Christopher Wink, Author at Technical.ly Philly

Christopher Wink

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Christopher Wink is a Cofounder, Chief Executive Officer and Publisher of Technical.ly, the local technology news network. In that capacity, he is a co-organizer of Philly Tech Week, Baltimore Innovation Week, Delaware Innovation Week and other events that bring smart people together. Previously, Wink worked for a homeless advocacy nonprofit and was a freelance reporter for a variety of publications. He writes regularly about news innovation and best business practices on his personal blog here and curates a personal monthly newsletter of ideas and links here. The bicycle commuter loves cities, urban politics and squabbling about neighborhood boundaries.

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Live podcast recording tomorrow: How can more women actively invest their wealth? growth

Nov. 16, 2020 11:33 am

Live podcast recording tomorrow: How can more women actively invest their wealth?

Register for Technical.ly's free Off the Sidelines event on women managing business wealth.
Philadelphia region’s ‘just recovery’ report card: No honor roll for COVID-19 response civic

Oct. 20, 2020 11:40 am

Philadelphia region’s ‘just recovery’ report card: No honor roll for COVID-19 response

The grades issued by 53 leaders who recently completed Generocity's Just Recovery Self-Assessment ranged from barely middling to good on the topics of public health, community engagement and economic resiliency. Check out the data.
Take our ‘Philly innovation history’ trivia challenge civic

Sep. 27, 2020 6:41 pm

Take our ‘Philly innovation history’ trivia challenge

Technical.ly has an interactive trivia quiz for you sorting through 400 years of big thinking for the wrap-up of the 10th annual Philly Tech Week presented by Comcast.
This Drexel prof says Twitter is uncivil. So he’s projecting your tweets on a building civic

Sep. 21, 2020 9:37 am

This Drexel prof says Twitter is uncivil. So he’s projecting your tweets on a building

It's the latest large-scale collision of the digital and real worlds by Dr. Frank Lee, in partnership with Gossamer Games, for the 10th annual Philly Tech Week presented by Comcast.
The (nearly) complete oral history of the first 10 years of Philly Tech Week civic

Sep. 15, 2020 1:30 pm

The (nearly) complete oral history of the first 10 years of Philly Tech Week

Why does PTW matter? Ahead of the 10th annual Philly Tech Week presented by Comcast, watch a bunch of the city's tech, entrepreneurship and innovation leaders recount memories.
Get ready for Amplify Philly @ Home, a summertime series of virtual conversations, art and music access

Jul. 27, 2020 11:08 am

Get ready for Amplify Philly @ Home, a summertime series of virtual conversations, art and music

Kicking off this Wednesday, July 29, save the dates — and expect to hear from Technical.ly reporters as part of a partnership with Philly Tech Week.
City of Philadelphia ‘hopeful’ historic curfews will no longer be needed civic

Jun. 8, 2020 1:00 pm

City of Philadelphia ‘hopeful’ historic curfews will no longer be needed

1964 was the last time Philadelphia was under a citywide curfew. Here's a look at why they were just used for a week straight.
Philadelphia business leaders retreated in 1964. This time they must invest civic

Jun. 3, 2020 2:22 pm

Philadelphia business leaders retreated in 1964. This time they must invest

Fifty years ago, following civil unrest not unlike that of today, business and civic leaders took the city into an era of aggressive policing and economic decline. Now, we must again choose a path.
Meet the who’s who of local tech community builders: Philly’s 100 RealLIST Connectors access

May 28, 2020 12:59 pm

Meet the who’s who of local tech community builders: Philly’s 100 RealLIST Connectors

If you're just entering the Philadelphia technology and entrepreneurship scene, here's who you'd want to know.
City budgets are getting wrecked by a pandemic. Heed this caution into the fight civic

May 6, 2020 10:27 am

City budgets are getting wrecked by a pandemic. Heed this caution into the fight

Spending by local governments is quite different than the federal government. How the City of Philadelphia could confront a $650 million coronavirus-blamed deficit has lessons for all municipalities.

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