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Read past issues of the NEOtropolis e-newsletter

If It Looks Like Tech …
Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Regeneration Junction
Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Call Me the Breeze
Tuesday, May 15, 2012

A Little Something Extra
Tuesday, May 1, 2012

And We'll Call It Home
Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Rituals and Reasons
Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Intrepid Entrepreneurs
Tuesday, April 3, 2012

It's all about food!
Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Monday, March 5, 2012

This With That
Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012

The Languages of Expression
Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012

Phantom Borders
Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012

Thirsting for Meaning
Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012

Global News, Local Views
Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012

Naturally Futuristic
Tuesday, Jan 17, 2012

Technology in Time and Place
Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012



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Tuesday, June 26, 2012



It’s All How You See It
by Luke Frazier, host of NEOtropolis

You say high tech, I say low tech, but can we agree that it’s really about perception and belief, in technology and ourselves? When I moved back to Northeast Ohio, I anticipated a slower pace than the East Coast, and that the slower pace would probably translate to a less “cutting-edge” feel to the technology environment. Read more ...


If It Looks Like Tech …
The forces of technology, globalization and diversity are expressed in lots of different lingos and symbols, including the language of branding. But is all tech-sounding stuff created equal? And how do we separate tech perception from tech reality?
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Wonder Wall
What do you think it means when you hear that something is “high tech?” How do you define “high tech?” Share your thoughts with us using Facebook, Twitter, email or text messaging (440-345-6745).
Jim Cossler of the Youngstown Business Incubator

Learning Curve
Guests Jim Cossler of the Youngstown Business Incubator and Jeff Hedrich of Prodigal Media talk about technological innovations in what might be perceived as an unlikely place — the Rust Belt.
Craig James What’s the Big Idea?
Resident idea man Craig James waxes poetic on the life and love of technology.
Culture Mark
Dr. Dave Perusek discusses the impact of technologic changes from the cultural anthropology perspective.
Dee Jay Doc Harill
Global Eyez
In one Cleveland neighborhood, social entrepreneur Dee Jay Doc is making an impact through the creative use of technology.
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Western Reserve Public Media Sponsored by Kent State UniversityThe John S. and James L. Knight Foundation Exploring how the forces of technology, globalization and diversity are shaping the ways Northeast Ohioans work, learn, live and play.
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