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Hack Reactor Roadmap

Code City is partnering with Hack Reactor, one of the top software bootcamps in the nation, to organize a cohort of students in Toledo to take the Hack Reactor Remote Bootcamp Prep class together. Over a 5 week period, starting in July, students spend 30 hours a week (nights and weekends) taking an online class to learn how to […]

Cyber Security Forum, June 21

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If you are interested in cyber security, don’t miss Custom Training Solution’s Cyber Security Forum, Wednesday, June 21st, at the Scott Park Campus of The University of Toledo. Learn about risk management, culture management, forming an incident response team, and insurance requirements, from local experts. Barracuda networks from Ann Arbor will be participating in the […]

Look into the future

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One of the two Blade articles I was interviewed for last week has been published. This one is in the Arts section: the other was being written for the Business section. Look into the future: How technology is changing our art, our world — and even ourselves by Kirk Baird, who covers media and culture. Good article! […]

Connect IT update

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Things are going well for Connect IT on May 2nd, the IT roundtable discussion event we organize with EPIC Toledo. Dana is the host this time: their space will let us have 10 or more break-out sessions on various topics. Also new this time: Expedient, our sponsor, which means we will have a light meal […]

3rd Connect IT, May 2, 5:30pm

It is time for another Connect IT, roundtable discussions for information technology professionals in the Toledo region. Learn something new, meet other Information Technology professionals, and discuss the latest IT trends and solutions. The event is being hosted by Dana Information Technology, organized by EPIC Toledo, in collaboration with Tech Toledo. Tuesday, May 2, 5:30pm […]

ErieHack puts Toledo on the regional ...

The ErieHack Toledo hackathon and competition took place this past weekend and was a resounding success! Six teams developed their ideas for solving Lake Erie water problems: FreshWater created an app to boost engagement with water-related resources and provide coupon incentives that required users to answer a water-related question that would help educate the public. The app also […]

ErieHack Toledo Hackathon, March 24-2...

Tech Toledo is helping organize ErieHack Toledo, an innovation competition to address Lake Erie water challenges, as part of a larger ErieHack competition, with $100,000 in prizes. The ErieHack Water Data and Engineering Hackathon is a tech-driven water innovation competition and accelerator program that will bring together software developers, engineers, data experts, water professionals and […]

OCWiC 2017

I (Keith) helped organize and got to attend the Ohio Celebration of Women in Computing (OCWiC) 2017 conference, a biannual event that gives young women the opportunity to explore careers in IT, to network with other young women and to meet possible mentors. OCWiC inspires women to complete their studies in computing by expanding their awareness […]

CodeMash 2017 Sponsor

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Tech Toledo was a sponsor of the CodeMash 2017 conference (January 12 & 13), and it was a great experience. Instead of just attending, we had an “exhibitor table” where we engaged with the 2000 software developers and others who were spending the week at the Kalahari Convention Center/Resort/Waterpark in Sandusky. We got a lot out of […]

TechHire Summit, 12/21

I (Keith) was fortunate to be able to attend the TechHire Summit (“Building the Tech Workforce of Tomorrow”) on December 21st. Being invited is an example of one of the benefits of being part of the national TechHire network: you get to go to events like this to get updates on TechHire, meet other community […]