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Posted inBusiness

Berkeley staff aims to grow city’s ‘innovation ecosystem’

Last fall, the Berkeley Chamber of Commerce presented its first Visionary Awards. The event was held at the Berkeley Skydeck, an “incubator accelerator” designed to help startups grow. The awards program and Skydeck itself are among various recent efforts aimed to boost Berkeley’s “innovation ecosystem.” Photo: Mark Coplan/BUSD Last fall, the Berkeley Chamber of Commerce […]

Posted inSchools

Berkeley Lab’s Carl Haber: A genius in our midst

Carl Haber (left) and Earl Cornell, Berkeley Lab researchers, digitally recovered a 128-year-old recording of Alexander Graham Bell’s voice. Photo: Berkeley Lab What does winning sound like? The definition of winning for MacArthur Genius Award recipient and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory physicist Carl Haber is surprising. “Winning” is not the unrestricted $625,000 the Berkeley scientist will […]