Wayne Shulmister appears in the following:
Friday, May 17, 2013
In 1863, New York Tribune reporters Junius Browne and Albert Richardson were captured by the Confederate army in Vicksburg, Mississippi. What followed was an epic journey through an archipelago of Confederate prisons, a daring escape, and a perilous 300-mile trek to freedom. It's the subject of the book, Junius and Albert's Adventures in the Confederacy: a Civil War Odyssey, due out at the end of the month. Author Peter Carlson takes Bob through the highs and lows of the adventure.
Music: Jim Taylor - Bonaparte's Retreat / Bonaparte's Charge / Bonaparte's March, Eastman Wind Ensemble - Liverpool Hornpipe, Craig Duncan - Dixie, Judy Collins - Battle Hymn of the Republic, Craig Duncan - Shiloh's Hill
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Whether you're 18 or 85, keeping up with new technology is increasingly important for success and even well-being. Meet a teenager and an octogenarian learning new tech skills as we tour the city's first software engineering high school and a senior center where bridge and canasta make way for a course called "Beginner iPad."
Tuesday, May 07, 2013
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.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
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.
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
"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.
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
A New York City-based website is using new technology to help sustain and even grow America’s industrial base.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
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.
Friday, April 12, 2013
This Sunday, New York City Opera will perform at City Center on West 55th street for the first time since 1965. The homecoming happens as the company looks to forge a new identity.
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.
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?
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."
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.
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.
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.
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Imagine blending the real world with computer generated images: glasses or contact lens that are actually computer screens displaying images before our eyes. Has the future of augmented reality arrived?
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Internet troll Andrew Auernheimer (aka Weev) is facing up to 10 years in federal prison for breaching AT&T's servers. On this week's New Tech City he explains why he believes his actions helped consumers and upheld American democratic ideals.
Tuesday, February 05, 2013
Hailing cabs with an app. Renting out rooms to visiting tourists. Sure, it's easy, thanks to startups like Uber and Airbnb. But is it legal? Popular tech companies run up against New York City regulations and try to find compromises.
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
The Digital Book World Conference kicks off Tuesday in Midtown Manhattan. Organizers bill the event as the most important gathering for publishing professionals when it comes to e-books and self-publishing.
Tuesday, January 01, 2013
This week on New Tech City, Manoush Zomorodi speaks with Douglas Rushkoff about how media and the digital age will change the way we live and think in 2013.
Tuesday, December 04, 2012
When it comes to growing a business, sometimes it’s about looking to new horizons, and other times, it’s simply about trying to hold on to what you have.