Say what? Philly's tweeters ain't the rudest [LINKS] - Technical.ly Philly

Aug. 24, 2012 8:30 am

Say what? Philly’s tweeters ain’t the rudest [LINKS]

Rude tweeting ‘study’ about Philly is full of it [Philadelphia Inquirer] One Inquirer reporter digs a little deeper into a Twitter map that has got media outlets calling Philly’s tweeters the rudest in the nation. Said reporter also takes this opportunity to lead with the phrase, “Yo mama!” *facepalm* Summer camps try to solve Silicon […]

Rude tweeting ‘study’ about Philly is full of it [Philadelphia Inquirer] One Inquirer reporter digs a little deeper into a Twitter map that has got media outlets calling Philly’s tweeters the rudest in the nation. Said reporter also takes this opportunity to lead with the phrase, “Yo mama!” *facepalm*

Summer camps try to solve Silicon Valley’s gender gap [CNN Money] TechGirlz’ Entrepreneur Summer Camp gets yet another shout in a national media outlet.

Do You Feel Bad for the Guy Who Owns This House? [Philadelphia Magazine] Kar Vivekananthan, who owns local telecommunications consulting firm OhmComm, owns a blighted property in Pennsport, and the city is coming after him to the tune of nearly $2 million.

Geek of the Week: Philly Love Notes Creator Emma Fried-Cassorla [Geekadelphia] “In May she launched Philly Love Notes, a blog that has local people write a love letter to their favorite spots in and around the city of Philadelphia.” Full Disclosure: Technically Philly co-founders have a personal relationship with Philly Love Notes’ founder Emma Fried-Cassorla.

Lolz: Oxford Online Dictionary adds Internet terms [MyBroadband] The Oxford Online Dictionary added the word “hackathon” and “UI” for “user interface,” but (gasp) not “UX.” h/t Kevin Curry’s Twitter.

E-Commerce Company SUMO Heavy Industries Helps TYR Sport Launch New Site During the Olympics [press release]

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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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