Guest Commentary: It’s Time to Connect the Unconnected
The director of a local tech ed nonprofit calls for awareness around access to high-speed internet and its role as a driver of inequity
The Citizen Recommends: Diversitech Fest
Tech still has a diversity problem. Tribaja’s Diversitech Fest aims to prove that people of color can revolutionize the industry
Generation Change Philly: The Senior Savior
Geoff Gross’s wildly successful mission-driven company, Medical Guardian, is built on simple, affordable at-home tech that gives seniors security, connectedness—and self respect.
Generation Change Philly: Gadfly for Good
Through wicked smart tweets and on-the-ground organizing, Dena Driscoll is the persistent activist we need to make a more livable Philadelphia
Guest Commentary: The Future of Violence Is Digital
Online beefs are behind an increasing amount of violence in Philly. A local resident and teacher wonders what police can do to stop it—and what responsibility social media giants should face
Generation Change Philly: The Profit Sharer
Last year, Seer Interactive founder Wil Reynolds turned down a $50 million offer for his internet search firm. Instead, he’s investing his company’s wealth in his employees and his community
Ideas We Should Steal: Turning Data Into Solutions
Orange County and other communities are using a Social Progress Index to measure success beyond economics. Could it help Philly solve its most pressing problems?
Generation Change Philly: The Innovation Coach
As the executive director of Penn’s Integrated Product Design program, Sarah Rottenberg inspires the next generation of inventors to solve problems at the intersection of humanity and design