High-tech duet illustrates the power of a brand-new Internet [Newsworks] “The Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia plans to use Internet2 to allow students to work with teachers around the world. With audio and video links, teacher and student can play pieces together, simultaneously, without dropouts or delays.”
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Why Philly Will Never Be a Start-up Hub [PhillyMag]
Sunoco leaves a legacy of spin-offs in Philadelphia area [Philadelphia Inquirer] “SunGard Data Systems Inc., a Fortune 500 company based in Wayne, was once a division of Sun Oil.”
Ronnie Polaneczky: Elderly author is finding his e-book to be a tough read among friends [Philadelphia Daily News] “The problem is, Bernie [Cohen]’s elderly friends haven’t read [his e-book] A Warning. They either don’t have the right device to download it or they lack the skills to do so. Or their book habits are so cemented in the past, they won’t turn any page that isn’t paper.”
Internet-only grocer now making rounds in Philly [Philadelphia Inquirer]
Community Engagement and Civic Collaboration [White House blog] The city’s Chief Innovation Officer Adel Ebeid writes about Philly’s KEYSPOT program and PhillyRising.
How the Navy Yard went high-tech [Newsworks]
Rutgers University helps food vendors keep up with latest trends [Newsworks] Newsworks profiles the Food Innovation Center at Rutgers, an incubator for New Jersey farmers.
Arraya Solutions Named to CRN’s 2012 Fast Growth 100 List [pdf, press release] Arraya is a tech consulting firm in Plymouth Meeting.