At 12:01 AM on July 1, 2017, the doors of several marijuana dispensaries opened to eager patrons both novice and experienced, yet excited, to legally purchase cannabis in Nevada. Since then, local dispensaries have tried their hand at clever and innovative marketing tactics aimed at recruiting individuals from a variety of demographics.
The NCET Technology Awards celebrate the Northern Nevada individuals and companies who have greatly enhanced the growth and prestige of technology community, while the EDAWN Awards recognize the people and resources that have played an integral part in contributing to the growth of our community.
Chess isn’t an easy game, by human standards. But for an artificial intelligence powered by a formidable, almost alien mindset, the trivial diversion can be mastered in a few spare hours. In a new paper, Google researchers detail how their latest AI evolution, AlphaZero, developed “superhuman performance” in chess, taking just four hours to learn the rules before obliterating the world champion chess program, Stockfish.
So how do you balance technology with the warmth of human contact to deliver outstanding customer service? It’s a question that’s always in the spotlight at Custom Ink, the fast-growing maker of custom-printed T-shirts and other apparel. With 1700 employees nationwide and 500 employees across two facilities in Reno, Custom Ink works with customers who want a single custom-printed sweatshirt, families that want a couple dozen custom T-shirts for a reunion and big companies that need thousands of embroidered polo shirts.
Clif Maclin is seemingly everywhere on the Northern Nevada business scene. He mingles at networking events. He speaks before audiences. He’s a staple at the weekly 1 Million Cups Reno event, tossing probing questions to entrepreneurs showcasing their startup enterprises.
For the sixth year in a row, TEDxUniversityofNevada will present an impressive lineup of inspiring and thought-provoking speakers. The one-day event will take place at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018. Doors open at 8 a.m. and the event runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Turns out, there are quite a few lessons to be learned there. And one of the primary overlaps pertains to what I call the “intentional interview,” a dating behavior that serves as a good model if you’re considering a job/career change. Nothing says “sexy” like an interview, right? Let me explain.