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Lincoln Park Chamber of Commerce New Members Orientation

Lincoln Park Chamber of Commerce New Members Orientation

Desmond Clark’s"Pro"Bowler Charity Challenge to benefit 88 Wayz Youth OrganizationTuesday, May 22, 2012 - 7:00PM to 10:00PM10pin Bowling Lounge330 North State StreetChicago, IL 60654Price: VIP Spectator $150.00, VIP Bowling Lane $2000.00www.88wayz.eventbrite.comSpecial Guests to Include:Desmond Clark, Ryan Chiaverini, Brian Urlacher, James Morrissey, Otis Wilson, Jeff Dickerson, Cliff Levinston, Emery Moorehead, Matt Spaeth, David Diaz, Montell Griffin, Alex Brown, Jason McKee, Nick Roach, Jason Goff from 670 The Score, Nathan Vasher, Brother Fred from KISS FM, Matt Toeiena

Desmond Clark’s
"Pro"Bowler Charity Challenge
to benefit 88 Wayz Youth Organization
Tuesday, May 22, 2012 - 7:00PM to 10:00PM
10pin Bowling Lounge
330 North State Street
Chicago, IL 60654
Price: VIP Spectator $150.00, VIP Bowling Lane $2000.00
www.88wayz.eventbrite.com

Special Guests to Include:
Desmond Clark, Ryan Chiaverini, Brian Urlacher, James Morrissey, Otis Wilson, Jeff Dickerson, Cliff Levinston, Emery Moorehead, Matt Spaeth, David Diaz, Montell Griffin, Alex Brown, Jason McKee, Nick Roach, Jason Goff from 670 The Score, Nathan Vasher, Brother Fred from KISS FM, Matt Toeiena

Big Events Coming Soon! Keep an eye out for Run Home Chicago and “Pro” Bowler Charity Challenge

fastcompany:


“I wanted to walk,” she says. Graced with tawny hair, high cheekbones, and chocolate-brown eyes, Mena, now 25, is a picture of youthful vitality if you overlook the tracheotomy scar where medics inserted a tube to oxygenate her collapsed lungs after the accident. “I looked into walking with braces, but they sucked the energy right out of me. I met with a doctor about stem-cell treatments, but that was costly and there was no guarantee. I gave up. I had to move on.”

After six years in a wheelchair, Tamara Mena can walk again. Ekso Bionics builds robotic exoskeletons that can help paraplegics walk. All CEO Eythor Bender has to do is create a market for a product that no one knew they wanted.
Read on->

Technology helping paraplegics walk again!

fastcompany:

“I wanted to walk,” she says. Graced with tawny hair, high cheekbones, and chocolate-brown eyes, Mena, now 25, is a picture of youthful vitality if you overlook the tracheotomy scar where medics inserted a tube to oxygenate her collapsed lungs after the accident. “I looked into walking with braces, but they sucked the energy right out of me. I met with a doctor about stem-cell treatments, but that was costly and there was no guarantee. I gave up. I had to move on.”

After six years in a wheelchair, Tamara Mena can walk again. Ekso Bionics builds robotic exoskeletons that can help paraplegics walk. All CEO Eythor Bender has to do is create a market for a product that no one knew they wanted.

Read on->

Technology helping paraplegics walk again!

springwise:

Dedicated TV channel for dogs entertains pets while owners are away


Regular Springwise readers will remember Stayhound, which matches vacationing dog owners with local pet sitters, and the Hundehiet dog ‘lockers’ for Norwegian shoppers. Now DOGTV has launched a 24/7 cable television channel in San Diego which aims to keep pooches entertained with specialist programming. READ MORE…


Doggie TV?!?!

springwise:

Dedicated TV channel for dogs entertains pets while owners are away

Regular Springwise readers will remember Stayhound, which matches vacationing dog owners with local pet sitters, and the Hundehiet dog ‘lockers’ for Norwegian shoppers. Now DOGTV has launched a 24/7 cable television channel in San Diego which aims to keep pooches entertained with specialist programming. READ MORE…

Doggie TV?!?!

springwise:

Personalized ticker pulls social network feeds into one place


We have already seen efforts designed to compile online updates into a digestible form with BERG’s Little Printer mini newspaper creator, and now we’ve come across another company setting out with a similar aim. feedair pulls updates from sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Gmail to be displayed on a small, digital text ticker. READ MORE…


Another way for people to receive notifications from sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Gmail, news providers, and anything… FeedAir!!!

springwise:

Personalized ticker pulls social network feeds into one place

We have already seen efforts designed to compile online updates into a digestible form with BERG’s Little Printer mini newspaper creator, and now we’ve come across another company setting out with a similar aim. feedair pulls updates from sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Gmail to be displayed on a small, digital text ticker. READ MORE…

Another way for people to receive notifications from sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Gmail, news providers, and anything… FeedAir!!!

fastcompany:

To illustrate how much Twitter drove our global dialogue, we culled the most talked-about topics into a crossword puzzle. Click here for the answers.
The World’s Most Innovative Companies: Twitter

Twitter - New Social Language

fastcompany:

To illustrate how much Twitter drove our global dialogue, we culled the most talked-about topics into a crossword puzzle. Click here for the answers.

The World’s Most Innovative Companies: Twitter

Twitter - New Social Language

Keeping in touch with customers by providing support services through social media channels.

fastcompany:

Ingenious Infographic: U.S. Highways, Mapped Like A Subway System

The graphic language of the London Underground map is so iconic that “[insert any network or process here] visualized as a London Underground map” has become a design cliché. So why are we writing about the latest iteration, a Tube-style map of U.S. interstate highways, created by Cameron Booth? Because, clichéd or not, visualizing this particular system in this way is actually damned useful.

See more of the infographic->

Does this not look like Chicago’s transit system???

fastcompany:

Ingenious Infographic: U.S. Highways, Mapped Like A Subway System

The graphic language of the London Underground map is so iconic that “[insert any network or process here] visualized as a London Underground map” has become a design cliché. So why are we writing about the latest iteration, a Tube-style map of U.S. interstate highways, created by Cameron Booth? Because, clichéd or not, visualizing this particular system in this way is actually damned useful.

See more of the infographic->

Does this not look like Chicago’s transit system???

springwise:

Restaurants’ takeout menus made interactive via QR codes


It’s become increasingly common for restaurants to build and offer custom, branded mobile apps that let patrons place orders by phone, but it’s still up to consumers to go to the bother of downloading and installing them. Enter Paperlinks, a Los Angeles firm that has created a service that lets restaurants embed their takeout menus with QR codes for quick and seamless mobile ordering. READ MORE…


Restaurants can now be creative with customers by making their menus electronic with QR Codes#online ordering #mobile menus

springwise:

Restaurants’ takeout menus made interactive via QR codes

It’s become increasingly common for restaurants to build and offer custom, branded mobile apps that let patrons place orders by phone, but it’s still up to consumers to go to the bother of downloading and installing them. Enter Paperlinks, a Los Angeles firm that has created a service that lets restaurants embed their takeout menus with QR codes for quick and seamless mobile ordering. READ MORE…

Restaurants can now be creative with customers by making their menus electronic with QR Codes

#online ordering #mobile menus