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Albert Hong

Albert Hong

Albert Hong is a contributing reporter for Generocity and has been contributing to Technical.ly since May 2015. He was formerly the Lifestyle editor for Temple's student-run newspaper, The Temple News, where he wrote a column about local geek culture. If he's not brushing up on his Korean via his favorite Korean shows, he's playing "The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker."

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What if you could instantly see visitor reactions when you explored the Philadelphia Museum of Art? creative

May 2, 2017 7:36 am

What if you could instantly see visitor reactions when you explored the Philadelphia Museum of Art?

That's one of the projects being created by participants of the PMA’s second hackathon, where one winning team will get $2000. Watch the demos this Wednesday.
8 Philly-made games to play on this Saturday’s International Tabletop Day creative

Apr. 26, 2017 10:27 am

8 Philly-made games to play on this Saturday’s International Tabletop Day

Plus: Head out to Redcap's Corner this weekend. Fifteen local game designers will be on tap to help you “start your descent into the deep caves of tabletop games.”
This Twitch streamer is playing a Philly-made game every day for April creative

Apr. 13, 2017 7:38 am

This Twitch streamer is playing a Philly-made game every day for April

Amber Gohn aka “elliface” presents “Indie April.”
Solve a whodunit and ‘dispel the fog’ at this immersive exhibit at the Free Library creative

Apr. 12, 2017 11:07 am

Solve a whodunit and ‘dispel the fog’ at this immersive exhibit at the Free Library

Experimental theatre company New Paradise Laboratories is behind “GUMSHOE” and we highly recommend it.
An ambitious new game publisher might just keep Cipher Prime in Philadelphia business

Apr. 6, 2017 10:36 am

An ambitious new game publisher might just keep Cipher Prime in Philadelphia

As much as they love it, Will Stallwood and Dain Saint say the city is not the best place to run their game studio. Enter THE_LABEL.
This Peirce College IT program lets you earn a bachelor’s degree on your own time business

Jan. 25, 2017 11:03 am

This Peirce College IT program lets you earn a bachelor’s degree on your own time

The Center City college developed the program in response to the amount of tech professionals who lack a degree yet need one to advance in their career.
Design bigwig John Maeda is coming to Philadelphia creative

Jan. 18, 2017 7:29 am

Design bigwig John Maeda is coming to Philadelphia

Currently the global head of computational design and inclusion at Automattic, Maeda will be giving a talk at Drexel on Jan. 24 to kick off a new ExCITe Center program.
What ‘Hamilton’ lyrics can teach us about the difference between diversity and inclusion access

Dec. 8, 2016 9:10 am

What ‘Hamilton’ lyrics can teach us about the difference between diversity and inclusion

Lizzie Siegle, a junior studying computer science and English at Bryn Mawr College, is using the Broadway musical's lyrics to frame a talk at AlterConf in NYC.
A Temple prof is archiving LGBTQ content in video games from the ’80s to now access

Aug. 17, 2016 12:40 pm

A Temple prof is archiving LGBTQ content in video games from the ’80s to now

And what she found might surprise you. “There’s been an increase in the number of examples, but there’s not really an increase in the kind or the quality of those examples.”
What do you think of when someone says they’re a ‘hacker’? dev

Aug. 8, 2016 10:14 am

What do you think of when someone says they’re a ‘hacker’?

Dr. Aunshul Rege, an assistant professor at Temple, presented her research on cybercriminals at last month's Hackers on Planet Earth (HOPE) Conference in New York City.

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