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    1. NASA's Orion spacecraft will launch Dec. 4 on EFT-1 into deep space

      NASA's Orion spacecraft will launch Dec. 4 on EFT-1 into deep space

      In July 1969, America watched with rapt attention as Neil Armstrong placed the first human footprints on the moon. This perfect "one small step" set an entire generation of dreamers, explorers and risk-takers on a trajectory to the stars.

      Since that time, the American space program has been burdened by budget cuts and — since retiring the space shuttle in 2011 — dependence on foreign entities such as Russia to get our astronauts to space.

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    2. Behind the scenes of Kickstarting a smart dog collar

      Behind the scenes of Kickstarting a smart dog collar

      Just before midnight on Thanksgiving, Lizelle van Vuuren hit the green button on her computer screen and Wüf, a smart dog-collar under development for nearly two years, launched its Kickstarter campaign.

      Within minutes, Wüf got its first backer. Sure, it was a good friend of van Vuuren's. But that's how many crowdfunding projects should start — with support from friends and family. Twelve hours later, the campaign was at 10 percent of its $50,000 goal.

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    3. DBJ's top slideshows of November: APEX winners, luxury homes, best

      DBJ's top slideshows of November: APEX winners, luxury homes, best

      Our slideshows of the Colorado Technology Association's APEX winners and third-quarter luxury-sales sales came in a close one-two atop our list of the DBJ's most popular gallery of November. Readers also liked Thrillist's 11 must-visit new Denver ...

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    4. Colorado is on the cutting edge of agriculture innovation, CSU study finds

      Colorado is on the cutting edge of agriculture innovation, CSU study finds

      Innovation positions Colorado's Front Range for growth in the agriculture and food system, according to a study Thursday from researchers at Colorado State University. The study found that published studies by Colorado ag researchers has increased by an average 3.25 percent per year between 1990 and 2012. And Colorado inventors have received 2,455 U.S. patents in agriculture and food production over the same period — an increase of 6.5 percent per year. The CSU study also looked at fundamental…

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    5. Historic Colorado frontier trading post to be recreated in Minecraft

      Historic Colorado frontier trading post to be recreated in Minecraft

      Bent's Old Fort, a replica of an 1830s-'40s trading post on the old Santa Fe Trail that is one of southeast Colorado's top tourist attractions, is about to be captured by 21st century technology. The nonprofit Immersive Education Initiative says the fort will be "reconstructed virtually in the video game Minecraft and also as a fully immersive 3D virtual reality ... environment.

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    6. CDOT summit to focus on the future of transportation

      CDOT summit to focus on the future of transportation

      The Colorado Department of Transportation first "Transportation Summit" in years is expected to draw about 400 people to the Westin Hotel downtown on Nov. 20 to discuss the business of transportation and the future of moving people around not only Denver, but the nation as well.

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    7. The futurist: 101 endangered jobs

      The futurist: 101 endangered jobs

      Business owners today are actively deciding whether their next hire should be a person or a machine. After all, machines can work in the dark and don’t come with decades of HR case law requiring time off for holidays, personal illness, excessive overtime, chronic stress or anxiety.

      If you’ve not heard the phrase “technological unemployment,” brace yourself; you’ll be hearing it a lot over the coming years.

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    8. Smart Sprinkler Maker Rachio Working With Nest, Raising Seed Round

      Smart Sprinkler Maker Rachio Working With Nest, Raising Seed Round

      It’s not exactly the season for lawn watering in Denver, but that doesn’t mean Rachio, a local maker of smart sprinklers, is taking a rest. Far from it.

      Rachio recently released a new version of its app that allows users to control home irrigation systems with smartphones and tablets. The app is a key component of the startup’s Iro smart sprinkler system, which is for sale at Home Depot, Best Buy, the Apple Store, and online through Amazon and Rachio’s websites, among others.

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    9. Roundup: Tech Companies Take a Bow, Internet of Things Conference

      Roundup: Tech Companies Take a Bow, Internet of Things Conference

      It was red carpet week for Colorado tech and life sciences companies, as the leading industry and advocacy associations honored the state’s top companies and individuals. Next week in Boulder, the Internet of Things’ promise in helping to solve global problems will take center stage.

      Reaching the Apex: The Colorado Technology Association celebrated its annual Apex Awards gala in Denver.

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