Winning the War for Talent: There is no Army of One

Instead of declaring a “War for Talent,” SendGrid is taking point in a skirmish on outdated recruitment tactics. And it’s…

Deprecating despair in a ghetto of code

It was easily the geekiest Boulder Startup Week event but one that can have the biggest impact on the long-term success of a tech startup: Fixing code held together with duct tape, half-chewed gum…

How to get more women in tech

Carolyn Drucker of SoundCloud throws down the semantic gauntlet: Stop referring to women in the technology sector as…

Q&A: Creating a Github for storytelling

The landscape of Colorado journalism surely appears bleak to those on the outside. Let’s be honest, it’s not that different for many on the inside.…

Mozilla Open News Fellowship: Write code. See the world.

Knight Mozilla Open News Fellowship

Ten months. Fully paid. Live in one of the world’s top cities. Sure it sounds like a pitch for a reality TV show but it’s actually a global news technology…

Etsy Hacker Grants to handcraft women technologists

Command Ring

Online e-commerce kingpin Etsy.com has turned handcrafted goods into a $500 million marketplace. Now the site is turning its attention to discovering new talents:…

Why aren’t schools connected?

school overhead projector

Ed-tech is a blazing hot startup sector but is there an infrastructure and user culture to take advantage of it? SlashDot has an interesting and surprisingly troll-free discussion on the subject.…

Colorado takes a big data play from ‘Moneyball’

Moneyball

Governing Magazine reports: The hit movie details how the Oakland Athletics baseball team analyzed patterns and huge sets of data to improve their record. Colorado is doing the same to improve public…