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Mar. 15, 2013 8:30 am

Chief Data Officer Mark Headd makes the cover of Public CIO Magazine [LINKS]

"According to Mark Headd, Chief Data Officer for the City of Philadelphia, “Big data is about more than just specific technologies, or even the size of a data set. Big data is about extracting big ideas and big insights from data that can inform better strategic decision-making by governments.”

Big Data, Big Promise [Public CIO Magazine] “According to Mark Headd, Chief Data Officer for the City of Philadelphia, “Big data is about more than just specific technologies, or even the size of a data set. Big data is about extracting big ideas and big insights from data that can inform better strategic decision-making by governments.” [You need to register in order to read the full report.]

TechCamp Comes to Philly, Hacks 20 Digital Solutions for Philly Education in a Weekend [Generocity] Find our coverage of TechCamp Philadelphia here.

PhillyInc: Doylestown is home to a bustling biotech center [Philadelphia Inquirer] “The three buildings on Old Easton Road [at the PA Biotechnology Center] contain 40 small life-sciences companies, as well as the “cause-driven” Hepatitis B Foundation, begun by Block and his wife, Joan, and another couple in 1991 to find a cure for the liver infection, and the Institute for Hepatitis & Virus Research, started in 2003 as the foundation’s research arm.”

Surprise Hit Was a Shock for Artists Heard on It [NYTimes] More on the Philly rapper whose voice is featured in viral video “The Harlem Shake.” “Neither gave permission to the song’s producer and writer, Harry Bauer Rodrigues, who records under the name Baauer, to use snippets of their records, they said.”

Inside the Philadelphia Parking Authority’s feud with SideCar [Newsworks]

Philly’s green buildings rise to 11th on US list [Philadelphia Inquirer]

sweetgreen Launches Mobile Payment and Rewards App, Powered by LevelUp [press release]

 

 

 

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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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