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How I Got Here: Think Company’s Drew Christiano went from self-taught solo designer to managing collaborative teams

Feb. 23, 2021 10:09 am

How I Got Here: Think Company’s Drew Christiano went from self-taught solo designer to managing collaborative teams

With more than two decades of experience, the local firm's design lead now oversees a team of senior designers. Here's a look at his career so far, and his UX tech stack.
Nonprofit bootcamp LaunchCode is expanding to Philly

Feb. 19, 2021 9:45 am

Nonprofit bootcamp LaunchCode is expanding to Philly

The St. Louis-based org offering free training in web development basics and job placement with local tech companies plans to launch mid-2021.
How I Got Here: Lillian Klasen studied public health. Now, she codes to help people live healthier lives

Feb. 18, 2021 12:37 pm

How I Got Here: Lillian Klasen studied public health. Now, she codes to help people live healthier lives

"It’s all magic and why my job excites me is that I like to solve problems," said the Benefits Data Trust software engineer. "You don’t have to be Albert Einstein or some wiz to do this."
How I Got Here: Programmer Terrell Singletary’s path from pandemic layoffs to JPMorgan Chase

Feb. 16, 2021 5:40 pm

How I Got Here: Programmer Terrell Singletary’s path from pandemic layoffs to JPMorgan Chase

With his restaurant and sales work grinding to a halt, Singletary did what many of us said we'd do in the pandemic — learn new skills, in this case via coding bootcamp Tech Elevator.
Watch: This doc details the significance of the ENIAC on its 75th anniversary

Feb. 16, 2021 2:46 pm

Watch: This doc details the significance of the ENIAC on its 75th anniversary

The world's first all-electronic, programmable computer was first made public here in Philadelphia on Feb. 15, 1946.
What kind of salaries do these common tech jobs fetch in Philly?

Feb. 15, 2021 3:35 pm

What kind of salaries do these common tech jobs fetch in Philly?

A new report offers tech employment and salary data related to pandemic hiring trends.
How Hopeworks’ RealLIST Engineers are preparing Camden youth for the workplace

Feb. 11, 2021 10:15 am

How Hopeworks’ RealLIST Engineers are preparing Camden youth for the workplace

At the tech education nonprofit, Annie Rose Webb and Luis Olivieri train and support young people with a history of trauma and toxic stress to become technologists.
Optimization startup Nextmv closed an $8M Series A to expand its dev-minded software

Feb. 10, 2021 3:41 pm

Optimization startup Nextmv closed an $8M Series A to expand its dev-minded software

The two-year-old startup also plans to grow its team by about 10 people in 2021.
How I Got Here: URBN Android engineer Cody Eddings on coding and college degrees

Feb. 10, 2021 2:46 pm

How I Got Here: URBN Android engineer Cody Eddings on coding and college degrees

With a computer engineering background, Eddings has some advice for those embarking on a tech career: "Learning one language, you can learn any."
The ENIAC was born in Philly 75 years ago. Here’s how to celebrate the computer’s anniversary this week

Feb. 9, 2021 3:52 pm

The ENIAC was born in Philly 75 years ago. Here’s how to celebrate the computer’s anniversary this week

A week's worth of virtual events (and a haiku) to celebrate the local legacy of the world's first all-electronic, programmable computer.

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