Delaware daily roundup: Tech Council’s next steps; AI in education; Swim with the Sharks returns

Plus, Delaware State University has a new image restoring collaboration with Getty.


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DE Tech Council’s post-incubation strategy

The Tech Council of Delaware’s three-year Rodel incubation period is almost up. Next week at the Tech Ecosystem Conference, executive director Zakiyyah Ali will reveal its strategy for the next three years.

➡️ Read my report here.

Can AI in education foster inclusion?

Jessica Stansbury, director of teaching and learning excellence at the University of Baltimore Center for Excellence in Learning, Teaching and Technology, wrote a guest post about AI in education, and whether it can foster a more inclusive and engaging learning environment.

“Generative AI can democratize access to information, leveling the playing field for those like myself, a first-generation college graduate, who may feel marginalized within the traditional academic environment,” Jessica said. “It offers a pseudo-interaction that, without replacing genuine human connection, can provide a semblance of understanding and personal response previously unavailable to solitary learners.”

➡️ Read Jessica’s article here.

News Incubator: What else to know today

•  Swim with the Sharks 2024 pitch competition applications are open through July 31. The finals will be at the Entrepreneurial Summit on September 25. [New Castle County]

• Delaware State University has a new image restoring collaboration with Getty.  [Delaware Business Now]

• Big Fish Restaurant Group has inked a new deal with Baltimore’s Atlas Restaurant Group. [Delaware Business Times]

• The author of the new book “Queering Rehoboth Beach: Beyond the Boardwalk” speaks with Delaware Public Media. [Delaware Public Media]

🗓️ On the Calendar

• July 18 — Young Professionals Night at Constitution Yards [Details here]

• June 25-26 —  Delaware Tech Ecosystem Conference [Details here]

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