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Dec. 19, 2014 11:23 am

This app will tell you if you’re too drunk to drive

Maryland state officials rolled out the ENDUI (“end DUI”) app last week, just in time for holiday party season.
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Economic Alliance report: Baltimore sure is great [Links Roundup] business

Dec. 19, 2014 8:20 am

Economic Alliance report: Baltimore sure is great [Links Roundup]

Plus: Tenable, PayPal and Ad.com land on The Sun's list of Baltimore's 100 best workplaces.
Brush up on social media skills with Techies for Good [Events Roundup] creative

Dec. 17, 2014 6:10 pm

Brush up on social media skills with Techies for Good [Events Roundup]

Plus: Head to Federal Hill for this month's Table Top Game Night.
InvestMaryland judges get to work business

Dec. 17, 2014 1:32 pm

InvestMaryland judges get to work

Applications closed at the end of last week. The first round of judging runs through Jan. 31.
Can you balance Baltimore’s books? Rawlings-Blake unveils new budget site civic

Dec. 17, 2014 12:53 pm

Can you balance Baltimore’s books? Rawlings-Blake unveils new budget site

City budget officials currently project a $30 million hole in the fiscal 2016 budget. Where will that money come from? The city is asking residents to chime in.
Here’s how that map of Baltimore property tax data was made dev

Dec. 17, 2014 10:33 am

Here’s how that map of Baltimore property tax data was made

The story behind a 2013 mapping project that's again making the rounds on social media.
Adding science to art — through play: MICA artist Jenna Frye creative

Dec. 17, 2014 8:58 am

Adding science to art — through play: MICA artist Jenna Frye

Frye's work, a puzzle game called GIRIH, was on display at an opening reception last week in Philadelphia.
Baltimore’s social map took center stage at TEDGlobal [video] civic

Dec. 16, 2014 12:21 pm

Baltimore’s social map took center stage at TEDGlobal [video]

Dave Troy's data visualization shows the city as "a giant high school cafeteria" defined by its cliques.
Johns Hopkins’ role in building experimental Ebola treatment ZMapp business

Dec. 16, 2014 8:57 am

Johns Hopkins’ role in building experimental Ebola treatment ZMapp

The scientists who created ZMapp previously worked in the lab of a JHU biophysicist.
This drone footage of Baltimore is breathtaking creative

Dec. 15, 2014 9:55 am

This drone footage of Baltimore is breathtaking

The 4K video was shot over several days in October and November.
Betamore shakeup: tech anchor announces new leadership, nonprofit status business

Dec. 12, 2014 2:26 pm

Betamore shakeup: tech anchor announces new leadership, nonprofit status

Jen Meyer will leave the Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore to helm the Federal Hill incubator as it becomes a nonprofit.
Digital Harbor Foundation to host more field trips access

Dec. 12, 2014 10:32 am

Digital Harbor Foundation to host more field trips

The new field trip opportunities are underwritten by more than $15,000 in donations.
How a Baltimore company brings big data to the hiring process business

Dec. 12, 2014 8:58 am

How a Baltimore company brings big data to the hiring process

Pegged Software President Myra Norton says job applications create tens of thousands of variables. Her company builds systems to help other firms whittle down their applicant pools.
Patterson Park team wins WebSlam access

Dec. 11, 2014 12:29 pm

Patterson Park team wins WebSlam

A team of 13- and 14-year-olds designed the winning website.
New website maps Baltimore water pollution: Harbor Alert civic

Dec. 11, 2014 8:59 am

New website maps Baltimore water pollution: Harbor Alert

The project aims to improve the health of local waterways, and public health.
OrderUp names Back Forty vets to exec roles [Startup Roundup] business

Dec. 10, 2014 10:08 am

OrderUp names Back Forty vets to exec roles [Startup Roundup]

Also: Military contractor Northrop Grumman names its next CFO.
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