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Olney’s Central High School Robolancers team makes case for STEM access

Jul. 1, 2011 10:00 am

Olney’s Central High School Robolancers team makes case for STEM

The following is a report done in partnership with Temple University’s Philadelphia Neighborhoods Program, the capstone class for the Temple Journalism Department. The Central High School Robolancers in Olney should be designing a robot for a different task than usual: one that gives out a good pat on the back. The team of robot-building students […]
PyStar Philly offers Python training for women, part of female tech scene

Jun. 22, 2011 10:00 am

PyStar Philly offers Python training for women, part of female tech scene

The following is a report done in partnership with Temple University’s Philadelphia Neighborhoods Program, the capstone class for the Temple Journalism Department. A perception exists that computer programming is dominated by males, though there’s more balance here than you might think. Pystar Philly, held this Saturday at Azavea’s headquarters in Callowhill, is a workshop event […]
PredictiveEdge launches Proactive Parenting Network, new tool for child-safe browsing uncategorized

Jun. 21, 2011 10:00 am

PredictiveEdge launches Proactive Parenting Network, new tool for child-safe browsing

The following is a report done in partnership with Temple University’s Philadelphia Neighborhoods Program, the capstone class for the Temple Journalism Department. Hanging from one of the cabinets of PredictiveEdge CEO Bill Thompson’s desk is a piece of paper that reads, “Parenting Problems? Who You Going To Call?” Under the text are two pictures: the […]
Alexandre Scialom takes top prizes at Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan, NFTE sends winner to the White House

Jun. 15, 2011 10:00 am

Alexandre Scialom takes top prizes at Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan, NFTE sends winner to the White House

The following is a report done in partnership with Temple University’s Philadelphia Neighborhoods Program, the capstone class for the Temple Journalism Department. theCourseBook, billed by its founder as “Yelp for adult education” won Thursday the two top prizes at the second annual Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan, netting San Francisco entrepreneur Alexandre Scialom a cool […]
‘Blogger tax:’ bill creating business privilege license exemption for ‘hobbies’ faces City Council vote [VIDEO] uncategorized

Jun. 2, 2011 11:00 am

‘Blogger tax:’ bill creating business privilege license exemption for ‘hobbies’ faces City Council vote [VIDEO]

The following is a report done in partnership with Temple University’s Philadelphia Neighborhoods Program, the capstone class for the Temple Journalism Department. Mike Lyons and his wife run West Philly Local, a blog that covers news in West Philadelphia. His site has been up for just three months and gets a modest 800 to 900 […]
GameLoop Philly: video game development convention draws 80 first year to UArts dev

May. 24, 2011 10:30 am

GameLoop Philly: video game development convention draws 80 first year to UArts

The number of groups, businesses, organizations and conversations around Philadelphia's video game development scene is slowly growing. Add now: an annual showcase convention.