Detroit, once known as the hotbed of auto manufacturing and the epicenter of soul music, is now the largest U.S. city ever to file for bankruptcy. But, some innovators are working to show that the city could find new livelihood in technology.
The city will be hosting a Maker Faire hackathon on July 27 and 28 sponsored by technology performance company Compuware. During the hackathon, 25 teams will compete to create new apps with information from The Henry Ford digital collection, which has artifacts from 300 years of American history. The idea is to encourage developers and designers to … Read more