Since its founding in 2012, North Kingstown-based Focal Upright has been shaking up the office furniture industry with its super innovative, funky, and — most importantly — ergonomic designs. In fact, just last week, Focal was recognized with a GOOD DESIGN Award — the most prestigious award of its kind.
Brown University’s Center for Computing and Visualization and its CS Department have generously invited us to come experience their brand new, one-of-a-kind virtual reality environment. They call it YURT — Yurt Ultimate Reality Theater — and it’s amazing.
At the April Geek Dinner on Wednesday the 15th, Batchbook Founder & CEO Pamela O’Hara and Founding Member & VP of Strategy Keri Calhoun, will give an overview of Batchbook today. She’ll also share some of the hard-won wisdom they’ve gained running a popular B2B SaaS service for almost a decade, and give a sneak peek at where Batchbook is headed next.
As a few popular iPhone apps begin rolling out updates for their built-in Apple Watch apps ahead of the April 24 launch, a pair of transit-focused services have posted on Medium to share detailed looks into exactly what kind of experience users can expect from Citymapper and Transit App on the Apple Watch next month.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 – 5:30–8pm – AS220, 115 Empire Street, Providence, RI – FREE (buy your own food and drink – it’s cheap)
Wednesday, December 10th, 5:30 – 8pm – AS220, 115 Empire Street, Providence, RI – FREE (buy your own food and drink – it’s cheap)
On Wednesday, Co-founders CEO Alex Oberg and CTO Evan Altman will tell the Crowdsurf story, demo their impressive platform, and give a sneak peek at where they’re headed next.
Using its patented Packet Energy Transfer (PET) technology, this VoltServer has figured out how to no-less-than digitize electricity…
Providence-based startup Xact Maps specializes in high-fidelity aerial mapping solutions using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. This is no child’s play — this is the hardcore stuff. Need to map a major bridge in detail? Survey a mountain? Collect data on an “unreachable” spot? Create a 3d copy of downtown for your new driving game? Xact Maps has your back.
The May Geek Dinner hits Wednesday the 21st, and will feature one of the Providence startup scene’s best kept secrets: Utilidata.
Providence Geeks Dinner, Wednesday, April 16th at AS220 featuring EdTrips.
G-Form presents at the March 19th Providence Geeks meeting.
Teespring will be featured at Providence Geeks on Wednesday, February 19th at AS220.
Mayor Taveras delivered his final State of the City Address Tuesday night at Providence City Hall.
Boston Public Market, MBTA future vision, and more in today’s News & Notes.
On Wednesday, the City of Providence launched its Open Meetings Portal – a single, public access point for public meeting information.
Bike share woes, yes, you can live car-free in Boston, and more in today’s News & Notes.
Photo (cc) Transportation for America Greater Greater Washington: When we lost the War on Pedestrians Every new bike lane, speed camera, or change in parking requirements becomes an attack in what organizations like AAA decry as a “War on Cars.” But in the 1920s, there was a different war over our streets. And pedestrians lost. Cincinnati Business Courier: City tosses …