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Gainey’s latest gov appointments hint at how he’ll prioritize the tech industry

Jan. 25, 2022 4:52 pm

Gainey’s latest gov appointments hint at how he’ll prioritize the tech industry

From the Department of Innovation and Performance to a new director of economic development, here are the people Mayor Ed Gainey will have in charge of shaping civic tech.
What’s next in the govtech space? Look to data security, this Maryland exec says

Jan. 18, 2022 11:37 am

What’s next in the govtech space? Look to data security, this Maryland exec says

Tim Odom, director at Silver Spring, Maryland-based testing and IT firm Vidoori, tells us what's next on the govtech scene.
5 lessons on data science, storytelling and place from the Delaware Data Innovation Lab

Jan. 13, 2022 6:49 pm

5 lessons on data science, storytelling and place from the Delaware Data Innovation Lab

The data-for-social-good org's team answered live questions during Technical.ly's latest Slack AMA. Here's why they say Delaware is an ideal "lab" state, and more.
How fast are Maryland internet speeds?

Jan. 10, 2022 2:31 pm

How fast are Maryland internet speeds?

Amid a rise in remote work, Highspeedinternet.com has compiled reports about ISPs and internet speeds from 2020 and 2021.
Philadelphia’s crises of 2022

Jan. 7, 2022 4:24 pm

Philadelphia’s crises of 2022

Gun violence is its own epidemic. The pandemic continues to force impossible choices. We all choose what we're willing to do.
A new bill could put fully autonomous vehicles on PA roads. Does it pass the business ethics test?

Jan. 6, 2022 4:58 pm

A new bill could put fully autonomous vehicles on PA roads. Does it pass the business ethics test?

John Hooker, an ethics professor at Carnegie Mellon University, discusses how he and his students think about the dilemmas behind the commercial launch of driverless vehicles.
Here’s what Delaware lawmakers tweeted on the Capitol insurrection’s first anniversary

Jan. 6, 2022 4:42 pm

Here’s what Delaware lawmakers tweeted on the Capitol insurrection’s first anniversary

Some spoke up, some sat it out. Here's what we saw on Twitter on Jan. 6, 2022.
A new bill could put fully autonomous vehicles on PA roads. Does it pass the business ethics test?

Jan. 6, 2022 3:53 pm

A new bill could put fully autonomous vehicles on PA roads. Does it pass the business ethics test?

John Hooker, an ethics professor at CMU's Tepper School of Business, discusses how he and his students think about the dilemmas behind the commercial launch of driverless vehicles.
These 7 startups make up the first PGH Lab cohort of 2022

Jan. 5, 2022 6:59 pm

These 7 startups make up the first PGH Lab cohort of 2022

From sustainability to transportation data to health and wellness, these companies will have a chance to test their products in pilots with the city.
As he leaves office, here are Bill Peduto’s final thoughts on the tech industry he helped grow in Pittsburgh

Jan. 3, 2022 6:02 pm

As he leaves office, here are Bill Peduto’s final thoughts on the tech industry he helped grow in Pittsburgh

From his role on city council to his eight years as mayor, Peduto led the charge for tech to become a local economic driver. Plus, what's next, for both city gov and his career.

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