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Aug. 10, 2012 8:30 am

Azavea launches open-source crime data tool [LINKS]

Police commish Ramsey to live-tweet National Night Out events [Philadelphia Daily News] Azavea and Temple prof team up to pack digital heat against crime [Flying Kite] “It’s a new chapter in intelligence-led policing. Azavea, in partnership with Temple University’s Center for Security and Crime Science, has released ACS Alchemist, a free open source software tool […]

Police commish Ramsey to live-tweet National Night Out events [Philadelphia Daily News]

Azavea and Temple prof team up to pack digital heat against crime [Flying Kite] “It’s a new chapter in intelligence-led policing. Azavea, in partnership with Temple University’s Center for Security and Crime Science, has released ACS Alchemist, a free open source software tool that harnesses census data for the purpose of reducing crime. Funded by the National Institute of Justice and helmed by Jerry Ratcliffe and Ralph Taylor, ACS Alchemist will be used by crime fighters and researchers nationally.”

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CWA union running anti-Verizon TV ad in Pennsylvania [Newsworks]

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ICG-controlled [King of Prussia-based] Procurian buys Utilities Analyses [Philadelphia Business Journal]

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Juliana Reyes

Juliana Reyes has been covering the Philadelphia tech scene since 2012. She's co-president of the Asian American Journalists Association Philadelphia chapter and a two-time Philadelphia News Award winner for "Community Reporting of the Year." The Bryn Mawr College grad lives in West Philly, likes her food spicy and wears jumpsuits often.

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