Building the Next Silicon Valley

Building the Next Silicon Valley

My friend Joe¬†Stradinger of Edge Theory has often spoken of the idea of a “Silicon Delta.” Tech companies and a knowledge-based workforce in Mississippi. I think we all realize that the way Mississippi can “win the future” is through being...
Bytes & Bites… but Why?

Bytes & Bites… but Why?

  Monday, 3/14 (yes, Pi Day), MWB partners Randy Lynn and myself hosted a session to brief lawmakers and leaders on the future of computer science education and related workforce opportunities in Mississippi. The event was held in partnership with the Fast...
DEV4MS

DEV4MS

Our agency is the founding entity of the Fast Forward Mississippi initiative, which is dedicated to reversing the loss of Mississippi’s intellectual capital (brain-drain), and helping to develop a knowledge-based workforce for the 21st century. One of the...
80/20, Pecha Kucha, Play-Doh, and purple hair.

80/20, Pecha Kucha, Play-Doh, and purple hair.

At the risk of the MWB Blog looking increasingly like a tavern, I feel compelled to write a postmortem on our latest #MWBeer30 event. Jon Fisher, Donnie Brimm, and Bethany Cooper from Oxford-based FNC gave a great talk reviewing many of the practices and protocols...