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Manoush Zomorodi

New Tech City host

Manoush Zomorodi appears in the following:

The Future of Disaster Relief: Food, Water, Shelter…and Wi-Fi Blimps?

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Using technology to get communities back on their feet faster after a crisis might include floating blimps with wi-fi over a disaster-hit city or creating a National Guard of tech geeks to take action when the digital infrastructure goes down or maybe even stockpiling electronics and generators for tech reserves, similar to oil reserves.

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Tech Key to Rebuilding After Disasters Like Sandy

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Two weeks after Sandy hit the New York region, is the recovery coming along as fast it could?

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New Tech City: Tech Post-Sandy and Getting Out the Vote

Tuesday, November 06, 2012

Sandy turned the New York City metropolitan area into a low tech region last week. The storm knocked out power, cut internet access and limited phone service throughout the tri-state region.

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New York City's Tech Sector Recovers After Sandy

Tuesday, November 06, 2012

New Tech City's Manoush Zomorodi talks with the Rachel Haot, New York City's Chief Digital Officer, about how the city and the tech scene fared during Sandy.  How is the community and the city responding, and what did they learn from the storm?

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Would You Do Your Banking on Facebook? Pushing Your Tech Comfort Zone

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

People I know who work on Wall Street often have two phones (one for personal, one for professional use) and limited access on their work computers to any website that hasn’t been completely vetted.  Security and privacy are paramount in the financial industries for obvious reasons, including regulatory.

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Are Americans Ready for Banking via Social Media?

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

A bank in South Africa announced this summer that its mobile banking customers will now be able to conduct transactions and monitor their accounts through Facebook. This type of cross-pollination between banks and social media does not yet exist in the United States, but it could be coming.

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New Tech City: Sentiment Analysis and How Banks Use Social Media

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

The social media realm can at times seem like a frivolous place full of out-of-focus photos and posts about what your friends ate for breakfast. But for businesses, it can also be a cash cow thanks to the sheer number of people you can reach with something as simple as a tweet.

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New Tech City: Healthcare Goes Digital

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

As the medical world goes digital, patients are accessing healthcare online and through smartphone apps while doctors and hospitals are using software to do everything from track prescriptions to transfer patients to different offices or departments.

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New Tech City: Networking and the Fast-Growing Trend of 'Coworking'

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

As Silicon Alley has boomed, so has the market for events that cater to tech sector employees and those that want to get their foot in the door at the city's start-ups.

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NYC is #1 in Co-Working But Is It Right for You?

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

New York City has over 60 co-working spaces, more than other city, according to a survey done by co-working website DeskMag.

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New Tech City: The Resume in the Digital Age and Maker Faire Comes to New York

Tuesday, October 02, 2012

When President Obama and Mitt Romney take the stage in Denver for their first presidential debate Wednesday, the talking points will no doubt center on jobs and the economy.

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New Tech City: New York City and Its Small Businesses Go Digital

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

A year ago, the city outlined its strategy to make municipal government and New York City residents more high-tech. This week WNYC's New Tech City goes one-on-one with the woman tapped to make it all happen, NYC’s Chief Digital Officer Rachel Haot.

 

A year ago, the city outlined its strategy to make municipal government and New York City residents more high-tech. This week’s Money Talking goes one-on-one with the woman tapped to make it all happen, NYC’s Digital Officer Rachel Haot

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Who is Rachel Haot and What Does NYC's Digital Officer Do?

Monday, September 24, 2012

In January 2011, Mayor Michael Bloomberg appointed Rachel Haot the city's first Digital Officer. But what does that mean?

 

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Rachel Haot Explains Upcoming Redesign of the City's Website

Monday, September 24, 2012

New Tech City host Manoush Zomorodi talks to the city's Chief Digital Officer Rachel Haot about what the city is doing to retain top-level software engineers and expand broadband around the city.

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New Tech City: Transportation and Tech Intersect as UNGA Gridlock Hits NYC

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Motorists may find their cars at a standstill as the UN General Assembly kicks off. Bottlenecks and detours are daily headaches for drivers and cabbies plying Manhattan's roadways. WNYC’s New Tech City looks at how technology is being used to help people travel around the city more efficiently.

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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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New York City's Tech Boom: Bad News, Good News

Monday, September 17, 2012

New York City’s tech industry is booming, which should be good news for the city which has an unemployment rate of about 10 percent. But despite all buzz, regular New Yorkers aren’t benefiting from the tech boom...at least not yet.

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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.

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The Story Behind WNYC’s New Tech City

Monday, September 10, 2012

How is technology changing the way New Yorkers live and work and what does it mean for you? That’s the question we hope to explore every week with this new segment.

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