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Who makes $200K? purpose

Sep. 9, 2021 8:56 am

Who makes $200K?

Tech has made many richer. Through a Technical.ly data analysis and the start of an ongoing series, we look at what it means that at the same time, in many American cities, racial income inequality is worsening.
5 #MeToo takeaways from Andrew Cuomo and Activision Blizzard sex harassment scandals purpose

Aug. 13, 2021 10:53 am

5 #MeToo takeaways from Andrew Cuomo and Activision Blizzard sex harassment scandals

These two recent high-profile examples illustrate not only the power of the legal reforms that have been put in place, but how much employee culture has changed since 2017, when the #MeToo movement first started to get headlines.
Well City Challenge winner Hey Auntie! is a place where Black women can connect purpose

Aug. 3, 2021 10:51 am

Well City Challenge winner Hey Auntie! is a place where Black women can connect

Founder Nicole Kenney is building the platform to be a safe, authentic, culturally sensitive place for relationships and resources “with wiser and more seasoned women.”
Here are 5 ways the City of Philadelphia can better support broadband access for its residents purpose

Jul. 6, 2021 1:28 pm

Here are 5 ways the City of Philadelphia can better support broadband access for its residents

When it comes to digital access, there’s still work to be done to get everyone on a level playing field.
Residents will explore ‘Places of Power’ in Norris Square purpose

Jun. 1, 2021 10:53 am

Residents will explore ‘Places of Power’ in Norris Square

What if 360 camera technology, augmented and virtual reality — which were developed for commercial use — could be a platform for community storytelling? That's what filmmaker Anula Shetty and members of Norris Square's community gardens are documenting.
This new tool will help Philly-area bikers find routes with less traffic purpose

May 20, 2021 9:58 am

This new tool will help Philly-area bikers find routes with less traffic

Web designer Corey Acri partnered with the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission to produce Ruti, which is described as mimicking "the friendly bike route advice of an experienced bike riding friend."
Recalibration of power: Building an equitable tech pipeline in Philly purpose

May 7, 2021 11:05 am

Recalibration of power: Building an equitable tech pipeline in Philly

The first Philly cohort of Resilient Coders graduates in May, and two of its soon-to-be-grads share the apps they built with a focus on bettering society.
In May, let’s play with the future purpose

May 6, 2021 3:35 pm

In May, let’s play with the future

This month's editorial calendar topic focuses on civic innovation, community tech, and the technocultural practices that celebrate Blackness, embrace advancement and empower communities. In other words, Philafuturism!
In West Philly, a diverse group trains to break through in a field dominated by young white men purpose

Apr. 23, 2021 3:49 pm

In West Philly, a diverse group trains to break through in a field dominated by young white men

"Sometimes we get too focused on the deficit model in Black communities. But there is an ‘and.’ We can offer basic digital learning and technology training," says Soneyet Muhammad.
Dan Rhoton: ‘What if Camden is a place you can source remote workers from?’ purpose

Apr. 5, 2021 12:10 pm

Dan Rhoton: ‘What if Camden is a place you can source remote workers from?’

Can workforce development spark community revitalization? A new coworking space for tech trainees and alumni launched by Hopeworks may hold the answer.

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