Technology

Tech Talk

Mar 9, 2017
Technology
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Our topic on today’s Tech Talk is the importance of STEAM in early education.  John Vancil of OST and Lindsey Tilley of Kent ISD join us.

BitCamp

Feb 21, 2017
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BitCamp shows that software development isn't just for guys. BitCampGR kicks off today, for middle school girls to learn what it's like to be a software developer. Guests from Configura  join us to tell us all about it.

Tech Talk

Feb 9, 2017
Technology
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Tech Talk, monthly putting the spotlight on technology with guests from OST. Today, Josh Juzwik, Solution Architect, talks about the cloud and why it matters.

Grand Circus

Feb 8, 2017
Grand Circus

Detroit-based Grand Circus is celebrating their official launch in Grand Rapids, and they’ve opened enrollment for their successful, career-building coding boot camps. Tonight they’re hosting an event: “Women in Tech."  Jennifer Cline, Senior Marketing Manager at Grand Circus and John Rumery, the Grand Rapids Campus Director, join us this morning.

The HoloLens at OST

Jan 27, 2017
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The Roving Microphone takes you to Tech.  The Grand Rapids office of the national IT firm OST has been having fun demonstrating Microsoft's new HoloLens device. We try it out.  

Tech Talk

Dec 8, 2016
Technology
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Tech Talk, monthly speaking with guests in Tech. Today we talk about DevOps with OST’s Principal Consultant  Rob Kellner.

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The Michigan Legislature has voted to let schools use special local taxes to upgrades their security and technology.

The bill sent to Gov. Rick Snyder by the Senate Thursday affects 'sinking fund' millages - local property taxes that fund major repairs and renovations to school buildings.

The taxes are currently assessed by 173 of Michigan's 544 school districts. The legislation would expand allowable uses to include school security improvements and technology.

Tech Talk

Oct 13, 2016
Technology
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Tech Talk, monthly speaking with those who work in the technology world. Today's topic, landing a job in tech.   Brittaney Headings and Guillermo Rangel join us this morning.

WMCAT Expansion

Sep 20, 2016
WMCAT

WMCAT is expanding and we talk about the Capital Campaign and the dollars needed to seal the deal for this Westside move. Development Director Louise Edison of the West Michigan Center for Arts and Technology is our guest.

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A co-founder of the Lyft ride-hailing service predicts that self-driving cars will handle a majority of his company's rides within five years.

Lyft President John Zimmer also says personal car ownership will come to an end as the cost of autonomous rides falls.

He made the predictions Sunday in an essay on the future of transportation in urban areas.

Companies are moving quickly toward autonomous cars. Lyft is testing self-driving vehicles in San Francisco and Phoenix in partnership with General Motors.

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