Top Stories this Week – Football, Genetics, and GMO’s

SANTA CLARA, CA - DECEMBER 30:  Kevin Hogan #8 of the Stanford Cardinal reacts after Remound Wright #22 ran in for a touchdown against the Maryland Terrapins during the Foster Farms Bowl at Levi's Stadium on December 30, 2014 in Santa Clara, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

The Future Of Practice? Virtual Reality And Football Collide An interesting innovation coming from a start-up called STRIVR labs provides football athletes with the technology to see the game as never before, through the magic of virtual reality. Essentially, it seems like this tech allows athletes to immerse themselves in the game without exposing themselves to injury. Seeing the plays … Read more

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Top Stories this Week – Genomic Sequencing, Moths, and Concerts

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Top Stories for the week ending July 18th, 2015: New Genomic Sequencing Initiative Announced A state-owned company called Genomics England has announced an initiative to sequence 100,000 genomes. The effort is notable in that it could potentially provide the spark needed to ignite more rapid innovations in areas related to genetics. Link: The UK’s Plan to Sequence … Read more

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Top Stories this Week – New Music, ESPN, and Apple Watch Woes

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Note: this is the first post following the new post format. For more information about the switch, please read the write-up here. Music industry announces global initiative to release new albums on Fridays Industry insiders hail the switch as something that will stimulate sales, as shoppers will be more likely to buy new music as … Read more

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16% of Canadians Don’t Have Cable TV

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A recent report by CBC indicates that 16% of Canadians don’t have cable TV service, up from 12% three years ago. What does this tell us? Well, for starters, it is confirmation that the cord-cutting movement is not isolated to the United States. Cord-cutting is an idea that seems destined to spread anywhere where Internet speeds are … Read more

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