We've heard this constant refrain for the about a decade and it has yet to translate into jobs or a boost to the local economy. However, there have been more than a few good parties in hopes that the "silicon prairie" will one day become reality.
Hint: It'll never happen.
Read more . . .
Editor's note: The opinions expressed in this commentary are the author's alone. John Boucard is founder and CEO of Tesseract Ventures , an innovator in next-generation robots, smart spaces, 21st century software and radically connected platforms - and one of Startland News' Kansas City Startups to Watch in 2020 Click here to learn more about Tesseract Ventures.