From Birmingham gym to national franchise: How Iron Tribe Fitness uses tech to create movement

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Airship Team via Wade Cline

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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Tonight @ 5:30! Birmingham Innovator: Jennifer Skjellum, President & CEO of TechBirmingham

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Jennifer Skjellum, President & CEO of TechBirmingham

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!

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Sidewalk Film Fest prepares an exclusive virtual and augmented reality experience

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Tested tries out the Samsung Gear VR, one of the devices available to test at Sidewalk Film Fest this year

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”

Net Neutrality, or why you don’t pay extra for Netflix

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You don’t think your favorite content producers are going to pay to reach you, do you? – via battleforthenet.com

You might have noticed that Netflix, Reddit, Kickstarter, Spotify, and a ton more websites added an element. Wondering what the Battle for the Net is? Read on, because it can (and probably will) affect what you are allowed to see on the internet. Continue reading “Net Neutrality, or why you don’t pay extra for Netflix”

Birmingham to host Tech Jobs Tour

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possibly the most self-explanatory picture I have ever included in an article –  via prweb.com

Birmingham is quickly making a name for itself as the place to start a new tech company in the South.  Right now, the United States has more than half a million tech-related job openings!  But how can you find these jobs?  You can always look at Bham Now’s own job posting section, but on June 15th, the Tech Jobs Tour comes to Birmingham!

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