Technology

Tech Talk — AS220 Labs And Girl Power

The AS220 Labs has a set of workshops coming up for those wanting to “Learn how to use an Arduino” including: intro to soldering; build a Physical Pixel or Ambient Orb project; and Robots! Other upcoming lab courses feature 3D Modeling, Intro to the Laser Cutter, Intro to Letterpress, and more. And speaking of robots,

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Betaspring Now Accepting Fall Applications

Betaspring, a start-up accelerator program for technology and design entrepreneurs, held an open house last week in which 15 companies pitched their ideas to . . . probably the suits, although you never can tell who’s who these days. According to the Providence Journal, The event drew about 300 people from the business and technology

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Money Dollars Headed Our Way

Happy news for Providence for once — infusion of cash coming our way. First: Nabsys, a technology company working on “advances in life sciences and healthcare through strategic deployment of a novel positional sequencing platform with broad applicability for DNA analysis” will get an infusion of cash from three venture capital firms. According to today’s

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Design Jam With Founders League

(1.15) Head down to Betaspring (a mentorship-driven startup accelerator program for technology and design entrepreneurs) on Chestnut Street for an unusual design event. Join the Founders League on January 15 to kick off our new series of Co-Working “Jellies.” Our first Jelly is for designers (of all stripes) and will be hosted by Hannah Chung and Nicole

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Spring Classes in AS220’s Cottage Industries

It may be cold outside, but Spring has officially sprung at AS220! Just in time to snap you out our your winter rut we present a whole slew of awesome and amazing classes and events here in the new and improved Cottage Industries! Have you seen our new digs in the Mercantile? Did you know

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Super Cool New MIT Exhibit

The MIT Museum’s 150 exhibit, highlighting 150 years of the institute’s history, opens today! I attended a sneak-peek reception last night, and it blinded me with science (seriously, MIT, those are some bright wall colors you’ve got there).  Colorful drinks were served in beakers and flasks, and hors d’oeuvre trays bubbled and steamed mysteriously.  Curator

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‘Fab Lab’ coming to AS220?

From the Projo: PROVIDENCE — AS220, a nonprofit organization for artists, is working with the city to bring design and fabrication technology developed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to a downtown space for public use… “This enables artists, technology and design professional, youths, and the general public to come in, train, and experiment with

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