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Feb. 15, 2013 8:30 am

The Atlantic picks up Philly’s crime visualization apps [LINKS]

Will the Chief Innovation Officer Transform Government? [GovTech] “[Philadelphia CIO Adel] Ebeid fields many phone calls from other municipalities curious about his job title. “I get as many as one or two a week,” he said. “I started calling it ‘innovation envy.’ One thing I tell them is that they should focus on solving a real […]

Will the Chief Innovation Officer Transform Government? [GovTech] “[Philadelphia CIO Adel] Ebeid fields many phone calls from other municipalities curious about his job title. “I get as many as one or two a week,” he said. “I started calling it ‘innovation envy.’ One thing I tell them is that they should focus on solving a real problem as opposed to creating the position just to have an office with that title.””

5 Ways of Visualizing Crime in Philly [The Atlantic]

Diane Mastrull: Philadelphia-area venture offers marketing ideas for small businesses [Philadelphia Inquirer] “The Marketing Department is a unique franchise selling (with no appointment necessary) just what the name suggests. Its target clients are startups and companies with $500,000 to $6 million in annual sales. They are small businesses that often forgo marketing – or try to do it themselves – because resources are so tight.”

Geekadelphia Chats with Indy Hall’s Adam Teterus [Geekadelphia] A profile of coworking space Indy Hall‘s second-in-command.

KEMA-Powertest lab in Bucks, where no explosions means no business [Philadelphia Inquirer] “They get paid to blow things up at KEMA-Powertest, the largest independent high-power electrical-testing facility in America.”

Q&A with Lee Porter of Philly-Based Web Series My Ruined Life [Geekadelphia] Check out our coverage of My Ruined Life’s season two launch here.

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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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