San Diego Entrepreneur's Milk Jug Of The Future Gets Backing Of GE

A San Diego entrepreneur is getting the backing of GE to help develop the "Milk Jug of the Future", after winning a competition launched by product development site Quirky. Stephanie Burns, the CEO of online site Chic CEO, which provides resources for female entrepreneurs, was selected as the winner of the GE Project, an invention competition which asked people to figure out a way to make an everyday project smarter with software. Apparently, Burns prevailed over 1,500 other submissions for the idea for an intelligent milk carton which can tell you when your milk is going bad. The project will be prototyped at the Maker Faire in San Francisco, with a final prototype expected at the end of the month. ( Photo courtesy BigStock ).