Posts Tagged ‘Internet’

Webby Awards Honor Best on the Internet

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Breaking News

Ben Stiller, Ken Marino and Erica Oyama speak onstage at the 17th Annual Webby Awards at Cipriani Wall Street on May 21, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for The Webby Awards) The downtown ceremony, in its 17th year, highlighted those who have used the web for social good By Helaina Hovitz On Tuesday night, hundreds gathered for the 17th Annual Webby Awards at Cipriani (55 Wall Street) in a ceremony that honored excellence on the Internet. One of the first to arrive on the red carpet [&hellip
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Internet Week Kicks Off in Soho

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Arts Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

Internet The event’s preview party showcased some of the out-of-the-box thinking that’s in store By Helaina Hovitz Last Thursday, April 4, an Internet Week New York preview party was held at Design Within Reach’s newly renovated Soho Studio at 110 Greene Street. Eventually, 400 guests mingled easily as they sipped on ginger-flavored cocktails and Saporo beer, [&hellip
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The Protagonist: The Literary Losers (So You Wanted to Be an Author?)

Written by Alissa Fleck on . Posted in NY Press Exclusive

A new age of equality is upon us, “losers,” and it’s time to start winning. The Internet has for a long time been a great place for people to vent their literary frustrations, along with any other complaint they might have about anything. There’s perhaps no better platform for this than Tumblr. The English Grad [&hellip
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The Protagonist: Most Reasonable Resolution? Learn to Bounce Back from Failure

Written by Alissa Fleck on . Posted in NY Press Exclusive, Uncategorized

Mark Baumer’s resolution was 50 shades of absurd…or was it? Mark Baumer, of Providence, RI, is a literary inspiration of sorts. Baumer wrote 50 books this past year, which is an impressive feat if only for his steadfast dedication to the task. It didn’t start out so straightforward though. Indeed, it started out with a [&hellip
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