Come Cry With Us on the ‘Gadget Lab’ 500th Episode Extravaganza

Andreas Milano

MC: Oh, you’re warming my heart over here. Well, OK. So of all the changes that you instituted to our institution, what do you think is the most lasting contribution to the podcast?

DP: So the thing that I still find myself loving, and I get no credit for this, except that I like made us have the meeting that I think led to this, if I remember correctly, was the recommendations thing that, at the end, everybody’s just going to say something that they love. That was your idea, I’m pretty sure, in, “How do we structure

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City to host kickoff meeting for master plan | Local News

Andreas Milano

Athens residents will soon get the chance to learn more about a new master plan that the city has in the works.

The City of Athens, along with consultant Town Planning & Urban Design Collaborative LLC, will be hosting a community kickoff meeting from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Council chamber at City Hall.

An update will be given on the city’s comprehensive master plan, dubbed “Athens 2040.” Residents are welcome to join in person or via Zoom call. Social distancing guidelines will be maintained at the in-person meeting.

Mayor Ronnie Marks said City of Athens Planner Lakeisha Johnson and

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Solesis Announces Investment from Altaris Capital Partners | Business

Andreas Milano

TELFORD, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr 15, 2021–

Solesis Inc. (“Solesis” or the “Company”), the healthcare subsidiary of Compagnie Generale des Etablissements Michelin SCA (“Michelin”), announced today that Altaris Capital Partners, LLC (collectively with its affiliates, “Altaris”) has entered into an agreement to acquire a 51% stake in Solesis from Michelin. Michelin will maintain a 49% interest and will formalize a research and development initiative with Solesis to develop advanced polymers for life sciences and medical technology applications.

Solesis is an innovative provider of biomaterials, tools and services for the life science and medical technology industries. Solesis operates through two primary business divisions,

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DC live music app hopes to revitalize local scene post-pandemic

Andreas Milano

The developers hope the app will help revitalize our live music scene once venues reopen

WASHINGTON — We’ve all developed new hobbies and ways to stay busy during the last year of the pandemic, and coming up with new COVID projects. One local used their time together to develop a new mobile app for finding live music in D.C.

Nameer Rizvi and his girlfriend Naomi-Grace “NG” Panlaqui, who live in Virginia and D.C. respectively, came up with the idea during one of their date nights before clubs and venues shut down in March of last year. Both discussed how annoying

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Google’s Product Review Update & More Digital Marketing News

Andreas Milano

This week on Marketing O’Clock, Greg Finn, Mark Saltarelli, and Christine “Shep” Zirnheld are here to deliver the biggest digital marketing news of the week.

Tune in on your favorite podcast player or check us out on YouTube!

Product Reviews Algorithm Update

This update will reward product reviews that share more thorough, in-depth research of products. The update is already live and currently only affects English language reviews.

Google’s Danny Sullivan confirmed that the update will impact Google Discover results as well as Search.

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Moore: Inspector gadget | John Moore

Andreas Milano

If there’s anything crueler than insomnia, it’s insomnia topped with a weakness for cooking gadgets sold on 3 a.m. infomercials.

Of course, I’m blessed with both.

Let’s face it. Cooking requires just two things: something to cook and heat.

So, why is it there are so many different ways to cook, and why do I feel it mandatory to own all of them?

The short answer is that I’m a sucker. I’m exactly the guy the people who make infomercials are looking for. Someone with sleep deprivation and access to a credit card.

In fairness, I do use every gadget

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