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Platfolio: convert Evernote content into a personal portfolio website with this web app business

Mar. 4, 2013 9:30 am

Platfolio: convert Evernote content into a personal portfolio website with this web app

Update 3/4/13 11:45 a.m.: ReadWrite is reporting that Evernote was forced to block “suspicious activity,” a possible hack, and is now requiring all Evernote users to reset their passwords. Just a word of caution for Evernote and Platfolio users out there. For those unwilling (or unable) to navigate their way around WordPress themes or HTML […]
Digital divide? Hispanic, black Americans lead the way in social media, smartphone adoption [REPORT] access

Feb. 20, 2013 10:00 am

Digital divide? Hispanic, black Americans lead the way in social media, smartphone adoption [REPORT]

Efforts presently underway in Baltimore to close the digital divide include establishing free WiFi hotspots inside the city’s historic public markets and laying more fiber cable downtown. Generally, talk of mitigating cities’ digital divides is often coded language for thinking up ways to extend broadband Internet and services to low-income neighborhoods still populated predominantly by […]
Digital Harbor Tech Center ‘linking the way we educate our kids to the way we innovate our ideas’ [VIDEO + PHOTOS] access

Jan. 18, 2013 10:30 am

Digital Harbor Tech Center ‘linking the way we educate our kids to the way we innovate our ideas’ [VIDEO + PHOTOS]

The new tech center is the physical embodiment of the mission of Digital Harbor Foundation: it's time for this city’s public schools to provide students with real-world tech training in a move to make learning more symbiotic with the STEM jobs that are taking over chunks of the U.S. economy.
Digital Harbor Tech Center: converted rec center in Federal Hill opens Jan. 17 [VIDEO] creative

Jan. 2, 2013 9:30 am

Digital Harbor Tech Center: converted rec center in Federal Hill opens Jan. 17 [VIDEO]

After months of planning, preparation and construction, the Digital Harbor Tech Center is opening in Federal Hill on Jan. 17. (You can RSVP for the grand opening here.) A project of the Digital Harbor Foundation, the tech center occupies the same space where the South Baltimore Rec Center was located, at the corner of Cross and […]
Campfire Apps founders to head up Digital Harbor Foundation’s STEM Engine program creative

Dec. 26, 2012 10:00 am

Campfire Apps founders to head up Digital Harbor Foundation’s STEM Engine program

Shawn and Stephanie Grimes, the collective minds behind Campfire Apps who were also the subject of an article in the New York Times about making a living as app developers, are joining the Digital Harbor Foundation team.
BmorePipeline wins Engagement Award in Code for America’s Race for Reuse campaign [VIDEO] creative

Dec. 18, 2012 4:30 am

BmorePipeline wins Engagement Award in Code for America’s Race for Reuse campaign [VIDEO]

BmorePipeline was Baltimore city’s entry into Code for America‘s Race for Reuse challenge, whereby groups of civic hackers and interested citizens in 24 cities nationwide used open-source tools (like LocalWiki) to create new projects, as Technically Baltimore reported earlier this month. The Pipeline web app, which helps connect students with mentors, was the lead winner of […]
STEM employment ‘has outpaced job gains across all occupations by a ratio of 27 to 1’ since 2000 [GRAPH] creative

Dec. 7, 2012 8:30 am

STEM employment ‘has outpaced job gains across all occupations by a ratio of 27 to 1’ since 2000 [GRAPH]

The number of jobs that have opened up in STEM fields since 2000 “has outpaced job gains across all occupations by a ratio of 27 to 1,” reports PandoDaily. That finding comes from a new report — “Technology Works: High-Tech Employment and Wages in the United States” — jointly published by Engine Advocacy and the Bay […]
BmorePipeline needs 200 tech mentors for Code for America Race for Reuse campaign [VIDEO] creative

Dec. 4, 2012 11:57 am

BmorePipeline needs 200 tech mentors for Code for America Race for Reuse campaign [VIDEO]

The scene at Monday night’s EdTech Meetup, sponsored by the Digital Harbor Foundation Updated 12/4/12 5:10 p.m.: The Race for Reuse challenge “is to get as many people using the [BmorePipeline] app and engaged as possible by Dec. 8,” said Lauren Reid, the communications manager for Code for America. “That date will assuredly not be […]
Challenge Box is inaugural Startup Weekend Education winner, 8 total startup teams formed [VIDEO] creative

Dec. 4, 2012 10:30 am

Challenge Box is inaugural Startup Weekend Education winner, 8 total startup teams formed [VIDEO]

A crowd of about 80 people gathered to hear the final presentations from Startup Weekend Education. “What is it that you want to do to change education?” This was the question Andrew Coy posed to participants at Baltimore’s first-ever Startup Weekend Education, who, as of late afternoon Sunday, had spent close to 54 hours on the ground […]
STEM Engine: high school students do web design work, earn scholarship money through Digital Harbor Foundation program civic

Nov. 28, 2012 10:30 am

STEM Engine: high school students do web design work, earn scholarship money through Digital Harbor Foundation program

Soon students from Digital Harbor High School will be designing websites for small businesses, nonprofits and artists in Baltimore city. And as they construct websites—and complete the requisite coding coursework in HMTL, CSS and PHP, for instance—they’ll earn scholarship money to be used toward paying for their college educations. It’s an initiative called STEM Engine, […]

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