Posts Tagged ‘Technology’

Preview: Internet Week NYC

Written by NY Press on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, NY Press Exclusive, Our Town Downtown

Gary He/Insider Images for Internet Week New York Even if you’re not a techie, there are plenty of reasons to attend this year’s Internet Week NYC By Helaina Hovitz The weeklong event, headquartered at the Metropolitan Pavilion (125 West 18th Street), kicks off on May 20th. Panels, events, meetups, classes, exhibits, screenings and parties will also take place citywide, focusing on topics like beauty and [&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 Tech Effect: New York Looks To High-Tech To Boost Upstate Region

Written by City and State on . Posted in Politics

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who is pushing for high-tech investment in New York, has touted the University of Albany’s College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering. (Photos from College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering) New York City isn’t the only part of the state that has been attracting a growing number of high-tech companies. In upstate areas struggling to rebound from the recession and recover from the longer-term decline in manufacturing, the state has been recruiting companies like Yahoo! and IBM to add or expand operations, create new jobs [&hellip
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@BYTES1GHz Tech Brief: Nerd Builds Robots, Army Of Robots

Written by @BYTES1GHz on . Posted in NY Press Exclusive, Technology

Yes, the meek will inherit the Earth. Because instead of pumping iron all day they spend all their time building Armies of Robot Familiars. Edwin Olson, Technomancer at the University of Michigan, has summoned this Mecha-Legion because two Central Processing Units work better than one, and 16 work wonders. On conjuring the blight of mankind, [&hellip
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@BYTES1GHz Tech Brief: Nerds Love Mars, Hate Earth.

Written by @BYTES1GHz on . Posted in NY Press Exclusive, Technology

Mars via Wiki Commons Now that the Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity has landed safely on the set of 2000′s #SummerFlop, Red Planet, the Global Nerd Consortium can finally CUT TO: INT. A CRAMPED AND STERILE SCIENCE LAB - NIGHT Two mild-mannered molecular Biomancers are hunched over a petri dish. A single bead of sweat runs down ASIAN WIZARD's brow. [&hellip
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@BYTES1GHz Tech Brief: Nerds Create Awesome 3D Tech, Make Fetus Keychains

Written by @BYTES1GHz on . Posted in NY Press Exclusive, Technology

Picture 3 .@BYTES1GHz is a single serving of undigested tech for the unfocused and/or unconcerned. Don’t be disappoint. Like. Enjoy. Tech Brief of the Day: Nerds Create Awesome 3D Imaging/Printing Tech, Make Keychains Of Fetuses #WhutItDo: The next big thing in annoying baby photos is here. Thankfully, it’s both tasteless and subtly disturbing. A group of Cyber [&hellip
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@BYTES1GHz Tech: Nerds Snitch On Poor People, Hate Bed Bugs

Written by @BYTES1GHz on . Posted in NY Press Exclusive

Bed bug via Wiki Commons.   .@BYTES1GHz is a single serving of undigested tech for the unfocused and/or unconcerned. Don’t be disappoint. Like. Enjoy.   #WhutItDo: SRI International is, like, my favorite wizard’s nest. These brains helped invent stuff like SIRI, the computer mouse, and those awesome gloves from Mission:Impossible – Ghost Protocol. Now the dudes are turning their magic [&hellip
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@BYTES1GHz Tech Brief: Nerds Love Holograms, Invent Ways To Touch Them

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Picture 1 .@BYTES1GHz is a single serving of undigested tech for the unfocused and/or unconcerned. Don’t be disappoint. Like. Enjoy. Today’s Tech Brief: Nerds Love Holograms, Invent Ways To Touch Them #WhutItDo: Well this is awesome: If I could read Japanese, I’d try to summarize what these nerds are doing with all those electronics and funky boxes [&hellip
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@BYTES1GHz Tech Brief: Nerds Are Super Lazy, Still Need To Get Places

Written by @BYTES1GHz on . Posted in Gift Guide, NY Press Exclusive, Seniors, Technology

hondacub It’s hard to believe there was once a world before The Segway. Back when the only time humans could both stand around and move simultaneously was on an escalator. Now—in no way overestimating the market for such devices—the Robomancers over at Honda have invented something called the UNI-CUB Personal Mobility Device. With promotional language like “For Individuals. For [&hellip
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What A Video Game Says About a Culture: Review of Binary

Written by City Arts on . Posted in Arts & Film

BinaryDomain2 By Steve Haske Criminally overlooked in retail despite its unique qualities, Binary is in many ways similar to Blade Runner: in the future, cybernetic technology is so advanced that it becomes possible to create robots that are indistinguishable from humans. After a U.S. attack by a so-called “hollow child,” an international spec-ops team is sent to [&hellip
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