Organizers of this week’s TEDxRVA event are hoping for a packed house at Richmond’s CenterStage Carpenter Theatre Friday, April 10. The event features 22 speakers, all in less than an eight-hour day, exploring the rare and the extraordinary.
Ticket for the event are $50. Get more information here.
If you think it’s windy outside, that’s nothing compared to the wind speeds inside the wind tunnel at Virginia Tech. Built by NASA during World War Two to test aircraft stability, it remains one of the best of its kind in the world.
Towns and cities in Virginia are perpetually short of cash, but a Charlottesville man says there’s an easy fix. If they could get one state commission to share a single computer file, they could collect at least $200 million.
Waldo Jaquith heads U.S. Open Data - a non-profit set up to help people in government understand how to use all the information they gather to better serve the public. Lately he’s been looking at the State Corporation Commission.
There’s a Hackathon set for this weekend at Virginia Tech. Students from around the country will be in Blacksburg. ---But no need to worry. These are not the same hackers who stage attacks on computers.
"We need to throw out the misnomer. Hackathons are not really about getting together and hacking in to mainframes," says Computer Science major Brandon Potts, Transportation Coordinator for this weekend’s Hackathon at Virginia Tech.