Local Technology News

SUNY Polytechnic Institute collaborating with IBM in an Artificial Intelligence Hardware Center

Cornell University’s Industrial Partnership Program will continue in Fall 2019.

The BizLab-Clarkson entrepreneurial lecture in in July will be help on Thursday September 19, 2019 and the speakers will be Kat Koppett & Michael Burns.

SUNY Poly announced that Associate Vice President for Research and Adjunct Professor of Nanoscience Dr. Satyavolu Papa Rao and Professor of Nanobioscience Dr. Nathaniel Cady have been awarded $900,000 in funding from the Rome-based Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) to conduct research on brain-inspired (neuromorphic) computing systems comprised of quantum devices operating at cryogenic (below -450 °F) temperatures.

Discusses the challenges of meeting the needs of alternative, eco-friendly modes of transportation like e-scooters and e-bikes in the city of Atlanta.

The 2019 Tech Award Honorees was announced and were presented in June 2019

Provides a report from Sioux Falls on what is a tech ecosystem and how to prepare such an ecosystem. This report was found on Silicon Prairie News, a region tech news website. (We learn from our neighbors even if they are in the middle of the country.

Identifies Regional I-Corps Short Course emerging at UAlbany for the Capital Region.

Under writing and volunteer interns

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Historic Albany Foundation Protects Historic City

The Historic Albany Foundation is Albany's historic preservation organization which actively organizes the citizenry of Albany to preserve the important historic assets of the City of Albany, one of the first cities in the New World.

Columbia County Land Trust

Columbia County is situated southeast of Albany, stretching roughly from Kinderhook and Stuyvesant in the northwest corner down to Ancram in the southeast. Rich in agricultural heritage and natural beauty, it is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts of all stripes. There’s hiking, fishing, bird watching, boating and a great deal of scenic open space, habitat and diverse ecosystems. The Columbia Land Conservancy (CLC) is dedicated to ensuring that these qualities endure.

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The historic, scenic and artistically creative Capital Region was one of the birth places of the Industrial Revolution in the 19th century. Today it is emerging as a dynamic center of tech innovation and entrepreneurialism. It has in a variety of communities and in diverse sectors including IT, nanotechnology/semiconductors/bio/life sciences and energy security.

Cap Chip web site is going to make available to the public timely and interesting information on emerging technology, startups, tech leaders and tech’s dynamic impact on our communities and the region’s economy. It will help readers to understand the dynamics of tech development, environment and community life and welfare.