MAGIC held its third cybersecurity competition on April 22nd at the Community Media Center in Westminster, MD. Over 50 students competed in two divisions in two locations in a timed competition solving a wide range of cybersecurity problems in a “jeopardy” style format. Uniquely positioned as an entry level beginner competition, the program is growing rapidly and involved students from three counties and eight educational institutions.Read More
MAGIC, the economic development non-profit organization focused on technology and broadband infrastructure in Westminster, MD is pleased to announce that the recent Carroll County Hackathon, jointly sponsored by MAGIC, McDaniel College, Carroll Community College, and ByteLion, has placed participants into internships and part time jobs as a result of their performance during the Hackathon.Read More
Carroll County Times recaps MAGIC's Demo Day
Over 45 students from Carroll County and beyond worked together to design, build, and pitch 14 apps in a weekend. It was a joy to watch these students collaborate, hustle, and push themselves to get their projects completed by the deadline.Read More
For an organization less than a year old (officially), MAGIC has had a very busy year. We are grateful to the many individuals and organizations who've played a role in inaugural year of operations. Here’s a month by month look at what we accomplished in 2016...Read More
A local lawyer, a self-professed non-techie, was visiting a local non-profit in Westminster for a meeting recently. He was escorted to the conference room by a young manager at the organization, and as they exchanged pleasantries, both realized that they had a connection.Read More
MAGIC hosted its first fundraising event called Hack and Sip. Guests were treated to a fun-filled evening where they deepened their understanding of tech, wine, and MAGIC.Read More
Multiple organizations, including MAGIC, host a TechHire event to expand job opportunities in Carroll County for people pursuing tech careers, as told by the Carroll County Times
Carroll County Times tells the recaps MAGIC's Ethical Hacking competition
An article from the Carroll County Times covering MAGIC's Smart Home project
MAGIC welcomes member company SwitchBridge, a health informatics solution creator.
SwitchBridge provides an analytics driven platform to create the long sought linkage between payors, health records, providers, and patients, and using a modular approach to analytics, provides care management support to improve outcomes and reduce health costs. Using the patient facing app Wellth, users have direct access to all aspects of their health data, which can travel with them, even with changes of insurance provider. Analytics provide both providers and patients with suggestions and care management support to prevent problems before they worsen, keep people healthier, and provide health information where, when and how best utilized.
We are pleased to announce that Jason Stambaugh has been selected as our first Executive Director.Read More
Students from local high schools and McDaniel College will compete against each other solving a series of hacking challenges using the Kali Linux tool kit.Read More