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Happy New Year from Convey Media Group 2014

2013 has been a year of incredible changes in the world around us. As if the landscape couldn’t have changed as much as the previous year, the acceleration amplified. I feel that we are living at such a quick pace that days and months blend into one another and keeping track of what is important […]

Haunted NC at RTP180

  Last week RTP 180 presented a Halloween extravaganza.  Emcee Will Hardison, dressed for the occasion as a late model of himself, kept the evening rolling.       The evening began with The legend of Peter Dromgoole, a ghost story told by- Mike Childs of the State Library of North Carolina. According to a […]

NC Datajam kicked off NC DataPalooza

NCDatajam, a gathering of 75+ technologists, entrepreneurs and business leaders, attacked the question of what can be done with the Open Data available from the City of Raleigh.  Raleigh is one of the handful of American cities that gives citizens access to the data it collects. The event on April 22-23 held at HubRaleigh began […]

A Taste of CityCamp 2

Bonner Gaylord of the Raleigh City Council, an advocate for open government, began by mentioning to Carlson’s law—innovation that happens from the bottom-up is chaotic and smart while innovation that happens from the top-down tends to be orderly but dumb. Incremental adjustments and the fail-forward orientation (bottom-up) is more effective that pre-planned and requisitioned (top-down) […]

A Taste of CityCampNC 1

CityCamp NC is one of the important innovation events housed in the Triangle. It encourages citizen participation and transparency in government. Citizens, businesses and government met to improve quality of life through technology.occurred May 30-31 at the amazing James Hunt Library on NC State’s Centennial Campus. This third annual event expanded from the Triangle to […]