Day: April 17, 2019

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Part 2: It’s Time to Address the Racism in Hiring for Tech

By Tom McCauley / April 17, 2019

“There are two schools of thought: either you believe that your organization functions better with a diverse team, or you don’t,” said Eric Swanson, Happiness Engineer at the Omaha-based WordPress-hosting site Flywheel. “It’s been proven time and time again that, almost unanimously, more diverse teams do better work.” Research backs him up. A report from…

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Prepare.ai draws a sell-out crowd in its second year in St. Louis

By SPN Team / April 17, 2019

The Prepare.ai Conference on Artificial Intelligence marked its second year last week at the Eric P. Newman Education Center in St. Louis, Missouri on April 9. The conference has grown since its inauguration last year, attracting 500 attendees from across the country to hear from a top-notch lineup of speakers on a range of Artificial…

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Applications are now open for St. Louis-based Ameren Accelerator

By SPN Team / April 17, 2019

Ameren Corporation is accepting applications for the Ameren Accelerator, an innovative public-private partnership with the University of Missouri System, UMSL Accelerate and Capital Innovators. The goal is the Ameren Accelerator is to make the energy grid smarter, more reliable, resilient and secure. This unique partnership, which is entering its third year, evaluates, mentors and invests…

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