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President Obama Visits 1776 to Kick Off Fourth of July Weekend

President Barack Obama started off his Fourth of July weekend with a trip to 1776, greeting entrepreneurs and making remarks about the newly released jobs report.

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What We’re Reading: Health Data Security – Uber Shutting Down in Germany + More

September 2, 2014
Your daily window into the news that’s powering our thoughts at 1776. Catch up on some of the best links from around the web! Education: Ardusat is a startup that provides…

Weekly Trend: What Does the Solar Panel Shortage Mean for Cleantech?

September 2, 2014
Much has been written of the booming growth in the solar-cleantech market. Indeed, industry reports estimate that the market is poised to grow as much as 29 percent in 2014 alone.…

What We Read This Week: August 25 to 29

August 29, 2014
Your window into the news that powered our thoughts at 1776 this week. Catch up on some of the best links from around the web!

What We’re Reading: Changing Cancer Treatment – Top Universities for Entrepreneurs + More

August 28, 2014
Your daily window into the news that’s powering our thoughts at 1776. Catch up on some of the best links from around the web! Education: Universities aren’t always roadblocks to innovation—InTheCapital has…

Weekly Trend: The Ethics of Autonomous Vehicles

August 28, 2014
By default, a non-thinking machine has no moral conscience, so what happens when we rely on it to make an ethical choice?

What We’re Reading: Amazon’s Health Wearable – LA’s iPad Problem + More

August 27, 2014
Your daily window into the news that’s powering our thoughts at 1776. Catch up on some of the best links from around the web!

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General Assembly: Digital Marketing Info Session
9.3.14

Are you curious about General Assembly’s upcoming Digital Marketing Course? Whether you’re looking to cross-over into a digital marketing focused role or level up in your existing role, join us and figure out if this course is a fit for you. During the upcoming information session you will:
  • Meet the GA team and potential classmates
  • Get an overview of the curriculum and course objectives
  • Meet the instructor, hear about his/her professional experience
  • Hear from Digital Marketing alumni and have the chance to ask them questions about their experience
  • Discover the perks of being a student at GA
 
Learn more about Digital Marketing ➝

General Assembly: Front-End Web Development Info Session
9.3.14

Are you curious about General Assembly’s upcoming Front-End Web Development Course? Of course your are. Whether you’re looking to cross-over into a role that requires you to know HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, or you’re looking to level up in your existing role, join us and figure out if this course is a fit for you. During the upcoming information session you will:
  • Meet the GA team and potential classmates
  • Get an overview of the curriculum and course objectives
  • Meet the instructor, hear about his/her professional experience
  • Hear from Front-End Web Development Course alumni and have the chance to ask them questions about their experience
  • Discover the perks of being a student at GA
 
Learn more about Front-End Web Development ➝

ESA Event
9.3.14

The Entertainment Software Association and 1776 invite you to an ED Games Expo featuring games sponsored by the US Department of Education. Come meet developers and play games! For more information or to RSVP: rsvp@theESA.com
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