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Sara Parker

Sara Parker

I am a senior at the University of Arizona and am a Creative Writing and Spanish Literature major. I am an intern at the University of Arizona Press.

Posts By Sara Parker

Xerocraft Co-working Space Expands to 4,400-Sq. Ft.

July 10, 2013 |

After being cramped in a 900-square foot facility for over three years, Xerocraft, a Tucson-based, non-profit, co-working space for makers and tinkerers are stretching their legs and moving into about a 4,400 square foot facility in downtown Tucson to … Read More

Printed Food, a Tracheal Splint and Guns. What Does the Future Hold for 3D Printing?

July 3, 2013 |

3D printing or “making” has received a lot of attention in the press recently based on some new developments in the technology. But, is 3D printing a good thing for our future? What do experts say?

On May 22, … Read More

AudioEye Delivers an Audio Internet for the Visually Impaired

June 27, 2013 |

AudioEye (AEYE.OB) the creator of Audio Internet is a patented Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) audio browsing and automated publishing technology platform that works to enable Internet access for the blind and visually impaired. This year AudioEye was voted Gold Edison Award … Read More

Developers of the “Ugly Meter” team up to create “Monsters Invade OZ”

June 20, 2013 |

Developers of the “Ugly Meter” app Jo Overline and Ryan Allen joined lifelong friend Bryan Mitchell (Geared) to form Little Box app and create Monsters Invade OZ, launching globally on iOS today.

The game is an RPG based on … Read More

Startup Connects Homeowners and Pool Service Providers – Homely

June 17, 2013 | 3

Triple digit temperatures are here and staying cool in the pool is on the to do list. Unfortunately, so is cleaning the pool. Homely, is a company that connects homeowners with contractors to provide a weekly pool service and … Read More

Startup TheraSpecs Lens Help Prevent Migraines & Eyestrain

June 13, 2013 | 1

TheraSpecs are precision tinted glasses that filter certain wavelengths of light that often cause headaches, migraines, eyestrain, photophobia, epilepsy, and many other health problems.

Founder Hart Shafer explains that TheraSpecs “was born out of a personal need.” His wife, … Read More

“Needless to Say, I Was Pissed…” How Brett Turned Frustration Into a Startup–brettapproved

June 11, 2013 |

Founder Brett Heising developed the first travel booking site and review platform for individuals with permanent disabilities and mobility impairment. Heising, who lives with a permanent disability,  explains that brettapproved came out of a “final straw” scenario. While finalizing … Read More

Hackers Putting Public Data to Good Use – “Hack for Change” Recap

June 4, 2013 |

This weekend, Gangplank Chandler hosted the National Day of Hacking. The two-day event consisted of community members brainstorming ways to use public data in order to improve their own community without the need of help from politicians or businesses. … Read More

YotaCast Connects Companies and YouTubers

May 23, 2013 |

Since we last checked in with YotaCast, they have made great strides in launching their product to help connect YouTubers with major companies and forming partnerships.

Described as the “LinkedIn for the YouTube community,” companies can create a profile, … Read More

Gangplank Re-Opens Tonight in Downtown Tucson

May 22, 2013 | 3

Later today, Gangplank Tucson will host its grand re-opening in downtown Tucson. Gangplank is a non-profit, collaborative workspace that provides resources, education, economic and community development without “physical or financial barriers.” They use their open workspaces to unite diverse minds … Read More