November Salon: Alternative Filmmaking Technologies

We’ll discuss alternative filmmaking technologies such as VR, AR, and 360-degree cameras at this month’s salon. Forrest Satterfield will be speaking.

As always, Salon is FREE and all ages. Networking starts at 6, speaker starts at 7

Southern Research Institute’s new STEM Education Outreach Lab will host 50 high school students who will use it to conduct physical and life science experiments

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Innovation Week Is Like No Other

Off the heels of the DC BLOX’s economic development announcement on Monday, and then the kick-off of a week that celebrates creatives, risk-takers and innovators, Southern Research Institute cut the ribbon on its new STEM Outreach Lab. It’s part of the nonprofit’s aim to attract more people to work in the science, technology, engineering and math fields. Continue reading “Southern Research Institute’s new STEM Education Outreach Lab will host 50 high school students who will use it to conduct physical and life science experiments”

DC BLOX will break ground in Aug. on a $785 million data center in the Birmingham Titusville Neighborhood

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DC BLOX economic development announcement. Photo by Bham Now

Atlanta-based DC BLOX is investing $785 million into Birmingham over the next 10 years to build their largest data center to date in the country. The data center will be located on 27 acres at the old Trinity Steel site in Birmingham’s Titusville neighborhood, the company announced at a press conference today. Continue reading “DC BLOX will break ground in Aug. on a $785 million data center in the Birmingham Titusville Neighborhood”

C Spire acquires Birmingham-based Teklinks, making the enterprise service provider 5 times bigger

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The nation’s largest regional wireless network operator is acquiring Birmingham’s Teklinks, the highly regarded and rapidly growing resell, cloud, managed and professional services provider company.

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TechBirmingham new board chairman discusses bright 2018 forecast

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Growing a tech eco-system. Via- www.BMmagazine.co.uk

New Board Officers have been named to TechBirmingham for 2018.  TechBirmingham is the city’s  pivotal organization dedicated to strengthening and promoting the technology environment, while supporting existing, and start-up technology companies in the region.

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Birmingham Venture Club’s annual meeting will feature John S. Jemison Venture Award and the 2017 Spark Match Competition

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The Venture Club’s 32 Annual Meeting will give attendees a huge opportunity to network with high profile entrepreneurs, corporate and community leaders as well as with economic development leaders at the Sheraton Birmingham on Dec. 7 at 10:30 am – 1:00 PM. Tickets are $50 and can be purchased on the Birmingham Venture Club websiteContinue reading “Birmingham Venture Club’s annual meeting will feature John S. Jemison Venture Award and the 2017 Spark Match Competition”

Diversify your skill set: computer coding courses in Birmingham

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The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects computer and information technology occupations to grow by 12% from 2014 to 2024. As a result, 4.4 million computer and information technology jobs would exist in the U.S. alone. Currently, the United States has more than half a million tech-related job openings!

If you are looking for a way to differentiate yourself from the rest of the workforce, than these computer programming courses in Birmingham just may help.

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