More than $2.4 million in state-funded equipment previously authorized for workforce development programs at Nevada colleges will remain with the schools, the Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) announced recently.
Tom Keneally, the author of Schindler’s List, once told me the most successful writers are not the most talented. He insisted accomplished writers are those who have “ass-ability.” In other words, they decide to sit down and complete what they start. They learn from their mistakes. They never say never. Instead, they say not yet.
Team CERBERUS is one of 11 robotics teams from around the world participating in the exclusive Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s DARPA Subterranean Challenge Aug. 15-22 navigating aerial and ground robots in a defunct mine system in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Bleutech Park, sponsored by Bleutech Park Properties, Inc., will have net-zero buildings, according to a release, which will create an insular mini-city and featuring automated multi-functional designs, renewable energy sources, autonomous vehicles, artificial intelligence, augmented reality, robotics, supertrees, self-healing concrete structures and more high-tech gadgetry straight from a science-fiction movie.
“The idea of brain health and the idea of prevention, those were crazy ideas 10 years ago, but now they’re part of what we do,” said Dr. Marwan Sabbagh, the center’s director. “The field has advanced, and we’ve gone from being non-existing to being front and center in the conversation.”
As the aspirations of Reno’s entrepreneurs continue to rise, fueled by Northern Nevada’s increasing presence as a technology hub and a strong economy throughout the state, Reno’s entrepreneurial support and development community is growing by leaps and bounds as well.
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