City technology rant: Reporting unsholved sidewalks edition

In Government, Technologyby Jef Nickerson2 Comments

OK, see that post down there I just made ranting about sidewalks? See the bit at the end where I said: We can continue to report these issues to the Office of Neighborhood Services or our City Councilors I suppose. But doesn’t it really seem that in a modern functioning city, these things should just be taken care of? So …

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Providence Geeks – December 17, 2008

In Events, Technologyby Greater City ProvidenceLeave a Comment

Join us next week for the last Providence Geeks Dinner of 2008. Almost 3 years ago now, when Providence-based start-up Tizra was only a few weeks old, they presented at one of the very first Geek Dinners. Next week they will be returning to show just how far they’ve come. Tizra COO Abe Dane and other team members will give …

RI Nexus others host “Concentric” Thurs., May 8, 2008

In Arts, Technologyby Matthew CoolidgeLeave a Comment

RI Nexus announces Concentric tomorrow night at the Wild Colonial Tavern. We’re cross-pollinating social networks in a way that only Rhode Island can. The Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA), The American Institute of Architects (AIA), AIGA Rhode Island, plus the Congress for New Urbanism (CNU ), plus Providence Geeks and RI Nexus are having a casual gathering at the …

I play a Geek in The Phoenix

In Technologyby Jef NickersonLeave a Comment

Photo © Richard McCaffrey for The Providence Phoenix Friend of Greater City Providence Jack Templin and his cohort Brian Jepson are the Providence Geeks. In last week’s Phoenix (still lingering on newsstands until this Thursday), Ian Donnis wrote a nice piece on the Geeks, geek-culture, and the technology industry in Providence. And I jumped into the photo taken last week …