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    1. Denver tech school helps blind and visually impaired prepare for high-demand jobs – The Denver Post

      Denver tech school helps blind and visually impaired prepare for high-demand jobs – The Denver Post

      Mike Hess is helping lead a public-private partnership for a new vocational school for blind and visually impaired people to prepare them for high-demand jobs. Hess, founder and executive director of the Blind Institute of Technology, said the effort is to head off a nearly 80 percent unemployment rate among the visually impaired and blind and to get otherwise smart and qualified people into the American workforce.

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    2. Regis to open innovation center with $1 million gift from a neighbor

      Regis to open innovation center with $1 million gift from a neighbor

      Construction began Tuesday on a multidisciplinary space aimed to help Regis University’s business school train students to think critically, creatively and in a way that’s applicable to business needs a decade from now. The private Jesuit school plans to open the Gronowski Innovation Incubator Lab on May 1.

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    3. Galvanize to train Colorado’s transportation employees in data science – The Denver Post

      Galvanize to train Colorado’s transportation employees in data science – The Denver Post

      Through the partnership, Galvanize instructors will teach state employees about tools and methods to make sense of all the data collected via street sensors, connected cars, autonomous vehicles and other future transportation technologies. In return, Galvanize can use state data to give students real-world problems to solve. “Building new lanes and bridges has its limits,” said Jim Deters, a Galvanize co-founder.

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    4. Denver smart city Peña Station Next a technological testing ground for Panasonic – The Denver Post

      Denver smart city Peña Station Next a technological testing ground for Panasonic – The Denver Post

      This week, brains were installed in 53 city street lights that live near the solitary Peña Station rail stop just south of Denver International Airport. The first autonomous shuttle is expected to move in next month. By March, a device that measures air quality will join the community, high-density Wi-Fi will be turned on and the first series of apartments will break ground in hopes of attracting new life.

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    5. What takes place at Sports Authority Field during a Broncos bye week? A student hack-athon. – The Denver Post

      What takes place at Sports Authority Field during a Broncos bye week? A student hack-athon. – The Denver Post

      Sports Authority Field, better known for the roar of crowds and spectacular sprints to the end zone, hosted students writing computer code that brought to life new uses for existing technology during the weekend.

      About 100 Colorado students from coding schools, colleges and universities competed in a 36-hour hack-athon that began Friday evening and came to an end Sunday.

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    6. Verizon to start selling wireless data plans for drones – The Denver Post

      Verizon to start selling wireless data plans for drones – The Denver Post

      Soon, companies will be able to get a data plan for their drones. Verizon Communications Inc. said Thursday it would begin working with drone makers to connect the flying vehicles to Verizon’s wireless network. Drone data plans will start at $25 a month for 1 gigabyte of data and $80 for 10 gigabytes, company officials said in an interview. The prices roughly align with what consumers pay now for data...

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    7. $9.5 million in grants back apprenticeship program for Colorado high school students

      $9.5 million in grants back apprenticeship program for Colorado high school students

      A new statewide initiative could place 20,000 high-school students in apprenticeships by 2027 — and not just in the job fields traditionally associated with the earn-while-you-learn approach. Colorado companies in information technology, financial and professional services, advanced manufacturing, hospitality and more have all committed to offer juniors and seniors paid, on-the-job learning experiences in high-demand fields beginning next school year...

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