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The US should sign this global cybersecurity pledge, says Temple prof civic

Nov. 14, 2018 12:12 pm

The US should sign this global cybersecurity pledge, says Temple prof

Temple University professor Duncan Hollis affixed the university's name to the Paris Call for Trust and Security in Cyberspace. Why didn't the United States?
We’re hosting a Slack AMA with civic technologists this Friday civic

Nov. 13, 2018 11:45 am

We’re hosting a Slack AMA with civic technologists this Friday

Join the Technical.ly #ama channel to ask experts about best practices for getting non-technologists involved in using open data and more on Friday, Nov. 16, from 1 to 2 p.m.
How is Philly voter turnout doing? Here’s what one live projection says civic

Nov. 6, 2018 1:10 pm

How is Philly voter turnout doing? Here’s what one live projection says

Sixty-Six Wards, a Philly-based blog on local politics, is gathering stats and forecasting a strong midterm election turnout.
What these 9 Philly tech companies are doing to help get out the vote civic

Nov. 5, 2018 1:17 pm

What these 9 Philly tech companies are doing to help get out the vote

From building apps to giving flex time, local companies are taking different approaches, but lots are doing something to encourage staffers to vote on Tuesday.
The long arc of Ignite Philly bends toward social good civic

Oct. 29, 2018 7:26 am

The long arc of Ignite Philly bends toward social good

A recap of the social-impact themed evening, via Technically Media CEO Christopher Wink, signals a shift in the narrative.
Today is the last day to register to vote in Pa. civic

Oct. 9, 2018 12:30 pm

Today is the last day to register to vote in Pa.

Oct. 9 is deadline day for the Nov. 6 election. Here's an informative video from Broke in Philly to get you pumped about doing your civic duty.
Committee of Seventy app aims to make voting fun again civic

Oct. 8, 2018 12:29 pm

Committee of Seventy app aims to make voting fun again

The nonprofit's WeVote app, made by MilkCrate, gamifies civic engagement.
Build the 21st century of government at Imagine Nation ELC 2018 civic

Oct. 4, 2018 1:44 pm

Build the 21st century of government at Imagine Nation ELC 2018

Get a front-row seat at the Oct. 14–17 conference that's transforming government through technology.
New Jersey is planning a $500-million fund to back startups civic

Oct. 2, 2018 1:22 pm

New Jersey is planning a $500-million fund to back startups

The NJ Innovation Evergreen Fund looks to invest in New Jersey-based companies as part of a revamped economic strategy. The announcement was heard loud and clear in Camden.
Philly311’s new chief wants to get city agencies to use more data civic

Sep. 24, 2018 7:26 am

Philly311’s new chief wants to get city agencies to use more data

On the first floor of City Hall, 60 employees handle 800,000 cases a year. There’s “a lot of room for growth” on how the city can put that data to work, says Executive Director Graham Quinn.

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