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IBM Watson AI XPRIZE and NYU Future Labs are teaming up to host a special AI edition of Flash Pit
We work hard! Now it's time to have some fun and give back to our community.
Over the past decade, technological innovation has been transforming the healthcare landscape, an
Wed, December 6, 2017 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM EST DESCRIPTION Cities not just in the United States but
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Silicon Dragon Salon At China Institute
From Bike-Sharing To Blockchains:
On December 14th, VentureOut & GACCNY are excited to host the German Tech Showcase, a pitch n
NY EDTECH WEEK™ is a global education innovation festival, focusing on how entrepreneurship and e
We are happy to welcome Patrik Schumacher, Principal of Zaha Hadid Architects, and Adam Hengels,
Fashion Tech Consortium October 2017 Panel
Meet the Nordic Innovators
Meet the Nordic Innovators on November 15th at WeWork Grand Central!
Silicon Harlem Conference 2017 - Luncheon Keynote + Q&A - Miguel Gamiño
Introduced by Silicon Harlem co-founder, Clayton Banks.
#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.
SOLO NYC is an intimate look at the trials and triumphs of New York’s rising class of creative freelancers.
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.
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.
Evolution of the City by BestReviews
BestReviews wrote: The BestReviews sequel to "Evolution of the Desk," which was viewed by around 300M people around the world. Visualizing the changes in today's city.
Inside Chile's Unique Start-Up Scene
BloombergQuint wrote: Hello World's host Ashlee Vance traveled to Santiago to see this unique take on the incubator concept. Backed by some of Chile's wealthiest investors, Idea Factory has set up a few locations throughout Santiago to give inventors a place to work and to provide students and budding entrepreneurs with access to classes and influential leaders.
Bloomberg Cornell Tech Series: A Conversation with Neil Blumenthal (Teaser)
Inside Bloomberg wrote: On Dec 13, Cornell Tech @ Bloomberg held a conversation with Neil Blumenthal, co-founder and co-CEO of Warby Parker. Bloomberg News' Scarlet Fu spoke to him about his career, the rise of Warby Parker, the company's social mission, and the widespread adoption of its model by entrepreneurs across other industries.
High NY, MULTIMILLION $ CANNABIS TECH MADE IN NY
Josh Weinstein wrote: December 14 at 7:00pm at Lair East in NYC featuring guest speakers Brian Bennett Founder and CEO of Transcend Lighting and Ryan Smith Co-Founder and CEO of LeafLink. Despite additional legalization work to achieve in New York State, these tech entrepreneurs have created venture-scale, multi-million dollar businesses.
The Next Great Era: Envisioning A Robot Society: Robin Hanson at TEDxTallinn
TEDx Talks wrote: Robin Hanson is a Professor of Economics at the George Mason University in the US and a researcher at the Future of Humanity Institute at Oxford University. He is an expert on prediction markets and the social implications of future technologies, e.g. artificial intelligence and nano-technology and their influence on the economy and society.
Bloomberg Cornell Tech Series: A Conversation with Danny Meyer (Full)
Inside Bloomberg wrote: On Nov 14, Cornell Tech @ Bloomberg held a conversation with Danny Meyer, CEO of Union Square Hospitality Group and founder of Shake Shack. Bloomberg News' Vonnie Quinn spoke to him about his career and life and the evolving intersection of hospitality and technology. For Engineering/Tech jobs: http://bit.ly/23gXZzd
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.
IBM Blockchain - Timeline | Facebook
IBM Blockchain wrote: Blockchain is changing every industry. How will it change yours? Two experts discuss the future of blockchain at our Fireside Chat event. Watch the live stream. #IBMCSPBlockchain
Bloomberg Cornell Tech Series: Kargo's Harry Kargman and Arkadium's Jessica Rovello (Full)
Inside Bloomberg wrote: On Thursday, October 6, 2016, Cornell Tech @ Bloomberg featured a conversation with Kargo CEO & Founder Harry Kargman and Arkadium's CEO & Co-Founder Jessica Rovello.
The future of America is driverless
The Verge wrote: US Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx thinks self-driving technology will revolutionize transportation. Subscribe: http://goo.gl/G5RXGs For our anniversary, we asked 10 of the smartest, most interesting, most influential people we know to describe our lives in 2021 - and the many ways technology, culture, science, and transportation will change.
NYU-X Lab's NSF Funded "Holodeck" Unveiled at NYC Media Lab 2016, 9/22
NYU Meyers Professor Winslow Burleson presenting at NYC Media Lab 2016. Burleson announces the NSF grant and matching NYU funding for the multi-disciplinary collaborative 5-year project.
Bitcoin OneCoin Blockchain Technology Explained By Forbes Media
BlueHaired Rhino wrote: The Future of Currency is One Coin..Digital Currency Your Sponsor: https://www.onelife.eu/signup/JaneHernandez
What are the key benefits of blockchain? - Developer Perspectives On Blockchain series
developerWorks TV wrote: Understand why blockchain is being developed in the open and how IBM is involved as a contributing member to the Hyperledger Project. https://www.hyperledger.org/ Learn more about blockchain at http://www.ibm.com/blockchain/ Part 6 of the Developer Perspectives On Blockchain series http://ibm.biz/DevelopersOnBlockchain IBM Owner: Sarah Dudley
Live Q&A with Sallie Krawcheck
Radiate wrote: Betty Liu in conversation with Sallie Krawcheck, CEO and Co-Founder of Ellevest.
Per Scholas Brooklyn Grand Opening
Per Scholas wrote: Supporters from Barclays, AT&T, Empire State Development, New York Community Trust, NYS Dept of Economic Development and Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams discussing Per Scholas Brooklyn
ParlayMe attends NYC Summer VC & Angel Funding Post
ParlayMe wrote: We chat with the VC's and Angels of New York about their challenges, needs and what they are looking to invest in! Special thanks to: http://www.fundingpost.com/ Joe Rubin Managing Director FundingPost - Co-Founder crowded.com
Silicon.NYC Kick Off Event
Art NYC wrote: Silicon NYC is the in-depth journalistic portal focused on covering happenings in NYC Tech Scene from various angles.
YouTube Monetization Policies, Future of FinTech & Fostering Leadership | #AskGaryVee Episode 228
Gary Vaynerchuk wrote: QOTD: What's your Jets - Bills prediction? WIN a trip to NYC! #TIMESTAMPS: 2:06 - What are your thoughts on YouTube's latest monetization changes? 5:56 - What's your view on the future of FinTech? 8:13 - What's the biggest life moment of your kids that you've missed due to business?
Interview with @BrunchBoys
BeFast.TV wrote: "Lets' talk business" How do Instagram Food Bloggers make MONEY? The special video on BeFast.TV - interview with NY based food blogger Jeremy Jacobowits @BrunchBoys where he reveals the truth about making money out of Instagram blogging, because as we all know "free food doesn't pay your rent".
What is blockchain? - Developer Perspectives On Blockchain series
developerWorks TV wrote: Understand the technical underpinnings of blockchain and how transactions work on the business network. Guest appearance by Sheehan Anderson, Software Developer, IBM Blockchain, & the soon-to-be-famous Blockman. Learn more about blockchain at http://www.ibm.com/blockchain/ Part 2 of the Developer Perspectives On Blockchain series http://ibm.biz/DevelopersOnBlockchain IBM Owner: Sarah Dudley
The Future of Autonomous Vehicles
Robin Chase wrote: Self-driving cars are coming! Will their future deliver us a transportation heaven, or hellacious cities? AVs are the first of many future waves of automation. How they impact labor, energy, land use,, and tax revenue is in our hands. If we act now, we can control the outcome.
How to build high-impact teams for 10x solutions
http://TeamExponent.com conducts Exponential Sprints that form high-impact teams and cultivates 10x thinking and projects. The Exponential Sprint is a specially formulated design sprint to get teams ideating and prototyping high tech 10x solutions to some of our most difficult challenges.
NYCEDC: Best for NYC Program
NYC Voices Tips and Thoughts From Leaders in NYC Business and Government
The Startup Station presents: Startup Financing 360: Fundraising Strategy , and Overview of Financing Vehicles
No prior finance experience is necessary. Excel examples and Powerpoint materials will be provided after class.
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