Feb. 28, 2014 7:30 am
Five Philly Tumblrs you should follow, Newsworks covers developments in police tech and someone's idea of a web comedy series isn't exactly funny.
Feb. 14, 2014 9:30 am
"People say the Bay has great people, and I've met like 10 so far. There's like 8 million more. If you're one of them, and you enjoy a good conversation, let's sit over tea and share some stories."
Feb. 7, 2014 11:00 am
"Now, more and more Philadelphia retailers, like Cavanaughs, are accepting bitcoins — about two dozen so far, according to the online bitcoin retail locator Coinmap. That makes Philadelphia one of the top 10 cities in the world for bitcoin users relative to its population."
Jan. 31, 2014 7:30 am
"You want more women in tech events? You want more women speakers in conferences? You want more VCs and angels to invest in women? It’s time for YOU to take a stand."
Jan. 10, 2014 7:30 am
The crowdfunded Philly skatepark was featured on Kickstarter's year in review. Fishtown-based creative agency Skout Media made the Kickstarter video for the project.
Dec. 20, 2013 8:00 am
PhillyMag's list features the infamous tweet by Fox29 news anchor Joyce Evans, where she compares an episode of Breaking Bad to a Southwest Philly shooting.
Dec. 6, 2013 8:30 am
P'unk Ave is nominated for Do-Gooders of the Year and the Philly Geek Awards were nominated for Best Gathering of the Year.
Nov. 15, 2013 8:00 am
"But bidding's getting easier in the City of Brotherly Love. Philadelphia leaders decided to put technology at the heart of government, hiring Headd to team up with existing tech talent in the city, and simplify bidding for government projects. To 'go where the developers are,' Headd created an account for the city on GitHub, a transparent code repository, and posted its open data policy there."
Nov. 1, 2013 8:00 am
"Without [$42 million in] state money - and private construction financing Aker secured - the yard might have ended operations."
Oct. 25, 2013 8:00 am
"With nearly $400 billion in gross metropolitan product, we deserve better. It seems this expression of self-doubt and loathing caught on in a period (1970s & 1980s) when our very own citizens and business leaders wanted to disassociate themselves and their activities with the very name Philadelphia and all it stood for."