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Shinola's workers, the new faces of Detroit manufacturing
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Since Shinola opened shop in Detroit in 2013, the company has grown its output and its workforce. Those workers are creating quality goods and are changing the way we think about Detroit manufacturing.
Allied Media Projects and the global relevance of Detroit's grassroots tech scene
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
On the eve of the 16th annual Allied Media Conference, Kat Hartman has this story about Allied Media's Digital Stewards project, which takes on nuanced issues affecting Detroit and develops tech solutions that are globally relevant.
Detroit Future Schools program offers a new classroom paradigm
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
For the latest installment of our "City Kids" series, David Sands reports on Allied Media Projects' Detroit Future Schools program, which pairs artists with teachers to create a classroom environment where kids can take ownership of their education.
Not just a young man's game: Women in Detroit's growing tech scene
Nina Misuraca Ignaczak
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
You don't have to watch HBO's "Silicon Valley" to know that the tech industry is dominated by men. But as Detroit's tech scene takes off, women are banding together to ensure that they are part of the conversation. Nina Misuraca Ignaczak has the story.
New businesses and new life directions for two entrepreneurs in Detroit's "Zone 8" neighborhood
Tuesday, June 03, 2014
A firefighter turned retailer and an ex-gang member turned author and bookstore owner are both starting businesses in Detroit's Zone 8 neighborhood. Aaron Mondry has the story.
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Stories from the new economy: Henry Ford Innovation Institute
New Economy Initiative
Tuesday, April 08, 2014
Henry Ford Innovation Institute connects medical practitioners with designers and entrepreneurs to help commercialize the innovation that arises every day at Henry Ford Hospital.
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