Technology and Innovation

Feature StoryRon Scott and Chris Clark prepare to install a door at the front of the workshop, as Tyler Parker and and Jared Myers load up a rickety work table that is no longer safe to use. All four are participants in the ad-hoc advisory board. (Scarlet Ponder)
Feature Story. Kareem Dasilva, right, took home first place honors at the Smarty City: Transportation & Mobility Hackathon on March 15-17 with MemPatch, technology that helps the city streamline identification of potholes. (Submitted)
Feature Story City of Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland addressed the crowd of media, sponsors and other stakeholders at the March 21 press conference help at Crosstown Concourse. (Cole Bradley)
Feature StoryThe Exercise Coach program calls for two twenty-minute workouts per week. Each machine that a customer uses has a computer that tracks each session. The sessions are led by a personal trainer. (Submitted)

Tech-first gym promises a "smarter" workout


Feature StoryDuring the 2019 GiveCamp Memphis event, IT and marketing professionals dedicate a full weekend to building websites, creating logos, branding and more—all for free. (Drew Fleming)
Feature StorySheahan Water Pumping Station located near University of Memphis main campus was built in the 1930s and still shows signs of the 1950s Cold War. (Ziggy Mack)
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Feature StoryOne hundred sixty-one students met for the first day of the 20-week LaunchCode class, held at Southwest Tennessee Community College. (Submitted)

Free coding class for adults kicks off in Memphis


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Feature StoryDr. Isaac Rodriguez, chief science officer and co-founder of SweetBio and Kayla Rodriguez-Graff, co-founder and SweetBio CEO.
Feature StoryDr. Phil Baker, founder of Good Shepherd Pharmacy, poses for a photo at the nonprofit pharmacy. (submitted)
Feature Story In addition to coworking, Epicenter members have opportunities to participate in professional development and networking events.

Eight places to cowork in Memphis


Feature StoryA power-drained Bird scooter on Central Avenue near Christian Brothers University. (Cole Bradley)
Feature StoryA group of passengers prepares to board a MATA bus at the American Way Transit Center on January 9, 2018. (Brandon Dahlberg)

Memphis-based startup improves breakdown detection in MATA buses


Feature Story A Bluff City Virtual Reality employee uses reality augmentation equipment at the Cordova location. (Ziggy Mack)