Algae – the new/old wastewater technology

Could something tiny be the answer to one of Cape Cod’s biggest problems? January’s First Friday Breakfast speaker, Brian Braginton-Smith, thinks it might be. Braginton-Smith is CEO of AquaGen Infrastructure Systems, Inc.  and Executive Director of the Lewis Bay Research Center, as well as being a long time Cape resident. He has seen our coastal […]

August First Friday – Snows goes mobile

Snows Home and Garden is about as old school a family business as you can get – which is why Sid Snow was the speaker at our First Friday Breakfast in August. The business was started 127 years ago by Sid’s great, great grandfather (whose home was the Orleans Inn). When Sid came home in […]

First Friday: David Churbuck and digital marketing

Local is the new organic. According to our First Friday speaker David C. Churbuck, there’s a shift toward local, which began with the food movement and is continuing into retail.  Amazon killing Main Street, he says, is a myth.  He sees a migration away from the mall and big box stores, and back to local […]

First Friday: John Landry forecasts 2014 (w/video)

Entrepreneur and investor John Landry’s technology forecasts regularly give the Weather Channel a run for their money at our First Friday breakfasts. When he starts reviewing the year behind and predicting what lies ahead, no one cares what’s going on outside. It’s a mesmerizing, informative hour, and we were very glad to welcome him to […]

First Friday: Cranberries on the silicon sandbar

Even third-generation cranberry growers need technology. November’s First Friday speaker was Dawn Gates-Allen, Communications Manager of the Cape Cod Cranberry Growers Association. She’s also a fourth generation grower. Founded in 1888, CCCGA developed standards for the cranberry industry, including barrel size and pricing. Ongoing efforts include marketing, environmental affairs and keeping the neighbors happy. While […]

October’s First Friday: Video on the Web with Jay Sheehan

Ready to produce some content? The October First Friday breakfast meeting was in Cape Cod Community Media Center‘s 8800 square feet of studio. They provide tools, training and technology to make it happen. What is “it?” That’s up to you. The Media Center is programming by community, for community. They also have a 2100 square […]

First Friday: Breakfast with an Entrepreneur in Residence

If you’re researching how to start a new business, it may be time to get your nose out of the textbooks and get to work. According to entrepreneur Peter Karlson, there are better ways to start a company from scratch than following a textbook’s guidelines. September’s First Friday Speaker, Peter Karlson, is the Cape Cod […]

Technology Enhanced Education – video

Education and the tech workplace

The U.S. Education System and the workforce are not seeing eye to eye these days. Nor have they been for some time. Our First Friday panel for August was on Technology-Enhanced Education, moderated by publisher, author and spokesperson Gary Beach. A leader in the field of IT, Gary was publisher of Computerworld, Network World and […]

Jan 4, 2014 – First Friday: John Landry “The Year Ahead”

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