Continuing with Bakersfield Computer’s focus on our community and making more data point assets available for use, below you can download license-free graphics of the Top 10 Reasons to Do Business (and Live) in Kern County related to the recent article, Growing Kern County’s Talent Pipeline: An Economic Development Priority.Read More
As 2019 quickly approaches, Bakersfield Computer continues to promote
For years there have been discussions of brain drain the California Central V
Regardless if local talent
When Bakersfield Californian Anna Smith recently got the conversation going, a follow-up reader David Franz provided what I thought was valuable insight about a paper recently published by Raj Chetty, a renowned economics professor at Stanford University.
For me, that was the whole “lost Einsteins” idea. Not only did the paper identify that innovation is widely viewed as the engine of economic growth, it also noted that improving opportunities or disadvantaged children may be valuable not just to reduce disparities, but also to spur greater innovation and growth.
If the definition of Lost Einsteins are women, minorities, and children from low-income families, Kern County needs to focus on tech-related industries in order to not only increase our workforce, but also diversify our job economy.
In Amazon’s recent HQ2 location decision, one of the five preferences for a location was “Areas that can attract and retain strong technical talent.”
Amazon bringing a distribution center to our city is great, but bringing a support or data center with smart people making a decent living is a whole lot better for our economy and future.
Below are links to Raj Chetty’s article and paper
This mixed media example is what comes to my mind when Bakersfieldians say we’re located two hours to
As a way to help those organizations or companies in need of presenting or promoting airline resources in Bakersfield, this graphic was created as a license-free resource of Meadows Field Airport flights.Read More
Voice assisted devices could provide benefits to assisted living residents. Read More
In the past few years, I’ve noticed Google Maps has added what I call a fauna layer of filtered and/or geoprocessed images when using zoomed in aerial imagery. Read More
Say what you will about Amazon; love them or hate them. Regardless how you feel, Amazon is here to stay. And in this expansion period, they are trying a variety of disruption models when it comes to technology, and now even services.Read More