October’s starting to wrap up and the weather has finally started to cool down! This week has a lot going on, and you’re bound to find something you love! And while we try to keep our tone positive, please, if you have kids, do better than “trunk-or-treating.” Seriously. Continue reading “Birmingham top 10: October 19-25”
Whatever you do, don’t use WiFi for a bit. A new revelation in computer security has shown that WiFi, no matter what device, is insecure and can be hacked: “if your device supports Wi-Fi, it is most likely affected.” Enter key reinstallation attacks, called KRACK. Continue reading “Getting KRACKed: Use WiFi? Drop everything and read this now.”
Our outgoing mayor is for it, and our incoming mayor is ready for the possibilities. Who else is involved with Birmingham’s bid to attract Amazon’s new headquarters to the Magic City?
Well, for starters, we’ve been ranked number one.
This morning, TechBirmingham‘s Board of Directors announced they have selected Deon Gordon as their next President.
GeekWire, a fast growing national technology news site is reporting that Textio a Seattle-based human resources tech company has identified Birmingham as “an underdog to keep an eye on” in Amazon’s effort to locate their 2nd headquarters.
What if a computer created your news? A computer that tailored its style, tone, and slant to exactly what its owners wanted? Actually, it would look like The Washington Post, who have been running a neural network to scrape events, create articles, and publish them for over a year now. Continue reading “Who (or what) writes your news?”
I don’t think I have ever heard of someone who thinks that reducing lending risk shouldn’t happen – certainly not since the 2009 subprime lending crisis.
I met with Will Bryant and Chris Aliotta to talk about their Velocity accelerator “graduate,” Quantalytix, and starting a tech company in Birmingham!
Birmingham’s veterinary community has something to look forward to – as do Birmingham job-seekers! STERIS Animal Health’s new headquarters plans to hire new team members, and you can apply here.
Iron Tribe is a Birmingham-born, community-focused health club that’s found a way to stand out in the explosive fitness industry. We’ll explore how their new mobile app for members, custom-built by Birmingham development agency Airship, is helping the Tribe Movement go national.
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Did you know that AT&T has been named ranked the top community-minded company in the United States by the Civic 50 program?
Door prizes including 2 Sidewalk passes and a chance to win a private group Pedal Tour for 14! Join Bham Now and friends at 5:30 – 7pm at Avondale Brewery, upstairs. It’s free!
Don’t miss out on great deals at your favorite restaurants and bars in Birmingham again. The House makes it easy to see all the latest happy hours and specials for your night out. See all that it has to offer here!
Sidewalk Film Festival will highlight a new way to experience film this year! Virtual and Augmented Reality can bring movies to life in entirely new ways. Sidewalk will offer VR and AR content both days this year. The catch? You have to sign up in advance! Continue reading “Sidewalk Film Fest prepares an exclusive virtual and augmented reality experience”