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Weekly Must Reads: June 29-July 3

Here’s your window into the news that powered our thoughts at 1776 this week. Catch up on some of the best links from around the web!

Education | Energy | Health | Cities

Education – EdTech Europe Conference

New Media Consortium (NMC) delivers the 2015 horizon report, forecasting the future of k-12 technology education. Read it on edSurge. [Keep Reading]

edTech conference 2015 presented and answered many questions surrounding the current and future direction of education technology. Forbes covers these important discussions and major themes throughout the day. [Keep Reading]

edSurge‘s podcast provides an analysis of the edTech conference, which startups stood out, and the relationship between tech companies and educators at ISTE. [Listen Here]


The data on Solar PV energy production can be misleading, as statistics are missing a major segment of it’s production. Greentech Solar set out to create a more wholesome picture and the results are pleasantly surprising.  [Keep Reading]


After a record-breaking year of investment in healthtech in 2014, what will healthtech investment be in future? Xconomy discusses the factors and trends. [Keep Reading]

Cities & Transportation

DCinno highlights D.C. is becoming the new hub for transportation innovation. [Keep Reading]

What are your thoughts? Anything we missed? What should we read as we head into the weekend? Tweet your suggestions to @1776 using the hashtag #mustreads!

Chase Johnson

Chase Johnson

Chase is senior at Colgate University majoring in History and minoring in Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies. A passion for researching and writing, as well as the newest innovations changing…