technology

Durango School District 9-R wins competitive grant for district’s first electric school bus
Feb18

Durango School District 9-R wins competitive grant for district’s first electric school bus

Durango School District 9-R wins competitive grant for district’s first electric school bus DURANGO, Colo. – Durango School District 9-R has been awarded up to $328,803 to purchase and install a fully electric school bus and related charging infrastructure, thanks to a joint grant application by the school district and La Plata Electric Association (LPEA). The grant, funded through the Regional Air Quality Council’s (RAQC) ALT Fuels...

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Does the success of your startup depend on software testing?
May06

Does the success of your startup depend on software testing?

Durango, Colorado is known as one of the best places to start a business. The area has a unique culture and lifestyle, not to say that there are many development opportunities. Durango’s growth opportunities are mainly attributed to diversification. Much of the activity is centered in retail, tourism, and services like medical educational, and so on and so forth. Starting a business here is an exciting endeavor. The journey requires...

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Physicists reverse time using quantum computer
Mar15

Physicists reverse time using quantum computer

Researchers from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology teamed up with colleagues from the U.S. and Switzerland and returned the state of a quantum computer a fraction of a second into the past. They also calculated the probability that an electron in empty interstellar space will spontaneously travel back into its recent past. The study is published in Scientific Reports. “This is one in a series of papers on the...

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Thought-to-speech: Scientists say their AI can read out what happens in your brain
Jan30

Thought-to-speech: Scientists say their AI can read out what happens in your brain

Neuro-engineers at New York’s Columbia University say they have created a system that can translate human thoughts into recognizable speech, which would revolutionize not just medicine but communication. By monitoring brain activity of subjects, the researchers at Columbia’s Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute were able to train artificial intelligence to translate thought patterns into intelligible sentences, says a...

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Electronics Recycling Event – Nov 8th, 2018
Oct20

Electronics Recycling Event – Nov 8th, 2018

It’s time for some Fall Cleanup! Announcing an Electronics Recycling event at The Smiley Building on November 8th, 2018 from 8:30am to 3:30pm. Look for the big trailer on the 3rd Ave side of the Smiley Building at 1309 East 3rd Ave in Durango, CO.   All proceeds from this event will be donated to Durango Montessori School at the Smiley. (Suggested minimum donation of $20/load)   Note – this event is not limited to just Smiley...

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Email is Broken
Feb27

Email is Broken

Let’s face it – Email is Broken. The tool that has taken up more bandwidth and hard drive space than ALL THE OTHER WEB SERVICES COMBINED in the short history of the Internet, is broken. To back up a little, I’m a software architect and IT consultant, and most of my clients at some point need help with IT security. And obviously,  IT Security-with-a-Capital-S is a big deal. So we talk to our clients about the threats from...

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The benefits of creating surveys for both employees and customers
May24

The benefits of creating surveys for both employees and customers

One of the keys to success is to know what your customers want. That way you will be able to give it to them in exchange for money. It all sounds pretty simple in theory, but many companies are struggling with making that happen because the former part of the plan is hard to achieve. Knowing what customers want isn’t always a walk in the park and that’s why many companies try to tell their customers what they want themselves. However,...

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Think Network Technologies Named a Colorado Companies to Watch Winner
Jun17

Think Network Technologies Named a Colorado Companies to Watch Winner

Durango, CO – Think Network Technologies announced today that it has been named a “Colorado Company to Watch”, acknowledging the drive, excellence and influence of Think Network Technologies as a growing company in the state. “Colorado Companies to Watch” honors second stage companies that develop valuable products and services, create quality jobs, enrich communities, and create new industries throughout...

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Cybercrime Workshop coming June 15
Jun02

Cybercrime Workshop coming June 15

­­ June 1, 2015 NEWS For further information, please contact: Tim Walsworth, BID Executive Director, 970.375.5068 Pam Glasco, BID Community Relations Coordinator, 970.375.5067 Presenter Ike Barnes, 303.870.2700 BID/Chamber present Cybercrime and Prevention for Small Business Secret Service representative to provide valuable information on June 15 DURANGO, Colo. – The Durango Business Improvement District (BID), in partnership with the...

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