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A Temple University graduate, Dan Marcel is a Philadelphia journalist and photographer. In his spare time he enjoys reading and exploring the city.

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7 cool projects we saw at Nexus Maximus creative

Sep. 25, 2015 9:47 am

7 cool projects we saw at Nexus Maximus

A machine that shows you how much sugar you're drinking, a water barrel that generates electricity and 3D-printed snack bars were a few of the innovations on display at Philadelphia University.
Why you don’t need a computer science degree to work at dev firm Arcweb access

Mar. 4, 2015 10:34 am

Why you don’t need a computer science degree to work at dev firm Arcweb

CEO Chris Cera says the company is increasingly hiring people without computer science degrees and then training them on the job. Here's why.
Will Philly technologists send their kids to city schools? access

Feb. 25, 2015 11:41 am

Will Philly technologists send their kids to city schools?

Retaining tech talent: It used to be about brain drain. Now it's about city schools.
This is what it’s like budgeting for IT at a Philly school these days access

Feb. 6, 2015 7:33 am

This is what it’s like budgeting for IT at a Philly school these days

At the Philadelphia High School for Creative and Performing Arts, there are just 64 working laptops for a student body of more than 700. The school has set up a foundation to help fundraise for various extracurricular activities.
How did Yasmine Mustafa help get Girl Develop It to Philly? She asked access

Feb. 5, 2015 7:33 am

How did Yasmine Mustafa help get Girl Develop It to Philly? She asked

What started with a simple question to Girl Develop It cofounder Sara Chipps has become the organization's most active chapter. We look back at Mustafa's role — and the broader impact of Girl Develop It Philly.
You don’t need to code to be part of Code for Philly dev

Feb. 4, 2015 7:34 am

You don’t need to code to be part of Code for Philly

The civic hacking group is organizing a transportation hackathon. It'll be one of three Code for Philly hackathons in 2015.
How this 19-year-old came up with ‘drone-vertising’ startup DroneCast business

Dec. 11, 2014 7:33 am

How this 19-year-old came up with ‘drone-vertising’ startup DroneCast

Raj Singh says his startup logged $1.5 million in revenue this year. In a video profile, we catch up with the Drexel student — and see his company's drones in action.
Why PHMC’s sleek new headquarters is really about recruiting business

Nov. 17, 2014 12:51 pm

Why PHMC’s sleek new headquarters is really about recruiting

"Space like this encourages young, interested, committed people to come to work in public health," said PHMC President & CEO Richard Cohen.

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