Rich Bailey

Never Had a Friend Like GENI

Here’s more from my conversation with Mike Bradshaw and Alex Lavidge about how the Gig Tank startup accelerator—and its context—have changed over the last three years. more »

Apr 22, 2015 4:16 PM Tech Talk

Come On In, the Disruption’s Fine

Gig Tank begins its fourth iteration at the end of May. This year, the annual startup accelerator centered on Chattanooga’s gigabit Internet is bringing much of the focus back to where it began three years ago... more »

Apr 8, 2015 4:42 PM Tech Talk

Who’s Your Muse?

A new social media site based in Chattanooga is offering a place for creators of all types to share their art. more »

Mar 11, 2015 4:48 PM Tech Talk

Startup Ecosystem Design, Meet Urban Design

Last month, Chattanooga’s long-awaited Innovation District was unveiled. The city-county Enterprise Center, reorganized last spring to lead the creation of the Innovation District, has drawn a circle around 140 acres ... more »

Feb 11, 2015 3:42 PM Tech Talk

Chattanooga: Galapagos of the Internet?

When the Public Library’s Gig Lab had its grand opening a few weeks ago, I spent some time with Jeff Branson, a technology educator who came in from Boulder, Colorado to give the keynote lecture and lead a workshop. more »

Jan 29, 2015 9:50 AM Tech Talk

Check Out the Gig

The Chattanooga Public Library has the Gig, Chattanooga’s best-in-universe one gigabit Internet. You can’t pull the Gig off the shelf, take it downstairs, get its little barcode scanned and walk out the door with it. more »

Dec 17, 2014 5:42 PM Tech Talk

A Wiki Grows in Chattanooga

If you’ve ever used Wikipedia, the web-based, user-created encyclopedia, you know something about Chattanooga’s LocalWiki, but there are some important differences. more »

Dec 4, 2014 10:51 AM Tech Talk

You’ve Got Moving!

What could be more about brawn over brains than a moving company, right? A smelly diesel truck, a two-wheeled dolly and a pair of beefy guys beside you whistling while they work. And maybe breaking your stuff. more »

Nov 20, 2014 10:18 AM Tech Talk

(Phase) Shift Happens

Welcome to the second half of The Pulse’s conversation with David Weinberger, Internet researcher and futurist who spoke at Chattanooga’s Startup Week, Mike Bradshaw, executive director of CoLab, and Nate Hill ... more »

Nov 6, 2014 12:00 AM Tech Talk

Stalking the Wild Phase Shift: Business Reimagined

One of the highlights of Chattanooga’s recent Startup Week was a lecture by David Weinberger, Harvard researcher and author of “Too Big To Know”, about how the Internet has changed not just what we know, but how we create knowledge. more »

Oct 23, 2014 12:00 AM Tech Talk

If You Can Make It Here...

What the heck is a Maker Faire? I’d call it the blissfully happy marriage of geekdom, shop class, the arts, and good old-fashioned crafts. more »

Oct 9, 2014 9:45 AM Cover Story

Let Them Make (Startup) Cake

Chattanooga Startup Week kicks off next week, with dozens of lectures and seminars aimed at young companies and the people who create them, as well as the presentation of the city’s first CHA Startup Awards. more »

Oct 2, 2014 9:56 AM News, Views, Rants, Raves

Starting a Company or Building a City?

Gig Tank may get the headlines, with its mission to leverage Chattanooga’s gigabit Internet to create high-growth high-tech startups—but another Company Lab program called Co.Starters has been working longer ... more »

Sep 25, 2014 12:00 AM Tech Talk

Why Wait to Innovate?

Right now the goal of the meetup community, and also of the entire organization, is to build the support system for kids who feel like they need to be doing something.” more »

Aug 28, 2014 12:00 AM Tech Talk

The Once and Future Barking (Legs)

The legs are silent. For now. Barking Legs Theater went dark a few weeks ago for renovations. The iconic green legs that sprouted from the ceiling like dancing stalactites have been stored for safekeeping. more »

Aug 14, 2014 11:31 AM Cover Story

Bold Ideas Before Age 20

Maybe those darn kids really are our future... more »

Aug 14, 2014 12:00 AM Tech Talk

Connecting Garage Innovators and Industry

3D printing is catnip for the investor angels more »

Jul 31, 2014 12:00 AM Tech Talk

Parks Prescription to End Childhood Obesity

Diego created a referral system that allowed doctors to ‘prescribe’ an after-school exercise program and let parents get reimbursed by an insurance company. more »

Jul 17, 2014 12:00 AM Tech Talk 1 Comments

The Telltale 3D-Printed Heart Is Really Here

Based on your scan data we can, essentially, take your heart out of your body and hand it to a surgeon. more »

Jul 3, 2014 12:00 AM Tech Talk

The Product is the Teacher

"Wellness is not the opportunity in health care. Well-being is the opportunity. Kor facilitates a sense of well-being if you use it.” more »

Jun 19, 2014 12:00 AM Tech Talk