pure Earth

COMPANY SPOTLIGHT: Pure Earth is a Not-for-Profit which identifies and cleans up the poorest communities throughout the developing world where high concentrations of toxins have devastating health effects by devising clean-up strategies, empowering local champions and securing support from national...
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13 Jul

The Land of Chocolate

MAP OF THE WEEK: Chocolate, made from the cocoa bean, is the world’s favorite sweet. Cocoa and chocolate have influenced the world more than most realize. The lure of sweet cocoa seeds was a primary incentive for European powers to pursue...
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8 Jul

Valarm

COMPANY SPOTLIGHT: Valarm is a software company based in Los Angeles, California, which makes awesome remote monitoring software that’s powerful, affordable, friendly, and solves real-world problems.  Their remote monitoring software is used in industries like water resources management, pollution and...
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6 Jul

I Scream for Ice Cream

MAP OF THE WEEK: With the summer months come beach weather, traveling, and best of all, ice cream. July is nationally recognized as Ice Cream Month, and the United States is showing its love for the cold and sweet treat...
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24 Jun

Ushahidi

COMPANY SPOTLIGHT:   Ushahidi is a tech company that uses easily manipulable software to collect data from text messages, emails, phone calls, and more to map phenomena in the realms of politics, natural disaster, social issues, and much more. Based...
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