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Mark Headd joins gov software firm Accela as technical evangelist civic

Apr. 9, 2014 8:30 am

Mark Headd joins gov software firm Accela as technical evangelist

Mark Headd's last day as Philadelphia's first Chief Data Officer was Friday. He published his first blog post for his new gig Monday.
‘Think globally, blog locally’ and other things I learned blogging for 10 years creative

Mar. 28, 2014 7:30 am

‘Think globally, blog locally’ and other things I learned blogging for 10 years

Christine Cavalier has been blogging at PurpleCar.net for 10 years, when blogging itself was just entering the mainstream. Here are 10 things she's learned after writing online for a decade.
What Philly’s tourism agency has learned about web content creative

Oct. 1, 2013 8:30 am

What Philly’s tourism agency has learned about web content

As the country's best trafficked big city tourism site, the staff behind VisitPhilly.com and related properties shared lessons and takeaways on web content.
Jeffrey Stockbridge took the last photo for his haunting Kensington Blues creative

Sep. 24, 2013 12:30 pm

Jeffrey Stockbridge took the last photo for his haunting Kensington Blues

After five years of making photos and more than two years of posting them on his Kensington Blues blog, photographer Jeffrey Stockbridge has found the project's end. With dozens of photos left to share, he's finding how to spread the project more widely.
Frankford Gazette launches storefront digital news display access

Jun. 24, 2013 10:30 am

Frankford Gazette launches storefront digital news display

In its five years, there has always been this question of how big an impact could the Frankford Gazette have, covering the lower Northeast neighborhood that still has post-industrial scars and limited signs of Internet-savvy changeover. Here are three ways the hyperlocal blog is finding new ways to find its audience.
Philly Geek Awards 2013: Nominate Mobile App of the Year, Hacker of the Year and more creative

Jun. 12, 2013 11:00 am

Philly Geek Awards 2013: Nominate Mobile App of the Year, Hacker of the Year and more

This year's Philly Geek Awards will be held on Saturday, August 17 at the Academy of Natural Sciences, and the folks over at Geekadelphia who run the annual awards ceremony are looking for nominations.
Neighborhood news makes a difference: state of Philly hyperlocal news civic

May. 6, 2013 10:30 am

Neighborhood news makes a difference: state of Philly hyperlocal news

Four years after Technically Philly first looked at the state of hyperlocal news in Philadelphia, the efforts have only widened.
The rise of the visual web and the photographer celebrity creative

Apr. 29, 2013 11:30 am

The rise of the visual web and the photographer celebrity

In the last 20 years of the Internet, words and the writers best skilled at making them have excelled, fueled of late by social media with a text focus. But all of that seems to be changing. The visual web now appears to be playing favorites with photographers and video specialists.