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PA county govs map how they’ll use American Rescue Plan money while Harrisburg dithers

May 27, 2021 2:06 pm

PA county govs map how they’ll use American Rescue Plan money while Harrisburg dithers

According to experts, one of the most under-discussed aspects of ARP is that it represents "not only the largest positive fiscal jolt to state and local budgets in decades, but also the one most supportive of local discretion."
RealLIST Connectors 2021: Meet 20 people changing Philadelphia’s innovation ecosystem for good

May 24, 2021 4:04 pm

RealLIST Connectors 2021: Meet 20 people changing Philadelphia’s innovation ecosystem for good

It's the second edition of our list spotlighting the people opening doors and bringing others together around the local tech community. This year, we turned to 2020's honorees for nominations, and put a focus on the folks who made an impact during a tough year.
As pressure mounts on the US to pass data privacy legislation in 2021, businesses should prepare for compliance

May 21, 2021 11:32 am

As pressure mounts on the US to pass data privacy legislation in 2021, businesses should prepare for compliance

States and other nations continue to enact comprehensive laws, and the United States may soon follow. Here's what to know ahead of time.
Philadelphia aims to become the ‘Most Diverse Tech Hub’ in the country

May 19, 2021 7:30 am

Philadelphia aims to become the ‘Most Diverse Tech Hub’ in the country

Check out the new video for the City's initiative to grow, attract and retain diverse tech talent.
Why Code for Philly and 6 other brigades just got $1M from the Knight Foundation

May 11, 2021 5:14 pm

Why Code for Philly and 6 other brigades just got $1M from the Knight Foundation

The funds will help with recruitment, training and tech tools for the Code for America brigades to grow their impact.
What does the post-pandemic future hold for city dwellers here and around the world?

May 10, 2021 5:28 pm

What does the post-pandemic future hold for city dwellers here and around the world?

And what's going to keep folks from fleeing to the suburbs.
New Wharton research finds discrepancy in American Families Plan funding

May 7, 2021 11:22 am

New Wharton research finds discrepancy in American Families Plan funding

The Penn Wharton Business Model's analysis found that the federal spending plan would cost Americans $2.5 trillion, marking an almost $700 billion difference in the cost first estimated by the White House.
Why a shortage of semiconductor chips is a problem for the US, and tech’s future

Apr. 29, 2021 10:34 am

Why a shortage of semiconductor chips is a problem for the US, and tech’s future

Wharton professor Gad Allon on why the supply-and-demand issue could seep into everything from air travel to upgrading your Wi-Fi.
Here’s where to get a vaccine in Philly

Apr. 23, 2021 3:02 pm

Here’s where to get a vaccine in Philly

Plus, some happy tweets about the local rollout to end your week.
Will Daniel, founder of Wilco Electronic Systems, has died

Apr. 21, 2021 6:24 pm

Will Daniel, founder of Wilco Electronic Systems, has died

The "Philadelphia icon" in the cable industry was 86.

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