(Guest post by Dusty Davidson) I try not to get caught up in internet flame wars, regardless of which side of the topic I happen to land on. However, I do find the whole “Why are there no female speakers at Nebraska Code Camp” to be an interesting lesson in a bunch of things.

The short version is this: Nebraska Code Camp, a volunteer-run conference focusing on all things software development in Nebraska, made a call for speakers and then published the lineup: 48 men and 0 women. Subsequently a bit of a storm erupted on social media …

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Flywheel, the Omaha startup on a mission to make web hosting easy for designers, is in month two of its private beta, with more than 150 design firms and freelancers using its product.

“We’re a hosting company, but we also look at ourselves as a software company,” co-founder Rick Knudtson said. “We’re trying to solve problems for creative …

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Barcamp Omaha, an unconference now in its fifth year, is Sept. 8 at Slowdown in North Downtown Omaha, with an opening party kicking it off the night before, Sept. 7. Tickets ($10) went on sale today and, as in year’s past, are expected to sell out. The new year features a fresh look, too. A re-designed barcampomaha.org by Grain & Mortar launched today. …

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The team of four behind Arch (left), a mobile app that allows users to request media or information from other users, will speak Thursday at Cornstalks, a monthly forum for individuals interested in high-growth entrepreneurship.
Though currently in private beta, Arch has showcased its potential on its website, archcrowd.com, and in a pomotional video (below). The idea is to allow users to request media or information from other users throughout the world. Want to find out what’s happening in downtown Chicago? Ask Arch, the video encourages. Or looking for an answer about …

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John Grange and Silicon Prairie News’ own Dusty Davidson, co-founders of the mobile marketing startup Layeredi, will present Thursday at Cornstalks, a monthly forum for individuals interested in high-growth entrepreneurship.

Grange and Davidson will tell the backstory of their relationship and founding of Layeredi, along with a discussion of their company’s clients and how they’ve gone about selling to those companies. They’ll also …

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