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Tech Booms in New York City, And So Do Meetups

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

As the New York City tech sector continues to grow, so too have the number of meetups, happy hours, demos and networking events – somewhere in the ballpark of hundreds a month are held throughout the city.

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Map | New York City's Coworking Centers

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

New York City is home to several dozen “coworking” locations, places where people who don’t work in traditional offices can rent a desk and have a place of work.

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NYC is #1 in Co-Working But Is It Right for You?

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

New York City has over 60 co-working spaces, more than other city, according to a survey done by co-working website DeskMag.

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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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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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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

In January 2011, Mayor Michael Bloomberg appointed Rachel Haot the city's first Digital Officer. But what does that mean?

 

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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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Near-Field Communication 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 York City's Tech Boom: Bad News, Good News

Monday, September 17, 2012

New York City’s tech industry is booming, which should be good news for the city which has an unemployment rate of about 10 percent. But despite all buzz, regular New Yorkers aren’t benefiting from the tech boom...at least not yet.

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Q&A | Leigh Ann DeLyser, 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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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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