Inside Wisconsin

with Tom Still

April 2018


Keeping H-1B immigrants at home will help Wisconsin’s labor crunch

The H-1B is one of the few programs that allow foreign-born innovators, such as engineers and computer scientists, to stay in the country and begin the path toward citizenship. Yet, it takes dumb luck to qualify.

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At Wisconsin’s oldest tech college, new task taking shape: Working with Foxconn

In southeast Wisconsin these days, jokes Bryan Albrecht, “orange is the new green.”

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Outside Wisconsin’s biggest cities, academic research growing in prominence

While the state’s doctoral universities are the main sources of research activities, the 11 comprehensive campuses also are churning out ideas — including some that display commercial and company creation potential.

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In the long run, autonomous vehicles safer for pedestrians, bikers

A week after a woman was killed by a self-driving car in Tempe, Ariz., while walking her bike across a dark street, Uber’s ability to test and operate autonomous vehicles was suspended by Arizona’s governor.

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Tom Still is president of the Wisconsin Technology Council. He is the former associate editor of the Wisconsin State Journal.



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