Technology and Innovation

Feature Story  Under the guidance of the FedEx Institute of Technology at the University of Memphis, a collaborative group of private, public and nonprofit innovators are working to make the Bluff City into a hub for blockchain technology. (Submitted)

Memphis is betting on blockchain


Feature Story Volunteers work in the Coliseum's lower-level loading dock entrance. The building's arena and corridors were lit by task lighting provided by the City of Memphis. (Shelda Edwards)

In photos: Closed since 2007, Mid-South Coliseum reopens for one-day cleanup event


Feature Story Melissa Sierra, Connect Crew manager for the Memphis Public Library system, talks about the process of making brine for a pickling class at the How-To-Festival, held at the Whitehaven Library on Saturday, April 27. (Kim Coleman)
Feature Story Rob Coleman of Green Girl Produce tends to microgreens. (Ziggy Mack)

Green Girl Produce grows indoor farm at Midtown warehouse


Feature Story Ron 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 Story The 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 Story During 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 Story Sheahan 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 Story One 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 Story Dr. Phil Baker, founder of Good Shepherd Pharmacy, poses for a photo at the nonprofit pharmacy. (submitted)