Charlie Herman appears in the following:
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Minecraft is the mega-popular video game that is all about building. It's sort of like Legos for the digital set. John Keefe, head of WNYC's data news team, channeled his family's Minecraft mania into a creative building project for the real-world: He and his daughter put together a computer from scratch so they could have a machine dedicated to the game.
Monday, November 11, 2013
"The tech community is rising up and saying, 'We can actually help here. We can actually develop programs, go into public schools and start teaching science and math, teaching teachers and actually building the future that we want as opposed to waiting for the government to respond,'" according to Andrew Rasiej, chairman the 35,000-member NY Tech Meetup.
Friday, November 08, 2013
This week, voters elected Bill de Blasio as New York City's new mayor by a decisive margin. Now, can he deliver?
Friday, November 01, 2013
When Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius apologized about the rollout of the Obamacare website this week, she joined a growing number of leaders in business and government who have decided saying sorry was the smart choice in the face of some crisis or gaffe.
Monday, October 28, 2013
Friday, October 25, 2013
In a visit to Brooklyn Friday, President Obama will honor the innovative new education model at the Pathways in Technology Early College High School, P-Tech for short. Is it the answer for preparing kids to be tomorrow's workers?
Friday, October 18, 2013
The federal government is up and running again after a last minute deal that ended the shutdown AND raised the debt ceiling so the government can pay its bills. For now.
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Renting a room or an apartment through the popular website Airbnb is easy to do and an easy way to make extra money. And according to the state’s Attorney General, it’s also an easy way to avoid paying taxes.
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
John Dickerson, chief political correspondent for Slate, discusses the latest on the fight in Washington over the government shutdown and raising the debt ceiling. NPR Congressional correspondent Tamara Keith also checks in from Washington, and WNYC's Business and Economics Editor, Charlie Herman, explains what the political uncertainty means for the markets.
Friday, October 11, 2013
The federal government could default on its debt if it does not increase the amount of money it can borrow by October 17.
Tuesday, October 08, 2013
Friday, October 04, 2013
The federal government is shutdown, but the stock market is holding steady. What gives?
Wednesday, October 02, 2013
Scientists at the recently opened New York Genome Center eventually want to screen every child in New York State. But if doctors found that your child had a genetic disorder, would you want to know?
Tuesday, October 01, 2013
Charlie Herman, WNYC business and economics editor, talks about where the effects of the federal government shutdown will be felt in this area. Call us at 212-433-WNYC, 212-433-9692 if you have seen the effects already.
Friday, September 27, 2013
JPMorgan is reportedly in discussions to settle scores of government investigations with a settlement estimated at $11 billion.
Monday, September 23, 2013
That didn’t take long.
Friday, September 20, 2013
October 1 is a watershed moment for Obamacare because that's the day people can start signing up health insurance, online, through public exchanges. But against this backdrop, there are also signs of a sea change in how private employers will offer health insurance.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Craig Nevill-Manning is Google's chief engineer in New York City. In fact, saying he built the company's software engineering department in the city from scratch is no exaggeration.
Monday, September 16, 2013
Larry Summers announced he was withdrawing his name from consideration to lead the Federal Reserve after weeks of heavy opposition by Republicans and three Democrats on the Senate Banking Committee. Charlie Herman, Business and economics editor for WNYC Radio, and Todd Zwillich, Takeaway Washington Correspondent join The Takeaway to discuss who might be next in line.