Why schools need to teach programming

A cavalcade of tech superstars recount their first time programming. Awww. Sure, it's cute. But the underlying theme is nothing less than frightening for U.S. innovation.

Typing as gateway drug. How schools prime kids for technology

When I was a senior in high school, my mother talked me into taking typing.…

Creative Density University merges smarts with coworking

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For the creative, modern professional who wants to up his/her game on design, business and technology, your prayers have been answered.…

Why aren’t schools connected?

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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.…

Statehouse update: Ice, Ice Baby edition

Seven bills we’re tracking are in a legislative deep freeze until the state budget is resolved. But that doesn’t mean politicians are lollygagging. Tons of bills are already dead in the…

Statehouse update: Gridlock edition

Right on time! It’s Week Four of the 2012 Colorado legislative session and the wheels of progress are predictably grinding to a slow…

Statehouse update: Lawyers, guns and money edition

Shoot first, ask questions later. That’s apparently the motto of Colorado’s legislature on startup and tech sector issues.…

Jobs, rules and home-baked goods move forward in statehouse

Delicious homemade food ruled the week in the Colorado legislature along with some decidedly more bureaucratic bills to help advance the state’s entrepreneurial…