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Manoush Zomorodi

New Tech City host

Manoush Zomorodi appears in the following:

Climbing TheLadders: CEO Alex Douzet Explains the Online Job Search

Tuesday, April 09, 2013

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.  

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To Create Your Own Tech Job, a Little Irrational Exuberance?

Tuesday, April 09, 2013

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. 

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New Tech City: Finding a Job in the Digital Era

Tuesday, April 09, 2013

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.  

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Why Plumbers and Coders Are Safe From Robots

Thursday, April 04, 2013

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. 

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Despite Problems After Sandy, Wireless Providers Resist Change

Tuesday, April 02, 2013

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?

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Women, Work-Life, Tech: 4 Things You Can Do

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

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.

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New Tech City: Former Inmates Struggle to Learn New Technologies

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Rip Van Winkle and the digital divide:  rebuilding a life after years in prison in today's high tech world.

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Live Panel: How Tech is Changing the Way Women Work

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

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.

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New Tech City: Arianna Huffington Unplugged

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

As founder, chair and president of The Huffington Post, Arianna Huffington champions a fast-paced, news cycle and has shaped our digital culture. But she says our round-the-clock schedules aren't working.

+ New Tech City: The Newsroom of the Future

+ Panel: How Tech is Changing the Way Women Work

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BuzzFeed COO Jon Steinberg on Social Marketing

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

BuzzFeed president and chief operating officer Jon Steinberg says the company wants to build a media empire the likes of Hearst or Condé Nast. And it plans to use "social advertising" to get there.

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New Tech City: The Newsroom of the Future

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

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."

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New Tech City: NYC Tech Sector at SXSW Interactive

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

New York City made its presence known at the annual SXSW Interactive technology festival with a day-long event promoting New York's tech sector. Silicon Alley startups used the four-day event to ferret out new hires and bolster their own brands.

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Made in NYC Event at SXSW: Geeks Wanted

Monday, March 11, 2013

The "Made in NY" event was sponsored by the Bloomberg administration and New York Tech Meetup. It took place in a downtown arts center in Austin, complete with spinning classes on the roof and Makerbot machines churning out figurines on the ground floor. On the second floor, CEOs and reps from NYC-based startups like Sherpaa, Songza, Vook and General Assembly manned tables at what looked like a job fair.

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SXSW: New Yorkers in Austin

Monday, March 11, 2013

Manoush Zomorodi, host of WNYC’s New Tech City, talks about Silicon Alley's presentations at the SXSW Interactive Festival.

 

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New Tech City: Creating Startups on a 72-Hour Bus Trip from NYC to Austin

Monday, March 11, 2013

New Tech City talks to the conductor of NYC's Startup Bus, a community of coders, developers and designers who teamed up to build startups from scratch during a bus trip to the SXSW Interactive festival in Austin, Texas. Plus, meet the winner of the competition for best idea on the bus, a job site for veterans and military personnel called Career Mob.

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New Tech City: Shutterstock's CEO on Why Tech is Thriving in New York

Monday, March 11, 2013

The founder and CEO of the online photo marketplace Shutterstock explains what he looks for in new hires, what defines New York City as a tech hub and why kids should be learning to code.

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Rethinking Prisons Through Digital Technology

Monday, March 11, 2013

Several states face the same problem when it comes to incarceration: severe overcrowding at a high cost. This weekend, a panel at the South by Southwest festival examined how prisons can use digital technology to ameliorate these issues.

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NYC Women in Tech on Equality, Work-Life Balance

Tuesday, March 05, 2013

This week on New Tech City, Anna Sale talks to women in New York City's tech scene about what they think of the messages coming down from on high.

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What NYC Tech Women Think of Sheryl + Marissa

Monday, March 04, 2013

So guess who’s leading the debate about women, equality, and work-life balance? Turns out it’s two high-powered women in tech. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer recently banned working from home and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has a book coming out on March 11 that urges women to push harder and "lean in" to their careers.

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Tech Sector Flexes its Political Muscles

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Another Hizzoner for tech? Mayor Bloomberg has championed Silicon Alley for 11 years, and the big players in New York's tech sector want to make sure the next administration does the same.  

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