Civic Archives - Page 2 of 7 - Technical.ly

Civic

Making coronavirus testing easy, accurate and fast is critical to ending the pandemic. The US is falling far short

Jul. 24, 2020 2:48 pm

Making coronavirus testing easy, accurate and fast is critical to ending the pandemic. The US is falling far short

Zoë McLaren, public policy professor at University of Maryland, Baltimore County, explains the challenges the country is facing, and the way forward.
Where do we go from here? A to-do list for long-term change toward racial equity

Jul. 10, 2020 2:30 pm

Where do we go from here? A to-do list for long-term change toward racial equity

Technical.ly sister site Generocity rounded up perspectives from 18 leaders in the nonprofit and philanthropy sector on what they think needs to happen next — individually and collectively — to address longstanding structural inequities.
What if local and state pandemic costs were covered by the federal government?

Jul. 6, 2020 8:47 am

What if local and state pandemic costs were covered by the federal government?

Unless the federal government provides funding to make up the losses, there will be a catastrophic retreat from progress, argues anti-poverty advocate Robert Brand.
Digital rights advocates are calling for the protection of the Open Technology Fund

Jun. 25, 2020 12:46 pm

Digital rights advocates are calling for the protection of the Open Technology Fund

The nonpartisan nonprofit supports privacy-minded projects such as the Signal app — and its leadership was ransacked by a new Trump appointee last week. That's a problem for internet freedom, writes Kate Krauss.
6 reasons why cutting back H-1B work visas is bad for the US — and our workers

Jun. 24, 2020 9:00 am

6 reasons why cutting back H-1B work visas is bad for the US — and our workers

"Policies designed to curb immigration end up hurting American workers and also inhibit American dominance in the global economy," writes D.C.-based digital agency head Khuram Zaman.
How these tech pros learned to tell their ‘hometown innovation story’

May 19, 2020 7:48 am

How these tech pros learned to tell their ‘hometown innovation story’

"It's not that we didn't have stories to tell, we just weren't telling them ourselves," Deon Gordon, president and CEO of TechBirmingham said during an Introduced|Virtual panel.
Entrepreneurship was already in decline. Now what’s going to happen?

May 5, 2020 7:15 am

Entrepreneurship was already in decline. Now what’s going to happen?

Contrary to common perception, rates of new firm creation and small firm employment were both already trending down in the United States.
How New Jersey’s former CIO learned to embrace the longevity of COBOL

May 1, 2020 7:15 am

How New Jersey’s former CIO learned to embrace the longevity of COBOL

Longtime civic tech leader Adel Ebeid reflects on the decades-old demonization of the programming language on which many state systems run: "While COBOL is old, it’s stable."
Here’s an explainer on how the CARES Act can benefit startups

Apr. 1, 2020 7:20 am

Here’s an explainer on how the CARES Act can benefit startups

Dreamit Ventures' Steve Barsh interviews Bullpen Capital's Duncan Davidson about the nitty-gritty details of the relief bill passed Friday.
3 big tech ideas from the third annual TEDxPittsburgh

Jun. 20, 2018 1:05 pm

3 big tech ideas from the third annual TEDxPittsburgh

Presenters shared ideas on the impact of cyberbullying, the humanity needed in autonomous vehicle development and using AI to help prevent opioid relapses.

Sign-up for daily news updates from Technical.ly

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!