9 Video Games for Grown Ups

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Not all video games are blood and gore. This list will introduce you the nuanced, mature side of the art form. 

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Inside the Mind that Translated Moby Dick Into Emoji

Thursday, February 27, 2014

There is no white whale Emoji character. But that's just part of the fun (and art) of Emoji Dick.


Stop! Recharge Yourself with this One Minute Digital Detox

Thursday, January 23, 2014


Feeling taxed by 2014 already? Promised yourself you'd stop being a slave to your phone? Take one short minute for this fun video guide to a digital detox. 

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Two True Stories from the Airbnb Wars

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

A musician supports his Brooklyn lifestyle by renting out rooms in Manhattan. And a landlord spends years trying to remove an illegal hotel operation from his building.  It's a tale of two Airbnb citizens.

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This Mom Loves Bitcoins, If Only She Could Find Hers

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

This lively suburban mom shocked her kids by revealing she had enough bitcoins to buy a Ferrari. Then disappointed them with the news she couldn't remember where, or how, she got the new, confusing, virtual currency or how to access her stash. So New Tech City jumped in to help. 


Price Check! Buying and Selling Bitcoins at Whole Foods

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Every Monday night, a Manhattan Whole Foods fills with a unique breed of "buy-local" enthusiasts. They're not there for the Brooklyn-made pickles or the Westchester apples. They come because they want to buy and sell bitcoins.

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Five Video Games Your Middle Schooler Should Be Playing (Plus a Bonus One)

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Check out this list for ways to convert a video game habit into an educational opportunity. 


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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