The Rapidian

Technology

Changing the world through design

Submitted 03-27-2012 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Seth Starner explains how storytelling, visualization, and a walk through the art museum are central to business innovations.

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Mosaic: Art or craft

Submitted 09-28-2011 under NONPROFITS

ArtPrize participants Van Duinen, Tavonatti, and Bomarito offer varying approaches to the medium of mosaic.

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Catalyst Radio: The Rapidian's ABCs of ArtPrize

Submitted 09-09-2011 under NONPROFITS

Rapidian editor Holly Bechiri interviewed about the "ABCs of ArtPrize coverage," from the critical to the light-hearted as she invites the community to share thoughts on art, ArtPrize and GR culture.

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Catalyst Radio: GR GiveCamp taking apps from nonprofits in need of custom web tools

Submitted 08-19-2011 under NONPROFITS

Nonprofits apply with a project idea—a website, a database—and developers, designers and others from Grand Rapids and beyond come together to build those tools in one weekend.

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Where do you live?

Submitted 08-09-2011 under OPINION

The Rapidian wants to know: how do you define your geographies?

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EV Coalition Launches in West Michigan

Submitted 07-22-2011 under NONPROFITS

Press Conference Announcing Built by Michigan Coalition to gain support from Gov. Snyder and the State Legislature for the Electric Vehicle Industry

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"Unplugged Wednesdays" connects Club members without a power cord

Submitted 07-20-2011 under NONPROFITS

This May, the Steil Boys & Girls Club decided to power down, literally. Staff members launched “Unplugged Wednesdays” after noticing one day that youth were flocking to tv, computers, and video games.

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New feature: neighborhood drill down!

Submitted 06-30-2011 under OPINION

A brief overview of one of The Rapidian's newest features: NEIGHBORHOODS. Rapidan reporters, help us tag your ariticle archive with neighborhood level data!

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Catalyst Radio: GR Web Dev brings together techies of all persuasions

Submitted 06-24-2011 under NONPROFITS

Drawing in upwards of 70 attendees each month, GR Web Dev is a general user group that attracts developers, designers that range from beginners to tech aficionados.

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Grand Rapids area grade schoolers help prove how Native Americans made maple sugar

Submitted 06-23-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

Students at Blandford and Goodwillie grade schools help a research team to figure out the historically accurate way that Native Americans may have made maple sugar from tree sap.

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