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Dispatches from the Edge

March Madness - It Isn't Just Basketball!

Saturday morning, March 22, witnessed a new kind of March Madness as a few dozen young people began massing at The Edge of Chaos before many weekending Alabamians even hit the “snooze” button the first time. Young adults representing UAB, Tuskegee University, University of Alabama at Huntsville, Auburn University, the University of South Alabama, and Hoover High School arrived at the 4th floor of Lister Hill Library with laptops in tow, ready to jump into spring games that involved keyboards instead of foul lines at Facebook’s “Hack the World” Capture the Flag event.

Wicked Problem Discussion with Turkish Delegates and Business Leaders Explores Technological Innovation

Monday, February 24, key UAB faculty members, Birmingham business leaders and innovators, and representatives from Hacettepe University and Hacettepe Technopolis in Ankara, Turkey, gathered at The Edge of Chaos to discuss a wicked problem: “Innovation Transformation: What does 2020 look like and how do we get there?” This ground-breaking collaboration was hosted by The Edge of Chaos and Innovation Depot with the intention of bringing together important voices in technology across international borders to both discuss and plan the future of technological innovation.