October 7, 2022

Technology/Innovation

St. Petersburg has first ever NFT home sale

INNOVATION Crypto Home A 71-year-old Gulfport house has sold at auction in a very 21st-Century way — as a non-fungible token (NFT). The bidding started at $650,000 for the four-bedroom,... Read more »
Published on 4/11/2022

Staking a claim to tech

I had the pleasure of participating in the Synapse Summit in Tampa in February. More than 5,600 people attended the summit, which connects entrepreneurs, investors and others in an effort to accelerate Florida's thriving tech sector... Read more »
Published on 4/1/2022

New Florida charter school blends classic education with AI and VR

A new statewide charter school will meld classical education and the Great Books with artificial intelligence and virtual reality. Read more »
Published on 3/16/2022

The pandemic has led to a re-evaluation of alternative forms of Florida education

The pandemic led many parents and students to re-evaluate their attitudes toward alternative forms of education, including online instruction. Read more »
Published on 3/14/2022

Cutting edge profiles of Florida architecture from around the state

Winter Park Library & Events Center / Winter Park Architect: HuntonBrady Architects; David Adjaye of Adjaye Associates (lead designer) Winter Park unveiled its $42-million library and event center complex in... Read more »
Published on 3/14/2022

Osceola County lands promising new business partner at high-tech hub NeoCity

After two false starts, Osceola County hopes the current semiconductor shortage will give legs to a high-tech chip-making project it has been pursuing for a decade. Read more »
Published on 3/9/2022

Infrastructure: Critical strategies Florida can implement as it grows

Florida is projected to gain 2.5 million new residents by 2030. Here's what that means for schools, roads, homes and other infrastructure needs Read more »
Published on 3/8/2022

Two UF graduates launch tech solutions that improve lives of people with disabilities

People with disabilities depend on assistive technology to do their jobs, get an education and enjoy a better quality of life. Yet, Patil says, “there has been a lack of innovation while the rest of the technology is making leaps. It is a huge waste of human potential and human resources when a large part of the community cannot contribute to society through jobs or education because of a lack of assistive technology.” Read more »
Published on 3/7/2022

Researchers at FSU and Florida A&M develop a better design for a low-gravity space simulator

Existing space flight simulators that use free-fall to generate near-zero gravity are restricted by size and typically have short low-gravity durations — from only several seconds to a few minutes — making them unsuitable for experiments that require long observation times... Read more »
Published on 2/23/2022

CarLife connects car dealers with photographers

Even with a shortage of new and used vehicles, dealers still find it helpful in selling autos to get a magazine-quality photo or commercial video of the actual vehicle out on social media rather than stock images... Read more »
Published on 2/21/2022

Red 6 aims to use augmented reality and A.I. to train U.S. military pilots

A Florida company run by a former British air force pilot wants to use augmented reality and artificial reality technology to train U.S. military pilots... Read more »
Published on 2/21/2022

Dr. Ahmed Osman leads the way with clinical trials for irregular heartbeat treatments

Broward Health Medical Center's leading light for treating heart rhythm disorders, Dr. Ahmed Osman, continues to guide the hospital's build-out in treating irregular heartbeats with new tech and as principal investigator in clinical trials... Read more »
Published on 2/21/2022

Florida's history as a military training ground now includes providing a base for ‘hostile' air forces

Florida's history as a military training ground now includes providing a base for ‘hostile' air forces... Read more »
Published on 2/16/2022

Limbitless Solutions creates personalized bionic arms for children

Limbitless' bionic arms build on electromyography (EMG) technology, the tech that makes prosthetics mobile. Read more »
Published on 1/18/2022

Miami-based company targets productivity with AI

In the past two decades, the construction industry has seen an average annual increase in worker productivity of only 1%... Read more »
Published on 11/30/2021

Osceola County is near 'NeoCity' deal with South Korean semiconductor firm

Under an agreement approved in September, DSUS will purchase the land for $14.1 million and transform it into a 3.1 million-sq.-ft., development... Read more »
Published on 11/30/2021

Tampa-based Fast introduces digital feature allowing consumers to buy directly from sellers

Sellers who use Fast's online and mobile platforms avoid logins or online shopping carts. Read more »
Published on 11/30/2021

Time4Learning's online home-schooling platform grows to 175,000 students

Include Time4Learning among companies that seized the moment amid the pandemic's mask mandates, remote learning and workschool challenges. Read more »
Published on 11/30/2021

CEO of AmeriKooler takes aim at 'Goliath'

Several years back, Gian Carlo Alonso decided he needed a competitive benchmark against which to judge progress... Read more »
Published on 11/30/2021

NASA manager outlines the agency's goals for deep space

Jenny Lyons recalls watching a space shuttle launch on TV with her father when she was in high school and being puzzled by scenes from the launch control center. Read more »
Published on 9/28/2021

Energy Harness' fixture uses UV light to kill airborne pathogens

The fixture, which underwent testing at Florida Gulf Coast University, works by exposing indoor air to a large dose of high-energy UV-C light as the air passes through the device. Read more »
Published on 9/28/2021

Innovative approach to water treatment reduces pollutants in stormwater and residual treated wastewater

In addition to 2½ miles of walking trail and wildlife overlooks, the park has 20 educational signs and four permanent interactive exhibits... Read more »
Published on 8/31/2021

Miami startups: How they stack up

Successful startups need consumers, businesses and governments to buy their products and services... Read more »
Published on 8/31/2021

Entrepreneur Felice Gorordo is trying to reverse Miami's brain drain

Felice Gorordo's personal journey to becoming one of Miami's leading tech advocates embodies the trip he envisions for others... Read more »
Published on 8/31/2021

Servius Group offers private travel security by former Navy SEALs and Special Forces veterans

Vero Beach and the Treasure Coast are known for service businesses catering to ultra high-net-worth families. Read more »
Published on 8/31/2021

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Chef Louie Bossi speaks in Palm Beach Post Storytellers Project
Chef Louie Bossi speaks in Palm Beach Post Storytellers Project

Now the owner of restaurants that bear his name, Chef Louie Bossi speaks about how food and cooking helped him through the darkest times of his life.

 

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