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Michael Butler is a reporter for Technical.ly Philly and a Report For America corps member for 2020-2021. He graduated from Temple University in 2016. In 2019, he was one of the recipients of the Lenfest Institute for Journalism’s inaugural Next Generation Award grant, and selected by the Maynard Institute for Journalism to be a Maynard 200 fellow. Report for America is an initiative of The Groundtruth Project that pairs young journalists with local newsrooms. This position is supported by the Lenfest Institute for Journalism.

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4 things you didn’t know about AI and algorithms before watching ‘Coding Bias’ software development

Apr. 7, 2021 1:00 pm

4 things you didn’t know about AI and algorithms before watching ‘Coding Bias’

Now available to stream on Netflix, "Coding Bias" is a documentary that examines the human biases that lie in artificial intelligence and how they affects the tech we use on a daily basis. An inclusive design expert weighs in.
SpendYourStimulus.com has some quick ideas for how $1,400 check recipients can boost the economy software development

Apr. 6, 2021 1:56 pm

SpendYourStimulus.com has some quick ideas for how $1,400 check recipients can boost the economy

A handful of Philly technologists are behind the site, designed to offer suggestions for spending or donating money locally to support economic recovery.
Crowdfunding platform REUNION is forming a cohort of underrepresented Philly founders access

Apr. 5, 2021 4:52 pm

Crowdfunding platform REUNION is forming a cohort of underrepresented Philly founders

Apps are due for the Comcast-supported campaign, which will connect founders of color and others with funding and mentorship, by April 9.
‘What if Camden is a place you can source remote workers from?’ access

Apr. 5, 2021 9:57 am

‘What if Camden is a place you can source remote workers from?’

Hopeworks is launching a new coworking space for tech trainees and alumni. Executive Director Dan Rhoton sees it as a poverty fighter and community booster, too.
Remember for your tech job search: Titles can change, but skill sets matter more professional development

Apr. 2, 2021 1:03 pm

Remember for your tech job search: Titles can change, but skill sets matter more

And more of-the-moment tips for job seekers, from technologists who've been there.
Case studies: How can tech employers boost diversity in the talent pipeline, starting with K-12? access

Apr. 1, 2021 1:50 pm

Case studies: How can tech employers boost diversity in the talent pipeline, starting with K-12?

From funding to mentorship, leaders from local and national tech training orgs tell us how nonprofits and businesses can better collaborate in preparing young people for tech careers. One lesson: Companies, "you don’t need to come here and come save us."
Two years after his passing, Nipsey Hussle’s work ethic and ingenuity still inspires these entrepreneurs growth

Mar. 31, 2021 10:14 am

Two years after his passing, Nipsey Hussle’s work ethic and ingenuity still inspires these entrepreneurs

The Los Angeles musician's business acumen and commitment to community resonates with professionals in the Philadelphia area: "He was building something real that can go on forever."
Cool RFP Alert: Litterati is looking for a developer to build new litter data tools software development

Mar. 30, 2021 1:36 pm

Cool RFP Alert: Litterati is looking for a developer to build new litter data tools

Alongside Head of Cities Nic Esposito, you could develop tools to help cities reduce waste.
How Piano’s CEO is thinking about growing the B2B software company’s workforce during the pandemic and beyond growth

Mar. 29, 2021 5:33 pm

How Piano’s CEO is thinking about growing the B2B software company’s workforce during the pandemic and beyond

The majority of Piano's U.S. employees are in Philadelphia. A year into the pandemic, CEO Trevor Kaufman shares what he's learned about remote vs. IRL work.
Philadelphia Works and Aon’s new apprenticeship program will train future business analysts access

Mar. 26, 2021 4:19 pm

Philadelphia Works and Aon’s new apprenticeship program will train future business analysts

Philadelphia Works CEO Patrick Clancy shares details of his org's new collaboration with the global professional services company.

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