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NEXT: A World Without Referees

David Staley David Staley NEXT: A World Without Referees

I first started writing this piece after watching an Ohio State football game where video review overturned what I thought was a rather obvious call that the referees had blown. Big Ten referees seem especially prone to making such bad calls: wouldn’t it be great if the video review were used for every call, taking […]

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Established Enterprises to Startups Part of Growing Tech Hub in Dublin

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Established Enterprises to Startups Part of Growing Tech Hub in Dublin

When people think of the local tech community, the focus is typically on what’s going on in Columbus’ urban core — and there’s certainly enough to talk about. But the city’s suburbs have followed suit, investing in their own communities and contributing to the region’s tech status. Dublin has seen its own share of growth […]

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Ideas Come to Life at OSU’s HackOHI/O

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Ideas Come to Life at OSU’s HackOHI/O

A hackathon is a place where ideas become tangible, strangers become teammates, and students become creators. OHI/O, The Ohio State University’s own hackathon, is just one of the many that have cropped up over the years as the central Ohio tech scene has continued to grow. With more appearing at the high school level and […]

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NEXT: The Possibilities (and Threat) of Artificial Intelligence

David Staley David Staley NEXT: The Possibilities (and Threat) of Artificial Intelligence

I have been thinking a lot about the Neanderthals. Or, rather, what happened to the Neanderthals. Or, more specifically, whether or not our homo sapiens ancestors had anything to do with the extinction of the Neanderthals. For the longest time, the theory was that modern human beings arrived in Eurasia around 70,000 years ago, and […]

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Local Supply of Tech Workers Running Dry

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Local Supply of Tech Workers Running Dry

It’s a good time to be a tech worker in Columbus. Those in the field now have their pick of the gig, they enjoy complete job security, and, if unsatisfied, they’ll likely receive about 30 new job offers within the week. It’s a competitive industry, with tech companies finding a shortage of talent and an […]

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Columbus Named #1 City in US for Tech Workers

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Named #1 City in US for Tech Workers

Back in 2008, Forbes recognized Columbus as the number one “Up and Coming Tech City” in the U.S. After landing in a few other spots on tech lists (#3 in 2011, #8 in 2012), we’re back on top again according to the latest evaluation by SmartAsset.com. “The capital of Ohio is the best place in […]

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Marysville Early College High School Takes STEM Approach to Learning

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Marysville Early College High School Takes STEM Approach to Learning

As industries change, educational leaders are building new pathways for students to prepare for the workforce. For Ohio’s STEM schools, that means a focus on science, technology, engineering and mathematics, as well as an educational approach that extends experiences outside of school walls and creates habits of mind that facilitate personal growth. Marysville Early College […]

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