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South Jersey software could help reunite migrant kids with their parents civic

4 hours ago

South Jersey software could help reunite migrant kids with their parents

ReUnite is a software tool built by Westmont, N.J.-based Centerpoint Communications. CTO Elliott Castillo says the company wants to put it in front of decision makers in the government.
Curious about Pittsburgh’s tech scene? This newsletter is for you civic

Jun. 28, 2018 12:14 pm

Curious about Pittsburgh’s tech scene? This newsletter is for you

Open Data PGH is our new editorial project covering civic tech at the other end of the state. Here's how to keep up.
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative partners with Philly DA’s office on tech, data civic

Jun. 20, 2018 12:12 pm

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative partners with Philly DA’s office on tech, data

A team from the Palo Alto, Calif.-based organization will shadow DA's office staffers to assess the role tech plays in the lifecycle of criminal cases.
Cheesesteaks and Rocky gotta go: How to update Philly’s image civic

Jun. 14, 2018 8:01 am

Cheesesteaks and Rocky gotta go: How to update Philly’s image

Cohere's Antoinette Johnson shares three things you can do to champion today's Philadelphia.
We need a Philadelphia story for the tech age civic

Jun. 11, 2018 10:25 am

We need a Philadelphia story for the tech age

Let's find a narrative and spread it far and wide, writes Todd Barrish of Indicate Media.
Meet Open Data PGH, Technical.ly’s new reporting series on civic tech in Pittsburgh civic

Jun. 6, 2018 12:57 pm

Meet Open Data PGH, Technical.ly’s new reporting series on civic tech in Pittsburgh

Six weeks in, we think you'll want to follow our reporting on civic tech in Pennsylvania's second-biggest city.
NYC has an algorithm ethics task force, and Drexel prof Julia Stoyanovich is involved civic

May 30, 2018 12:59 pm

NYC has an algorithm ethics task force, and Drexel prof Julia Stoyanovich is involved

The Automated Decision Systems Task Force, created by New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, will create procedures for assessing the city's algorithmic tools.
Meet the 5 projects from Code for Philly’s Civic Engagement Launchpad civic

May 25, 2018 9:46 am

Meet the 5 projects from Code for Philly’s Civic Engagement Launchpad

Connecting nonprofits with donors, easing access to open data and engaging voters are some of the goals the projects look to tackle through technology.
Watch this live graph of Philly voter turnout (plus 5 other Election Day tools) civic

May 15, 2018 12:49 pm

Watch this live graph of Philly voter turnout (plus 5 other Election Day tools)

Today's the day to vote in the primaries. Here are some locally made tools to keep an eye on.
Here’s how some Philly creatives are coping with gun violence civic

May 8, 2018 8:05 am

Here’s how some Philly creatives are coping with gun violence

CreativeChangePHL is saying #neveragain with a fundraiser Tuesday night at Johnny Brenda's. Funds will go to Newtown, Conn.-based nonprofit Sandy Hook Promise.

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