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Meet Avatar Dimension, Microsoft’s Ashburn-based mixed reality studio 

Jul. 23, 2021 7:48 am

Meet Avatar Dimension, Microsoft’s Ashburn-based mixed reality studio 

With volumetric capture and holographic technology, the studio is working with clients across entertainment and business. Leaders see training as the future.
Hiring alert: Capital One is aiming to bring on 3,000 technologists by the end of 2021

Jul. 15, 2021 3:02 pm

Hiring alert: Capital One is aiming to bring on 3,000 technologists by the end of 2021

A significant number of the positions will be based at the financial services company's McLean headquarters. Managing VP Mindy Ferguson said engineers in machine learning, software and data are among the most sought-after candidates.
A Code for DC project just automated a source for unreported car crash data. Here’s how technologists did it

Jul. 9, 2021 3:32 pm

A Code for DC project just automated a source for unreported car crash data. Here’s how technologists did it

Project lead Charlotte Jackson and OpenMHz creator Luke Berndt break down how open data fueled the Crash Bot project. The new database pulls information from multiple open data sources to create accurate, real-time updates on car crashes in the District involving bikers and pedestrians.
Combating ‘information overload’ one Axios app at a time

Jun. 14, 2021 8:19 am

Combating ‘information overload’ one Axios app at a time

Josh Buchea is on the team that architects the company’s app, sharing the most important news of the day in the most efficient way possible.
Watch: Avoiding orchestration pitfalls when developing custom dev solutions

May 28, 2021 10:02 am

Watch: Avoiding orchestration pitfalls when developing custom dev solutions

Prefect CTO Chris White breaks down how developers can get caught up in tech debt when trying to create customized systems.
With increased tech regulation on the horizon, Arlington’s Stacklet is launching a new cloud management platform

May 26, 2021 4:02 pm

With increased tech regulation on the horizon, Arlington’s Stacklet is launching a new cloud management platform

The Arlington-based company is launching two products on Wednesday as part of its cloud management software offerings. Meet Stacklet Platform and AssetDB.
What’s a software bill of materials? A CTO clued us in on the new transparency requirement

May 24, 2021 4:20 pm

What’s a software bill of materials? A CTO clued us in on the new transparency requirement

Brian Fox, the chief technology officer of Fulton, Maryland-based Sonatype, breaks down the software "ingredients list." A mandate to include SBOMs made its way into President Joe Biden's recent cybersecurity executive order.
Flatiron School’s Women Take Tech initiative is empowering the next generation of diverse tech talent

May 17, 2021 7:30 am

Flatiron School’s Women Take Tech initiative is empowering the next generation of diverse tech talent

A look at why women are enrolling in the bootcamp that champions representation.
This Alexandria company created a platform to host virtual charity poker events

May 12, 2021 2:42 pm

This Alexandria company created a platform to host virtual charity poker events

CEO Brad Nierenberg said Redpeg was able to raise $1.5 million through the new Poker 501 for its own annual event in February. It's been a win for workplace culture, too.
Software-supported jobs grew 19% in DC since 2018, report finds

May 4, 2021 6:05 am

Software-supported jobs grew 19% in DC since 2018, report finds

A new jobs report from Software.org: The BSA Foundation shows that software roles have seen steady growth since 2018 in D.C. The org's executive director thinks that there's even more potential with Amazon HQ2 and the variety of software uses shown over the past year.

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