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These digital tools make data storytelling easy for nonprofits method

Jun. 15, 2018 7:28 am

These digital tools make data storytelling easy for nonprofits

Code for Philly Co-Director Toni McIntyre shares some of the resources discussed at Tech in the Commons's final project night.
Nonprofits, you have data sets. But how to show them off? purpose

Jun. 1, 2018 10:37 am

Nonprofits, you have data sets. But how to show them off?

Join us on Tuesday, June 5, for the second project night and final session of Tech in the Commons 2018, focused on digital and data storytelling (BYO laptop).
Help the City of Philadelphia apply a Smart Cities mentality to neighborhood challenges purpose

May 25, 2018 12:19 pm

Help the City of Philadelphia apply a Smart Cities mentality to neighborhood challenges

At the first Tech in the Commons project night this Wednesday, May 30, examine the application of technology in solving hyperlocal problems — think noise complaints, litter, public health.
PSA: Get a low-cost, refurbished computer through this Audubon nonprofit purpose

May 24, 2018 12:03 pm

PSA: Get a low-cost, refurbished computer through this Audubon nonprofit

TeamChildren has distributed over 16,000 desktops and laptops in the past two decades.
How this Summer of Maps fellow may have helped save lives with her data storytelling method

May 18, 2018 1:10 pm

How this Summer of Maps fellow may have helped save lives with her data storytelling

Annaka Scheeres will present on her 2016 mapping work with Azavea at our fourth Tech in the Commons session this Tuesday, May 22.
Smart Cities projects matter for nonprofits, too. Learn how at Tech in the Commons purpose

May 10, 2018 12:45 pm

Smart Cities projects matter for nonprofits, too. Learn how at Tech in the Commons

The concept is about "understanding the various challenges in a community and identifying ways technology might support a better solution." Learn how nonprofits fit Tuesday, May 15.
Diversity in tech starts with the kids, and other lessons from Introduced by Technical.ly method

May 7, 2018 10:03 am

Diversity in tech starts with the kids, and other lessons from Introduced by Technical.ly

One way to increase representation means “locating mentors and instructors that look like our children” — and other takeaways from the #PTW18 event's Impact room.
The two rules nonprofits should keep in mind when crafting a social message method

May 1, 2018 1:12 pm

The two rules nonprofits should keep in mind when crafting a social message

Comcast NBCUniversal's Kunal Gulati will present on its community impact division's social media strategy at the second Tech in the Commons session on Tuesday, May 8.
10 accessible products we got from NextFab’s #PTW18 hackathon with Inglis House results

Apr. 30, 2018 10:33 am

10 accessible products we got from NextFab’s #PTW18 hackathon with Inglis House

Occupational therapists met technologists at the makerspace to create a robotic sandwich feeding device, a new wheelchair pressure system and more to benefit the nursing care facility.
What the Free Library learned about civic engagement from Pokémon Go method

Apr. 25, 2018 12:44 pm

What the Free Library learned about civic engagement from Pokémon Go

Library Administrator Joel Nichols will present on its place-based digital intervention at the first Tech in the Commons session, "Bring AR and VR to Our Neighborhoods," on Monday, April 30.

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