T.J. Muehleman is never short on ideas. While keeping on top of a steady flow of outside projects, the Atlanta-based programming shop has also been its own test kitchen — with lines of code as the ingredients. But Standard Code’s creativity hasn’t always been a strength. While they were fun to build, products like the Atlanta Database Read more
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One of Atlanta’s Fortune 500 giants is leaving little doubt about its international inclinations this holiday season. AGCO Corp., which sells farm equipment under a variety of brands including the iconic Massey Ferguson mark, released a video greeting card with salutations in multiple languages, celebrating its employees and footprint across the globe, from the Americas to Read more
What started as an expat brainstorm at a Decatur coffee shop is now celebrating 10 years of impact in West Africa. Formed as a gathering place for local women hailing from Ghana, the Ghanaian Women’s Association of Georgia has also always had a charitable impulse at its core.
Once again this holiday season, two Atlanta landmarks have their halls decked with Christmas trees representing the city’s global diversity. At Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Global Winter Wonderland has led to festive firs being placed throughout Concourse F for the enjoyment of travelers passing through the international terminal.
When posted at the United Nations, Kayode Laro admits that he sometimes got sucked into what one might call the “New York state of mind.” “I thought the world started and ended in New York, and I looked at Atlanta as, ‘Oh, well that’s really off my radar,’” the Nigerian consul general said in a Read more
While highlighting innovation in the arts, business and science as it has done over the past decade, the France-Atlanta program this year takes a broadband look at African art featuring Francophone authors, photographers and vocal artists. Kevin W. Tucker, the High Museum of Art’s chief curator, welcomed “Making Africa: A Continent of Contemporary Design,” at Read more
When Andal Balu was a young girl in southern India, chocolate was a luxury. If a friend or relative brought a Five Star bar home, the kids would split it into small pieces for a few blissful moments of sweetness. Approaching 30 years living in metro Atlanta, Ms. Balu still knows how to savor chocolate, Read more
Jason Seagle doesn’t come off like the typical tech CEO. He’s reflective, not reflexive, when answering questions, feeling his way through a response without the brash confidence of a serial entrepreneur. The quiet Atlanta native needs that sensitivity for his work: Although he’s building a tech platform that will ultimately require the cold logic of scalability Read more
In a keynote address at the Alliance of Nigerian Organizations in Georgia held on Saturday evening of Oct. 21, Dr. Augustine Esogbue called on the 50,000 Nigerians living in Georgia to expand Nigeria’s profile by hosting a cultural festival similar to JapanFest and others put on by local ethnic communities. A professor emeritus at Georgia Read more
Editor’s note: The following is a commentary piece written by Zack Lindsey, a second-year law student at the University of Georgia who participated in the global externship program this summer. Disclosure: The law school’s Dean Rusk Center for International Law, which runs the program, is a Global Atlanta advertiser. Ten years ago, Ghana passed the Read more