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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At a struggling SAP, CEO Bill McDermott is building for the long term business

Nov. 7, 2014 7:29 am

At a struggling SAP, CEO Bill McDermott is building for the long term

In a Q&A headlining the IMPACT conference last week, the Villanova resident and first American CEO of the world's largest business software firm talked about building for the cloud-based future.
Philly is one of those great, underrated cities: Forbes Editor Randall Lane business

Oct. 8, 2014 7:31 am

Philly is one of those great, underrated cities: Forbes Editor Randall Lane

Ahead of hosting the first "Under 30 Summit" at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, Forbes Editor Randall Lane talks about why it's happening in Philadelphia — and shares a discount code for Technical.ly Philly readers.
Barnes Foundation’s ‘Keys to the Collection’ app balances play, learning access

Oct. 2, 2014 10:31 am

Barnes Foundation’s ‘Keys to the Collection’ app balances play, learning

Built with Drexel education professors, the Barnes Foundation has released an iOS app aimed at improving youth engagement with the museum's art collection. It took a while to develop, but the final product performs well.
What 6 teams built at news business hackathon Church&State dev

Sep. 30, 2014 8:09 am

What 6 teams built at news business hackathon Church&State

Organized by Technical.ly and the Local Media Association, the weekend event drew more than 60 attendees and produced a half-dozen projects.
Our takeaways from last night’s Start. Stay. Grow. Summit business

Sep. 10, 2014 12:49 pm

Our takeaways from last night’s Start. Stay. Grow. Summit

150 young technologists, 20 local event organizers and a slew of good ideas about building better connections between campus and community.
Get outside July 17 for science and tech talks: Innovation in the Park creative

Jul. 7, 2014 8:01 am

Get outside July 17 for science and tech talks: Innovation in the Park

Next Thursday, come join us at Liberty Lands Park in Northern Liberties, where you can watch local thinkers in science and tech talk about their latest projects from an outdoor stage.
How institutional innovation hubs are learning from coworking spaces business

Jun. 16, 2014 8:30 am

How institutional innovation hubs are learning from coworking spaces

At PACT's annual luncheon, high-ranking executives from Comcast, Independence Blue Cross, the University of Pennsylvania, Drexel University and the City of Philadelphia’s Commerce Department talked about building where their workforce lives.
Six projects from #Hack4Access: hackathon on disability, aging issues access

Jun. 2, 2014 8:30 am

Six projects from #Hack4Access: hackathon on disability, aging issues

#Hack4Access was the Philadelphia addition to the National Day of Civic Hacking, an effort that was part of a network of similar mission-minded technical events held in 140 cities around the world. Here are the six final projects from Philly's event.
This infographic argues the strengths of Philly tech for you civic

May. 28, 2014 10:30 am

This infographic argues the strengths of Philly tech for you

As a community grows, it helps to create new ways to welcome them. Technical.ly Philly made this infographic for a new Welcome page we're organizing to help new members of the Philly tech scene get acclimated.
#Hack4Access: Philly’s celebration of the National Day of Civic Hacking access

May. 13, 2014 2:47 pm

#Hack4Access: Philly’s celebration of the National Day of Civic Hacking

On the weekend of Fri. May 30-June 1 at our University City offices in the First Round Capital building, #Hack4Access will be a weekend hackathon devoted to aging and disability issues.