A look at the people, the businesses and the communities that have made Akron unique. Produced in 2000.
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The Second Order Effects Of Bitcoin: Digitization, Decentralization And Deflation
With digitized money and a deflationary economy, Bitcoin will usher in second order effects that will reshape the nature of societies.
Edward J. Zagorski
In 1963, inspired by John ... Ed was a brilliant Industrial Designer who could have chosen a professional career in the industry. The design and invention of many of the items and knowledge ...
Dr. Michael Conrad of Clarkson University’s Beacon Institute Records History Podcast for the National Park Service
Recently, the National Park Service interviewed Clarkson University’s Beacon Institute’s Dr. Michael Conrad, a historian with an expertise in building materials, for a history podcast for the National ...
‘The house needs a cleaning’: Women artists gather to show the path forward on inauguration day
Inspired by Harris’s historic achievement and her invitation for collective celebration, seven women artists of colour have responded with a multi-pronged artwork presented by Creative Time ...
A Eurovision past: How fashion can solidify the icon status of a song
May 24 of that very year went down in history as the blessed day of Turkey's first and only Eurovision win, by none other than the brilliant Sertab Erener, and if, somehow, you can't remember her hit, ...
The Ethical Commitment to Be a Punk
His suicide note, we’re told in We’re Not Here to Entertain, Kevin Mattson’s overflowing, impassioned new history of punk ... Cincinnati, Akron, Toledo, Cleveland, Columbus, Ann Arbor ...
The Best Books Of 2020
(Bloomberg) -- Considering the challenges presented by 2020, many of the books business leaders recommend this year aren’t technically business books at all—or from this year, for that matter: John ...
Kwanzaa celebration caps year of extraordinary challenges
we practice 'Ujima' — collective work and responsibility — we become creative in ways that we connect,” he said. Hazel Malone, co-chair of the Akron NAACP chapter's Kwanzaa Planning ...
History of Power: The Evolution of the Electric Generation Industry
During its 138-year history ... which led to the 1740 invention of glass friction generators in Leyden, Germany. That development is said to have inspired Benjamin Franklin’s famous experiments ...
Joshua Kissi Is Changing the Pecking Order of Old-School Photography
The photographer and filmmaker has shot Michael B. Jordan for the cover of People Magazine, Laverne Cox, Cynthia Erivo, Jaden Smith, and many more.
Northeast Ohio business leaders reflect on a tumultuous 2020 and look ahead to 2021
In order to be successful, I had to be more innovative, more creative and courageous ... I have also been energized and inspired by the dedication of our board members who, in addition to staying ...