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City Council President: “Why are we are still having a problem with the Internet?”and other Links

City of Philadelphia Coming Into High-Speed Internet Age At Last, Official Promises [KYW] — City Council President Anna Verna questioned interim CTO Tommy Jones about slow City Hall internet speed. As

City of Philadelphia Coming Into High-Speed Internet Age At Last, Official Promises [KYW] — City Council President Anna Verna questioned interim CTO Tommy Jones about slow City Hall internet speed. As VisitPhilly & Mayor Nutter Want YOU to be Mayor [Geekadelphia] — GPTMC on FourSquare

Bluecadet Interactive is again up for Webby Awards; Vote to support them [Bluecadet blog]

Facebook faceoff: Artist embarks on ‘social networking stress test’ [Newsworks]

Hacking Education: A Contest for Developers and Data Crunchers [DonorsChoose.org] — “We’ve opened up that data, and invite you to make discoveries and build apps that improve education in America. Help to shape your school system’s budget by revealing what teachers really need. Build the first mobile app for hyper-local education philanthropy. We’ve got a list of suggestions to help get you thinking.”

5th graders suspended for Facebook pics in school [NBC 10] — H/T NewsWorks

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Christopher Wink

Christopher Wink is a cofounder and Editorial Director of Technical.ly, the local technology news network. Previously, Wink worked for a homeless advocacy nonprofit and was a freelance reporter for a variety of publications. He writes regularly about news innovation and best business practices on his personal blog here. The bicycle commuter loves cities, urban politics and squabbling about neighborhood boundaries.

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