Technology

The future of organ modeling and bioprinting
It’s not science fiction; life-saving organs may be transplanted from printers not donors, potentially reducing both the risk of rejection and long donor waiting lists. We’re not quite there yet, but those who take the opposing bet do so at their own peril. They’re betting against some of Minnesota’s brightest researchers. Read More
Zamboni works with Digi International to create connected ice resurfacers
Minnetonka-based Digi International, a provider of "internet of things" (IoT) products, services and solutions, has collaborated with the Zamboni Company to design and build the world’s first smart-connected ice resurfacer. Read More
Commercial construction online inspiration center opens for business
Albert Lea–based Mortarr has launched an imagery-driven and search-based online community for brands and professionals — such as architects, builders, designers and contractors — in the commercial construction and design industry. Read More


With a projection of 2.5 billion smartphone users in 2019, it’s becoming increasingly clear: Mobile is the way of the future. And considering that millennials and Gen Z are passionate about creating impact, it’s only fitting that someone would utilize this technology to do good. Read More
"Alexa, How Do I Keep Up with Technology?"
Although it sounds more like home-care services for the aged, the age of assistance refers to digital assistants, such as Amazon’s Alexa and Apple’s Siri. And yes, you should be concerned. Read More
The robots are here. Read More
Farming has gone high-tech as agricultural drones equipped with sensors have become invaluable tools for farmers. The sensors allow growers to manage their crops and land more efficiently, potentially conserving water, increasing yields, and minimizing the use of fertilizers and sprays. Read More
SuperFabric’s CEO and founder Young-Hwa Kim was inspired by a casual conversation with a colleague to create his flexible, durable fabric.  Read More
Target. Home Depot. Yahoo. Equifax.
What do they have in common? You guessed it — they’ve all experienced major data breaches that exposed tens of millions of users’ sensitive personal and/or financial data. Yahoo was actually victimized twice, each attack compromising hundreds of millions of users. (Oh, Yahoo.)
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