September 2013

VIDEO: When the Amish Go High Tech

Monday, September 30, 2013

Amish and Mennonite communities are often perceived as being "anti-technology," but their relationship with technology is more nuanced than that.  They examine what the technology is, what it offers and then decide whether to accept it in their lives.  Call it the "Amish Algorithm."

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Obamacare and the Biometric Bracelet Experiment

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

It’s Obamacare-time! 


NYC Tech: Who’s Your Daddy?

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Mayor Bloomberg likes to take credit for transforming New York City into the second biggest technology economy in the country. Does he deserve it? 


Phones + Mischief: From Muggers to Dennis Crowley

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

This week New Tech City takes you into the bodegas, laundromats and back alleys of New York's black market for stolen cell phones. More than 15,000 handsets were snatched in the city last year alone.  

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A Google Map of Our Brains: The Next Chapter in Neuroscience

Wednesday, September 04, 2013

Scientists in New York City are at the center of President Obama's brain research initiative, a $100 million effort to better understand the inner workings of the human noggin.