Nashville Inno: Tech Bytes: Gov. Lee signs DAO-blockchain bill into law; Vanderbilt beefs up Wond’ry with staff, startup incubator

Nashville’s tech scene is about to radically change with the arrival of Oracle and as Amazon and other firms fill their downtown hubs. But there’s plenty of action right now. Tech Bytes is a recurring roundup highlighting news on startups, capital raises, acquisitions and other activity in the region’s tech sector.

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Diverse Issues in Higher Education: #BlackTechFutures Builds Connection Between Technology, Equity, and HBCUs

Dr. Fallon Wilson watched the events of the Arab Spring occur while she was teaching one of her first courses on technology and sociology at American Baptist College (ABC). As millions of protestors came together to stand against autocratic or corrupt governments, Wilson saw the way participants utilized technology to spread awareness. She began to connect the potential of technology to social justice.

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