Donte Kirby, Author at Technical.ly DC

Donte Kirby

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Donte Kirby is a reporter for Technical.ly in Baltimore and a Report for America corps member for 2020-2021. A Philadelphia native and graduate of Temple University, he moved to Baltimore in May 2020 after spending over a year in Rwanda serving as a Peace Corps volunteer. Report for America is an initiative of The Groundtruth Project that pairs young journalists with local newsrooms. This position in Baltimore is supported by the Robert W. Deutsch Foundation.

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How I Got Here: The change that helped Taylor Poindexter stay — and grow — in tech

Mar. 29, 2021 2:34 pm

How I Got Here: The change that helped Taylor Poindexter stay — and grow — in tech

Poindexter's career progression in software engineering reflects a willingness to do "the things no one else wanted to do," and how management can make a difference along the way.
Comcast is delaying plans to enforce internet data caps until 2022

Mar. 1, 2021 3:05 pm

Comcast is delaying plans to enforce internet data caps until 2022

Comcast has postponed implementation of 1.2 TB data caps and fees in its Northeast service areas, including the DMV region, until next year.
A new scholarship fund for tech bootcamps in 2U’s university network promotes equity in tech

Jun. 25, 2020 2:36 pm

A new scholarship fund for tech bootcamps in 2U’s university network promotes equity in tech

Through the fund, underrepresented communities in tech will receive a $2,500 for tech bootcamps at universities like George Washington University.

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