Evening the Odds- WFU Faculty Finds Technology to Help Blind Student See Math Clearly

By Staff Kathryn Webster listens to her computer spit out a rapid-fire stream of numbers and symbols in a metallic voice.  To the average person, the computer is speaking robotic gibberish. To Webster, an aspiring mathematician who also happens to be blind, the computer is describing a statistics problem.  Despite […]

by · October 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation
little rascals

#Gamergate – or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying & Love the Internet

By Michael A. Wiseman   There’s a comment during the end of Kubrick’s ‘Dr. Strangelove’ that goes, “we must not allow a mine shaft gap!” For those who haven’t seen it, the idea is that, in the event of a doomsday scenario, human civilization would be forced underground (into what […]

by · October 21, 2014 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation
financial literacy

Allegacy Federal Credit Union Announces 5K Event To Benefit The Center for Smart Financial Choices

by Staff   Allegacy Federal Credit Union, one of the largest credit unions in North Carolina, will host its first Retro Run 5K at Tanglewood Park on Saturday, November 1, 2014. The ‘Making Strides For Financial Fitness’ event will benefit The Center for Smart Financial Choices (The Center), a non-profit […]

by · October 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation
5th Annual Small Business & Technology Expo Coming to Kernersville

5th Annual Small Business & Technology Expo Coming to Kernersville

By Staff The Winston-Salem Regional Association of REALTORS Young Professionals Network is presenting the 5th Annual Small Business & Technology Expo from 10:00am-2:00pm Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at the Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden in Kernersville. The Technology & Business Expo brings together various companies who will be showing off […]

by · September 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation
allan younger

Small Business Center at Forsyth Tech Assisting Local Entrepreneurs

By Allan Younger     Starting and operating a small business is hard work. Did you know that there is a local resource that exists with the primary purpose of helping you achieve business success? Furthermore, this organization provides FREE services. I am pleased to introduce you to the Small […]

by · September 29, 2014 · 2 comments · Business, Innovation
killer in the caves

Winston-Salem’s Center for Design & Innovation Receives Emmy Nom

A feature science documentary, “Killer in the Caves”, produced in part by a local research team in collaboration with Center for Design Innovation, has been recognized with an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Cinematography in a Documentary Film by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. (see clip below) CDI […]

by · September 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation
worker training

Forsyth & Stokes Co Partners Prepare to Address NC Skills Gap

By Staff Workforce development partners from Forsyth and Stokes County are looking for businesses to visit as part of the “1,000 in 100” initiative, a statewide effort to match the needs of local companies with skilled employees. Organized by NCWorks, teams from each of the state’s 100 counties will identify […]

by · September 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation

Chamber Announces Winston<40 Leadership Award Winners

By Staff   The Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the inaugural class of the Winston Under 40 Leadership Award winners. These 20 young business professionals were selected from 47 total applicants. They are actively influencing the growth, prosperity and quality of life in Winston-Salem and Forsyth County. […]

by · September 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation
the factory

Buy Local- Black Mountain Chocolate Factory Opens on Trade Street

By Carissa Joines When Black Mountain Chocolate officially opened the doors to their new Visible Chocolate Factory on Friday, there were no oompa-loompas, rivers of chocolate, or everlasting gobstoppers. There was an inviting “den” painted in warm, welcoming colors, beautifully crafted chocolate confections under gleaming glass, and machines and people […]

by · September 20, 2014 · 2 comments · Business, Innovation
mark moore

Piedmont Advantage Credit Union Appoints Moore to Board of Directors

By Staff   Piedmont Advantage Credit Union has announced it has appointed Mark Moore to its Board of Directors. Moore has served as an associate director of the Credit Union’s Board since August 2013. Moore began his career as an executive assistant at Piedmont Airlines in the late 1980s. From there, […]

by · September 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation