Thursday, January 24, 2019

Inside look at Full Sail’s new augmented reality lab

Today, I saw someone fall over from being too close to a tyrannosaurus. It serves as a testament to just how real virtual reality is becoming and it's just the start of...

Siemens Digital Grid president shares plans to fix engineering talent gap

The University of Central Florida cut the ribbon on its Siemens Digital Grid Lab March 2, with a goal for it to help fill companies' growing local need for engineers. However, according to a president...

Wyncode to launch its third campus: WeWork in Miami Beach

  Wyncode Academy, Florida’s first bricks and mortar coding bootcamp, is expanding in South Florida. Wyncode, which teaches computer programming in nine weeks, will be offering its bootcamp at a third location: WeWork in Miami Beach. That’s in addition...

Local artists learn business skills at TEC Garage

Creative Pinellas and TEC Garage are collaborating on a program to help artists and creative professionals learn the entrepreneurial skills needed to be successful in today’s marketplace. Thanks to funding from Creative...

Sanford Burnham faculty expresses discontent during meeting with CEO

The Sanford Burnham faculty met with their CEO Dr. Perry Nisen and president Dr. Kristiina Vuori on Friday, expressing their lack of confidence in Nisen's leadership and the direction of the institute....

Following up on White House pledge, Wyncode releases its graduation, placement rates

While Miami's Wyncode Academy has been busy growing its bootcamp business, the coding education startup has also been at the forefront of a national effort to build a strong -- and...

UCF Joust competition names four Orlando tech firms as finalists

Orlando has dozens of small tech firms, each working on an innovative product or service. While some of them fizzle out due to an idea that won't work or a lack...

Jacksonville Community of Entrepreneurs accelerates businesses with ‘Exceleration’ program

It’s starting up the startups, literally. The Jacksonville Community of Entrepreneurs — an organization designed to help startup businesses — was created within the past year as a response to Jacksonville’s...

South Florida unwelcoming to STEM grads, study says

South Florida is one of the country’s least welcoming destinations for graduates of science-, technology-, engineering- and math-related degrees, according to a report released this week. Using 17 key metrics — from...

UCF Ends Fiscal Year with $133.4 Million in Research Funding

Researchers at the University of Central Florida received $133.4 million in research funds during the past fiscal year. The funding totals reflect a rise in federal funding over the previous year, from...
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