NASA’s Mission to Mars Depends on a Historic Rocket Engine Test Stand in Mississippi

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The 264 foot tall stand will test NASA’s Space Launch […] The post NASA’s Mission to Mars Depends on a Historic Rocket Engine Test Stand in Mississippi appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin San Antonio #NASASocial B-2 Test Stand Mississippi NASA SLS Stennis Space Center By LAURA LOREK Founder of Silicon Hills News The historic B-2 rocket engine test stand, built in 1966, has tested Saturn V and Space Shuttle main engines.

Smartsynch raises $20 Million (Jackson, Mississippi)

Jason Ball

It's not everyday that my hometown shows up in VentureSource, so I had to repost this: SMARTSYNCH (JACKSON, MS) RAISES $20 MILLION IN SERIES E?— — Industry: Vertical Market Applications Software —?. Credit Suisse Customized Fund Investment led a $20 million round of?series series E financing for SmartSynch. Other round investors included Siemens Venture Capital, Beacon Group, and OPG Ventures, Innovation?Valley

Silicon Hills News’ Latest Magazine on Tech Startups Taking Off

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Although innovation has become a buzzword in many circles it still rings true in Texas and the neighboring states of Louisiana and Mississippi, which all have NASA facilities. By LAURA LOREK Founder of Silicon Hills News Rockets launching are a symbol of Texas’ rich history in the space industry. Space exploration is at that heart […] The post Silicon Hills News’ Latest Magazine on Tech Startups Taking Off appeared first on SiliconHills.

What’s Old Is New Again

Feld Thoughts

” Mark Twain, ”Old Times on the Mississippi”. Over the weekend, Kwin Kramer, the CEO of Oblong , wrote a great essay on TechCrunch titled Hey Kids, Get Off My Lawn: The Once And Future Visual Programming Environment. He starts off with a great Mark Twain quote. “When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.”

Cultivating A Culture Of Excellence From The Ground Up

YoungUpstarts

Leading the grounds crew at a prestigious resort and the Landscape Services Department at the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss), I did a lot of tilling the soil before I found a way to grow my aspirations and to help employees not just to survive, but thrive.

MSU Celebrates Student Entrepreneurship | Starkville Daily News

Campus Entrepreneurship

Today I learned from Steven Nalley at the Starkville Daily New that some Mississippi State students have pushed into the breathalyzer market and have done well with their idea ( Night and Day Vending ) on the business plan circuit. As CEO of Night and Day Vending, which distributes breathalyzer vending machines called IntoxBoxes, Stewart has entered several student entrepreneurship competitions in association with Mississippi State University.

How Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) Can Help Your Business

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Mississippi State University helps process the data each year and organizes the results for the ASBDC. UW-Madison Small Business Development Center (SBDC) celebrating SBDC Day. Source.] Starting a new small business?

The Next Bubble – Don’t Get Fooled Again

Steve Blank

Bubbles are not new; we have had them for hundreds of years (the Tulip Mania , South Sea Company , Mississippi Company , etc.). My friend, Ben Horowitz , and I debate the tech bubble in The Economist. This post originally appeared as part 1 of 3.

Hacking for Defense @ Stanford 2017 – Lessons Learned Presentations

Steve Blank

Hacking for Defense is now offered at eight universities in addition to Stanford – Georgetown , University of Pittsburgh , Boise State , UC San Diego, James Madison University, University of Southern Mississippi , and later this year University of Southern California and Columbia University.

National Security Innovation just got a major boost in Washington

Steve Blank

Hacking for Defense is now offered at eight universities in addition to Stanford – Georgetown , University of Pittsburgh , Boise State , UC San Diego, James Madison University, University of Southern Mississippi , and later this year University of Southern California and Columbia University. Two good things just happened in Washington – these days that should be enough of a headline. First, someone ideal was just appointed to be Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense.

You Don’t Need Delaware to Start Your Company

Startup Professionals Musings

Filing fees vary from state to state, but will fall anywhere from $50 in Mississippi to $410 in Nevada, including administration fees.

Book #16: Still Hungry in America

Jeff Hilimire

It was originally published in 1969 and was inspired by Bobby Kennedy’s visit to the Mississippi Delta and the unimaginable suffering he saw there. My goal in 2018 is to read 52 books. Here is a list of all the books I’ve read so far this year. Each book is ranked on a 5-star scale (5 is best). ** Still Hungry in America. Talk about books that change your understanding of the world, this book really rocked me.

Civil Rights 50th Year Anniversary - A Trip to Remember

Seeing Both Sides

In celebration of the anniversary, we took the opportunity this week to take a family trip to Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee to expose our kids to this poignant history. We then drove to Oxford, Mississippi to visit Ole Miss.

Minimum Wage Boost in Silicon Valley Ups the Cinderella Factor

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

Sometimes they get invented by young, brilliant people who might be one generation removed from the third world (or Mississippi). Sometimes Cinderella Boys Hit Innovation Holes-in-One. Let’s put politics aside for a moment and pretend the minimum wage is not a party-centric issue.

The Art and Science of Dreaming

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I have a dream that one day even the state of Mississippi, a state sweltering with the heat of injustice, sweltering with the heat of oppression, will be transformed into an oasis of freedom and justice. Martin Luther King.

Thanks For Dreaming Mr. King

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I have a dream that one day even the state of Mississippi, a state sweltering with the heat of injustice, sweltering with the heat of oppression, will be transformed into an oasis of freedom and justice. Martin Luther King. Martin Luther King, Jr. had a big dream.

Why We Need Each Other

Duct Tape Marketing

In the summer of 2008 the entire Upper Mississippi River Basin flooded and inundated ten square miles of Cedar Rapids, including the entire downtown of this community of about 100,000.

15 Famous Companies That Started As Something Much Different

YoungUpstarts

But in those days, as the Mississippi Valley Printing Telegraph Company, the only thing they were sending was telegrams.

One Little Ice Cream Cart That’s About to Have Big Growth

Up and Running

By contrast, Stuart grew up working in his father’s law office in the Mississippi Delta. An employee at Red Wagon Creamery serves up a scoop. Heart of Chocolate. Raspberry Rickey. Smoked Salt Caramel #6. Blackberry Cheesecake. Ready to scream for ice cream?

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My Guild Guitar Is Stuff That Works

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Artists like Johnny Cash, Mississippi John Hurt, Emmy Lou Harris, John Denver and Richie Havens made the Guild Jumbo 12 string, D50 and 55 extremely popular on the 60s and 70s pop scene. My Guild Guitar Is Stuff That Works This content from: Duct Tape Marketing.

Becoming an Entrepreneur Ain't for Everybody!

Small Business Force

Now entrepreneurs don't have to be "Mississippi gamblers," but there are risks involved. Whether caused by economic times or the seeming low cost of entry, especially for technology-based businesses, it appears that more and more folks are setting out on the entrepreneurial path.

Gravity Will be Turned Off « Steve Blank

Steve Blank

Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi Mississippi was the Training Center responsible for teaching 10’s of thousands of students a year how to repair radar, communications, and electronics.

My Routine

This is going to be BIG.

Try doing pushups and getting to 5 mississippi on the down and then back on the up. I think routines are important. Routines help me conserve my mental bandwidth so that I can use it for more things that move the needle. Thinking about when to go to the gym isn't a good use of that bandwidth. Keeping a routine also allows me to optimize based on observation of my own performance.

If I Told You I'd Have to Kill You: The Story Behind “The Secret.

Steve Blank

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The Story Behind the Secret History Part II. Getting B-52s through.

Steve Blank

Stay Hungry, Stay Curious When these bombers got their first modern Electronic Countermeasures suite (the ALQ-117 with automatic wide-band receivers and jammers), I got sent back to school for three months (to scenic Biloxi Mississippi again) to learn how to repair it.

Extraordinary Popular Delusions & the Madness of Crowds

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The three stories that the book is most famous for are the “economic bubbles&# specifically, tulip-mania , the South Sea Company bubble and the Mississippi Company bubble.

The Venture Capital Secret: 3 Out of 4 Start-Ups Fail

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Top Social Media Measurement and Tracking Tools

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Boom and Bust and What Comes Next

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Take the Bank of America, once the largest bank in the world, whose signature office tower on California Street was briefly the tallest west of the Mississippi. Boom and Bust and What Comes Next. by Celia and Peter Wiley. The view from our window. From Boom Summer 2014, Vol 4, No 2.

The Evolving Economics of the App

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Questions and Answers About HIV Cure The report that a 2½-year- old Mississippi baby appears to be cured of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, has provoked intense interest, excitement and some skepticism among AIDS researchers and the community at large. Facebook. Twitter. WSJ Live. WSJ Live.

How to Fund a Startup

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You should be especially suspicious of grants whose purpose is somekind of social engineering-- e.g. to encourage more startups to bestarted in Mississippi. Want to start a startup? Apply for funding by March 3. November 2005 Venture funding works like gears. A typical startup goes throughseveral rounds of funding, and at each round you want to take justenough money to reach the speed where you can shift into the nextgear. Few startups get it quite right. Many are underfunded.