Tag: technology

Melanie Waxman Talks Tech During COVID-19

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It’s all in a day for Melanie Waxman, Technology Concierge at the Myerberg Center. For the past 2 ½ years, she has managed Myerberg’s Tech-Knowledge Hub, helping older adults with their tech devices through workshops and one-on-one consultations.

Yet since the Covid-19 pandemic, Melanie has taken on an even bigger role, adapting her work to the new reality. So how is she doing? We caught up with this mother of two teenage boys who spoke about tech, the Myerberg and COVID-19.

Big Fish: 2018 Gubernatorial Candidate and Tech Entrepreneur Alec Ross

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Photo courtesy of Alec Ross for Governor

Alec Ross first came to Maryland 23 years ago when he was assigned to be a sixth-grade teacher at Booker T. Washington Middle School as part of the Teach For America program. He had just graduated from Northwestern University with a B.A. in history, and he immediately developed a strong affection for Baltimore.

Johns Hopkins Just Made History, Again.

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Johns Hopkins University researchers managed to deliver refrigerated blood on a three-hour drone flight across the Arizona desert. According to dronelife.com, it’s believed to be the longest medical delivery by drone ever completed.

UMD Makes a Pitch for Amazon Headquarters at College Park

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When Amazon announced its search for the home of its future second headquarters, Baltimore and D.C. were quickly among the locales in the area under consideration.

But what would a Maryland competition be without the Terps?

Gov. Hogan Doubles Down on Growth of Tech, Science Startups in Maryland

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Photo via Gov. Larry Hogan/Twitter

At Maryland’s first-ever Governor’s Business Summit in Baltimore today, Larry Hogan announced a new initiative designed to capitalize on recent industrial growth in Maryland from the last couple years.

Baltimore Tech Entrepreneur Alec Ross Announces Democratic Bid for Governor

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Still via announcement from Alec Ross/YouTube

“I am running for Governor of Maryland because I believe that talent is everywhere, but opportunity is not – and that must change, with new and innovative ideas.”

Baltimore Housing Brings Building Permit System Online with ePermits

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Historic row houses in East Baltimore, via Wikimedia Commons

This should be music to homeowners’ and contractors’ ears: Baltimore City’s permitting process has entered the 21st century.

Summer at Friends – Drama, Technology, Sports & More!

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Summer fun overflows on the beautiful Friends School of Baltimore campus for the eight weeks of Summer at Friends, June 19th to August 11th.

Friends School Summer Camp – Early Bird Registration Savings Deadline April 1

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Summer fun overflows on the beautiful Friends School of Baltimore campus for the eight weeks of Summer at Friends, June 19th to August 11th.

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