Making Atomic Proud

This June, I was happy to take part in Atomic Object’s new initiative, supporting Pride Month. While Atomic prides itself (no pun intended) on its diversity within the company, this year, leadership chose to provide LGTBQIA+ and ally Atoms with additional opportunities to celebrate the diversity within our company and out in our communities.

Early Inspiration at Science Olympiad 2017

I recently had the pleasure of stepping in as a coach to help my daughter’s team take part in the 2017 Science Olympiad. It was our first time participating, but likely, not the last. It was great to see junior high kids have so much passion for science and have such a great time participating.

The Regional Economic Impact of Technology Jobs

This year, Atomic is proud join the group of investors that help fuel The Right Place, a regional non-profit economic development organization that has been serving West Michigan since 1985. I’m very excited that The Right Place has recognized the technology sector an important part of West Michigan’s economic future by including Technology and Communications […]

Good Eats in Uptown Grand Rapids

Atomic Object in Grand Rapids has called Wealthy Street (one of the neighborhoods in Uptown) home since 2003. We’re team of 35+ people who often want (need?) coffee, lunch, or a place to relax with friends after work. We pick up food to-go, we share pair lunches together, and we host our customers at establishments […]

Developing Winning Apps at Wayne State

Detroit is on its way up, and one of the forces driving it is a surge in technology entrepreneurship. Wayne State University, in Detroit’s urban Midtown neighborhood, is working to create better entrepreneurs by connecting students and businesses — giving students a better real-world education and helping companies find and foster great, local talent. One […]

Atomic Object ❤s Girl Develop It

Girl Develop It (GDI) is a not-for-profit organization with chapters around the world, dedicated to providing affordable and accessible instruction and mentorship to women interested in software development. For the past 9 months, Atomic Object has been a proud sponsor of the Detroit chapter of GDI, providing space, equipment, and food for classes and workshops. […]

My 3 Favorite Places to Bike in Downtown Detroit

I’ve frequently spent time at Atomic’s Detroit office this summer, and I’m excited by downtown Detroit’s cycling opportunities. So far, my 3 favorite places to ride in downtown Detroit are: 1. The RiverWalk I’ve been rinding the RiverWalk between 6am-7:30am. During that time period the RiverWalk has light traffic and the early-morning crowd is usually […]