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Building a better world, by design

What if architects across America agreed to make every building they design 50 percent more energy-efficient — and keep improving until, by 2030, they're at carbon-neutral?
Improvements
By MARION DAVIS  |  October 08, 2010

Panic attacks!!!

Would everyone please go running out of your house screaming in utter hysteria right now.
Overreacting in the USA. Plus, EDC = DOA, OK + RI, and a Rush to judgment
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  May 01, 2009

A fusillade of tweets ring in the new year in RI

The feed is like a collective stream of consciousness, served up in tidbits of 140 characters or less (this sentence, for perspective, is 100).
New Media
By MARION DAVIS  |  February 04, 2009
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Can the geeks save Rhode Island?

The tech sector offers promise for the economic future, but a small labor pool and other hurdles must be overcome
The tech sector offers promise for the economic future, but a small labor pool and other hurdles must be overcome
By MARION DAVIS  |  February 04, 2009

One tough lady


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By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  December 18, 2008
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Can’t anybody here play this game?

The need to reinvent Rhode Island’s economic infrastructure — which remains anemic compared with most of its neighbors in New England — is more urgent than ever.
Rhode Island remains trapped between economic distress and missed opportunities
By IAN DONNIS  |  May 21, 2008


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Shocker: RI GOP in disarray

An internecine battle has broken out between the couple dozen or so people who claim to be members of the Rhode Island Republican Party.
A real two-party system requires an effective minority party
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  March 19, 2008
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Geek power

Like a lot of people, Soren Ryherd and Vida Jakabhazy were drawn to Providence by their fondness for the city.
Techies and digital innovators are injecting fresh life into the Rhode Island economy
By IAN DONNIS  |  July 18, 2007
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Unplugged

An argument can made that just as the Industrial Revolution was sparked in Rhode Island, so, too, did the withering of the Industrial Age.
Rhode Island is poised for a wireless leap forward with the first-in-the-nation statewide network
By MATT JERZYK  |  May 24, 2007
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The brain drain

Rhode Island is lucky to have Kipp Bradford.
Rhode island needs a more robust economy to retain the young and the educated
By IAN DONNIS  |  February 15, 2007