Technology

CodeCrew, a non-profit organization aimed at cultivating initiatives for Computer Science education, will host its fifth-annual “Hackathon” at the FedEx Institute of Technology, 365 Innovation Dr., on July 27-28. Participants will tackle various aspects of school health, and how to...
NASHVILLE (TSU News Service) – Tennessee State University is launching a national initiative that seeks to bring coding experiences to historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and underserved communities. TSU hosted the inaugural “HBCU C2 Presidential Academy” this week through its newly established National Center for...
The following is either a feel-good story with some serious ethical questions . . . or a story about serious ethical questions with a feel-good flavor. Much has been made over CRISPR, a relatively new technology that allows scientists to...
“In a society where innovation and change are becoming increasingly important, we hope to show young girls the potential STEM has to change the world.” Those words are displayed on the website of STEM4fem, a Memphis-based nonprofit that is working...
by Dr. Sybil C. Mitchell, Special to The New Tri-State Defender In July 2018, Myiah Hill was a 27-year-old single mother of three, on public assistance and living in subsidized housing, making $5,000 a year and fresh out of options....
By Cole Bradley, High Ground News Memphis entrepreneurs are getting national attention thanks to GoDaddy, the world's largest digital platform for small businesses, and their local nonprofit partner Communities Unlimited. On November 22, the organization hosted a premier at the Halloran Centre of...
CodeCrew and Southwest Workforce & Community Solutions have partnered to offer a six-month, 40-hour per week software developer bootcamp beginning Feb. 3 at Southwest Tennessee Community College’s downtown campus at 737 Union Ave. Code School is designed to empower adults...
by Najee El-Amin -- CodeCrew-Memphis, a nonprofit technology mentorship organization, is making waves within the youth tech world. Three of the organization’s brightest students are being recognized on a nationwide level. Johnathan Sherrill and Jayda Murray have been accepted into the TED-ED...
by Najee El-Amin -- With assistance from the NBA foundation, two Memphis nonprofit organizations, CodeCrew and The Collective Blueprint, are coming together to create a new technology driven initiative. The Code Collective initiative aims to assist young adults on their path...