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The city is funding a dev bootcamp for low-income adults civic

May. 7, 2015 12:14 pm

The city is funding a dev bootcamp for low-income adults

It's one of four StartUp PHL grants the mayor will announce Thursday. Each grant focuses on making technology more accessible to all Philadelphians.
8 datasets the city’s Licenses & Inspections Department should release now civic

May. 5, 2015 12:57 pm

8 datasets the city’s Licenses & Inspections Department should release now

In its most ambitious data inventory yet, the city is asking citizens which datasets from Licenses & Inspections it should release. Leave your feedback on the city's site.
Indy Hall came out strong at the Comcast franchise talks public forum civic

Apr. 30, 2015 12:57 pm

Indy Hall came out strong at the Comcast franchise talks public forum

The tech ivory tower? No, the Philadelphia tech-business community is getting more and more civically engaged. Here's its latest action.
Evaluating the city’s STEM mentoring pilot civic

Apr. 28, 2015 10:27 am

Evaluating the city’s STEM mentoring pilot

The Office of Innovation & Technology's Andrew Buss offers three ways Philadelphia's pilot of the US2020 program was a success.
The Comcast franchise talks in Philly, explained civic

Apr. 27, 2015 1:47 pm

The Comcast franchise talks in Philly, explained

There's a lot to digest, so we broke it down. Here's what the Comcast franchise negotiations mean for the future of Philadelphia and why you should care.
Why Philly’s tech scene should get involved in the Comcast franchise talks civic

Apr. 23, 2015 10:51 am

Why Philly’s tech scene should get involved in the Comcast franchise talks

Help shape what the city gets out of the Comcast franchise agreement negotiations. It's about the future of Philadelphia, said Indy Hall's Alex Hillman.
Philly Startup Leaders’ top concerns for the 2015 election. One might surprise you business

Apr. 22, 2015 12:28 pm

Philly Startup Leaders’ top concerns for the 2015 election. One might surprise you

Supporting the startup community. Tax reform. Education.
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.
Mjumbe Poe’s new job is helping City Hall digitize city services civic

Apr. 13, 2015 3:56 pm

Mjumbe Poe’s new job is helping City Hall digitize city services

He's the second Code for America fellow to join the city's Office of Innovation and Technology.
7 Code for Philly ‘DemHack’ apps that could inspire civic engagement civic

Mar. 30, 2015 11:24 am

7 Code for Philly ‘DemHack’ apps that could inspire civic engagement

Civic-minded hackers and others swarmed the city's Innovation Lab over the weekend to develop open-source civic engagement apps.

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