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Tech Startups Find Unique Opportunities for Cyber Security in Columbus

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Tech Startups Find Unique Opportunities for Cyber Security in Columbus

When considering technology startups in Columbus, it’s apparent that most adhere to industries that are prominent in Central Ohio — biotech, healthcare, education. With the absence of big-name cyber security companies in the area, that sector has remained relatively small. Even so, activity around the industry is growing because of the unique opportunities Columbus offers. […]

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Scientists, Their Allies and Families March Through Columbus

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea Scientists, Their Allies and Families March Through Columbus

Millions across the world marked Earth Day by marching in the streets to support scientists and the scientific process in the face of what many perceive as growing opposition from the US federal government as well as governments and powerful institutions around the globe. In a cloud-covered Columbus, thousands of scientists and science allies arrived […]

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IT Startup Community Engages in Smart Columbus

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega IT Startup Community Engages in Smart Columbus

Columbus won the Smart City Challenge last June, beating out 77 competing cities, including Austin, Portland, OR, San Francisco and Denver. With a $40 million grant from the USDOT, and adding in local public and private investment, a total of $417 million is going into the initiative. Mayor Andrew Ginther wants to raise that to […]

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The Confluence Cast: Coding Bootcamps

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Coding Bootcamps

The disparity between the tech job openings in Columbus and qualified candidates to fill them is vast. To help bridge that gap, coding bootcamps have been popping up around town. Tech Elevator co-founder and CEO Anthony Hughes talks about their program, who may be interested in it, and what makes Columbus a good market for […]

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The March for Science to Take to the Streets of Columbus April 22

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea The March for Science to Take to the Streets of Columbus April 22

Scientists know what you think of them. They know about their reputation; laboratory dwellers or ivory tower occupiers, removed from the problems of the real world, issuing vague but iron-fisted pronouncements that change our understanding of the world. They know about these stereotypes and they know that they are false. So on April 22 – […]

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NEXT: Mood-Sensing Technology & Reactive Media

David Staley David Staley NEXT: Mood-Sensing Technology & Reactive Media

Both of my boys read “Choose your own adventure” books when they were younger. You know these books, where you read a few pages, and then you are given a set of choices at the end of the page: “If you want to go through the door, turn to page 27” or “If you want […]

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Columbus Women Leading, Innovating, Engaging in Technology

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Columbus Women Leading, Innovating, Engaging in Technology

The studies have reached a unanimous conclusion: when women are in charge, businesses are more likely to succeed. Still, even as businesses are diversifying their staffs, their board rooms and executive suites remain largely occupied by white men. In Columbus, the tech industry dominates the business world, and while women are far from equally represented, they’re […]

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