Daniel P. Tucker

Associate Producer, WNYC News

Daniel P. Tucker appears in the following:

Near-Field Communication Coming to Cars of the Future

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

New Tech City host Manoush Zomorodi talks to Alex Goldmark of WNYC's Transportation Nation about the future of technology and transportation.

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Q&A | Leigh Ann DeLyser, Computer Science Curriculum Consultant

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Leigh Ann DeLyser is the computer science curriculum consultant for the Academy for Software Engineering, a new public high school near Union Square that aims to produce the next generation of software engineers, web developers and internet entrepreneurs. She's the co-author of the report Running on Empty: The Failure to Teach K-12 Computer Science in the Digital Age.

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Teaching a New Generation of Coders and Web Developers

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

No one knows who the next Mark Zuckerberg will be, but 135 high schoolers at New York City's Academy for Software Engineering are stepping up to the plate with coding textbooks in hand.


Report: New York Adds Low-Paying Jobs During 'Tepid' Recovery

Sunday, September 02, 2012

Workers in restaurants, education and home health care making less than $45,000 a year are the face of New York State's "disappointingly weak" economic recovery, according to a new report from the non-partisan Fiscal Policy Institute.


Navigating Barriers When Reaching Out to Family in Syria

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

As the Syrian regime continues its crack down on the country's citizens, Syrian Americans must resort to code words to communicate with relatives there and improvise new ways to send them remittances.

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Catskills Towns Still Bear Scars on Anniversary of Hurricane Irene

Monday, August 27, 2012

Towns in the Catskills are still recovering from Hurricane Irene one year after the storm washed out roads and ripped apart homes and businesses.

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NYC Property Tax Filing Needs Major Reform: Grand Jury Report

Wednesday, August 01, 2012

A state grand jury has found New York City's property tax system is compromised.

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Upstate Grape Growers Brace for August Weather

Sunday, July 29, 2012

Wine producers in the Finger Lakes are praying for rain — a drizzle, to be specific, not a downpour — as they face one of the worst droughts in the area in 20 years.


New York Metro Area Loses 20 Bank Branches: Report

Friday, July 27, 2012

A new report shows the New York metro area has 20 fewer bank branches today than it did a year ago, despite a net gain of five branches in the city.


Banks Could Owe $35B Over Alleged LIBOR Rate Rigging: Report

Monday, July 23, 2012

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner will testify before Congress this week. He’s expected to be asked about the LIBOR scandal. It comes at a time when a new report indicates banks from around the globe, including some U.S.-based banks, could be on the hook for billions of dollars over the LIBOR rate rigging.

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Boston Edges Out NYC in Latest Round of Venture Capital Funding, Reports Show

Friday, July 20, 2012

Two reports released Friday show New York City raised less venture capital money in the second quarter than perennial rival Boston, though how much less depends on the report.

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When News Breaks, Study Finds People Turn to YouTube

Monday, July 16, 2012

Justin Bieber and Charlie the finger-biting baby have some competition. A third of the most searched terms on YouTube are now news-related.


Bronx Residents Flock to Apply for Low-Wage Fresh Direct Jobs in Queens

Sunday, July 15, 2012

Fresh Direct is opening a new headquarters in the Bronx in 2015, but residents of the borough aren't waiting around for the new facility to get a foot in the door.  

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'Silicon Alley' Is Manhattan's Commercial Real Estate Hotspot

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

A new report shows Midtown South — home to Silicon Alley's start-up scene — is the hottest commercial real estate market in the city.

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Could Eminent Domain Resuscitate Underwater Homeowners?

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

A company called Mortgage Resolution Partners wants local governments to use eminent domain to help homeowners drowning in debt.

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Big Banks Write 'Living Wills' For July 1 Deadline

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

A person writes a "living will" so caretakers will know his wishes if his health starts to fail. Now, nine of the world's largest financial institutions have to do the same thing so regulators will know what to do if one of them fails.


Free Wi-Fi Goes Underground as Subway Stations Get Connected

Monday, June 25, 2012

Six subway stations in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood now have free Wi-Fi as part of a program bringing cell phone, data and Internet access to 36 stations by the end of 2012.


At Freshkills Park, Goats Take a Bite Out of an Invasive Species

Sunday, June 24, 2012

New York City’s Park Department is getting some unlikely help in dealing with some invasive plants on Staten Island. Twenty goats are expected to clear the area of the plants by eating them.

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NYC Budget May Face Gaps in Future Years, State Comptroller Says

Tuesday, June 05, 2012

A new report from the state comptroller finds Mayor Michael Bloomberg's $68.7 billion proposed budget for fiscal year 2013 relies heavily on resources that will not be available in 2014 and later years.


Tourism, Development Add to Manhattan’s Retail Boom

Monday, June 04, 2012

Retail is soaring in Manhattan, with sales expected to reach $52.4 billion in 2012.

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