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Tuesday
11
7

Innovators & Disruptors: The 2017 Tech 25

Halcyon Incubator fellows Amelia Friedman and Danya Sherman join Halcyon's CEO Kate Goodall in the 2017 Tech 25. An additional 8 Halcyon Incubator fellows were likewise included in the Innovators and Disruptors "Hall of Fame".

See the full list here.

Wednesday
11
1

A Robot Can't Write this Article -- Yet

Roland Flamini, Washington Life

In the numerous high tech trade shows in the U.S. and elsewhere, the space that (after video games) draws most media and public attention is robotics. The robots on show are almost always painted a neutral white, and the emphasis is on cuteness as they chat with children and wizz around displaying inane skills like serving cocktails while blinking cheerfully at the public. 

Wednesday
11
1

A Robot Can't Write this Article--Yet

Roland Flamini, Washington Life

"In the numerous hi-tech trade shows in the US and elsewhere, the space that (after video games) drwas most media and public attention is robotics...Over hte past two years, Halcyon, a Georgetown non-profit gruop that examinese 21st century problems and how to deal with them, brought together an army of experts for a detailed study of robotics, and then issued a final report that sheds some lig

Wednesday
10
25

Power 100: Washington's most influential newsmakers of 2017

Douglas Fruehling , Washington Business Journal

Five years ago, we set out to do a comprehensive list of the most influential local business leaders. We called it Power 100.

Friday
9
29

Halcyon Dialogue and AAAS Partner for Robotics Showcase

Tim Vickey, WHC Insider

Halcyon, in partnership with AAAS, hosted a VIP event to celebrate and discuss innovations in robotics and AI. The event, led by industry experts, congressional leaders, and more discussed insights on how advanced technologies will affect humanity's future living with robotics.

Thursday
9
28

Halcyon Dialogue and AAAS Release the 2016-2017 Halcyon Dialogue Series Report

Halcyon Dialogue, American Association for the Advancement of Science

Transformative technological shifts, such as the personal computer revolution and the rise of the Internet as a ubiquitous global communications medium, are almost always accompanied by unforeseen challenges and opportunities.

Thursday
9
28

Robots Among Us: Halcyon Dialogue Releases Report Outlining Future of AI, Living With Robots

Sage Communications

Robots Among Us: Halcyon Dialogue Releases Report Outlining Future of AI, Living With Robots

Shaping Robotics Policy for the 21st Century analyzes recommended policies and best practices to foster benefits of emerging technology

Monday
8
28

Beantown's Social Enterprise Ecosystem Comes In On Top

Anne Field, Forbes

Boston-area social entrepreneurs, you’re in luck. You’re situated in the best ecosystem for social enterprise in the U.S. Also, entrepreneurs in some cities suspect that potential investors don't really understand what a social venture is.

Wednesday
8
16

Halcyon Incubator Releases 2nd Annual Ranking of Best Cities for Social Entrepreneurs

Halcyon

The Social Enterprise Ecosystems Report measures social enterprise in twenty-one top U.S. cities based on funding, human capital, quality of life, and regulation

Tuesday
8
15

Refugee chefs changing the way America eats

Hannah Long Higgins, BBC News

Foodhini, a Halcyon Incubator cohort 5 venture, allows refugees to sell their homeland recipes directly to US foodies with a taste for something different.

Watch the video here.