County Commissioner Calls for Moratorium on Facebook Live
Noted / Technology

County Commissioner Calls for Moratorium on Facebook Live

Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin during a press conference outside of Facebook’s Chicago headquarters on Friday. | Michael Romain/VFP Sunday, April 23, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin (1st) — whose district includes all or parts of Bellwood, Broadview, Maywood and Melrose Park — staged a press conference Friday … Continue reading

Maywood Now Has a ‘Tech District’ That Offers Weekend Courses in 3-D Printing
Business / Community Development / Technology

Maywood Now Has a ‘Tech District’ That Offers Weekend Courses in 3-D Printing

A series of Ultimaker 3-D printers inside of a classroom at the University of Illinois College of Business MakerLab. | University of Illinois || Below, Bridgette Chatman-Lewis, Vena Nelson, Maywood Mayor Edwenna Perkins, Maywood Trustee Isiah Brandon, Tumia Rumero and U.S. Rep. Danny K. Davis inside of Nelson’s Global Business Center in Maywood earlier this month. … Continue reading

Proviso Youths See Google, Tech World Close Up
Economy / Education / Technology

Proviso Youths See Google, Tech World Close Up

Nikyah Little, left , and U.S. Rep. Danny K. Davis (7th), experience Google Cardboard viewers, which take wearers on a wraparound 3-D trip of virtual reality. Davis hosted a youth tech summit on June 17 at Google’s new Chicago headquarters. Below, Brittany Orr, left, and Barbara Cole, during the summit. | William Camargo/Wednesday Journal Monday, June 20, … Continue reading

Sy’s Creative World: One Local Innovator Dreams of A Technology Park in Maywood
Business / Lives / Technology

Sy’s Creative World: One Local Innovator Dreams of A Technology Park in Maywood

(Sy Bounds sits in his work space at 846 S. 17th Avenue; exterior pictured below. Photos by Michael Romain by the Village Free Press). Thursday, July 24, 2014 || By Michael Romain MAYWOOD–“Behind you, we’re creating a mobile phone repair station,” said Sy Bounds–Maywood resident, former disk jockey, techie and teacher. He was pointing to … Continue reading

Loyola Becomes First IL Hospital to Use 3-D Technology in Minimally Invasive Lung Surgery
Health / Technology

Loyola Becomes First IL Hospital to Use 3-D Technology in Minimally Invasive Lung Surgery

This story was originally published by Newswise. Released: 10/28/2013 12:55 PM EDT Source Newsroom: Loyola University Health System Newswise — MAYWOOD, Il. – Loyola University Medical Center is the first Illinois hospital to use new 3-D vision technology for minimally invasive lung surgery. The technology is called 3-D video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS). A small video … Continue reading