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]

The Mortgage Professor – Wharton Professor of Finance Emeritus Jack Guttentag, 87, recently launched a mortgage advice website.

 

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Juliana Reyes

Juliana Reyes began as lead reporter at Technical.ly Philly in July 2012. Previously, she was a city services beat reporter for the Philadelphia Daily News, as part of a project called “It’s Our Money.” She is learning to drive, learning to bike (in the city) but is an expert at taking SEPTA. She grew up in North Jersey and Manila, Philippines but she left the tropics for Bryn Mawr College, where she majored in linguistics. She now lives in West Philly.

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