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The Internet is supposed to be the world's most inclusive medium: A miraculous tech utopia anyone can access. Which is why Justin Foley thought it might be funny to make a Web site that was, well ... exactly the opposite.
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Phil Nevels, executive director of the World Business Chicago’s tech council ChicagoNext, has announced he is leaving the role to lead a Chicago offshoot of an angel network based in Washington, D.C.
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Grocery delivery company Peapod wants to bring the farmer's market to your doorstep. 
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Jerry Roper , former president of the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce, died Sunday at age 74 after a seven-year battle with prostate cancer, a spokesman for the family said Monday.
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Lunchables is one of the most innovative products of the year. Yes, the pre-portioned, semi-DIY lunches millennials remember from their elementary school days are still at the cool kids’ table.
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Chicago’s new 9 percent tax on streaming and cloud services appears to have the local technology community agitated and, more than anything, confused.
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Apple released its new music service into the wild Tuesday, along with an update of its mobile software called iOS 8.4. So I upgraded, tried it and made my own personal judgment:
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Rithmio, a Chicago-based gesture-recognition platform developer for wearables, announced $3 million in seed funding Tuesday.
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A Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage teeing up Pride Weekend was practically a command for businesses to show support and connect in creative ways. Some opted for eye-catching typography; few resisted the call of rainbow colors. Some took issue with companies’ decision to air their support of marriage equality and tweeted that business and politics should remain separate. At Geek Bar, a bitter drink called “Scalia’s Tears” satirized the Supreme...
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In her circles
152 people
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196 people
Margaret O'Brien's profile photo
Stu Courtney's profile photo
Robin Daughtridge's profile photo
Avis Weathersbee's profile photo
Henry Hampton's profile photo
Aimee DeBat's profile photo
Scott Kleinberg's profile photo
Adam Music's profile photo
Richard Wronski's profile photo
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Editor, Blue Sky Innovation, Chicago Tribune
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  • Chicago Tribune
    Editor, Blue Sky Innovation, 2013 - present
    Editor of Blue Sky Innovation, the Chicago Tribune's premium digital vertical on innovation, entrepreneurship, technology and big ideas. Lead community engagement classes on How the Newsroom Works.
  • Chicago Tribune
    Planning Editor, Business
    Edited Executive Profile series, Top Workplaces and in-depth pages on national and international business.
  • Crain's Chicago Business
    Assistant Managing Editor
    Edited Business of Life coverage on workplace and consumer trends, executive lifestyles, Chicago VIPs, careers, nonprofits and residential real estate.
  • Chicago Sun Times
    Travel Editor
    Travel editor and writer; editor in various roles on lifestyles, features and entertainment.
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Female
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Blue Sky Innovation, Editor, Chicago Tribune
Introduction
Andrea Hanis edits Blue Sky Innovation at the Chicago Tribune. She was previously the planning editor for the Tribune Business section, an assistant managing editor at Crain's Chicago Business and a travel and features editor at the Chicago Sun-Times. She's a member of the alumni board of the Indiana University School of Journalism. On Twitter @AndreaHanis.
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Rush Limbaugh called me out on his show once.
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Chicago
Previously
Bloomington, Ind. - Louisville, Ky.