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What’s New in Civic Tech: Detroiters Pay Taxes Via Kiosks

Wayne County, Mich., which is home to Detroit, has deployed a new kiosk-based system for property tax payment that allows its residents to pay their bills …

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Study Finds Bike-Share Hurts Buses, but Might Help Trains

As if the headwinds facing bus ridership were not strong enough, it seems that yet another form of conveyance may be siphoning riders. Bike-share operations …

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Tech News 34

Police Hope Software Can Help Avoid ‘Losing’ Sex Offenders

Accurate and current data on violent sex offenders is crucial for law enforcement agencies, but it hasn’t always been easy to maintain. State laws require …

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Tech News 35

The Smart Ways to Correct Mistakes in Git

The world of software development offers an infinite amount of ways to mess up: deleting the wrong things, coding into dead ends, littering commit messages …

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Tech News 36

“the closest thing web standards have to a golden rule”

I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about the rules of putting images on the web. For such a flexible medium as the web, software …

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Device-as-a-Service Opens the Door to IT Efficiency (Contributed)

A few months ago, the Georgia Technology Authority inked a $219 million deal to outsource responsibility for the state’s digital services to a major technology …

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Tech News 38

Boston Increases Size of Popular Digital Equity Fund

Boston has expanded its Digital Equity Fund from $35,000 to $100,000 for 2019. This growth follows a successful round of grant-making last year in which …

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Tech News 39

Kansas City Schools Strengthen Data Sharing with Social Service Agencies

Software maker Social Solutions has landed a key partnership in an initiative that leverages data to forge closer cooperative relationships between schools and social service …

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Tech News 40

​​Avoiding those dang cannot read property of undefined errors

Share this: ​​​​Uncaught TypeError: Cannot read property ‘foo’ of undefined.​ The dreaded error we all hit at some point in JavaScript development. Could be an …

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Tech News 41

A Site for Front-End Development Conferences (Built with 11ty on Netlify)

Share this: I built a new little site! It’s a site for listing upcoming conferences in the world of front-end web design and development. In …

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Tech News 42

Quick! What’s the Difference Between Flexbox and Grid?

Share this: Let’s go rapid fire and try to answer this question with quick points rather than long explanations. There are a lot of similarities …

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Tech News 43

Can AI Pass the Grade When It Comes to Teaching and Learning?

Nearly one-quarter of U.S. households are estimated to have a smart speaker, such as the Google Home or Amazon’s Echo. The rapid adoption of such …

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Tech News 44

EasyApache 4 and mod_lsapi

As of last week’s update, EasyApache 4 includes a light version of mod_lsapi, a module built and distributed by our friends at CloudLinux. This release …

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Tech News 45

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the JavaScript

Share this: Around this time last year, I wrote an article about the JavaScript learning landscape. Within that article, you’ll find my grand plans to …

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Tech News 46

Joomla 3.9.3 Release

Joomla 3.9.3 is now available. This is a security fix release for the 3.x series of Joomla which addresses 6 security vulnerabilities and contains 30 …

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Tech News 47

Minnesota Gov. Walz Forms Blue Ribbon Council to Study IT

To ensure Minnesota stays on top of technology developments and challenges, the new governor has formed a task force to study the state’s IT services department. …

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Tech News 48

Linux Foundation Revives Mapzen, an Alternative to Giants

Mapzen, an open source mapping platform praised in civic tech circles and used in certain local government projects, is back. More accurately, it never really …

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Tech News 49

Michigan Picks Former White House Adviser DeRusha for CSO

Following cybersecurity roles at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the White House and Ford Motor Co., Chris DeRusha has taken his next job as …

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Can Cities Lift the Quality of Life with Better Mobility Options? (Contributed)

Editor’s note: In 2016, the city of Columbus, Ohio, received a $40 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) and an additional $10 …

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Columbus, Ohio, Prepares to Launch Second AV Shuttle Service

Self-driving shuttles are headed into a residential neighborhood in Columbus, Ohio, as the city sets out on its second autonomous bus project. The Linden neighborhood …

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Tech News 52

Where Do You Nest Your Sass Breakpoints?

Share this: I love nesting my @media query breakpoints. It’s perhaps the most important feature of Sass to me. Maybe I pick a method and …

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Tech News 53

The ineffectiveness of lonely icons

Broken concepts There’s a classic example of inappropriate assumption involving iconography that I see time after time, and which will be evergreen. Language selectors. In …

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Keeping your Joomla website up-to-date

As of release 3.5 Joomla is collecting stats data, thanks to the stats plugin (only works if it’s enabled), and it found too many websites …

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Tech News 55

Camino Secures $5.9M to Bolster Permitting Platform

Following the close of a $2.4-million seed extension funding round in December, the San Francisco-based Camino is poised to further develop its software that guides …

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