The godfather of Silicon Alley explains what the next mayor needs to do to grow New York City's tech economy. Fred Wilson wants more STEM education, less regulation and upgrades to broadband and Wi-Fi.
The Reality Deck at Stony Brook University was created to help those working in STEM fields visualize big data — data sets so large and complex that a simple computer monitor cannot do them justice.
When we die, we leave behind more than friends and family, homes and possessions. These days, we leave behind Facebook profiles and Twitter accounts and thousands of emails.
Why is it that whenever I talk about the tech “scene,” the conversation often turns to doing what you love, being your best self, and finding your passion?
"Work isn't working for people anymore." — Maynard Webb, author of the book Rebooting Work. Want to be CEO of your own destiny? Webb says assess where you want to be and take a risk. Or even take a job below your pay grade.
A New York City-based website is using new technology to help sustain and even grow America’s industrial base.
"I would say that financial education is a civil right." — Alexa von Tobel, founder and CEO of LearnVest, on the inspiration behind her startup that pairs users with certified financial planners.
Ready to take your finances digital? Smartphone apps and browser extensions like Manilla, Personal Capital and Hukkster can help you organize your bills and statements, monitor your investments and find shopping discounts online.
With Tax Day come and gone again, New Tech City’s Manoush Zomorodi looks at the online services that might help you get on top of your finances for the this year.
TheLadders is a New York-based job site that charges subscribers, mostly professionals from the white-collar world, $25 dollars a month to search its database. CEO Alex Douzet says the goal is to pair people with appropriate jobs. It even tells job candidates who they’re competing against.
When it comes to finding a job in the tech sector, sometimes an entrepreneur (aka Ideas Guy) and a developer (aka Coding Dude) strike up a conversation, develop some synergy and decide to create their own new product, thereby making work (jobs) for themselves in the process.
In response to New York City's 9.1 percent unemployment rate, many New Yorkers are exploring new tech-based strategies to find jobs on their tablets, smartphones and even "dumb" phones.
If you're looking for a secure career in the digital age, it may be time to get your plumber's license or learn to code.
Cell phones are as much a necessity as electricity or water in the digital era. After Sandy knocked out service to more than one in four cell towers, how are wireless providers preparing for future storms?
When we scheduled “How Tech is Changing the Way Women Work” (this was the inspiration) we had no idea just how timely the topic would be: with Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In just out, Yahoo’s CEO Marissa Myer decision to ban working from home, and Anne-Marie Slaughter morphing into a feminist rockstar -- holy moly, this was the place to be.
Rip Van Winkle and the digital divide: rebuilding a life after years in prison in today's high tech world.
WNYC's New Tech City comes to The Greene Space for a dynamic conversation about career, family and technology: "How Tech is Changing the Way Women Work." The event and the livestream begins at 9:00am.
Newsrooms are still trying to figure out how to make the kind of money online that they once made during the heyday of print. Some like BuzzFeed have found one answer, "content advertising."