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Tech

Website Weekend Los Angeles Seeking Sponsorships

In October 2013, 53 volunteers came together to create websites for seven different nonprofits. Let’s do it again in October 2016 at OpenX in Pasadena. Interested in helping us do awesome work in the community? You can make a huge difference! We will bring in non-profits and organizations doing great work in the local LA community and pair them up with teams of digital professionals. Then over the course of a weekend, these teams will collaborate and build something amazing for their organization that will help them grow their outreach and positively impact how they contribute to the community. FOR SPONSORSHIP INFO CLICK HERE

Hackaday Superconference Call for Proposals!

The 2016 Hackaday SuperConference is coming. Now is the time to submit your proposal for a talk or a workshop at the world’s greatest conference about hardware creation. The SuperCon is an unparalleled opportunity to present on a deeply technical level where you can be certain everyone in the audience is following. SuperCon will take place in Pasadena, California on November 5th and 6th, 2016. LEARN MORE

Design

Netflix and Amazon Alum David Loker Joins Ayzenberg Group

Pasadena-based Ayzenberg Group, one of the largest independent full-service agencies on the West Coast, proudly announces the addition of award-winning researcher David Loker, PhD (ABD) to their influencer marketing division, the Influencer Orchestration Network™ [ION.co] to further develop the Brand Soulmates™ platform. READ MORE

Filmmaker Zack Snyder joins Board of Trustees at ArtCenter College of Design

The Board of Trustees of ArtCenter College of Design announced today the election of Cruel and Unusual Films Co-Founder Zack Snyder as a Trustee. Snyder, who earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Film from the College in 1989, will serve on the Board’s Academic Affairs committee to oversee academic programs, policy and strategic planning. READ MORE

 

Entrepreneurship

YP Connects with Local Business Owners (and Pokémon), One City at a Time

If you’ve been following the YP blog, you know that their passion is helping local businesses thrive and grow. It’s a job they’ve been doing for more than 100 years, with a proven recipe made of equal parts expert knowledge about local search and digital marketing and a time-honored dedication to educating local business owners. YP Chief Marketing Officer, Allison Checchi, keynoted the recent Local Breakthrough Summit (hosted with Yahoo, Google and Bing). Checchi rallied attendees with a strong call to action: “Take control of your story – your’s and your brand’s –  and take advantage of the experts you’ve heard from today to create a cohesive plan.” READ MORE

 

Science

NASA Selects Five Mars Orbiter Concept Studies

NASA has selected five U.S. aerospace companies to conduct concept studies for a potential future Mars orbiter mission. Such a mission would continue key capabilities including telecommunications and global high-resolution imaging in support of the agency’s Journey to Mars. READ MORE

 

Around Town

IP Community Offer: Get your First Week of Shared Workspace Membership at Cross Campus Old Pasadena for FREE this month!

Calling all entrepreneurs and creatives in the Innovate Pasadena Community…Get your first week of shared workspace membership at Cross Campus Old Pasadena for FREE this month! Use code “ccfree” to redeem your offer (new members only). LEARN MORE