Innovation & Tech Today

Innovation & Tech Today is a national magazine showcasing the latest cutting edge, innovative technologies and those individuals driving the industry forward. Every quarter our experts and writers aim to find fascinating stories, products, and people across a variety of industries that we can feature in our magazine, and while we often focus on education, STEM, wearables, smart home technology, business, and sustainability, those are ultimately just a few of the many areas we cover. No matter where the innovation is happening, we’ll be there capturing it all.

Tommy Chong Reveals What He’s Learned on His Journey from Actor to Icon

Writer, producer, musician, actor, and 80 year-old cultural icon Tommy Chong is well known for his portrayal of the classic stoner stereotype. Some might go so far as to say he invented the cliché. He’s made a career from his willingness to be typecast and his portrayals have brought cannabis to the forefront of controversial conversation for the last forty years. Since the debut of Cheech and Chong’s beloved 1978 feature-length film Up In Smoke, the characters have appeared in more than a...

Roz McCarthy Shares What Inspired Her to Seek Diversity in the Cannabis Industry

According to a 2017 report by Marijuana Business Daily, only 17 percent of cannabis-related businesses employ minorities in an executive position. While this is slightly higher than the overall average of U.S. businesses (13 percent), it’s still clear that the booming industry is in need of more diverse leadership. This is something that Roz McCarthy is looking to change with her nonprofit organization Minorities for Medical Marijuana. Based out of Orlando, Florida, Minorities for Medical...

How Holograms Are Ending Animal Abuse in Circuses

Circuses are known for completely wow-ing their audiences. But circuses are also known for entertainment at the expense of animal abuse. One circus in Germany may have found the solution to the wow-factor without animal abuse problem: holographic animals. To learn more about this tech-savvy circus, check out the video blow. The article How Holograms Are Ending Animal Abuse in Circuses first appeared on Inno & Tech Today.

Elon Musk Wants to Put Technology in Your Brain

Elon Musk’s Neuralink, a neurotechnology company developing brain-machine interfaces, showed off some of the mind-blowing technology it has been developing to the public for the first time. To learn more about this technology, and the potential next step in human evolution, check out the video from Grit Daily media partner, Inno & Tech Today below. The article Elon Musk Wants to Put Technology in Your Brain first appeared on Inno & Tech...

The Women Behind Your Favorite Video Games

While one would hope the gaming industry includes a diverse workforce as varied as the characters and worlds we see on the screen, that’s often not the case. In fact, according to Statista, less than 21 percent of people employed in the gaming industry identify as women. To learn more about the challenges of being a woman in a largely male field, we spoke with some of the talented women working behind the scenes on your favorite games. Amy Scott: Producer at Lucid Games, Ltd. Do you see...

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