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Don’t sleep on the importance of big tech brand policy offices for DC civic

Sep. 25, 2017 12:59 pm

Don’t sleep on the importance of big tech brand policy offices for DC

Apple, Google, Facebook, Twitter. They all have offices in D.C., but rarely hire technical talent. Here's why they still matter to #dctech.
Code for America is calling all the brigades to Philly Oct. 13–15 civic

Sep. 25, 2017 8:21 am

Code for America is calling all the brigades to Philly Oct. 13–15

The civic-hacking nonprofit is hosting its first Brigade Congress next month, and you're invited.
DC has two ways to get involved in the National Day of Civic Hacking civic

Sep. 20, 2017 12:33 pm

DC has two ways to get involved in the National Day of Civic Hacking

Dig into health data on the local level, or help take a new approach to national issues.
Here’s how Mayor Bowser is pitching for Amazon HQ2 civic

Sep. 15, 2017 9:51 am

Here’s how Mayor Bowser is pitching for Amazon HQ2

The mayor released a video on Twitter showing highlights of the pitch, complete with Amazon products.
Two views on DC’s chances to land Amazon HQ2 civic

Sep. 13, 2017 11:43 am

Two views on DC’s chances to land Amazon HQ2

Along with a chance for a big economic development win, the Amazon RFP is a moment to take stock of what kind of city D.C. wants to be.
How Fairfax County’s tech sector is evolving civic

Sep. 7, 2017 12:45 pm

How Fairfax County’s tech sector is evolving

A new wave of digital companies are moving into the area. On Sept. 14, SMWiFairfax will explore how social media is transforming business and government.
This free event explores how smart city technology can help all of DC civic

Sep. 7, 2017 12:29 pm

This free event explores how smart city technology can help all of DC

WDCEP will host their inaugural Inclusive Smart Cities Summit on Sept. 12.
Could AI end car accidents? civic

Sep. 6, 2017 12:57 pm

Could AI end car accidents?

Microsoft thinks so, and D.C. is looking to help. The District is enlisting residents to help with development of an algorithm that turns near misses on the road into valuable safety data.
Hooks Johnston, DC-area venture capitalist and executive, dies at 55 civic

Sep. 6, 2017 10:22 am

Hooks Johnston, DC-area venture capitalist and executive, dies at 55

Johnston, who cofounded Valhalla Partners and most recently worked with Inova Center for Personalized Health, is being remembered for his influence in the D.C. tech community and kindness.
Capital Bikeshare is testing dock-free technology this fall civic

Sep. 5, 2017 12:32 pm

Capital Bikeshare is testing dock-free technology this fall

A pair of companies will deploy bikes that don't have to be locked up at a station.

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