Arts & Entertainment
Emerging from the Santa Fe bedroom of then-19-year-old Zach Condon nearly a decade ago, Beirut was a musical project that found immediate acclaim by virtue of its seeming absurdity at the time. Coming right on the cusp of the explosion of the baroque pop genre, Condon’s first album, "Gulag Orkestar," combined Balkan folk roots with contemporary indie sensibilities in a way nobody expected.
Smart cities, by definition, are urban ecosystems that utilize digital networks and communication technologies to enhance the quality and performance of urban services and engage more effectively and actively with its citizens. Kent College of Law had a conference organized to understand the influence of privacy and security in a smart city.
Recently, I’ve had the chance to interview the owner of Metroboard, Ilan Sabar, about electric skateboards and the industry as a whole. Metroboard was one of the first companies to make and sell electric skateboards (eboards). Given this, I was interested to learn his perspective on the beginnings of eboarding.