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9 public-sector Chief Data Officers to keep an eye on civic

Nov. 3, 2015 11:04 am

9 public-sector Chief Data Officers to keep an eye on

With a slate of local elections this week, this list could change in the coming months. But for now, these people are certainly doing their part to open up municipal data to the public.
Talk civic innovation at our 2nd annual Rise Conference civic

Sep. 10, 2015 7:49 am

Talk civic innovation at our 2nd annual Rise Conference

Technical.ly is bringing back Rise, our two-day conference focused on civic innovation and the future of cities. Join us in Philadelphia Dec. 3-4 to learn new ways to make a difference in your community.
7 awesome projects from this year’s National Day of Civic Hacking civic

Jun. 9, 2015 10:27 am

7 awesome projects from this year’s National Day of Civic Hacking

The nationwide event, organized by Code for America, convened hundreds of civic hackers in cities across the country. Here are a few standout solutions.
I’m a successful video game entrepreneur. But I can’t get an employment visa to stay in the US civic

May 20, 2015 10:30 am

I’m a successful video game entrepreneur. But I can’t get an employment visa to stay in the US

Drexel graduate Arad Malhotra turned down top-paying tech jobs (and a chance at a H1B Employment Visa) to start his own video game company. With federal immigration reform legislation stalling, he will soon have to go back home to India.
‘Our economy has fundamentally changed’: Richard Florida on why tech scenes are thriving civic

Apr. 30, 2015 8:31 am

‘Our economy has fundamentally changed’: Richard Florida on why tech scenes are thriving

Economic development is now about cultivating ecosystems of companies and talent, says the popular urbanist. Attracting one big firm — “big-game hunting” — is out.
Civic Hall is a home for open gov innovation — for New York and beyond civic

Mar. 18, 2015 7:33 am

Civic Hall is a home for open gov innovation — for New York and beyond

An outgrowth of the Personal Democracy Forum, the 18,500-square-foot coworking and events space from Micah Sifry and Andrew Raseij aims to be a place for bureaucrats and civic hackers to compare notes.
Our predictions for 2015 [Technical.ly Podcast] civic

Jan. 7, 2015 7:31 am

Our predictions for 2015 [Technical.ly Podcast]

It's a year of transitions in our East Coast tech markets. Our Technical.ly reporters share what we'll be following closely in 2015.
From Brooklyn to DC, we recap 2014 in local tech [Technical.ly Podcast] civic

Dec. 1, 2014 7:30 am

From Brooklyn to DC, we recap 2014 in local tech [Technical.ly Podcast]

What do you get when you cram five reporters and Technical.ly Editorial Director Christopher Wink into a Google Hangout? A candid discussion of 2014's big stories and trends.
3 reasons why more entrepreneurs should run for office: NJ mayor civic

Nov. 21, 2014 7:01 am

3 reasons why more entrepreneurs should run for office: NJ mayor

Alex Torpey, mayor of South Orange, N.J., thinks local government could be a hotbed of tech-driven innovation. It's just a matter of attracting the right talent.
What you missed at #RiseConf14 civic

Oct. 28, 2014 1:24 pm

What you missed at #RiseConf14

We gathered civic hackers from across the East Coast to talk shop. Here's a snapshot of the conversation.

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