Will New York City’s highly publicized campaign to take on Silicon Valley make it the leader in the new Tech Economy? This half-hour program hosted by Rafael Pi Roman examines this booming business and its future. For web extras and more, go to Watch MetroFocus. Next air dates: on THIRTEEN on June 30 at 5 a.m. and 7:30 a.m. and July 12 at 8:30 p.m.; on WLIW at 5:30 a.m. on June 30; on NJTV on July 1 at 5:30 a.m. and July 2 at 4:30 a.m..
For the World Science Festival, MetroTech Center in Downtown Brooklyn was transformed into a vision of the future complete with robot petting zoo and the chance to virtually travel through space.
For more technology news, go to Watch MetroFocus. “MetroFocus: The Tech Economy” also airs on THIRTEEN on June 30 at 5 a.m. and 7:30 a.m. and July 12 at 8:30 p.m.; on WLIW at 5:30 a.m. on June 30; on NJTV on July 1 at 5:30 a.m. and July 2 at 4:30 a.m.
MetroFocus is made possible by James and Merryl Tisch, Judy and Josh Weston, Bernard and Irene Schwartz, Sue and Edgar Wachenheim III, the Cheryl and Philip Milstein Family, Rosalind P. Walter, Jody and John Arnhold and the Metropolitan Media Fund. Corporate funding is provided by Mutual of America, your retirement company.