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MakerX The Columbus Maker Expo

  MakerX The Columbus Maker Expo

MakerX is an independent maker festival that consists of a celebration, learning, and networking event for everyone in interested in the exciting new technologies of digital design and fabrication. We are now accepting proposals to exhibit at MakerX! We are seeking exhibitors who are: makers, inventors, tinkerers, artists, teachers, clubs, meetups, hobbyists, professionals, makerspaces, schools, […]

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Underemployed Find New Opportunities in i.c.stars IT Bootcamp

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Underemployed Find New Opportunities in i.c.stars IT Bootcamp

What if you could go from making a paltry $9 an hour to making something like $22 an hour in a matter of months? For students of Columbus’ i.c.stars program, that’s not outside the realm of possibility. The program focuses on honing technical skills in underemployed, minority communities, establishing relationships with local corporate partners to […]

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Hour of Code: Columbus Makers’ Edition

  Hour of Code: Columbus Makers’ Edition

Join CoverMyMeds, LocalTechHeroes and others at the Idea Foundry on Sunday Dec. 10 in celebration of Computer Science Education Week with Hour of Code: Columbus Makers’ Edition. This event is family friendly and features hands-on learning with drones, robots, 3D printing, virtual reality and more. Whether you stop in for five minutes or the afternoon, […]

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Changes Made to Lineup of Smart Columbus Projects

Brent Warren Brent Warren Changes Made to Lineup of Smart Columbus Projects

Changes have been made to the blueprint that has guided the city and its private sector partners since Columbus won the Smart City Challenge in June of 2016. The original list of 15 Smart Columbus projects funded by the US Department of Transportation (USDOT) has been revised, with four of the projects being dropped all […]

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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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Bridge Park Adds Fast-Growing Tech Company Updox as its Newest Tenant

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Bridge Park Adds Fast-Growing Tech Company Updox as its Newest Tenant

Dublin’s Bridge Park has a new tenant set to open this spring: Updox, a fast-growing tech company that created an aggregated communication platform for physicians, care teams and patients to interact more effectively. Currently located on Frantz Road, Updox will relocate to the 24,000 square foot space at 6555 Longshore St., Suite 220. Updox joins […]

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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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