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How technology is helping Deaf professionals communicate remotely access

Jul. 13, 2020 11:52 am

How technology is helping Deaf professionals communicate remotely

Deaf-Hearing Communication Centre Executive Director Neil McDevitt on apps, automatic captioning and ways hearing people can better work with Deaf colleagues.
David Dylan Thomas’ new book examines ways to solve cognitive bias issues in design access

Jul. 10, 2020 12:36 pm

David Dylan Thomas’ new book examines ways to solve cognitive bias issues in design

In "Design for Cognitve Bias," the Think Company content strategy advocate and frequent public speaker discusses how bias in design can have negative effects, and solutions to remedy the issue.
This rural Pennsylvania community built its own tower for high-speed internet access access

Jul. 7, 2020 12:06 pm

This rural Pennsylvania community built its own tower for high-speed internet access

The new tower on the border of Mifflin and Huntington counties serves around 40 customers.
This recent Penn grad’s summer program will teach tech skills remotely via interactive digital projects access

Jun. 30, 2020 11:11 am

This recent Penn grad’s summer program will teach tech skills remotely via interactive digital projects

The new education program from Nikil Ragav's inventXYZ will allow students to learn key STEM skills from projects such as coding a COVID-19 simulator and building a Pong video game.
5 ways to incorporate racial equity into your hiring practices access

Jun. 29, 2020 2:31 pm

5 ways to incorporate racial equity into your hiring practices

Economy League's Mohona Siddique on how employers can uplift Philadelphia’s Black workforce.
Helplines for navigating technology and the internet are now open in Philly access

Jun. 29, 2020 11:26 am

Helplines for navigating technology and the internet are now open in Philly

Residents of North, West and South Philly can reach a digital navigator by phone or email for assistance as of last week, thanks to Digital Literacy Alliance grants.
Volunteer data scrapers helped Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity preserve client court records access

Jun. 26, 2020 12:10 pm

Volunteer data scrapers helped Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity preserve client court records

While 2018's Clean Slate Law cleared barriers to housing, education and employment for individuals across PA, it indirectly created new technological barriers for the legal nonprofit. Here's how Code for Philly helped.
A proposed entrepreneurship hub wants to spur ‘Black America’s Main Street’ access

Jun. 25, 2020 5:15 pm

A proposed entrepreneurship hub wants to spur ‘Black America’s Main Street’

Smith & Roller's Tayyib Smith and Constellar Corporation's Guy Laren say the center would expand the pool of business resources outside of Center City and into West Philly.
Comcast is extending its 60 days of free Internet Essentials offer through the end of the year access

Jun. 18, 2020 1:40 pm

Comcast is extending its 60 days of free Internet Essentials offer through the end of the year

New customers can now apply for two months of free internet at any point for the rest of 2020.
Science Center is hosting its first cohort of free STEM workforce development training access

Jun. 17, 2020 12:24 pm

Science Center is hosting its first cohort of free STEM workforce development training

The program will run for two weeks and connect students to mentors with industry connections who are looking to hire.

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