Cincinnati Innovates is a competition designed to showcase the technological, artistic, and ingenious innovations of Cincinnatians. Entry deadlines were July 15, we’ll take a look at some of this year’s competitors, and talk with past winners.
You may have seen the recent 60 Minutes piece about innovator Salman Khan and hisKhan Academy, the online site dedicated to providing a free, world-class education to anyone, anywhere. . He shares his vision about an education free of state mandates and lengthy lectures in his just released the book One World Schoolhouse: Education Reimagined, and he joins Ann Thompson on the phone to discuss his successes thus far, and what will be coming next.
Smart devices and robots are keeping older adults in their homes longer. In this week’s Focus on Technology, Ann Thompson reports that University of Cincinnati students are inventing new devices and aids to test in a smart house.