21st Century Technology Skills Are a Core Competency for Today’s Graduates

While I agree with the author I worry that the emphasis on technology and education sometimes forgives a lack of basic common manners and decency. It’s all well and good to be a a thought leader in technology but people skills and especially the ability to treat others well, is a skill that sometimes suffers.

WordPress v3.7… er … v3.71

Seems like only yesterday WordPress v3.6 was the latest release. Which isn’t far off from the truth. The turnaround time between 3.6 and the 3.7 version has been one of the shortest. And it’s a good one.

The Highlights

You might not notice a thing, and we’re okay with that.

  • Background Updates
    • Automatic updates for maintenance and security updates.
    • Daily updates for developers using nightly builds.
  • Stronger Password Meter
    • New password meter to encourage users to choose stronger passwords.
  • Improved Search
    • More relevant search results.
  • Better Global Support
    • Localized versions will receive faster and more complete translations.
    • Background updates will include translations

Learn more about this release at WordPress.org

2013 Tech Jam Award Finalists announced

Each year for the past 5 years Burlington Vermont has hosted the Vermont Tech Jam, a job fair for high-tech career seekers. Recent additions to the Tech Jam are “the Jammies.”

The Vermont Technology Alliance received numerous nominations for this year’s second annual Vermont Tech Jam Innovator and Ambassador awards, aka the Jammies, sponsored by Merchants Bank.

The Innovation Award will be presented to the individual or business with the most innovative new product, application of technology, or way of doing business. The Ambassador Award will be presented to an individual or business whose leadership and actions positively represent Vermont as a home for technology business, and whose efforts help put Vermont “on the map” as a place for technology businesses to start, succeed and grow.
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2013 Tech Jam will be held

  • Friday, October 18, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Saturday, October 19, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Memorial Auditorium, Burlington
  • FREE Admission!