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  • The jobs are here. Where are the workers?

    “Local advanced manufacturers in particular, who supply the underlying components for the city’s robots and self-driving cars, report having thousands of entry-level positions unfilled. . . . “While the report…

  • An approach to making the SDGs personal

    “Last week, Futerra and the United Nations’ 10-Year Framework of Programmes on Sustainable Consumption and Production (the UN 10YFP) launched the #GoodLifeGoals. These are specific, everyday actions that people around the world can…

  • Self-Driving Cars Could Be Bad for Walkable Cities

    Advocates say self-driving cars will make other road users safer—but at what price? “As self-driving cars roll out, they’re already being billed as making me—and millions of American cyclists, pedestrians and…

  • The world of plastics, in numbers

    “Eventually, the combination of need, scientific advances and serendipity led to the full suite of polymers that you can now readily recognize as ‘plastics.’ These polymers were rapidly commercialized, thanks…

  • Pittsburgh Is a Startup Haven

    “Still, it’s markets like Pittsburgh, which offers both industry and adventure options, that will compete against the major players, Florida says. Sacramento, California, for example, is actively looking to leverage…