Capital One and Community Preservation and Development Corporation teamed up to bring innovative art and technology to affordable housing units in D.C.’s Ward 8. The new Makerspace inside The Overlook at Oxon Run opened to the public on June 28. The space focuses on serving budding community artists and technologists alike by bringing them together to share ideas, equipment and knowledge.
The CPDC/Capitol One Makerspace includes:
Additionally, this makerspace will be home to five artists-in-residence from the D.C. area with various backgrounds in audio/visual art and education:
Now that we all know how to keep Amazon’s Alexa software from accidentally ordering dollhouses and cookies, the online powerhouse is teaming up with Voicehacks to show the country how Alexa can help propel businesses forward. From , the Alexa Skills Tour will stop in Capital One Labs in Arlington, Va., for skill building sessions, workshops and demos.
And you don’t want to wait on getting your tickets—because the first 100 participants to sign up get in free!
Currently, the speakers lined up include:
If you have an interest in software engineering, but aren’t quite sure where to start in the ever-daunting job hunt, the unique incentive structure at Revature might be something worthwhile.
Revature is a Reston-based technology talent company that is focused on training college graduates for in-demand dev positions — and securing their job placement.
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