We’ve held many “Science of…” events at our museum: Science of Beer, Science of Wine, Science of Chocolate and Science of Coffee. As part of the Science of Coffee, a local coffee purveyor, Joe van Gogh, prepared our own museum brand of coffee beans—for sale at the event and in our store after the event.
BY GUEST CONTRIBUTOR, DAVID CHESEBROUGH I don’t want to extrapolate from a case of one, but my experience in leading the team turning COSI into a sustainable, “necessary” community resource, has led me to wonder about the question I just posed. I do believe that large, standalone centers, unless backed by reliable significant funding (public … Continue reading
BY GUEST CONTRIBUTOR, JANET RICE ELMAN This week the news broke that Steve Jobs had died. While not completely unexpected, what a tremendous loss for innovation. Someone described him as Thomas Edison meets P.T. Barnum. Mr. Jobs has transformed all of our lives, whether directly through Apple products, through the attention to ease of user … Continue reading