NextHealth PHL

Q&A: NeuroFlow and Genomind Team Up to Advance Mental Health Care

Genomind, a King of Prussia-based mental health company, and NeuroFlow, a Philadelphia-based health care analytics and technology company, recently announced an agreement to partner their […]

NextHealth PHL

Ben Franklin Tech Partners Wins Grant to Boost Philly Life Sciences

Ben Franklin Technology Partners (BFTP), the region’s largest tech investor, just won a $633,555 grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) […]

NextHealth PHL

NextUp: The Company Using Tech to Improve Outcomes for Mental Health Patients

“NextUp” is a weekly NextHealth PHL feature that highlights the local leaders, organizations, and research shaping the Greater Philadelphia region’s life sciences ecosystem. Email […]

NextHealth PHL

NextUp: The Cybersecurity Firm Making Medical Devices Hack-Proof

“NextUp” is a weekly NextHealth PHL feature that highlights the local leaders, organizations and research shaping the Greater Philadelphia region’s life sciences ecosystem. Email […]

City Life

It’s Time to Call Bullshit on Innovation

What he remembers most, he says, is the afterglow. Last winter, Drexel professor Brent Luvaas introduced a new course at the university called “Digital Detox.” […]

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City Life

21 Places to Escape the Tyranny of Modern Technology in Philly

From typewriter stores to connection-free coffee shops, here’s your guide to 21 Philly places where you can live like it’s 1979. BARS WITHOUT TV Fergie’s […]

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City Life

It’s Official: Dead Musicians Are Now Touring as Holograms

I’ve been hearing rumors of hologram concert tours coming to the United States for six years now, ever since the Tupac Shakur hologram made its […]


The Typewriter Makes a Comeback in Philly

What did your nine-year-old daughter want for Christmas last year? An American Girl doll? Makeup? An iPhone 7? Mine wanted one thing: a typewriter.

City Life

Penn Med Students Create App to Address LGBTQ Health Disparities

Three University of Pennsylvania medical students have created an app that they hope will put an end to LGBTQ healthcare disparities. SpectrumScores, being developed by […]

Be Well Philly

Dear Fitness Studios: You’re Doing Too Much

For some folks, the 60 or so minutes spent in a workout is the sole hour of the day that is completely theirs — free of technology […]

City Life

Designers of Popular GIF Keyboard App Think Philly Is a Sad City

People say it’s always sunny in Philadelphia, but the company behind the popular cellphone app “GIF Keyboard” doesn’t think we’re a very cheery bunch. A […]

City Life

Nordstrom Rack’s Roving Cashiers Are Exactly What We Want

C’mon, admit it: You hate people like I do, right? OK, maybe not hate hate — but the fewer of them around, the better. Well, here’s […]


One City in Pennsylvania is Poised to Crush the 21st Century …

I came to Pittsburgh to see the future. On a blustery late-winter morning with a light whorl of snowflakes falling near the banks of the […]

City Life

Talk Acme to Me: How Alexa and Siri Learn to Understand the Philly Accent

After a couple of weeks of our casually getting to know each other, my Amazon Echo is really starting to understand me. She just learned […]


How to Make the DNC Innovative? Get Curalate On Board

This year’s DNC in Philadelphia will be the most innovative Democratic national convention to date, the host committee says, and that’s thanks in part to […]