Tag Archives: philadelphia

Tickets for LibertyJS are live!


Tickets are on sale for our humble JavaScript fest, LibertyJS. Tickets are on sale now, at $10 or $15 depending on if you choose to attend a workshop. What’s LibertyJS? James and I (well, a bit more me) had a dream of having a fantastic summer event, which is a slow time for the meetup […]

#WWC2013 Wharton Web Conf recap 2013


Great, well-organized conf. WWC is a great gift to the Philly tech community, and I look forward to seeing what they cook up next year. (and thanks for having me as a speaker this year!). I made a Storify of this year’s tweets, since I had fun making one last year. Enjoy! [View the story […]

(VIDEO) Philly Tech Breakfast


Yesterday, I spoke at the inaugural Philly Tech Breakfast. I spoke about AxisPhilly, and with special attention to what we’re doing on the news applications team (follow our tumblr!). The video was taken by my amazing friend Salas, who switched to his phone when my camera ran out of memory (*shakes fist*). Even with that, […]

Schoolhouse Watch screenshot

New project launch: Schoolhouse Watch


As you (might not) know, Philadelphia has 22 public schools slated to close this year, most of which will end up as big buildings in markets that are already dealing with vacant spaces. At my day job, I’ve been working with one of our reporters and our mighty news apps team (okay, me and Casey, […]

Coverage of the White House Equal Futures Challenge Nationwide Codeathon


This past Saturday, across the country, there were meetups about the White House Equal Futures challenge. From Philadelphia to Los Angeles, from Boston to Florida, there were participants involved in discussing how girls would create applications to inspire their peers (and other age groups) to pursue underrepresented careers. #fact I am a Girl Scout. As […]