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Teaching Tech, Making Beats

Inside a quirky little stone building on South Broad Street, with a door framed by Steve Terlizzese’s mosaic art, a young web developer is hatching a project to teach kids in Chattanooga how to use professional grade ...



A few months ago, I wrote about a pair of MIT grad students in Gig Tank developing a company to make virtual reality experiences available to elderly people living in long-term care communities. This column is an unplanned sequel: the winner ... more

Sep 28, 2016 1:29 PM Tech Talk

One of our newest startups is actually a reboot of one of the oldest players in the urban design ecosystem. The Chattanooga Design Studio was re-established in 2015 after an eight-year absence and moved into a storefront office on Cherry Street ... more

Sep 7, 2016 1:01 PM Tech Talk

Two of the Gig Tank teams that presented last night are working in slightly different corners of telemedicine. I interviewed founders of Docity and One-to-One Telehealth a few days before Pitch Night. Telemedicine itself is far from new ... more

Jul 28, 2016 10:23 AM Tech Talk

More than other Gig Tank startups, Collider is the product of a collective dream. Several dreams, really. Unless you’ve just emerged from a Rip Van Winkle nap of a decade or two, you know the outlines of the 3-D printing dream ... more

Jul 6, 2016 11:39 AM Tech Talk 1 Comments

What if finding a job was as easy as finding a date online? You enter your criteria, let the algorithm do the heavy lifting, then check out potential suitors. The cute companies get your application, and the others ... more

Jun 15, 2016 11:55 AM Tech Talk

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