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Salas Saraiya

Salas Saraiya

Salas Saraiya likes helping communities grow, building useful tools and playing poker. He is a graduate of Stanford University, and thinks the Philadelphia tech scene is a lot more collaborative and sane than the one in Silicon Valley.

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How Independence Blue Cross does brainstorming business

Apr. 28, 2015 8:29 am

How Independence Blue Cross does brainstorming

The health insurer opened its doors during Philly Tech Week for an “Ideas in Life Sciences” brainstorming event. Here's what came of it.
8 cool projects from the #PTW15 edition of Philly EdTech Meetup access

Apr. 21, 2015 1:36 pm

8 cool projects from the #PTW15 edition of Philly EdTech Meetup

Teachers and entrepreneurs gathered at Oxford Mills to discuss the latest in education technology.
Rajat Ghosh: ‘Philly’s like a playground,’ says Canadian-born UPenn breast cancer researcher uncategorized

Mar. 24, 2011 11:00 am

Rajat Ghosh: ‘Philly’s like a playground,’ says Canadian-born UPenn breast cancer researcher

Rajat Ghosh got his PhD in quantum physics. But he’s not spending spending his days pondering theoretical abstractions. Instead, he’s found a very practical and important application of his work: early detection of breast cancer. On any given day, Rajat may find himself programming MRI machines in C, tangling with string theory equations, or using […]
‘We feel like part of the community:’ two sustainable-minded mobile developers choose Philly over Portland dev

Mar. 17, 2011 11:00 am

‘We feel like part of the community:’ two sustainable-minded mobile developers choose Philly over Portland

Coming from Knoxville - which has few options for software developers -- Corey Latislaw and Jason Cox have found a home in our tech community.
Aaron Ogle: growing a family, a career and a better city in Philadelphia dev

Mar. 10, 2011 11:00 am

Aaron Ogle: growing a family, a career and a better city in Philadelphia

The Code for America fellow and civic hacker talks about what brought him to Philadelphia and what will keep him here.
Choosing Philly over Vienna: JavaScript experts Thomas Fuchs and Amy Hoy dev

Feb. 24, 2011 10:00 am

Choosing Philly over Vienna: JavaScript experts Thomas Fuchs and Amy Hoy

Frustrated by Vienna's lack of a supportive tech community, they decided they could be more creative and productive in Philadelphia. The couple is still in transition -- spending a few months in Philly, then a few months in Vienna. They plan to be in Philadelphia full-time by the end of the year.
Jake and Amanda Feifer O’Brien call Philadelphia gritty, challenging, and home creative

Feb. 17, 2011 10:00 am

Jake and Amanda Feifer O’Brien call Philadelphia gritty, challenging, and home

Another in the Entrance Exam series, as part of the Why I Love Philly campaign from Young Involved Philadelphia and Indy Hall. Tell the world why you love where you live by tweeting #whyilovephilly. Tonight at National Mechanics in Old City is the campaign’s kickoff event from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. RSVP here. How […]

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