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Technology

    • Schuylkill, skyline | August 2016

Is Amazon too big for Philly’s kiddie-sized tech talent pool?

Like nearly every other city in North America, Philadelphia is putting the final touches on its bid to convince Amazon to build its second headquarters here ahead of Thursday’s deadline. The…

    • Lightning striking the skyline

Not exactly prime: Philly’s taxing business environment doesn’t help odds of landing Amazon’s HQ2

Like nearly every other city in North America, Philadelphia is putting the final touches on its bid to convince Amazon to build its second headquarters here ahead of Thursday’s deadline. The…

    • Third Street in Northern Liberties. | Emma Lee/WHYY

Four reasons why Philadelphia is gentrifying

Should the city’s politicians ever come to a consensus on what to do about gentrification, a new paper from the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia offers guidance on how to address…

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ABOUT TECHNOLOGY

Technology is often at the center of innovation in planning and design.  Applications of technology can breathe new life into a public space, make a building more attractive, increase energy efficiency, and allow for a new set of users to access the city.  Everything from the handicapped access ramp to the LED screen atop the PECO building falls under the rubric.

UPCOMING EVENTS IN TECHNOLOGY

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