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Job Applicants: How to Game Resume Scanners

Tuesday, October 02, 2012

More and more companies are relying on technology to weed out job applicants at the initial stage of the hiring process – using software that scans and screens resumes in what has become a multi-billion dollar industry.  

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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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The Maker Movement: The Next Industrial Revolution?

Tuesday, October 02, 2012

Reporter Stan Alcorn caught up with the editor-in-chief of Wired, Chris Anderson, to discuss the DIY movement of tech-savvy tinkerers known as "makers." In his new book, Makers, Anderson argues that "making" is a revolution with the power to revive American manufacturing.

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Three Apps I Can't Live Without | Jacob Ford, NYU Freshman

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Jacob Ford, 18, is a freshman at NYU's Gallatin School of Individualized Study, where he plans to pursue a degree in design.

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

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

You could think of New York City's Digital Roadmap, published in the spring of 2011, as the founding document or charter for the city's push to make municipal government — and the citizens it supports — more high-tech.

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Three Apps I Can't Live Without | Jonathan Bowles

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Jonathan Bowles is the executive director of the Center for an Urban Future in New York.

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

Monday, September 24, 2012

Actually, until she got married last month, Rachel Haot was Rachel Sterne.

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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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As Apple Releases iPhone 5, NYPD Launches Operation ID

Friday, September 21, 2012

As the iPhone 5 hit stores Friday, the NYPD asked Apple aficionados to sign up for "Operation ID," a program aimed at helping police address a recent surge in smartphone thefts.

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New Tech City: Near-Field Communcation 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 Tech City: Transportation and Tech Intersect as UNGA Gridlock Hits NYC

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Motorists in Midtown may find their cars at a standstill Tuesday as the UN General Assembly kicks into high gear and President Obama heads to Jay Z's 40/40 club near Madison Square Park for a celebrity-studded fundraiser.

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

Monday, September 17, 2012

New York City has the fastest growing tech industry in the nation; the number of people working in the information technology sector went up almost 29 percent in the past 5 years, according to the Center for an Urban Future.  

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Q&A | 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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