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10:40am

Mon October 20, 2014
Tech

Start-up space mission comes to New York: New York NOW

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The aerospace industry is commonly associated with Florida or Texas, but New York’s own technology sector has been playing a major role in our ability to see and understand the cosmos.

As federal spending on projects for NASA flat lined, former NASA employee John Moorse started BoldlyGo, a private company that hopes to help breathe new life into missions in space.

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11:35am

Wed October 15, 2014
Tech

TEDxBuffalo focuses on empowering change

Originally published on Wed October 15, 2014 3:13 pm

TEDxBuffalo presenters Aaron Krolikowski and Darren Cotton

Empowering community citizens to make change was the focus of the 2014 TEDxBuffalo conference at Canisius College Tuesday. The theme of the event was ‘In Motion.’ It allowed speakers to discuss grassroots action taking place across the city.

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11:27am

Tue October 7, 2014
Drones

Just to the north, the drone industry takes off

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There have been 1,020 small unmanned aerial vehicle flights - what most people call drones - in Canada this year, according to the Canadian transportation officials.

That's up from 945 in 2013 and 347 in 2012, Transport Canada reported.

"In Canada, as globally, UAV is exploding," said Joe Barnsley, an aviation attorney in Winnipeg, Canada. "It’s a huge growth area."

Meanwhile, The U.S. drone industry is simmering more than exploding. 

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1:00pm

Mon October 6, 2014
Tech

Computer coding for kids: This week from New York NOW

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STEM education is becoming an increasingly important part of children’s lives. In some countries concepts like programming and coding are being taught alongside traditional subjects like reading, writing and mathematics. Here in America, a startup company called Wonder Workshop is hoping to jump start American children’s interest in the complex concept of coding, with their toy robots, DOT and DASH.

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2:31pm

Fri October 3, 2014
Tech

New RIT manufacturing lab aims to be state focal point

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Officials at RIT have unveiled a multimillion dollar high-tech lab designed to help companies and innovators convert their ideas into prototypes and eventually new products.

The new Digital Manufacturing and Product Realization lab is located at the university's Golisano Institute for Sustainability. The $3 million lab is designed to be a focal point for manufacturers in New York State looking to evaluate and apply new digital manufacturing technologies.

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