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Jun. 8, 2017 9:01 am

Programming note: We’re away on retreat ?

We're catching some rays on the Jersey Shore and will be back Monday.

The beach at Surf City, N.J., the site of the 2017 Technically Media team retreat.

(Photo by Flickr user Michael Napoleon, used under a Creative Commons license)

It’s the most wonderful time of year at Technically Media: that’s right, it’s retreat time.

It’s an annual summertime tradition for the publishing company behind Technical.ly and Generocity.org. The retreat gives Technically’s 20 staffers time to bond with members of our distributed team, evaluate the state of the company and chart strategic initiatives — all while enjoying outdoor activities and a cold beverage or two.

That means ur boy Stephen Babcock has departed for Surf City, N.J., though he promises to be back on Monday. We will not be publishing stories Thursday and Friday, to make sure that the entire editorial team can fully participate in retreat activities.

Follow us on Snapchat (username: technicallym) for updates from the beach. We even got a custom geofilter this year!

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Zack Seward

Zack Seward is Editor-in-Chief of Technical.ly, the local technology news network. Previously, Seward was the Innovations Reporter at WHYY and NewsWorks.org in Philadelphia. Before that, he worked at WXXI in Rochester, N.Y., as a reporter and editor for a statewide public radio reporting project. Seward is an alumnus of Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism. He's originally from San Francisco and went to college in Chicago.

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