Philly on the rise: Young people offer solutions to big city challenges [Knight Foundation blog] The Knight Foundation highlights its projects in Philly, including Code for America, the Project Liberty Incubator and Technically Philly’s Connect Philly.
Fact Attack: A New App Watches Political Ads Like a Hawk [Philadelphia Weekly] The alt-weekly profiles civic app Ad Hawk. We’ll save you the hassle: download it for iPhone here and for Android here.
5 Election Apps You Should Know About [Philadelphia Weekly] The list features Yo! Philly Votes, a Random Hacks of Kindness project.
We’re Verified! [Philadelphia Police Blog] “The Philadelphia Police Department has worked with Twitter to get our accounts verified. Currently, we have six Department authorized accounts @PhillyPolice, @PPDJoeMurray, @PPDMikeDuffy, @PPDDanMacDonald, @PPDJoelDales and @PPDRickWalton.”
Daniel Rubin: Out of touch in a crowd of thousands [Philadelphia Inquirer] Columnist Dan Rubin takes issue with the poor cell phone service during last weekend’s Made in America festival.
Is Google selling Horsham plant? [Philadelphia Inquirer]