New York City and Northern Virginia will be the homes for Amazon.com Inc.’s second and third headquarters, according to people familiar with the matter, ending a more than year-long public contest that started with 238 candidates and ended with a surpriseRead More...
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Bringing together the technologists who love transit, and the transit enthusiasts who hack!
TRANSFORM draws on the experience of successful executives from today's top companies and the lat
Founder Story: Samir Desai (Co-founder and CEO of Funding Circle)
Samir Desai (Co-founder & CEO of Funding Circle) and Neil Rimer (Co-founder of Index Ventures) sharing the story behind Funding Circle, the global peer-to-peer lending platform.
Cryptocurrency to be worth trillions: Union Square Ventures
Albert Wenger, partner at Union Square Ventures, speaks about whether or not there is a bitcoin bubble.
Blockchain Transformation | From Intel's SHIFT 2017
This inaugural event was designed to drive an active dialogue among senior IT and business leaders on key topics and trends surrounding business transformation.
Reactions from Disruptive Startups Summit @ Microsoft 2017
On Nov. 5th 2017, over 200 people attended NYC's Disruptive Startups Summit @ Microsoft presented by 2020 Startups and Microsoft. This educational event in NYC featured dozens of industry topics on 5 panels. The program's agenda was to showcase award-winning startups, dozens of founders, influencers, and community thought-leaders who are moving the needle and disrupting industries with innovative products and services. This is what happened. Let's watch!
Meet the Nordic Innovators
Meet the Nordic Innovators on November 15th at WeWork Grand Central!
Fashion Tech Consortium October 2017 Panel
#REBNYTech Hackathon 2017 Testimonials
A total of 17 teams competed and presented proposals for new PropTech hacks at the Real Estate Board of New York’s (REBNY) first #REBNYTech Hackathon—hosted by its REBNYTech Committee and sponsored by Real Capital Analytics, RealConnex, and Samsung Internet—over three days during #NYCRETechWeek.
Bloomberg Cornell Tech Series: A Conversation w/ VaynerMedia's Gary Vaynerchuk (Teaser)
On August 28, Cornell Tech @ Bloomberg featured a conversation with Gary Vaynerchuk, CEO and co-founder of VaynerMedia, partner at Vayner/RSE, and four-time New York Times best-selling author. Bloomberg Television's Scarlet Fu spoke with him about his entrepreneurial journey, the importance of building a brand, and his advice on building successful businesses as both an investor and entrepreneur.
Silicon Harlem Conference 2017 - Luncheon Keynote + Q&A - Miguel Gamiño
Introduced by Silicon Harlem co-founder, Clayton Banks.
IN2NYC Mogul v09
The application period is now open for the International Innovators Initiative (IN2NYC), a City-led program that helps international entrepreneurs expand or relocate their businesses to New York City by facilitating collaborative partnerships that qualify them to apply for cap-exempt H-1B visas.
SOLO NYC is an intimate look at the trials and triumphs of New York’s rising class of creative freelancers.
Matt Zeiler of Clarifai | Code Commerce
Matt Zeiler is the CEO of Clarifai, a company that uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to recognize and identify different videos and images.
While there are a lot of uses for image recognition — you’ve probably most recently interacted with facial recognition, for instance, on Facebook — Zeiler said online retail stands to benefit significantly from using AI.
“You have to be thinking about it in your business,” Zeiler said at Recode’s Code Commerce event in New York. “This is going to change every interaction with your customers.”
Lesbians Who Tech, remembers and honors, Edie Windsor
Edie Windsor was an early IBM computer programmer, LGBT activist, and an active proponent of tech diversity. She passed away last week, on September 12, 2017. In 2015 the organization, Lesbians Who Tech, honored her work as a technologist and activist by naming a coding scholarship to recognize her work and her part in the Supreme Court striking down DOMA (The Defense of Marriage Act).
Machine Learning and Human Bias
From Google: As researchers and engineers, our goal is to make machine learning technology work for everyone.
Machine Learning from Conversational Speech
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine organized a two-day workshop on the capabilities and applications of artificial intelligence and machine learning for the intelligence community on August 9-10, 2017.
Founders of Venture Solar Talk Startups, Culture and the Future of Solar in NYC
Sunpower by Venture Solar is a solar energy installation company based in Brooklyn, New York. Founders — Alex Yackery and Alex Giles — founded Venture in 2015, to offer exceptional product along with an exceptional experience to the customer, making the company a one-stop-shop for New Yorkers who want to go solar. In their words, "It's not a question of whether the world will go solar; it's a question of when.
Albert Wenger of USV: "Decentralization & the Knowledge Age" | Blockstack Summit 2017
Albert Wenger of USV: "Decentralization & the Knowledge Age" | Blockstack Summit 2017
DisrupTV Episode 73: Jonathan Feldman, Miguel Gamiño, Heather Clancy
This week on DisrupTV, we interviewed Miguel Gamiño, CTO of New York City, Jonathan Feldman, CIO of the City of Asheville, and Heather Clancy, Editorial Director of GreenBiz.
Laura Behrens Wu - Shipping First And Last Impressions Of eCommerce
Did you love WooConf 2016 or wished you were there? Well, now's your time to get ready for WooConf 2017 in Seattle!
Blockchain for Social Good: Property Rghts and Land Registry
July 26, 2017: A discussion with Grace Ezzell and Will King, who will speak about blockchain use cases in land registry and property rights.
July 11, 2017 NY Tech Meetup: Finals of the Driverless Future Challenge
On July 11NY Tech Meetup teamed up with Blank Space and the City of New York to host the final event of the 'Driverless Future Challenge.' Teams from around the world submitted proposals to answer a complicated question: How can NYC prepare for autonomous cars? 4 finalists pitched to a panel of judges and 2 semi-finalists demoed their technology. The 4 finalists in presenting order were - Urban Oasis, Queue-Y, Public Square, sAVe and the 2 demoing company were HAAS Alert and Carmera. The meetup was sponsored by Dock 72 and Fastly.
Cities for Tomorrow: Urban Life, on Stage and Screen
Emmy winner John Leguizamo and Oscar winner Tarell Alvin McCraney discuss how their experiences growing up in cities shaped their creative visions. Moderated by Alexandra Jacobs, Domestics Correspondent, The New York Times.
Bloomberg Cornell Tech Series: A Conversation w/ New York Angels' Brian Cohen (teaser)
On June 20, Cornell Tech @ Bloomberg featured a conversation with Brian Cohen, Chairman of New York Angels and Founding Partner of New York Venture Partners. Bloomberg Television's Scarlet Fu spoke with him about the rise of angel investing - what works and what doesn’t - as well as other insights from his entrepreneurial career
The Standard Freelance Contract - AND CO & Freelancers Union
Invoicing service with a freemium model. Combine these kinds of tools with the regulatory structure of NYC"s Freelance Isn't Free Act for a more supportive environment for independent contractors.
Mary Meeker's 2017 internet trends report | Code 2017
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers partner Mary Meeker is delivering her annual rapid-fire internet trends report right now at our 2017 Code Conference.
How Blockchain will save Billions in Clearing and Settlements Costs
Blockchain technology could save financial institutions $15-20 billion in clearing adn settlement costs by 2022.
Brooklyn's New Lab, a high-tech laboratory
CBS Sunday Morning: After 150 years of churning out military ships, the Brooklyn Navy Yard was scuttled in the 1960s. But today it's been reborn as a hub of high-tech startups. Jim Axelrod checked out some of the intriguing creations of entrepreneurs at New Lab.
ConsenSys' Joseph Lubin Gives Ethereum Keynote at Ethereal Summit
ConsenSys founder and Ethereum co-founder Joseph Lubin explains how he first became interested in blockchain, why he joined Vitalik Buterin on the Ethereum Project and launched global blockchain specialist firm ConsenSys, and the vision he has for a decentralized future enabled by this technology.
The animated guide to artificial intelligence (Explanimators: Episode 1)
An easy guide to everything AI. More from Microsoft Story Labs: microsoft.com/storylabs.
VC Titan Fred Wilson: "The dumb money has shown up for blockchain."
“Literally all the money that went into this sector from 2010 to 2014 went in from angels and [others], and now all of a sudden all these financial services companies have shown up…the dumb money’s shown up.”
Machines + Media: Investing in Machine Driven Media
Investing in Machine Driven Media: A panel of investors discuss the way they see these trends and technologies evolving, and what strategic considerations inform their investment decisions.
Future Labs AI Summit 2017
Video highlights from the Future Labs AI Summit to hear about AI from Yann LeCun, Gary Marcus, and many others.
Carbon Five hosts Plum Alley Investments
Plum Alley Investments is a NY-based group of female investors who invest in women entrepreneurs and gender-balanced teams.
What Is an API? Learn the Basics in 3 Minutes
From Uncubed: A beginner's guide to the world of APIs with examples from Uber, Tinder, and Yelp.
InstaBot Demo at NY Tech Meetup, April 4, 2017
RokoLabs demoe InstaBot at NY Tech Meetup on 4.4.2017. Watch the demo + audience Q&A.
How To Become A Self Taught Web Developer | Girls Talk Code S2 E3
Web Developer & Youtuber, Kalina Edwards chats with me about her first coding job. Like some of you watching this, Kalina changed careers by using multiple resources to learn how to code.
Lexody's Winning Pitch at SXSW
Lexody was invited as an alternate at SXSW 2017's Pitch Accelerator. One alternate from each category (10 total categories) are selected to pitch again at the finals. After 2 rounds, Lexody was chosen the ultimate winner of SXSW 2017 One Minute Speed Pitch Accelerator. Watch Founder, Walsh Costigan, pitching at the finals.
Bloomberg Cornell Tech Series: A Conversation with Ben Lerer
On March 7, Cornell Tech @ Bloomberg featured a conversation with Ben Lerer, CEO of Group Nine Media, co-founder of Thrillist Media Group and managing partner of Lerer Hippeau Ventures. Bloomberg Television's Scarlet Fu spoke with him about his entrepreneurial journey, his work with his father, as well as predictions on the future of the media and venture capital industries. For Engineering/Tech jobs: http://bit.ly/23gXZzd
March 7, 2017: New York Tech Meetup
Featured companies were: GreatWhite, Scribble Chat, Backtrace, XapiX, BorderBuddy (Hack of the Month), Purple, and Gust Launch. To keep up with NY Tech Meetup go here
The Ollie Chair: Shape-Shifting Seating by RockPaperRobot
Check out the elegant, functional chair designed by RockPaperRobot - Space-saving! Lumbar-supporting! Weather-resisting! Personality-enhancing! Mechanically-marveling! The superhero of chairs. About this project : The Ollie Chair unfurls with a flourish and retracts instantly with the pull of a string.
Encrypt the Web
EFF is working to encrypt the web and switch every website from HTTP to HTTPS:
Bloomberg Cornell Tech Series: Panel on Female Entrepreneurship
On February 7, Cornell Tech @ Bloomberg featured a panel discussion about female entrepreneurship with Katia Beauchamp, co-founder and CEO of Birchbox, Brit Morin, co-founder and CEO of Brit + Co, and Nadia Boujarwah, co-founder and CEO of Dia&Co. Bloomberg Markets' Scarlet Fu led the discussion, which addressed a broad range of issues faced by young entrepreneurs – women and men alike – as well as the possibilities, obstacles, and advice for female entrepreneurs. For Engineering/Tech jobs: http://bit.ly/23gXZzd
IBM Watson & IBM Bluemix: Cognitive Computing and Cloud Development
High NY - Cronos: Inside a Publicly Traded Cannabis Company
January 2017 Michael Gorenstein of The Cronos Group, a publicly traded cannabis company in Canada, shares incredible insights at every stage of the cannabis business: growing, manufacturing, branding, research, investing, and more.
Carolyn Reckhow Part 1// An Ethereum Interview series
We sat down with Carolyn Reckhow, Director of Operations at ConsenSys, to discuss how to communicate about Ethereum with non-technical people, how the adoption of the technology will take place, and blockchain applications for the energy industry. This series focuses on trying to explain Ethereum to a non-technical audience.
Symposium On Tech, Politics, and the Media
The Knight Foundation and Civic Hall Symposium on Tech, Politics and the Media took place at the New York Public Library. The day-long event brought together 150 invited guests, including Knight News Challenge grantees along with leading journalists, technologists, campaign organizers, academics and thought leaders for a series of curated panel discussions.
Infinite Looping Siri, Alexa and Google Home
Not much more to say here. Why do this? Because we can.
How Software is Eating Finance - Cadre Tech Talk
We’re all familiar by now with Marc Andreessen’s famous essay: Software is still eating the world. At the inaugural launch of Cadre’s Monthly Speaker Series, we’ll be exploring the disruptive and transformative impact of software engineering on the finance industry.
NYCEDC: Best for NYC Program
Join us as we discuss the intersection of law and technology.
Microsoft Excel is a powerful spreadsheet and analytics tool used by businesses and individuals across the world, but most people spend hours a day when simple tricks can do it all. Get the top 10 techniques you need to know to save yourself hours of work each day - tricks developed and refined by industry experts at NYIM. Learn Paste Special, Pivot Tables, Cell Anchoring, Find & Replace, Repeat Command, and more.
Join us for a Thanksgiving meal, discussion around volunteering your tech skills, and chats with local non-profits!
Join us for a Thanksgiving meal and drinks, discussion around volunteering your tech skills, and chats with local non-profits who are looking for support! This is your time to step up for your community using the tech skills you've been gathering on your journey to code.