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Think Big Labs – Meet Homebase.ai

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Over the last few years, advancement in technology has accelerated entrepreneurship and empowered emerging companies to vastly transform major “real world” sectors like transportation, urban infrastructure, education, energy and agriculture–and in the process is changing the way our cities and communities work. Through these changes, we have worked with entrepreneurs…

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SensED IoT Student Innovation Challenge Demo Day at Think Big Partners

Building the Future of Education, and Our Future Leaders of Emerging Tech

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Student IoT Innovation Challenge draws over 200 students to demo 35 sensor-based projects at Think Big On March 3rd, during a special Think Big Thursdays event, the downtown innovation center hosted KCSIC’s inaugural student pilot – the SensED IoT Innovation Challenge.  Hundreds of students, parents, teachers, Think Big member companies and…

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Think Big Foundation SensED Pilot Program

Teaching IoT to the Next Generation of Leaders, Innovators, Doers and Dreamers

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Preparing students and educators to be leaders in emergent technologies Earlier this year, the Kansas City Council approved a $15 million agreement with San Francisco based Cisco Systems Inc., to turn a two-mile stretch of the streetcar line into a “Smart City” network – the largest deployment currently in North…

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The Smart, Connected City and Community-based Darwinism

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I am amazed at the anticipated speed and size of the proliferation of the internet of things.  The world currently has over 13 billion connected devices, which is both an unfathomable number and a huge business opportunity.  But by 2020, connected devices are anticipated to reach over 50 billion.  These…

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