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Ain’t Nothing But a “G” Thang, with Mayo
With restaurants across the DMV switching to takeout and pop-ups to survive COVID, Washington City Paper put together a list of the top 12 sandwiches to layer on the cheesy, saucy, salt-bombs we need to break the monotony of our at-home existences.
Highlights from this heck-yes sandwich scavenger hunt range from Ethiopian-inspired fried chicken with aioli, turmeric slaw, and an egg (holy mackerel), to the best-in-D.C. Italian “G” Man sub. Try to schedule your Zoom interviews before the inevitable food coma.
And you thought you wouldn’t be able to wear your tux for awards season. The Technical.ly Awards are back in D.C.! This year we’re not simply celebrating success for success’ sake, but for the challenges overcome and the work being done around racism, the pandemic and the unjust status quo to better our local tech and entrepreneurship communities. The 2020 winners will be announced Friday; look out for details on @TechnicallyDC.
The revolution will be … delayed. Pittsburgh was set to become the launchpad for America’s self-driving future. Instead, five years since Uber opened its Advanced Technology Group in the Steel City, autonomous vehicles are no closer to being deployed at scale. Technical.ly’s Brian Conway looks at what’s happening with AV in Pittsburgh, and how soon robot-driven rubber may hit the road.
We can’t all sound like Walter Cronkite or Oprah or Joe Buck or the movie voiceover guy. But a Baltimore startup is promising to help its users sound better. VoiceVibes harnesses AI to provide one-to-one voice coaching — helping users overcome public speaking anxiety so potent that, as the joke goes, most people prefer to be in the casket than delivering the eulogy.
- Ordway is hiring a Full-Stack Developer.
- If a disorganized sock drawer or messy row of books makes your eyes twitch, Edelman is seeking a Junior Technical Project Manager/Assistant Account Executive.
- Fifth Tribe — don’t ask what happened to the first four — is looking for a Software Tester.
- If you’re feeling testy, the exam platform Cambium Assessment is hiring a Junior Software Engineer.
- Baltimore City Office of Information & Technology is seeking a Technical Writer.
- If you’re a tinkerer, LS Enterprise Group in Pikesville is hiring folks interested in Cell Phone Repair.
- The Judge Group is hiring a Puppet Developer. We’ll leave it to your annual review to see if you’re a puppet master.
- If your keyboard is dusted with Old Bay, the State of Maryland is seeking an IT Programmer Analyst II in Baltimore.
- Quantitative Systems in Arlington is looking for a Software Engineer.
- Novetta in Arlington is hiring a UI Developer (not to be confused with You+I, a certified jam).
- Constellation West in Arlington is seeking a Junior Software Developer & Applications.
- SmartLogic is hiring a Developer — Ruby on Rails.
- Agrian is seeking a Remote Software Engineer.
- FluentStream is looking for a Remote Senior Software Developer. Perks here include pet insurance!
If you’re looking for some dinner theater to accompany those sandwiches — or something to bliss out to while you recover — Atlas Obscura has a host of Halloween-themed digital programs. Go spelunking with scientist-artist Tyler Thrasher or scope out America’s only Skeleton Museum.
Just try not to fall behind the group — who knows what could happen this spooky season. Good luck out there on the job hunt!