Nov. 24, 2021 9:11 am
Designed to connect the research hubs of Oakland and Hazelwood Green, the transit project will be on hold when Gainey takes office next year. Meanwhile, anxious residents await word on flood relief to which the project is tied.
Nov. 3, 2021 12:43 pm
Meet O2 Cube, a Pittsburgh-built device designed to bring medical oxygen to rural health clinics without electricity
Created by the Greensburg-based startup LeanMed, the solar-powered device picked up recognition from the WHO and partnered with Phillips. The company is now raising $500,000 through investment crowdfunding.
Aug. 2, 2021 3:15 pm
ApprentiPGH is bringing a job training model long used by the trades to help fill software roles in the city. It aims to create pathways for groups that are underrepresented in tech.
Jun. 21, 2021 3:02 pm
In the City of Bridges, presumptive mayor-elect Ed Gainey says a gap remains between the old and the new Pittsburgh, which leads to tension between communities.
Oct. 23, 2020 10:42 am
We're doing this is because we want to battle against the trend of the unhealthy relationship that people have developed with technology. Touchwood display embodies the principles of calm technology, passively informing the user through a glowing circle, for example, that they have received an email, rather than pulling the user away with an excerpt of the message itself.
Oct. 14, 2020 3:13 pm
Despite lingering questions about the technology’s readiness, the city is well-positioned to remain a leader in the autonomy field.
Sep. 2, 2020 8:03 am
Ten different sessions will cover topics from accounting and business planning to fundraising, tech solutions, self-care, and strategic growth. Presenters are experts in their field and share similar life experience and background as many of the participants, to ensure culturally relevant information in what traditionally is not a diverse space.
Jun. 30, 2020 7:01 am
"There were a lot of institutions that could give you a great education, but where were you going to fit in and be happy?” Niche does “rigorous cleaning and analysis on large data sets, and combines them with feedback from our community for nuanced insight that can't be found anywhere else.”
May 21, 2020 8:06 am
Treecup’s motto is “buy a tea, plant a tree” — for every bottle of tea that is sold, Treecup plants one tree in Haiti’s deforested Artibonite Valley.
Mar. 26, 2020 11:08 am
Marinus has been celebrated for developing AI tools used by law enforcement agencies to track down missing and exploited people. In 2018 alone, its technology was used to identify some 3,000 victims of sex trafficking.