Three cutting-edge companies based in Ann Arbor have been selected to participate in SXSW Pitch, a competition for up and coming technology. The competition, comprised of 50 finalists, takes place this month in Austin, Texas with entries from all over the world. The local companies selected include Derq, which aims at “eliminating road accidents and saving lives” by using artificial intelligence and vehicle-to-vehicle (V2X) technology to predict accidents before they happen. Pathware, which provides real-time pathology and biopsy results with more than 96% accuracy, which ultimately reduces the need for patients to have repeat procedures. The third area company is MySideKick, an app that is designed to address sexual assault on college campuses through interfaces that provide education, confidential support, and accurate reporting of incidents.
One of the things Michigan is most known for is our breweries. And nothing beats the delicious taste of a cool beer from one of our favorite breweries. With the addition of growlers, we can enjoy our favorite beers from our favorite local breweries from the comfort of our own home. We live in a
Project 206 masterfully melds freak-out jazz sensibilities with progressive rock tendencies on their instrumental, four-track sophomore EP, Volatile.
All live music venues are vital. That’s our starting point for this series. The stories we’re sharing here demonstrate that local establishments hosting performances by local musicians should never be taken for granted— particularly in a post-pandemic world. When it comes to the Ark, you could argue that there’s been a dedicated constituency that has
The Truth About Human Trafficking: Local expert Bridgette Carr dispels common myths and offers real solutionsMay 21, 2020
The phrase “human trafficking” can conjure up terrifying images of teenage girls being snatched up at the local mall— a problematic misconception about the realities of human trafficking. Bridgette Carr, director of the University of Michigan Law Human Trafficking Clinic, explains that “buying into this type of narrative is harming those who are actual victims