Silicon Prairie News

October 28, 2009 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha Just a few short months ago in May we first introduced WikiCity to the SPN community. Since then, Pat Lazure and Rohit Keshwani have been busy working to continue building out WikiCity. WikiCity provides unique local content on places, events ... read more

October 27, 2009 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha In a few weeks, Omaha-based Grattifi Tracker will hold its first-ever Government 2.0 Innovation Challenge (G2IC), a weekend competition in which college students will be required to develop a technology solution to aid government with public safety. ... read more

October 27, 2009 by Danny Schreiber

Des Moines The question in the title was one of three that I asked 17 attendees at last Friday's Highlight Midwest in Des Moines. The other questions: who are you, where are you from, and who from the conference would you ... read more

October 22, 2009 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha Mentioned this week: Filming on location at Aromas Coffeehouse, last week's Weekly Wrap Up Show at HDC, Gabe Kangas wins a Big Omaha T-shirt for our Foursquare contest, Joe Olsen's interview with mood lighting, Movement Bash, Highlight ... read more

October 21, 2009 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha One of the benefits of working in BrightMix's office is meeting the clients that stop by for meetings, parties, or the sporadic Friday grill session. It was at the latter of these that I met Timothy Kephart and his ... read more

October 21, 2009 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha Details about next week's Cornstalks will be posted by Aaron in the coming days. In the meantime, I strongly encourage you to watch last month's Cornstalks' speaker, Bruce Hoberman, who, prior to becoming the CEO of Omaha-based ... read more

October 20, 2009 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha Last week at the Heartland Developers Conference (HDC), an event produced by Joe Olsen and his team at Phenomblue, I had the opportunity to talk with Joe about what has turned into a rather large event which brings some great ... read more

October 17, 2009 by Adam Templeton

Lincoln Collin Caneva accepts that video games are a staple in many kids' lives nowadays. But just because they spend hours a day clicking away in front of a screen doesn't mean the time they spend in a virtual world ... read more

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Winners will be announced live on stage at
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