What it’s like living in Reno? – Lifestyles answer

Great question. In my humble opinion, moving to Reno is primarily a lifestyle choice. Overall Reno: is a pretty cool place near lots of awesomeness: Lake Tahoe Sierra Nevadas Black Rock Desert (if you are into the Burning Man scene) Plenty of skiing, kayaking, SUPing, hiking, biking, you name it. has a revival taking place in Midtown with awesome new breweries, restaurants, and bars. Lots of new startups and a … [Read more...]

Elko to Host Startup Weekend for Entrepreneurs

Reblogged from SWElko: Elko to Host Startup Weekend for Entrepreneurs Startup Weekend Elko will connect local innovators and startup enthusiasts to share ideas and launch companies ELKO, NV – Startup Weekend, a national grassroots business-launching event, is coming to Northern Nevada, September 28-30, 2012. Startup Weekend Elko will connect local entrepreneurs, developers, designers and startup enthusiasts with mentors and … [Read more...]

Are MBA’s a Waste of Time for Engineers?

What society thinks I do, what my former coworkers think I do, what my friends think I do, what my parents think I do, what I think I do, what I really do

I know the feeling, wanting to get out of the monotonous routine, get out from the cubicle, and get away from your boring boss that has been working for the firm for 30 years. I've been there and I am seeing more and more that many engineers get that same itch. That need to use the other half of your brain, to engage that creative nature that has been suppressed. The desire to act on a vision, build with your hands, mix it up, do what feels … [Read more...]

There are Damn Good Reasons Why I Live in Reno

[Update 2016]: **Make sure to check out the comment threads below -AND- Many people find this other Reno post even more helpful**: What it’s like living in Reno? – Lifestyles answer I know what you're thinking; there are too many casinos, too many bums, its too dry, I want some more local stores, give me some more trees... Shut It!... I don't care what you say, this is a damn good place to live!... :) This topic is something that has been … [Read more...]