News and Reviews
  • Full STEAM Fest Ahead

    Play, tinker, hack: one of the most inspirational events of the year will make you want to make! Two exuberant Boulder entrepreneurs and moms, Martha Lanaghen and Mary Anne Zacek, co-founded Maker Boulder, the epicenter for hands-on learning in STEAM (Science, Technology, Entrepreneurship/Engineering, Arts, and Making/Math/Music) for people of all ages. Maker Boulder facilitates experiential learning and thought-provoking exchanges about

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  • Cracking the DaVinci Coders

    Author of the 2011 book, Communicating with the Future, Tom Frey’s core belief is that “the greatest value in understanding the future comes from spotting the major cultural, demographic, societal, and economic shifts early and translating them into viable business strategies.”  Three years ago, that’s what Frey did. He spotted a major disparity in the lightning-fast world of technology and foresaw the

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  • Rapt Media Is Fast-Forwarding Into The Future

    The Boulder Source was very fortunate to catch up with Caleb Hanson, VP of Product at Rapt Media, a Boulder-based interactive video platform company offering exciting and powerful digital video storytelling technology -- the only of its kind -- with clients including Warner Brothers Pictures, Philips, Maybelline, Deloitte, and Conde Nast Entertainment. Boulder Source: What is your background and how

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  • Keep Your Eye On the Ball

    The next big thing in toys is being cooked-up right under our Boulder noses. Maybe you’ve heard of Sphero, the robotics toy company that sprang up in Boulder five years ago. Or, maybe you’ve seen their product – the app-enabled ball that rolls, turns colors, and does other feats that you control with your smartphone. If you haven’t, you’re going

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  • It’s Tech Month on the Boulder Source!

    Boulder, recently named best city to start a company in 2015 by Forbes, is a vibrant hotbed of innovative tech startups and leading edge tech trendsetters. This month on the Boulder Source we’re exploring Boulder’s “robust startup ecosystem” as described by Foundry Group’s Brad Feld. Join us as we highlight our Featured Friend, Techstars, all month – and follow the

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  • CWA Panel: The End of Money as We Know It?

    Riddle this: Four men walk into a UMC Ballroom for the 67th Conference on World Affairs panel, “The End of Money as We Know It.” One says ‘Internet Gold.’ The others say ‘Not So Fast.’ What they are discussing? If you answered Bitcoin -- the cryptocurrency hot topic -- you win. But, more on that later. Apple Pay is far easier to 'grok'

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  • 5 Things To Know for This Weekend

    So in case you didn't already know... 1. Passover begins evening of Friday April 3 and ends the evening of April 11. 2. Easter is this Sunday, April 5, 2015.   3. Farmer's Market Opening will take place this Saturday April 4th, from 8am - 2pm. The market is located on 13th Street between Arapahoe and Canyon, Boulder. 4. Microbreweries for the Environment: Saturday, April

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