Nationwide we're seeing the growth of technology communities. Here in our corner of the U.S. Northeast, we think it's particularly strong. Reporters from Brooklyn, Philadelphia and Baltimore discuss what that means.
Originally from San Francisco, Zack Seward was most recently an innovations reporter with WHYY in Philadelphia and is a graduate of the University of Chicago and Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism.
According to Gartner, big data will create 4.4 million jobs by 2015. However they note that there simply aren't enough data-savvy applicants to go around and only one-third of these jobs will be filled.
This year, as part Technical.ly’s annual tradition of hosting a celebratory #notatSXSW party, we are formalizing something the informal get-together has always sought to honor with a new national digital art and web design competition in Brooklyn, Baltimore and Philadelphia.
Led by our Diversity In/Tech event held in Brooklyn, the second installment of the Technical.ly monthly podcast on how technology is changing cities takes a closer look at the inclusivity issues we're reporting.