Check out our new Tech Talent Ecosystem tool!

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The AIM Institute exists to forge a stronger tech ecosystem in the Silicon Prairie, a region gaining considerable attention for its undersung role in tech innovation. Since our inception, we’ve implemented programs designed to generate new tech talent, match existing talent with employers, and celebrate technology and the minds who make it. Now, we are becoming […]

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AIM Institute Accompanies Underserved High School Students on a College and Tech Field Trip to Minnesota

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As a not-for-profit partially funded by the Department of Education, the AIM Institute provides free tech education to students who would not otherwise have the opportunity to experience it. To that end, AIM staff accompanied 37 Abraham Lincoln and Thomas Jefferson High School students on an educational field trip to Minnesota last week as part […]

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The 2019 AIM Heartland Developers Conference Brings Tech Talent, Businesses, Bigfoot Together

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The 16th annual AIM Heartland Developers Conference drew over 700 attendees to Omaha last week and covered a range of topics relevant to the modern developer in 45 breakout sessions, 3 keynote speeches, multiple hands-on workshops and a panel discussion. Technical presentations on trending topics such as machine learning, data hierarchy and regional cloud automation […]

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The AIM Institute and Congressman Don Bacon to Host an App Inventor Workshop for Students in Nebraska’s Second Congressional District

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sept. 4, 2018 OMAHA – The AIM Institute is hosting an introductory level App Inventor workshop with special guest Rep. Don Bacon (NE-02) for middle school and high school students in preparation for the 2019 Congressional App Challenge (CAC). This free workshop will be held Saturday, September 7, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 […]

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AIM Institute’s Cybersleuth Camp Teaches High School Girls about Technology, Cybersecurity, Digital Citizenship

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Last Friday, 18 high school girls graduated from the AIM Institute’s 2019 Cybersleuth Camp in an afternoon ceremony at the AIM Brain Exchange. About 40 people attended the graduation to show their support for the next generation of tech talent. AIM’s Cybersleuth Camp is a weeklong cybersecurity camp for girls that seeks to raise interest […]

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Highlander Code Camp Graduates Ten Students, Ushering in New Wave of Tech Talent

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Last Friday, 10 students graduated from the Highlander Code Camp, a joint venture between the AIM Institute and the community revitalization organization Seventy Five North. For 7 weeks, students living in or attending school in North Omaha and receiving free or reduced lunch took intensive classes in the fundamentals of web design and development. They […]

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Ask an Astronaut Episode Four Has Landed

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In this episode, Astronaut Tom makes a distinction between Einstein’s general and special theories of relativity, talks about time travel, and demystifies everyone’s favorite irrational number, Pi. And over at the Brain Exchange, Ground Ctrl gives us a sweet technology demo on making your own drone out of legos. Email your questions to therealastronauttom@nullgmail.com and […]

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The AIM Institute Brings Kid-Friendly Programmable Robots to the Agnes Robinson Waterloo Library to Teach Youth about Technology

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To encourage interest in STEM—science, technology, engineering and math—the AIM Institute’s Brain Exchange will showcase a kid-friendly, programmable robot as part of a fun, family get-together Friday, July 12, 7pm at the Agnes Robinson Waterloo Library, 23704 Cedar Drive. The event is free and open to the public. The Dash robot, designed by Wonder Workshop, […]

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