Innovation

  • February 23, 2017

    Pouch protocol aims to keep cellphones holstered at Philly criminal courthouse

    If you're planning a visit to Philadelphia's criminal courthouse, then also plan on another thing: having your phone locked up.
  • January 25, 2017 |  Radio Times

    Steven Johnson, 'Wonderland: How Play Made the Modern World'

    In his new book,Wonderland: How Play Made the Modern World,STEVEN JOHNSONargues that fun and leisure have led to the innovations that have shaped our ...
  • January 18, 2017

    Philly firm creates belt with airbags to help protect older adults

    As America's population ages, demand is expected to increase for assisted living facilities, medical assistance and ... air bags?
  • January 5, 2017 |  NewsWorks Tonight

    New app helps congregations assess their risks and plan accordingly

    Julia Menzo of Lutheran Disaster Response in Eastern Pennsylvania helped develop the app and she discussed that work with NewsWorks Tonight host Dave ...
  • January 4, 2017 |  NewsWorks Tonight

    Philly's tech scene: Strengths, weaknesses, and what lies ahead in 2017

    Like many cities, Philadelphia looks to its tech industry to attract investment and new workers. We're no Silicon Valley, but Roberto Torres, lea...
  • December 27, 2016

    StreetChange aims to improve chance interactions with the needy

    If you live or work in Philadelphia, you've probably wrestled with these options when crossing paths with a panhandler. You can stop and hand ove...
  • December 22, 2016

    New app helps immigrants deal with complicated tangle of forms

    For the 2 million people who move to the U.S. every yearwho wish to live and work here legally on a permanent basis, one big step involves paperwork —...
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