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'It didn't have to be this way': Nurses describe brutal toll of treating coronavirus patients in America

This article from Yahoo Finance talks about some of the struggles Nurses Face with the Pandemic. Members of a prominent nurses union shared ongoing struggles involving coronavirus patients recently at a virtual roundtable with former Second Lady Jill Biden. “We have a supply person who comes to our unit and hands out the N95s for that shift,” Christine Valenzuela,…

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Rare 1980's Footage of Steve Jobs Presentation - Amazing

Seeing Steve Jobs this early in his remarkable career, so clearly articulating his vision and knowing what the future will bring, is a near Messianic experience.

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Portable smartphone COVID-19 test delivers results in under 40 minutes

Our best chance of beating COVID-19 is faster testing. The closer we can get to realtime testing the better we can control and manage the virus. Scientists from the Illinois Grainger college of engineering developed a rapid, portable COVID-19 test that can produce results in less than 40 minutes. It uses a Cellphone to display…

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The Summit Supercomputer Analyzed Covid-19 Causing an "Eureka Moment" and a New Theory About How COVID-19 Impacts the Body.

With COVID-19 still on everyone’s minds, this is quite an interesting discovery. The article below is from elemental.medium.com and covers a new hypothesis about how COVID-19 impacts the body.  #LetScienceSpeak In typical differential diagnosis, the disease or condition that explains most or all of the symptoms is the one usually found to be the culprit. This…

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This giant glowing orb is the world’s first floating Apple Store

Apple’s newest retail location, located in Singapore on the city-state’s waterfront and known officially as Apple Marina Bay Sands, can claim a world’s first title: it’s the only Apple retail shop on the planet that floats on water. The location, Marina Bay Sands, is Singapore’s third Apple Store following Orchard Road, which opened as Singapore’s…

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Long-term immunity to COVID-19 suggested in recent study - Herd Immunity Possible after all!

“Importantly, SARS-CoV-2-specific [COVID-19] T cells were detectable in antibody-seronegative exposed family members and convalescent individuals with a history of asymptomatic and mild COVID-19,” the authors write in their summary. “Our collective dataset shows that SARS-CoV-2 elicits robust, broad, and highly functional memory T cell responses, suggesting that natural exposure or infection may prevent recurrent episodes of severe COVID-19.”

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Why you need to invest in your employees—and how to do it.

So you hire the best talent you can find, but do you make sure that your talent lives up to your investment? Do you see your employees as your company’s biggest asset? Research from Go2HR says that roughly 40% of employees who do not receive adequate training leave their posts within the first year. That’s…

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What would the "New Normal" Look like? We look at some COVID-19 Inspired Innovations.

While nobody knows whether we are though this Pandemic yet or not – one thing we are certain of is that many things will change as we emerge from 2020. We take a look at some of the new Innovations that are shaping the “new Normal” Lidl helps their patrons find the quietest shopping hours:…

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This is Ingenious! How a Short Film shot on Zoom became the #1 Movie in America

Christian Nilsson will forever have the bragging rights that he had a number 1 movie in America WESTHAMPTON BEACH, NY — An enterprising young Long Island filmmaker had the No. 1 movie in America last week — despite theaters being closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. And the story of how he did it is…

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Strategy and Innovation Opportunities to Come from The Paycheck Protection Program

What the Paycheck Protection Program Means for Small Businesses How many times have we all said, “I’m trying to fit 12 hours into an 8-hour workday”? Life is often very fast-paced, rarely allowing businesses the chance to slow down for a look at the finer details. This pandemic is providing a unique opportunity for small…

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Virtual Clinic: Artezio Contributes to the Telehealth Development in the Us

Artezio contributes to the telehealth development in the US. The company completed a project that will help citizens of several states get remote access to quality and cost-effective services of an online clinic providing diagnostics, treatment, and prevention of thyroid pathologies. Pavel Adylin, CEO of Artezio, describes the project development and compliance with the legislative…

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Pros and Cons of Remote Work: How to Maintain Business During the Pandemic

Due to the spread of COVID-19 and the latest recommendations given by the World Health Organization (WHO), the issue of transferring a part of company employees to remote work is getting extremely urgent. In fact, remote work is well-known to employers and is actively used by thousands of companies today. Specialists in the IT field,…

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Between Home and Office: How to Work in a Team that is Separated by the Coronavirus Pandemic

To successfully fight the coronavirus pandemic, many companies have suggested their employees to work from home. However, not all employees have the opportunity to work remotely. We will try to figure out how to set up work for the mixed team operating in the office and at home. The Main Rule So the basic principle…

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Preparing Your Business for Remote Work During the Coronavirus Pandemic

The coronavirus (COVID-19) has proven itself to be much deadlier than the flu. Not even two months after the International Health Regulations Emergency Committee of the World Health Organization declared the outbreak a “public health emergency of international concern”, there are 129,587 cases worldwide (as of March 10th). Wuhan, China went on lockdown, shortly followed…

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knowRX's Individual Health Insights app track symptoms and find care

We’ve asked INNOVATErs from every volume we’ve published to let us know how they’re navigating pandemic-related changes—and how they’re continuing to innovate. It’s been great to see the moves these awesome folks are making. We hope you’ll agree. Before the COVID-19 pandemic, knowRX… …was designing a personalized medication management application to address non-adherence and readmissions that…

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Invonto Launches $5 Million Tech Assistance Program To Support US-Businesses During COVID-19

NJ-based tech consultancy firm Invonto knows the dramatic toll the COVID-19 pandemic took on businesses across the USA. In spite of facing their own challenges in dealing with the current crisis, Invonto decided to take action, launching a $5 million tech assistance program providing business leaders with the technology support they need to maintain existing…

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PikMyKid Proposes Using Its Technology to Speed Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing

Published: April 15, 2020 By Margie Manning PikMyKid has proposed using the technology behind its school safety systems to make drive-thru testing for Covid-19 faster, safer and more efficient. Testing is key to flattening the Covid-19 curve and stemming the spread of coronavirus, according to a project summary from PikMyKid. The company wants to develop…

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Just One Thing with James Barood - Interview with Francois Nader MD - How to Lead in a Time of Great Uncertainty

Insights From the Innovation Ecosystem by James Barood James and Francois discuss a number of things including: How to lead in a time of great uncertainty Raising funds and managing teams during a downturn What he’s seeing in biotech and biopharma sectors Answers to your questions   Watch the full video interview below:  Francois…

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INNOVATE® Jacksonville Advance copy - Hot off the presses!

We just received an Advance copy of INNOVATE® Jacksonville and it is looking awesome as you can see in the pics below. The bulk shipment of books is expected to be here in the next 2-3 weeks and then distribution to everyone that ordered books will take place. With a little luck, everyone will have…

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San Diego’s Science & Tech Community on the Front Lines of COVID-19 Innovation

By FBT Staff   San Diego’s science and tech community is rising to the occasion to help fight the new deadly coronavirus. Below is a look at several ongoing efforts by our local innovative companies, research institutions, and organizations that are developing test kits, vaccines, ventilators, hand sanitizers, real-time dashboards, and more. Here is a list of…

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Why Tech Beach in Jamaica Brings You New Opportunities, Connections, and Entrepreneurs

Posted by James Barrood | Jan 16, 2020 When I recently traveled to Jamaica to speak at the Fourth Annual Tech Beach Conference in Montego Bay, I knew I’d be experiencing a warm and beautiful Caribbean resort. But I didn’t really know what else to expect with respect to its business culture. The good news came quickly, in the first…

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Small business lessons for right now, resurrected from Great Recession

By James Barrood New Jersey | Mar 30, 2020 at 2:25 pm   Businesses are getting hammered by the economic side of the COVID-19 pandemic. Small and midsized businesses are especially vulnerable, since they don’t possess the cash cushion or political pull of their enterprise cousins. A decade ago, after the financial collapse that led to the Great…

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Sara Frasca - "Desperation is the Mother of Innovation"

The fall out of COVID-19 is unprecedented – never before has anything like this happened to the world on such a global scale and now is our time to rise up to the challenge and fight to make the world a better place for all. In the short video below Sarah Frasca talks about micro…

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Robot dog talks to coronavirus patients

The Challenge: Keeping our healthcare workers safe around infected patients. The Solution: Very good robot dog helps healthcare workers talk to coronavirus patients – per Mashable Robot cars were already helping transport medicine. Now, robot dogs are helping protect healthcare workers from the coronavirus. Spot, a four-legged robot from robotics company Boston Dynamics, is being…

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INNOVATE THE WORKPLACE BOOK LAUNCH

The workplace as we know it has been forever changed by the coronavirus pandemic—and INNOVATE® The Workplace is documenting exactly how. We will put the spotlight on the most important and urgent challenges faced by businesses and profile the companies with the best innovative solutions that have been developed and implemented around North America and the world. The book will highlight the following topics.

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Airbnb meets goal of providing 100,000 places to stay to COVID-19 frontline workers

On April 16, Airbnb announced a new partnership with the City of New Orleans that will offer up to 350 stays for frontline workers in the Big Easy, a cause to which Airbnb has committed $500,000. The Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, the EMS Foundation, and the New Orleans LCMC Health Hospital System…

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Out of the 3D printers of babes: 12-year-old Canadian Boy Scout helps solve a literal pain point for healthcare workers

The Problem Not even frontline workers’ ears have been spared in coronavirus casualties. Social media posts around the world describe everything from headaches to open sores due to the constant rubbing of their masks’ straps. The Solution A nurse in Vancouver, Canada, created a Facebook post seeking solutions to her and other healthcare workers’ ear…

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The HaMagen app tracks potential encounters with COVID-19 carriers

The Problem Israel needed a way to alert its citizens about their potential exposure to others infected with COVID-19. The Solution A Ministry of Health–approved app called HaMagen (Hebrew for the shield) sends users relevant notifications when it detects that they may have crossed paths with an infected person. The notifications include the exact time…

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The ONESIXONE Report supports Gainesville businesses through expert-hosted online programming

The Problem Small businesses of every industry in Gainesville, Florida, are feeling the effects of COVID-19-induced isolation. This is not only from a revenue standpoint but also in terms of how to survive when times are anything but business as usual. The Solution The rest of the world may be hitting pause, but the ONESIXONE…

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AMRoC Fab Lab's initiative connects PPE-makers and healthcare providers

The Problem PPE is in high-demand. But how can folks creating PPE at home connect to the healthcare professionals who need it now? The Solution AMRoC Fab Lab’s Consolidated for COVID initiative is Tampa Bay’s solution for connecting makers and healthcare workers.  Consolidated for COVID is turning the PPE scramble into a streamlined process. Healthcare…

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Keeping the Workplace COVID-19-free - Cleaning after Corona...

The Challenge Businesses and their employees preparing to return to the workplace amid the COVID-19 pandemic need assurance that their environment is properly disinfected and safe—especially if there was a confirmed coronavirus case among employees. The Solution Cleaning companies like Pro Housekeepers in Tampa Bay now include workplace disinfection among their suite of services. They’re…

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Clean The World - Fighting COVID-19 one bar of soap at a time!

The challenge: People touch their faces around 90 times a day. That habit wasn’t a problem before the coronavirus, but since touching your face is the best way to infect yourself if the virus is on your hands, our simplest and highly effective defense is to wash them. The solution: Clean the World’s T-shirt, which…

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King of the Dough - Growing his Bakery during lockdown.

Four weeks ago, Aaron Caddel faced disaster because of the COVID-19 lockdown. He was forced to close his bakery, Mr. Holmes Bakehouse. Within 72 hours, every single one of his wholesale customers canceled their orders—a $3 million loss. “I had single mothers on staff begging me to keep their jobs,” Caddel told The Hustle. “So…

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  • Long-term immunity to COVID-19 suggested in recent study - Herd Immunity Possible after all!

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  • Out of the 3D printers of babes: 12-year-old Canadian Boy Scout helps solve a literal pain point for healthcare workers

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  • PikMyKid Proposes Using Its Technology to Speed Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing

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  • Pros and Cons of Remote Work: How to Maintain Business During the Pandemic

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  • Rare 1980's Footage of Steve Jobs Presentation - Amazing

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  • Robot dog talks to coronavirus patients

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  • San Diego’s Science & Tech Community on the Front Lines of COVID-19 Innovation

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  • Small business lessons for right now, resurrected from Great Recession

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  • Strategy and Innovation Opportunities to Come from The Paycheck Protection Program

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  • The HaMagen app tracks potential encounters with COVID-19 carriers

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  • The ONESIXONE Report supports Gainesville businesses through expert-hosted online programming

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  • The Summit Supercomputer Analyzed Covid-19 Causing an "Eureka Moment" and a New Theory About How COVID-19 Impacts the Body.

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