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Chief Digital Officer Rachel Haot on New York State's Technology Future

Rachel Haot, New York State chief digital officer and former New York City chief digital officer, outlines the state's internet and other technology-related goals.

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August 15, 2014 4:08 PM | Comments

Albany Public TV reporter Jenna Flanagan updates the findings of scientists in the Hudson Valley who are searching for clues about how ticks transport diseases. Flanagan joins host Jack Ford in studio for more on the spread of ticks in the region and how you can protect yourself.

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August 6, 2014 3:09 PM | Comments

On this edition of MetroFocus: Rick Karr reports on the city’s plan to turn thousands of payphones into free Wi-Fi hotspots. Host Rafael Pi Roman follows up with an in-depth interview with New York State’s Chief Digital Officer Rachel Haot. Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism reporting project The New York World covers schools suspensions, and more.

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August 1, 2014 9:39 AM | Comments

On the next edition of MetroFocus: Rick Karr reports on the city’s plan to turn thousands of payphones into free Wi-Fi hotspots. Host Rafael Pi Roman follows up with an in-depth interview with New York State’s Chief Digital Officer Rachel Haot. Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism reporting project The New York World covers schools suspensions, and more.

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July 9, 2014 11:36 AM | Comments

The next episode of “MetroFocus” features Autism Speaks, Rockefeller Foundation President, Senior Planet and the Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space.

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July 3, 2014 10:15 AM | Comments

On the next edition of MetroFocus: the founders of Autism Speaks, Rockefeller Foundation President Judith Rodin on Bus Rapid Transit, seniors bridging the digital divide and a new museum of recent history.

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July 2, 2014 12:10 PM | Comments
NYNow's Matt Ryan has the story on what's being done to prevent the spread of invasive species to Lake George.VIDEO
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June 18, 2014 11:33 AM | Comments

On this edition of MetroFocus: New York City Public Advocate Letitia James, environmental journalist Dan Fagin on his Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation, actor Christopher Plummer at the Theatre World Awards, and Kara Walker on LIVE from the NYPL.

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Kirsti Itameri  |  June 11, 2014 2:33 PM | Comments

Reporter Rick Karr investigates New York City’s plan to provide free internet access across the city in an effort to bridge the digital divide.An interview with the founder and editor of AdaptNY, a project that works to foster conversation and connect local residents to decision-makers. Christie’s Huguette Clark auction and Bell Dedman’s new book on the heiress.

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Marisa Wong  |  June 11, 2014 2:33 PM | Comments
Reporter Rick Karr investigates New York City’s plan to provide free internet access across the city in an effort to bridge the digital divide.VIDEO
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