Technology Related Initiatives in Nevada County

GIRLS WHO CODE

The Girls Who Code Clubs Program, hosted by Nevada City School District, teaches computer science to 6th-12th grade girls. It is a unique and scalable model that enables girls in the community to access fitting and challenging resources.
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ACME ROBOTICS

ACME Robotics is an independent robotics team for 8th through 11th graders from various schools in Nevada County. Students build and program robots, and compete with other robotics teams around the country.
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VIRTUAL REALITY MEET-UP

NCVR meets every Wednesday from 7:00 – 9:00 at the Connected Communities Academy. It’s a “hacking” session where they bring ideas and tech related to AR and VR to work on projects and talk about them.
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TAHOE SILICON MOUNTAIN

Tahoe Silicon Mountain is the hub for entrepreneurs, aspiring entrepreneurs, small business owners, tech and other professionals who live, frequently visit, or own a second home in the Truckee-Tahoe region.
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QUIETECH ASSOCIATES

Quietech Associates, Inc. has been providing on-site tech solutions to businesses and individuals throughout Nevada county since 1986, and also offers a storefront (The Geek Boutique) with new and refurbished computers, and a full-time technician. They host frequent digital literacy classes for the community.
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THE CURIOUS FORGE

“Nerd night” is a public meetup that happens on the second Wednesday of every month from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at the Curious Forge, a makerspace in Nevada City.
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NEVADA CITY FILM FESTIVAL PROGRAMS

NCFF screens over 60 films, including comedies, dramas, documentaries, animation, and international shorts in a variety of historic locations in downtown Nevada City. They also provide training and internship opportunities for people interested in digital media production.
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TRUCKEE ROUNDHOUSE

The Truckee Roundhouse is a a nonprofit makerspace that supports the teaching, learning, and practicing of a wide variety of crafts, skills, technologies, and arts in the Truckee-Tahoe community.
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NEVADA COUNTY WEB DEVELOPMENT

An ongoing meetup organized by local professional developers to provide networking and mentorship for the community.
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TECHTONIC TUESDAYS

Join local tech talent, entrepreneurs, solopreneurs, makers, coders, and other members of the Nevada County tech community at this lively monthly event.
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NEVADA COUNTY ONLINE

This professional Meetup aims to provide a networking and learning forum for Nevada County’s micro and small businesses. They focus on sharing digital marketing best practices via presentations and round table discussions aligned with todays current market.
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THE COMPUTER CLUB

A social network for kids and their parents in the Sierra Nevada Foothills area who have an interest in computers, programming, technology and science.
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TECHNOLOGY LENDING LIBRARY

A program of the Nevada County Community Library. Teachers and after-school providers who work with youth can check out robotics, coding, hacking, computing, virtual reality, and other technology sets with just their library card for free for a month at a time. The library also hosts free trainings on using the technology, as well as free technology programs for kids. To reserve your seat in Western Nevada County, contact Lisa Nowlain. To reserve your seat in Truckee, contact Sachi Neumann.
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Nevada County’s Technology Eco-system