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Philly’s crime data release named one of The Atlantic Cities’ ‘Best Open Data Releases of 2012’ [LINKS]

The Best Open Data Releases of 2012 [The Atlantic Cities] As The Atlantic notes, Philly released its crime data right in the nick of time to make this end-of-the-year list. Read more about Philly’s recent crime data release here. Will robots ever take over the world? And other questions, posed to an expert [Newsworks] Comic […]

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The Best Open Data Releases of 2012 [The Atlantic Cities] As The Atlantic notes, Philly released its crime data right in the nick of time to make this end-of-the-year list. Read more about Philly’s recent crime data release here.

Will robots ever take over the world? And other questions, posed to an expert [Newsworks] Comic artist Brady Dale interviews Drexel University’s ExCITe Center Director Youngmoo Kim in this Q&A.

Video Interlude: Philadelphia 2012 — A Year in Headlines [uwishunu]

‘Datadelphia’ [Pew Charitable Trusts newsletter] Pew Charitable Trusts recap the city’s most recent open data efforts.

Evolve IP Forms Strategic Alliance With Semperon [press release] “Today, Evolve IP, The Cloud Services Companyâ„¢, completed a transaction with Semperon, a managed services company based in Exton, Penn. under which Evolve IP acquired Semperon’s Broadsoft Unified Communications customer base, and Semperon becomes an Evolve IP partner reselling the company’s rapidly growing cloud services.”

Telegration is Latest Provider to Join Evolve IP’s Partner Program [press release] Telegration is based in Troy, Mich.

We’ve Moved to a New Office [Generocity] The news site about nonprofits moves from King of Prussia into Center City and explains why in this blog post.

Bridging a new kind of divide with free online courses [Newsworks] Newsworks features online edtech startup Coursera by profiling one student who has a “severe form of Autism” who’s taking Penn courses through the startup.

Where’s my bus? Smart phone program will give real-time routes to NJ Transit riders [NJ.com]

Poptent Hires Charles “Sandy” Dondici as Chief Technology Officer, Surpasses $7 million in Creator Cash Payments [press release]

China Partnership of Greater Philadelphia, Ben Franklin Technology Partners/SEP and TEDA Eco-Center Create Cleantech Business Alliance [press release]

How Marc Ecko Is Rebranding Venture Capital With Artists & Instigators [Fast Company]

 

Companies: Artists & Instigators / Ben Franklin Technology Partners / Coursera / Evolve IP / Generocity / NJTransit / Pew Charitable Trusts / Poptent
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