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Christopher Wink

Christopher Wink

Christopher Wink is a cofounder and Editorial Director of Technical.ly, the local technology news network. Previously, Wink worked for a homeless advocacy nonprofit and was a freelance reporter for a variety of publications. He writes regularly about news innovation and best business practices on his personal blog here. The bicycle commuter loves cities, urban politics and squabbling about neighborhood boundaries.

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Hey, Jim Kenney: Tech means something to more of Philly than you may realize civic

Aug. 31, 2015 8:03 am

Hey, Jim Kenney: Tech means something to more of Philly than you may realize

Two dozen local tech leaders got together to share a message to the next mayor of Philadelphia. We can help you prepare for a better future for all Philadelphians, they said.
For open source legend Eric S. Raymond, user-centric design is long overdue dev

Aug. 24, 2015 12:36 pm

For open source legend Eric S. Raymond, user-centric design is long overdue

Open source software can only move forward with more design thinking, he said. The Penn dropout and longtime Malvern resident better known as ESR held court at FOSSCON this weekend.
PACT’s Enterprise App Challenge awards $80K to 4 winners business

Jun. 30, 2015 9:53 am

PACT’s Enterprise App Challenge awards $80K to 4 winners

The hackathon featured two categories: Health and Wayfinding. Here's who won.
Get your Philly election results from WhoWonPhilly.com civic

May. 19, 2015 8:45 pm

Get your Philly election results from WhoWonPhilly.com

It's a collaborative project from city employees and a local civic hacker.
3 projects from the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association’s #opengov hackathon dev

May. 5, 2015 10:08 am

3 projects from the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association’s #opengov hackathon

Held during Philly Tech Week, attendees built projects for tracking government spending, Right to Know requests and economic development spending.
Watch video of the #PTW15 Mayoral Forum and see if these survey results make sense civic

May. 4, 2015 11:09 am

Watch video of the #PTW15 Mayoral Forum and see if these survey results make sense

In a post-event survey, more than 70 percent said Jim Kenney looked most prepared to talk tech policy, and a third called Doug Oliver their second favorite, besting Anthony Hardy Williams.
5 City Council candidates were invited to talk tech. Here’s what they said civic

Apr. 22, 2015 12:01 pm

5 City Council candidates were invited to talk tech. Here’s what they said

For Philly Tech Week, we brought together Allan Domb, David Oh, Helen Gym, Tom Wyatt and Isaiah Thomas to ask them about economic development, open data and, yes, their favorite apps.
Conrad Benner of @StreetsDept is taking over the @PhillyTechWeek Instagram account creative

Apr. 17, 2015 7:31 am

Conrad Benner of @StreetsDept is taking over the @PhillyTechWeek Instagram account

Philly's most popular street art blogger is upping #PTW15's photo game.
Welcome to Philly Tech Week 2015 presented by Comcast access

Apr. 16, 2015 12:50 pm

Welcome to Philly Tech Week 2015 presented by Comcast

A letter from Technical.ly Editorial Director Christopher Wink.
Women devs are not unicorns, ‘but we still don’t have a herd’ access

Apr. 9, 2015 12:21 pm

Women devs are not unicorns, ‘but we still don’t have a herd’

Much attention is paid nationally to the IT sector's gender and race imbalance. What's being done to fix that was the focus of a session at the 10th annual Emerging Technology for the Enterprise conference.

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