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I’m a public librarian. This is why I’m also a civic-tech advocate civic

Jun. 27, 2018 1:21 pm

I’m a public librarian. This is why I’m also a civic-tech advocate

"When I talk about open data, I talk about opportunity and agency — the opportunity to investigate and the agency to disrupt," writes Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh's Tess Wilson. "And this becomes especially vital when we consider who the public library serves."
3 big tech ideas from the third annual TEDxPittsburgh civic

Jun. 20, 2018 1:05 pm

3 big tech ideas from the third annual TEDxPittsburgh

Presenters shared ideas on the impact of cyberbullying, the humanity needed in autonomous vehicle development and using AI to help prevent opioid relapses.
Pittsburgh’s UpPrize just funded these 3 idea-stage startups for social good civic

Jun. 13, 2018 1:30 pm

Pittsburgh’s UpPrize just funded these 3 idea-stage startups for social good

The competition that connects technologists with communities in need announced its 2018 Great Ideas winners, which are trying to solve problems relating to nonprofit measurement, blight and language access.
We’re on the cusp of a civic data surge civic

Jun. 6, 2018 12:50 pm

We’re on the cusp of a civic data surge

Ascender Innovation Director Kenny Chen's dispatch from the UN’s 2018 AI for Good Global Summit: The development of a global Data Commons framework is "an exciting prospect for any civic coder or supporter of open data initiatives."

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