Innovation

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Revisiting Nashville’s Standout Tech Stories from 2017

By Laura Pochodylo It’s been quite a year for Nashville’s growing tech community, and Forward Beat has been along for the ride, documenting some of the most interesting creators, innovators, and businesses along the way. When you’re moving at

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Women Veterans Have a Remarkable History in Technology

By Lee Rennick Nashville has a growing female technology community, which i with a long and distinguished history that began with the daughter of an infamous 19th century poet, Lord Byron. But it was a female admiral who brought women out of the

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Obituaries: There’s An App for That

By Lee Rennick Recently, Pew Research Center, an American think tank located in Washington, D.C., completed a study on the use of technology by seniors. What they found is that the generational tech gab is diminishing. John Haswell, an

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Nashville Tech is Helping Seniors Live Better Lives

By Laura Pochodylo While coding, startups and establishing tech incubators are often terms and activities we hear associated with younger Nashvillians, much of Nashville’s digitally fluent generation is focused on aging. There’s a whole community

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These Nashville Makerspaces Redefine What it Means to Learn

By Justin Stokes Even though most students went back to school at the beginning of the month, there’s still plenty of excitement in the air about all things educational. Education doesn’t have to end when you finish school, either—there are

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