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Jun. 26, 2013 12:30 pm

10 Philadelphia technology leaders who should run for mayor

In November 2015, residents will elect a new mayor of the City of Philadelphia. If the city's technology and entrepreneurial communities want to continue to grow their impact on the future of Philadelphia, they better pay attention. Here are 10 leaders who might represent that perspective well.

Jan. 29, 2013 10:00 am

16 of 17 Philadelphia City Council members are on Twitter

A year ago, six new City Council members made Philadelphia’s legislative body slightly younger, moderately more diverse and, it seems, more modern in their constituent services. Joined by two other sign ups in early 2012 in an age in which social media engagement is tied to transparency, all of Philadelphia’s City Council members have Twitter […]

Dec. 4, 2012 10:00 am

Philadelphia SEO leaders you should follow: Bill Sebald

Guest Post by Philadelphia SEO consultant Bill Sebald (@billsebald). Offer your contributions to The Philadelphia SEO community is like the Omaha music scene — indie, friendly and well-respected nationwide, as I (SEO consultant Bill Sebald) wrote last week. But who are some of the best practitioners locally? This is the list for you. If […]

Nov. 5, 2012 9:30 am

Smartest People in Philadelphia: 13 technologists Philly mag highlights

We don’t need to tell you, but yeah, duh: the Philly tech scene is full of insanely smart people. So it’s no surprise that the community had a strong showing in Philadelphia Magazine‘s list of more than 30 of The Smartest People in Philadelphia. Here’s a recap of the tech scene mentions, along with a […]

Oct. 30, 2012 11:00 am

11 living computer and Internet pioneers with Philadelphia ties

There are legends in our midst.

Sep. 11, 2012 10:30 am

70% of Questlove’s Twitter followers are fake or inactive: tool from Status People

One of the defining characteristics of the social web is the access to metrics. The services that define this age — blogging platforms and online networking tools with household names — all have them. First, you counted friends and followers, but in recent years, options like Facebook Insights have been attempts at judging quality alongside […]

Sep. 11, 2012 9:30 am

15 local contributors to national technology news sites

Here is a long-overdue list of national tech (and culture) writers who call Philadelphia home.

Dec. 27, 2011 11:00 am

10 best read Philadelphia technology stories of 2011

What is the end of December if not full of inevitable year in reviews? We at Technically Philly are always interested in seeing what were the 10 best read stories of the year, so we collected the 2011 batch. 10. Where will broadband competition take Philadelphia? See the rest of the top 10 below.

Dec. 20, 2011 11:00 am

How the City of Philadelphia spends $3.5 billion annually: 10 best charts and graphs

How the City of Philadelphia spends $3.5 billion annually should be better visualized online, we say. The state-empowered Philadelphia Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority (PICA), which is chaired by investor and former mayoral candidate Sam Katz, released in November a citizen’s guide to the City of Philadelphia General Fund that was full of visualizations — all buried […]

Sep. 20, 2011 10:00 am

Top 10 best Philadelphia entrepreneurship blogs

Entrepreneurs of today have the distinct advantage of sharing online widely their experiences and thoughts on building businesses. In Philadelphia, that’s certainly the case, so we at Technically Philly got to wondering just what entrepreneurs are behind the most insightful, helpful, consistent and interesting blogs. So we asked all of you, on Twitter and Facebook. […]

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