Geekdom released an economic impact report outlining its effect on San Antonio’s technology ecosystem. The numbers are impressive.
Tech Bloc announced the launch of “the largest local information technology industry campaign of its kind.”
The buzz surrounding the debut of a new tech sales networking organization in San Antonio drew participants from as far as Austin to the maxed out event in the packed upstairs at Frank Wednesday afternoon.
He would not have wanted a sad show.
The excitement was palpable Thursday morning as City, County and tech leaders streamed into the Geekdom Event Center in the Rand Building downtown.
No one in public office is more comfortable with big ambitious ideas than Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff, a reflection, perhaps, of how long he has served as state legislator, city councilman, mayor and now county judge.
Can you imagine a downtown tech scene built on a community of progressive, like-minded people in San Antonio?
The elevator dings and the metal doors slide open.
Art, tech, and pop-culture worlds will collide this month as local artist David Blancas prepares to launch “Lone Star Wars,” his inaugural project as Geekdom’s first official artist-in-residence.
If the past year in San Antonio was an episode of VH1’s “Behind the Music,” Summer 2014 would cue the narrator to say, “But backstage the band was falling apart.”
The optimistic “City on the Rise” bubble started to burst when former Mayor Julián Castro stepped down from his post to join the Obama Administration.