ISE breaks into computer systems in order to protect them.
When Steve Bono was young, he was great at cheating in video games. Now Bono, 32, has turned that skill into a business as the CEO of Independent Security Evaluators (ISE), a professional hacking...
Jack Andraka, North County High School sophomore, 16, winner of the 2012 Intel Science Fair.
Can you explain—in layman’s terms—what the test you invented does?Basically, it consists of some carbon nanotubes, atom-thick tubes of carbon, and antibodies, which bind and capture only this one...
<p>Local artists are using a high-tech form of patronage to fund a wide variety of projects.</p>
For five years, Erin Gleeson and Benjamin O'Brien have been producing a surreal children's show, Showbeast, and posting episodes online. Billed as "a show to feel weird about," their Web series makes...
A Lauraville writer redefines the mommy blog.
Tracey Gaughran-Perez has been keeping an online diary since the days of MS-DOS. "I've always loved to write," she says. "But then it started becoming more narrative and I actually gained followers...
We take a look inside Under Armour’s innovation lab.
This year, Under Armour is celebrating its 15th anniversary. So we wanted to take a peek inside its Tide Point facility, specifically the innovation lab, where the company tests out its products....
As gadgets invade every aspect of our home lives, the concept of together time takes on a whole new meaning.
Something out of the ordinary—and truly remarkable—happened to Sarah Schweizer a few months ago.
The Monkton architect had a meaningful conversation with her 16-year-old son Whit. Better yet, he...
Baltimore's renowned gaming community adapts to emerging technologies and profound demographic shifts.
Civilization began in Hunt Valley—which isn't some Mesopotamian village, it's actually the Baltimore suburb known primarily for its sprawling office parks and shopping mall at the end of the Light...
A new app could help locals save money on parking tickets
You know the feeling: You're driving around trying to find parking, settle on a spot, and spend the whole night worrying if you'll get a ticket. Well, now there's an app for that. Spotagent.com is a...
A Facebook page helps rescue a missing cockapoo.
In January, when Ellicott City resident Janet West realized her dog, Winston, was missing, she did what any concerned owner would do—wrote on her Facebook page.
"I felt helpless, so I posted on my...
An increasing number of patients are writing blogs to stay in touch, aid in treatment, and even raise money.
Spirited, high-pitched yelps of Norwegian are coming from the game room at the Hackerman-Patz House across the street from Sinai Hospital.
"He's playing Donkey Kong," explains Silje Lokeng, whose...