Postcards from Smartopia provides vignettes of work and life in the Triangle to help us Smartopians keep up on the latest news and discover some of the secret gems in this great region we all call home. As a Smarty Pants Ambassador, we encourage you to become one of our guest bloggers by contacting, so that you can share something new about the region from your perspective. Tell us your angle.

It's That Time Again! Come Tech out NC!

Posted by: Brittany C. Location: Durham Comments: 0

It's October! You know what that means...sweaters, boots, gorgeous leaves, pumpkin flavored everything, and JOBS! Lot's of them. You read that right. TECH JOBS to be exact. Where are all of these jobs you ask? At the Come Tech out NC career fair o...

What's Your Raleigh Love Story?

Posted by: Brittany C. Location: Durham Comments: 0

As a part of our involvement with SPARKcon, Hopscotch Design and Hopscotch Music, we launched an interactive campaign for people to tell us what they loved about Raleigh. We collected stories in person, and via Twitter, for five days and the responses were truly amazing…. Check it out!

Raleigh tops Best Places for Business list

Posted by: Brittany C. Location: Durham Comments: 1

Hey #SmartyPants!
We always have great news to share with you about Raleigh and the Triangle, and today's no different! Forbes just named Raleigh the "Best Place for Business'! Check out the story inside, and take a look at the other great rankings we've received recently! There's certainly no shortage of reasons to live, work and play in Raleigh!

Introducing...Activate Good's 2014 Pro Heroes!

Posted by: Brittany C. Location: Durham Comments: 1

One week ago, we had the honor of recognizing an amazing group of Triangle professionals. Work in the Triangle sponsored the annual Activate Good Pro Heroes Breakfast to recognize a special group of Smarty Pants and their amazing work in the community.

Check out our Featured Job Seeker!

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In case you missed it, our Come Tech out the Triangle job fair was a huge success! We decided to shine a spotlight on one lucky job seeker to help them take their job search to the next level. We're telling you now, you don't want to miss out on this #SmartyPants! From Java to Sigma Six, and C++ he's a total rockstar!

Ultra High Speed Internet Coming to the Triangle!

Posted by: Brittany C. Location: Durham Comments: 0

Hey #SmartyPants! Have you heard the news? Ultra high speed internet is coming to the Triangle! Just how fast will the new service be? 1 Gigabit. How fast is that you ask? Fast enough that you can download 25 songs in 1 second, a TV show in less ...

Great News! President Obama to announce NCSU will house new research consortium

Posted by: Michael H. Location: Raleigh Comments: 0

Hey #SmartyPants! We're sure you heard the big news! President Barack Obama will announce in just a few moments that N.C. State University will be home to a $140 million consortium of companies and universities that will develop the next gene...

It’s all about perspective!

Posted by: Noa R. Location: Cary Comments: 0

We love featuring guest bloggers on our site. So many Triangle residents have amazing stories and messages that we love to share with you. Our latest guest blog comes from recent Triangle Transplant, Noa. After living in Israel and New York, she f...


Posted by: Brittany C. Location: Durham Comments: 0

Hey #SmartyPants! Still on the lookout for that new job? Recently graduated and want to put those coding skills to work? Well we've got just the thing for you! Work in the Triangle has once again partnered with NCTA and CED to bring you another '...