Monthly Archives: February 2015

Economic Development Administration FY 2016 Budget Request Summary

Guest Post by Patrick Burke Economic Development Administration FY 2016 Budget Request Summary EDA Budget Overview The 2016 budget for the Department of Commerce is requesting $273 million for the Economic Development Administration (EDA) for development planning, regional capacity building, and capital projects. This amount is broken down into the following categories: Regional Innovation Strategies…

The Growth of American Populations

The Growth of American Populations Guest Post by Patrick Burke The future of urban growth is unset and constantly changing, the way we understand urban and suburban structure may dissolve and evolve into something new. Cities may grow and shrink, they may grow outwards instead of upwards, new populations may come to replace older ones,…

Printing the Economy in 3D

Guest Post by Patrick Burke Virginia Tech faculty, Dr. Timothy Long and Dr. Chris Williams held an “Ask Me Anything” (AMA) on Reddit on the topic of 3D printing on January 26th, 2015. When many people think of 3D printing, we begin to think of science fiction shows based in space. We think of replicators…