Chris Montgomery, Author at Technical.ly Philly

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Chris Montgomery is a contributor to Technical.ly Philly and a 2014 graduate of Temple University. He is a web developer at Temple University and has been the web editor of The Temple News student newspaper. Find him on Linkedin here.

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How artist Sam Cusumano is creating music from apples and plants [feature]

May 12, 2014 12:30 pm

How artist Sam Cusumano is creating music from apples and plants [feature]

The 'Electricity for Progress' artist calls his work “biodata sonification,” which basically means using technology to turn the bio-rythms of natural objects into sound.
Makerspaces as classrooms: schools and hardware shops partner

Apr. 21, 2014 10:30 am

Makerspaces as classrooms: schools and hardware shops partner

Today, the flourishing of makerspaces in Philadelphia is intersecting with a local tech community commitment to growing STEM learning in schools to bring about new goals in how science and math can be learned in area classrooms.
Step IT Up America: 12-week IT training for women of color launches

Mar. 24, 2014 10:30 am

Step IT Up America: 12-week IT training for women of color launches

Step IT Up is a 12-week training program designed to teach minority women the skills needed to succeed in IT-related jobs. It is a part of UST Global’s larger mission to help employ more than 1,000 women in 10 cities across the nation.
Why the City of Philadelphia is making GitHub part of its open gov outreach

Mar. 10, 2014 10:30 am

Why the City of Philadelphia is making GitHub part of its open gov outreach

The City of Philadelphia has embraced Github as a platform to share its own data releases. Here's how Chief Data Officer Mark Headd is developing it as a part of a workflow.
Opera Philadelphia hosts sci-fi simulcast with audience-app interaction

Feb. 20, 2014 11:30 am

Opera Philadelphia hosts sci-fi simulcast with audience-app interaction

Opera Philadelphia hosted the first-ever live global simulcast of an opera this past Sunday at the Franklin Institute. The audience got to play a role, by using a second-screen app.
3 projects from annual #hack4good hackathon from Geeklist

Feb. 17, 2014 12:30 pm

3 projects from annual #hack4good hackathon from Geeklist

Geeklist hosted its fifth annual worldwide civic hackathon in the #hack4good series this past weekend. The group of Philadelphia hackers gathered at Impact Hub in West Kensington to participate in this event occurring simultaneously in over 50 cities around the world.

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