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STEAMSHIP HISTORICAL SOCIETY of America has launched an interactive, educational website for students regarding the U.S. transition from sail to steam in the early 19th century.

Steamship Historical Society opens archives with new website

WARWICK – The Warwick-based Steamship Historical Society of America has launched an interactive website called STEAMing Into the Future, sharing the group’s archives online. The...
THE COMMUNICATION EFFORTS of the R.I. Division of Motor Vehicles during its changeover to a modern computer system last year has yielded the DMV an award from an industry trade group.

R.I. Division of Motor Vehicles lauded for social media campaign

CRANSTON – The R.I. Division of Motor Vehicles was recognized by a motor-industry trade association for its communication efforts during the replacement of its...
INTERNATIONAL GAME TECHNOLOGY has a new contract with Norway’s lottery operator, Norsk Tipping, to provide its new online Bingo game.

IGT enters Bingo deal with Norway’s state lottery operator

PROVIDENCE – International Game Technology PLC subsidiary IGT Global Services has inked a contract with Norway’s state lottery operator, Norsk Tipping. A customer of IGT...
SPIRITED CULTURE: Jennifer Brinton, co-owner of Grey Sail Brewing of Rhode Island in Westerly, strives to maintain a family atmosphere and culture at the brewery. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Family approach includes staff for Grey Sail’s Brinton

“You can’t teach work ethic, but you can model it,” said Jennifer Brinton, co-owner of Grey Sail Brewing of Rhode Island. “I don’t ask...
NAVAL UNDERSEA WARFARE CENTER Division Newport’s Caleb Martin, left, and Robert Bretz, right, solved a machine learning challenge that was issued by Gary Huntress, center, involving the creation of an image classifier that can distinguish cruise ships from merchant vessels. / COURTESY U.S. NAVY/DAVE STOEHR

Machine learning challenge complete at NUWC Newport

NEWPORT – Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport engineer Gary Huntress recently issued a challenge to the 1-year-old NUWC Newport machine learning community of...
CHRISTIAN COWAN of Polaris MEP says the group is in search of technology experts to pitch in on projects with some of Rhode Island's manufacturers. The application deadline is June 15. / COURTESY POLARIS MEP

Five Questions With: Christian Cowan

With a June 15 deadline, Polaris MEP, the Manufacturing Extension Partnership for Rhode Island, is in search of technological consultants and other professionals to...
RHODE ISLAND Students of the Future will hold a program in Barrington next month for educators interested in using LEGO EV3 robots in teaching.

LEGO engineering, coding concepts featured at June K-12 educators forum

BARRINGTON – Rhode Island Students of the Future offers a professional-development program for educators interested in using LEGO EV3 robots in their teaching. The...
ED BARD, left, and David Pettey, founders of Response Technologies, are working with Sikorsky of Connecticut on a lightweight fuel-cell design project. / COURTESY RESPONSE TECHNOLOGIES

Response Technologies partners with Sikorsky on fuel-cell design project

EAST PROVIDENCE – Response Technologies, which makes 3-D plastics, textiles and composite solutions for the defense and commercial markets, is working with Sikorsky, based...
SANTANDER BANK implemented a blockchain system for investor voting at its annual meeting this spring in Spain.

Santander Bank initiates blockchain voting system for investors

PROVIDENCE – Santander Bank, which has branches in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, implemented a blockchain system for investor voting at its annual meeting in...
DILIGENT DECADES: Sandra J. Pattie, president and CEO at BankNewport, credits her success to years of hard work, and taking on challenges with confidence. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Sandra Pattie celebrates decades of hard work, seized opportunities

Career Achievement | Sandra J. Pattie, BankNewport BankNewport President and CEO Sandra J. Pattie says she’s proud to be counted among the presidents throughout...
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