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Nov. 8, 2019 2:06 pm

This tool uses open data to create a comprehensive look at gun violence in Philadelphia

The Philadelphia Shooting Victims Dashboard shows data for every gun shot victim in the city for the last five years.
civic

Oct. 30, 2019 11:37 am

The City is dissolving its Office of Open Data and Digital Transformation

Staffers who held positions in the office will begin working under the Office of Information and Technology or the Office of Chief Administrative Officer at the end of this year.
dev

Oct. 3, 2019 7:30 pm

Krasner’s office just launched a public data portal for Philadelphia crime

The web tool, called the District Attorney’s Office Dashboard, allows users to see data about incidents, arrests, charges and outcomes of cases.
civic

Aug. 19, 2019 10:15 am

Code for Philly’s monthlong, civic engagement-focused hackathon returns this September

The Launchpad 2019: Phundamentals event will convene volunteers and community stakeholders to work on projects providing equitable access to "Philly's redefined set of basic needs."
civic

May 30, 2019 1:07 pm

This month in Technical.ly history: The evolution of OpenDataPhilly

For Technical.ly Philly's 10th anniversary, we're digging through the archives. In May, we're revisiting our 2013 evaluation on the City's open data effort, one year after its launch.
sciences

Apr. 18, 2019 4:30 pm

What is open science?

It's like open data, but for research. Organizers of the R-Ladies Philly meetup offer an explainer based on talks from their most recent meetup.
sciences

Dec. 19, 2018 11:24 am

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation gets $100K to ease access to childhood cancer data

The nonprofit's Childhood Cancer Data Lab created a tool called refine.bio that organizes data on specific cancer types.
civic

Nov. 19, 2018 4:56 pm

Breaking: Philadelphia is restructuring its Office of Open Data and Digital Transformation

Amid the shuffle, Chief Data Officer Tim Wisniewski is leaving his post, and the open data team of ODDT is folding back into the Office of Innovation and Technology — a change in reporting structure only, said OIT head Mark Wheeler.
civic

Nov. 19, 2018 12:07 pm

5 on-ramps to the world of open data

During a Slack AMA alongside our sister site Generocity, we asked organizers and civic technologists how to connect non-technologists with open data. Here's what they told us.
dev

Nov. 15, 2018 1:22 pm

Cypher Philly, a project born from a meetup, wants to unlock the power of open data

Cofounder Jess Mason is trying to make a passion project his full-time job.

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