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Majority of U.S. Workers Will be Freelancers by 2027:


Did you know that by 2027, most workers in the US will be freelancers, enjoying the flexibility and freedom of being their own boss? This was the finding of the 'Freelancing in America: 2017' report, ...


Great Falls Development Authority Top 16 for this week. :


West Bank Landing mixed-use redevelopment taking shape on Great Falls riverfront! Here is our Top 16 for this week, celebrating work and successes to grow and strengthen our regional Great ...


Free tuition at MSU: Who benefits? :


There may be no such thing as a free lunch, but for thousands of Montana college students, there's something even better - free tuition. This year the Montana University System expects to offer tuition ...


The Fervor Around Blockchains Explained in Two Minutes:


Saving the planet, fixing healthcare, replacing conventional currency--there is apparently nothing that the shared-database technology known as blockchains can't fix. At least, that's the impression ...


How Much Stock Would Convince You To Join A Startup?:


Wouldn't you like to be one of the lucky people who joined Google and Facebook when these were startups, and now be a multi-millionaire or better? So people ask me "How many shares should I ask for or ...


Urban encroachment on the wildland interface will worsen U.S. fires, experts warn:


As firefighters slowly gain ground on the deadliest wildfires in Californian history, experts predict the problem will get worse unless "rampant suburbanization" near wildland is banned. Many scientists ...


How to be a leader: Be like Albert Einstein and embrace your ignorance:


What is leadership? I am often asked for my thoughts on the subject, and I always have to ask for clarification. The term is so vague that it's hard to know what it means and how to do it right. Conflicting ...


Another Price Cut for Montana's 22-Acre Shelter Island:


Now selling for $22.75 million, property includes 22,000-square-foot mansion "It's almost a property you can't even describe," Ms. Maddux http://www.madduxrealestate.com/property/mt/59931/rollins/-/montana-s-shelter-island/59ea2e2119065ff160c6f227/ ...


The Way the World Ends: Not with a Bang But a Paperclip:


Paperclips, a new game from designer Frank Lantz, starts simply. The top left of the screen gets a bit of text, probably in Times New Roman, and a couple of clickable buttons: Make a paperclip. You click, ...


Jet-makers are preparing for a world with on-demand, pilotless air taxis:


Years after Detroit's auto companies joined the race to develop self-driving cars, the world's biggest plane-makers now say they see a coming revolution in autonomous, on-demand flight. Chicago-based ...


Captains of Finance Dismiss Bitcoin at Their Peril:


The financial industry today looks stable and boring, with a few megabanks ever-more entrenched and markets that may not offer the same risks and rewards as before the 2008-2009 financial crisis but which ...


Apprenticeships, long common in blue-collar industries, are coming to white-collar office work:


Many newer apprenticeship programs are technology-oriented -- training people for positions such as internal tech support or software programming. But they're also training human resources analysts, insurance ...


What Mongolian Nomads Teach Us About the Digital Future:


Obviously we aren't headed to a time when we sleep on the floor of a tent under hand-wrung felt blankets (except at Burning Man), but we are headed to a future where we may own and carry less while depending ...


Montana Code School Expo: Bozeman, 11/02, Bozeman:


2017-11-02 05:00:00 Wisetail, 212 S Wallace Ave, Bozeman, MT Contact: amita@montanacodeschool.com Montana Code School Demo Day Thursday, November 2, 2017, 5-7pm Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/montana-code-school-expo-bozeman-tickets-39175727656 Looking ...


Montana Code School Demo Day: Missoula, 11/01, Missoula:


2017-11-01 05:00:00 Gecko Designs, 523 N Higgins Ave, Missoula, MT Contact: amita@montanacodeschool.com Montana Code School Demo Day Wednesday, November 1, 5-7pm Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/montana-code-school-expo-missoula-tickets-39176021535 Looking ...


To Maximize College Financial Aid, Timing Is Key:




Tesla earns contract for world's first combined solar, wind and storage project:


Tesla has won its first contract with Vestas, the world's largest wind turbine maker, to supply its Powerpack batteries for the world's first project to combine solar power, wind power, and Tesla's storage ...


Pollution kills 9 million people each year:


Dirty air in India and China. Tainted water in sub-Saharan Africa. Toxic mining and smelter operations in South America. Pollution around the globe now contributes to an estimated 9 million deaths annually ...


Quicker than expected, auto industry revs up for an electric-car future:


Some experts project electric vehicles could make up more than half of car sales by 2040, projections that GM, Ford, Volkswagen, Chinese automakers, and others are taking seriously all of a sudden. Mark ...


Tech companies lobby for 'Dreamers':




MSU researchers receive $1.8 million to study methane-converting microbes in Yellowstone National Park:


Montana State University researchers have received $1.8 million from the National Science Foundation for a project to study methane-consuming microbes and develop ways of using them to make commercial ...


This Smart Crosswalk Only Appears When Needed:


London-based design firm Umbrellium's plans for a smart and interactive crosswalk platform are a refreshing approach to modern pedestrian safety issues in urban environments. By Mario L. Major ...


TED Talk of the week - Chris Sheldrick: A precise, three-word address for every place on earth:


Ever get lost? Then you know not every place on earth has an easy-to-find address. In this quick talk about a big idea, learn about a clever new system that divides the entire planet into three-meter ...


Whitefish, Montana based Whitefish Energy Holdings LLC helping put Puerto Rican power grid back on line:


A northwest Montana company is playing a key role in turning the lights back on in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico. Whitefish Energy Holdings LLC https://www.whitefishenergy.com/ of Whitefish, signed ...


' Thieves of State: Why Corruption Threatens Global Security' by Sarah Chayes :


We must confront corruption, for it is a cause―not a result―of global instability. "I can't imagine a more important book for our time." ―Sebastian Junger *** Trump flouting ...


Join Great Falls Development Authority To Celebrate A Special Announcement - 10/24 - Great Falls, MT:


GFDA and our many public and private investors and partners have worked for years to grow and diversify food and agricultural processing in the Great Falls region. By working together, we've celebrated ...


World's largest bigfoot museum is being built in Montana:


The world's largest Bigfoot museum is being built in Montana. This museum will be in east glacier and will also be a part of a 100-plus room hotel. This Bigfoot museum and hotel is expected to be ...


City-Owned Internet Network May Become a Reality for San Francisco:




Connected and Smart and Rural in North Dakota:




Feds Halt $120K Grants for 2 Great Falls, Montana Economic Development Entities:


Feds cancel grant for Paris Gibson Square, funding for NeighborWorks temporarily suspended Federal officials from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) have announced that because of ...

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