While the city is in the process of making its data transparent, the work of one nonprofit illuminates what the future of urban systems might look like.
Local and ethnic media reporters and organizations that serve non-English speakers and explore issues often untouched by mainstream news had their night out.
As the technology industry grows in NYC, so too does NY Tech Meetup, which now boasts 22,000 members.
If New York City is the Big Apple, then Central Park is its core. Scores of tourists and locals enjoy the more than 9,000 wooden benches that dot the massive park. Of these, about a third have been “adopted” by park-goers who want to own a tiny piece of history: 120 characters on a five-by-two-inch stainless steel plaque, to be exact.
A coalition of activists are demanding New York State keep its promise to study the impact of fracking on human health. What have other health studies revealed?
The days of 8-bit Pac-Man are no more. Today’s generation of video game consoles, with high-definition resolutions of 1080p, boast motion sensing cameras that track your movement (Xbox 360 Kinect) and wireless controllers that serve as virtual ping pong paddles and tennis rackets (PlayStation Move and Wii-mote). Multiplayer online role-playing-games, such as World of Warcraft, provide players with opportunities to […]
A New York Post article resulted in City Council putting a hold on Picture the Homeless’ funding. Did a member of the group teach people how to squat vacant buildings?