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Marcus McCarthy

Marcus McCarthy is a senior journalism major at Temple University. He has previously written for NewsWorks/WHYY and his school's student-run newspaper, The Temple News.

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The fight for adult literacy has gone digital access

May 1, 2015 7:29 am

The fight for adult literacy has gone digital

In Pennsylvania, you can't take the GED test without using a computer. Here's how city departments, nonprofits and religious groups are adding digital literacy to their adult education efforts.
Prestige Concepts is a branding agency that’s always learning creative

Apr. 24, 2015 8:54 am

Prestige Concepts is a branding agency that’s always learning

A team of six led by 29-year-old Philadelphia native Tiffanie Stanard, Prestige Concepts is still evolving. From social media to event production, the company helps its clients with branding, while experimenting with its own.
Here’s what it takes to run the Philadelphia School District’s IT network dev

Mar. 26, 2015 12:45 pm

Here’s what it takes to run the Philadelphia School District’s IT network

On a fraction of the budget that a private company (or even other school districts) might have, 20 IT staffers are quietly maintaining one of the city's largest networks. For school districts, it's also one of the nation's fastest, according to a recent report.
For this developer dream team, web accessibility is personal: EvoXLabs access

Mar. 2, 2015 10:44 am

For this developer dream team, web accessibility is personal: EvoXLabs

Founded by Ather Sharif, a web developer who began using a wheelchair after a car accident in 2013, the consultancy also includes visually impaired mobile developer Austin Seraphin and Unlock Philly lead James Tyack.

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