Innevation BLOG

It’s Wednesday! We’re halfway to the weekend, and this is going to be a good one. The Innevation Center is super excited to host SQLSaturday this Saturday, April 5th from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm! SQL, or Structured Query Language, is a programming language designed for accessing databases. SQLSaturday is a free, volunteer-run, daylong training event for SQL Server professionals and those who want to learn about SQL. With a focus on local speakers, it provides

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Oh, Hello! Today’s Tech Talk Tuesday comes on a very special day for the technology industry. It’s April Fools’ Day, and each year numerous companies, large and small, take part in the festivities. Many companies in the tech industry seem to use the annual prank day to generate some positive PR for their respective brands. Mashable’s Todd Wasserman explains that when companies, such as Google, make an unpopular statement or business decision, the public may be less likely

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Did you know The Innevation Center proudly hosts 11 Meetups every month? If you’re interested in joining any of the fantastic Meetup groups below, you can contact them directly or stop by The Innevation Center at one of their meeting times. Interested in using The Innevation Center for your next community or tech Meetup? We love having these incredible minds gathered here with us regularly and we’re always open to new additions. Please feel free to let

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Funky Friday is here again! Today, we’re featuring Computer Love by Kraftwerk and a contest. Let’s have a little fun! Does this song’s melody sound familiar? The first person to guess correctly the title and artist of the song that samples this melody will win the grandest of all grand prizes: our infinite admiration! By the way, we play by the honor system here. Please don’t just Google the answer, k? Have a great weekend, everybody. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5nTCWV6IEkU&w=560&h=315]

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The Innevation Center is proud to announce that we have partnered with Work In Progress to spice up the VegasTech website. VegasTech.com has been put in place to serve as a united front for all things tech-related in the Las Vegas area. Oh, yeah! The main mission of VegasTech is to get the word out about the awesomely-cool things happening on the tech side of Las Vegas! The website is updated daily with tech-related news from

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Venture for America is a national nonprofit that recruits top-caliber recent grads and sends them to startups looking for talent. VFA focuses on promising companies with a low cost of living – ideal places for a young person to launch a career while creating value for a growing company. Their mission is to revitalize American cities and communities through entrepreneurship, enable our best and brightest to create new opportunities for themselves and others, and restore

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Welcome back to Tech Talk Tuesday, where we like to get the brain juices flowing around an open tech-based dialogue! This week, we’re shining the spotlight on Spotify, who has just announced a 50% discount for college students! TechCrunch’s Jordan Cook explains, “The discount takes Spotify’s premium $10 subscription and slashes it in half, as long as the user is registered in any four-year, two-year or junior college in the country. SheetID will verify that

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Happy Monday, y’all! Today we want to tell you about the wonderful mission The Nevada STEM Coalition is setting out on, but first some interesting facts:  Did you know that 80-90% of all jobs of the future will require skills in science, technology, engineering, or math? (Source: NV STEM Coalition flyer) Did you know that by about the 4th grade, many students have already decided whether or not they are good in science and math? (Source: NV

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Each month The Innevation Center team likes to bring the community together to keep everyone up-to-date on what’s going on in the great state of Nevada. It’s a fun and delicious way to recap the past month, highlight the upcoming month’s events, and hear some amazingness from a fabulous presenter! This month we’re honored to welcome Chris Sevilleja from Scotch.io, a website run by a brilliant group of designers and developers dedicated to pushing the

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