Andrew Zaleski

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Andrew Zaleski is a freelance journalist outside Washington, D.C. He's written for Wired, Backchannel, Popular Science, Fortune, the Washington Post Magazine, the Atlantic and elsewhere.

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After a rocky 2017, what does the future hold for coding schools?

Jan. 31, 2018 12:58 pm

After a rocky 2017, what does the future hold for coding schools?

A pair of high-profile bootcamps closed last year. But a new round of expansions coming to the District shows how business models are adapting.
How drone hobbyist John Taylor fought the FAA and won

May 22, 2017 12:57 pm

How drone hobbyist John Taylor fought the FAA and won

We check in with the lawyer whose recent legal victory downed the FAA's registry for non-commercial UAVs.
How a little-known insurance lawyer became a symbol of (drone) liberty

Feb. 13, 2017 12:56 pm

How a little-known insurance lawyer became a symbol of (drone) liberty

When the Federal Aviation Administration started enforcing new rules around model aircraft pilots, John Taylor went from drone hobbyist to crusader.
How a video game company from Drexel is helping kids with cerebral palsy

Mar. 11, 2016 10:29 am

How a video game company from Drexel is helping kids with cerebral palsy

Cofounded by a pair of professors, Enable Games uses video games for physical therapy.
What the public had to say about Comcast at last night’s City Council hearing

Nov. 13, 2015 11:07 am

What the public had to say about Comcast at last night’s City Council hearing

Some 50 people testified about what they like and dislike about the city's largest company. Their grievances generally centered on the same set of issues.
The stats behind University City’s booming economy

Nov. 13, 2015 10:38 am

The stats behind University City’s booming economy

A forthcoming report from University City District paints a picture of rapid job growth — and the potential pitfalls of increased housing prices.
Why robots have always scared us

Nov. 2, 2015 7:52 am

Why robots have always scared us

From defecating robot ducks to IBM's Watson, “Dancing with Droids” at the Wagner Institute explored centuries of ambivalence toward artificial intelligence.
Go ‘Dancing with Droids’ at North Philly’s Victorian-era science museum

Oct. 27, 2015 12:35 pm

Go ‘Dancing with Droids’ at North Philly’s Victorian-era science museum

An Oct. 28 conversation between Penn's Adelheid Voskuhl and Drexel's Youngmoo Kim will explore our long-running fascination with robots.
Inside Bamboowifi: A sneak peek at the new mesh network on N3rd Street

Oct. 22, 2015 12:49 pm

Inside Bamboowifi: A sneak peek at the new mesh network on N3rd Street

Here's how David Platt and James Gregory are making free WiFi available in Northern Liberties — and how they hope to grow the project.
How Bamboowifi keeps its network secure

Oct. 22, 2015 12:49 pm

How Bamboowifi keeps its network secure

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