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Insider Louisville is moving the conversation to social media

November 20, 2016 superuser 0

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Since Insider Louisville’s inception, social media has become an increasingly useful tool in engaging our audience. A large portion of our readership consumes IL content via Facebook and Twitter, and the vast majority of conversations stemming from our stories occur on these social media platforms. Because most reader comments naturally have shifted to social media, […]

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WLKY: Cutting-edge robot helps Norton doctors perform brain surgery

November 13, 2016 superuser 0

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By Colin Mayfield | WLKY News Robots are used in many industries, but now an unprecedented robotic assistant is helping doctors perform brain surgery. “Surgery takes less time, patient comfort will be better, they’re ability to go and recover will be faster,” said Dr. David Sun, a neurosurgeon with Norton Healthcare. Rosa, the robotic surgical […]

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AT&T touts fiber internet expansion in Louisville amid lawsuit against city over Google Fiber ordinance

October 18, 2016 superuser 0

AT&T Kentucky President Hood Harris and Louisville Forward chief Mary Ellen Wiederwohl at Tuesday press conference announcing the expansion of AT&T Fiber

AT&T is expanding 1-gigabit internet service to customers in and around Louisville — a city the company currently is suing due to an ordinance enticing Google Fiber to bring the same ultra high-speed internet here. During a Tuesday press conference attended by city officials, AT&T Kentucky president Hood Harris said the new AT&T Fiber service offering ultra-fast internet speeds […]

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Google-born International Leadership Workshop comes to Louisville

October 6, 2016 superuser 0

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Put the words “zen” and “business” together in the same sentence and you’re likely to raise a few eyebrows. Yet, a leadership workshop developed and tested at Google has been gaining in popularity by combining exactly those two things – business and zen. Next month, the Leadership Louisville Center will host a program called “Search […]

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In Other News… UofL falls to Clemson, Old Louisville named ‘great neighborhood,’ Charter sues the city, Lawrence’s double

October 6, 2016 superuser 0

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The Agony of Defeat: Your University of Louisville fighting football Cardinals suffered their first loss of the season to the Tigers of Clemson last Saturday. Recap at Sports Illustrated and USA Today. Louisville’s ranking fell to No. 7; Clemson climbed to No. 3. Consumnes Connection says, “Clemson outscores Lamar Jackson, Louisville.” Which perfectly explains Clemson’s […]

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Inside look: IL’s ride in Ford’s autonomous vehicle

September 20, 2016 superuser 0

Ford is testing 10 autonomous Ford Fusion hybrids on its Dearborn, Mich. campus. | Photo by Boris Ladwig.

The self-driving Ford Fusion hybrid took off at a leisurely pace and after about 50 yards slowed as it approached the pedestrian crosswalk. When the vehicle’s sensors detected no human presence nearby, it drove past the crosswalk and continued to a stop sign. It stopped. And waited — a little too long for automated driving engineer […]

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Louisville attractions jumping on the Pokemon GO craze

July 13, 2016 superuser 0

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So far, Insider Louisville has avoided the Pokemon GO craze, for the most part. Sure we have a couple of employees who are playing, but so far there’s been no zombified reporters roaming the halls of 200 S. Fifth Street, staring at their phones. Yet. But local attractions are making the most of people’s obsessions […]

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