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On the Bleeding Edge of 3D
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
If you're wondering when we'll finally get that holodeck
promised, the folks at University of Michigan's 3D Lab could probably give you a decent ETA. From 3D printers to digital models to immersive virtual environments, these tech wizards are pushing the 3D envelope. And their technology is accessible to students and members of the public alike.
Hands on deck for All Hands Active
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Hackerspaces, makerspaces, whatever you call them, they're pretty dang cool. All Hands Active churns out high, low and in-between tech inventions in downtown Ann Arbor, accomodating everyone from kids to start-ups.
Tanya Muzumdar descends into their subterranean lair to get the low down.
Guest Blogger: Larry Eiler
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Michigan has always been ground zero for cutting-edge engineering. And with the technological sophistication of today's auto industry, that fact couldn't be truer. Larry Eiler, CEO of Eiler Communications, thinks the state could do a much better job of telling the world that story.
Talking Hypotheticals at U-M's Science Cafe
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Care for a little Higgs boson with your pint of stout? Once a month U-M's Museum of Natural History plays host to the Science Cafe at Conor O'Neil's. Mixing libations with inspiration, this highbrow happy hour introduces locals to university researchers while addressing the latest scientific hot topic. Think of it as a way to strengthen and lose brain cells at the same time.
Got Talent? A Conversation with Kurt Riegger
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
When it comes to building a vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem, Kurt Riegger, COO of OcuSciences, argues that there's no lack of ideas or innovations in Ann Arbor. Talent with enough experience to execute on those ideas may be another question. Riegger has launched, funded, and advised 26 companies, and chats with
about what our community needs to succeed.
Wednesday, June 03, 2009
Start ups, skate parks, hacker culture... these represent the future of Ann Arbor if Dug Song has anything to say about it. The VP of engineering at virtual cable provider
, Dug will be writing about where we need to go and what we need to do to keep the best and brightest here in Tree Town.
The Care & Feeding of Student Entrepreneurs
Wednesday, June 05, 2013
U-M's TechArb is a renowned student start-up incubator that helps nourish the Ann Arbor entrepreneurial ecosystem. At our last speaker event, they not only gave us the skinny on how it works, but had a trio of studentpreneurs pitch their up and coming companies to the audience. Check out the video.
Start-up 101: Mentoring new U-M businesses
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
Sometimes a little guidance goes a long way. U-M's Tech Transfer office, along with its new Michigan Venture Center, have started a mentorship program that turns technologists into entrepreneurs. As a result they expect to see a 20% bump in start-up launches.
All Hands Active
Wednesday, August 10, 2011
Make it yourself. Or get others to help you. All Hands Active lives up to its name as Ann Arbor's ever-industrious hackpace, a place where inventors, innovators, designers, and crafters plot the overthrow of the status quo... or just make some really cool stuff.
Wednesday, November 10, 2010
Care about high speed Internet? Blazing fast computer processing? Medical and security scanners that safely identify threats? Then you should be a fan of Advanced Photonix, a company that moved part of its operations from California to Ann Arbor.
Wednesday, September 08, 2010
From $50 desk rentals to million dollar start-ups, Tech Brewery is a coworking space that caters to Ann Arbor's tech entrepreneurs. Professional collaborations, tech meet-ups and beer-fueled social gatherings are all part of the mix in this innovative workspace.
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