Silicon Prairie News

3159_a10cb3ca80_small November 10, 2011 by Michael Stacy

Lincoln TEDxLincoln just got under way and will run until 6 p.m., featuring a full afternoon of speakers and videos. There's a live broadcast of the event streaming right courtesy of NET Nebraska. View the live stream here. If you're looking for company while watching the live stream, an off-site viewing party is taking place at the Lincoln Community Foundation … read more

3155_6eb6bc6295_small November 10, 2011 by Geoff Wood

Des Moines Three firsts in this week's episode: Sam DuRegger of Charming Beard Productions joined us as a guest, we celebrated a guest's birthday on the show and the same guest made a quick exit moments later (due to what turned out to be some first-time pregnancy jitters — it happens to the best of us). It was a fun show, and we discussed Scott Case's … read more

3157_c0d5f953ec_small November 10, 2011 by Michael Stacy

Kansas City Starting at 10 a.m. today, the Brainzooming Group and the Social Media Club of Kansas City are set to release the findings from their brainstorming session for the Building the Gigabit City initiative. The initial brainstorming session, which took place on Oct. 3, focused on how Kansas City can leverage the ultra high-speed internet that Google Fiber … read more

3143_f26687de12_small November 10, 2011 by Royce Haynes

Kansas City The Kansas City Area Development Council (KCADC) had its annual luncheon, Fast KC, last Friday and shared progress on regional commerce and plans for the future of Kansas City region. The progress report indicated Kansas City has fostered significant job creation, with the expansion of companies like Cerner boosting the regional economy. Bill Taylor, co-founder of Fast Company and recent author of Practically Radical, was Fast KC's keynote speaker. Taylor delivered a talk about innovation and leadership in business. The speech centered around … read more

3144_47994219dd_small November 10, 2011 by Brittany Mascio

Kansas City The Entrepreneurs Unpluggd series will hold its first Kansas City event from 6-9 p.m. on Nov. 15 at the Screenland Crown Center (2450 Grand Blvd). Limited tickets remain … read more

3132_32ed76a001_small November 9, 2011 by Brittany Mascio

Lincoln TEDxLincoln, the local, independently organized version of TED, will take place at the Nebraska Educational Telecommunications (NET) building on Thursday from 1-6 p.m. Tickets for the event are sold out. … read more

3152_b473d94823_small November 9, 2011 by Michael Stacy

San Francisco Videos like this, well, they just warm our little, Prairie-dwelling hearts. Within seconds of taking the stage to speak at the Web 2.0 Summit last month in San Francisco, Singly founder and Iowa resident Jeremie Miller gave a shout-out of sorts to his home state. "I live in Iowa," he said, "and … read more

3151_4659e61565_small November 9, 2011 by Michael Stacy

Kansas City The Brainzooming Group will publicly unveil the report from the Building the Gigabit City brainstorming session at 10 a.m. Thursday at Kansas City's … read more

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