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Alternative Energy Smackdown!

In the area of renewable energy, it seems as if every silver lining has a cloud; solar energy, for example, is great when the sun is shining, but not too …

Of Mice and Cellphone Users

Build a better mousetrap, and the world will beat a path to your door. Build a better mouse, though, and you could rake in some serious cash! As devices go …

Helping Non-Profits Find a Bigger Piece of More Pies

Money make the world go round, as the old song goes – but nowadays, the world seems to be turning just a bit slower, because money is so much harder …

Can You Afford to “Stay in Touch?”

Posted in gaming, on Jul 26, 2011 by David Shamah
A vacation these days isn’t what it used to be. Once upon a time, when you went off to get away from it all, you got away from it all …

When the Blind Lead the Seeing to Solutions

The next time you call your local municipality’s local help and information center (“106” in popular parlance, referring to the municipality-sponsored phone number you dial for assistance in your town), …

The New Spirit of Jerusalem Hi-tech

Posted in gaming, on Jul 12, 2011 by David Shamah
Don’t look now, but there’s a dark horse in the race to become the hi-tech center of the Startup Nation. Jerusalem is perhaps the last place you’d think of as …

Helping Startups Make a New Start

Posted in gaming, on Jun 28, 2011 by David Shamah
The Jewish community of Baltimore has a long and thriving relationship with the State of Israel, even before the establishment of the state. Hadassah founder Henrietta Szold was born in …

Making the Deserts Bloom – Phase II

Each day, there are more mouths to feed on earth – and less food to feed them with. Blame it on global warming, an impending ice age, the Mayan calendar, …

The IV Police

You go to the hospital to get better, not to get sicker. Yet hospitals can be dangerous places. What happens, for example, if the doctor or nurse forgets to give …

Reining In Those Rascally Hackers

In the great showdown between the iPhone and Android smartphone devices, each side brings to the table its strengths – and weaknesses. In the case of Android devices, though, the …