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  1. Stack Overflow Developer Survey

    For a few years now Stack Overflow has conducted surveys of the developers who use the site. There are some fascinating numbers, and if you are like me and you love seeing data, there is a lot here to be seen. Take a look. … Read More

  2. Colorado, Innovation and the White House

    Colorado is phenomenal, isn't it? We live in the land of endless trails, gorgeous mountain ranges, rivers to everywhere and more outdoor activities than you could ever conquer. But it doesn't stop there, Colorado is a hub for high-tech entrepreneurship.  So I was naturally excited to read about our friends at the Colorado Technology Association and other Colorado leaders meeting with White House to discuss Colorado's opportunity to take the lead in technology innovation. It's so important that our government leaders do everything they can to foster business and entrepreneurship, and we're lucky to have leaders doing just that. Go Code is an excellent example. “Colorado has a phenomenal story,” Holston said. “There’s real alignment here between government and business. There’s support for innovation and entrepreneurship here, and in terms of the cybersecurity work-force development, … Read More

  3. Some Thoughts on Professional Etiquette

    Its amazing to me that posts like this are needed, however I occasionally run into people who seem unaware of these simple principles. Fortunately, most of the people I know through LAUNCH and beyond are wonderful people who really get it. Still, they are good reminders! Be sure to read the whole post and its follow up, but here are some choice morsels: Recently, I tried to make an introduction between a good friend of mine and a friendly acquaintance, and the acquaintance had her sights set on a more attractive prey. The introductions were brusque, all eye contact avoided, and my friend, who had considered my acquaintance for a project, in the end, decided against it. Don't do this. It's happened to me, and I'm extremely unlikely to give someone … Read More

  4. GJ About to Miss Out on an Amazing Opportunity

    The City of Grand Junction has been asked to host the start of the U.S.A. Pro Challenge in August 2016. This is an event which would draw the top cyclists from all over … Read More

  5. Creating a Community

    Welcome to LAUNCH WestCO! This community has been a long time coming. For more than two years, there have been discussions about bringing the developers, designers and entrepreneurs of Western Colorado … Read More