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Hack the ban at NYU MAGNET later this month civic

Feb. 7, 2017 12:47 pm

Hack the ban at NYU MAGNET later this month

The organization is looking to create online tools for fighting the Trump administration.
Brooklyn tech companies join legal brief against Trump immigration order civic

Feb. 7, 2017 7:41 am

Brooklyn tech companies join legal brief against Trump immigration order

Etsy and Kickstarter are among nearly 100 companies that filed a joint amicus brief in a suit challenging the executive order that restricts entry into the U.S.
New Uber/Lyft data-sharing rules pass over privacy objections from NYC Public Advocate civic

Feb. 3, 2017 12:03 pm

New Uber/Lyft data-sharing rules pass over privacy objections from NYC Public Advocate

“The last thing New Yorkers want is for our information to get into the hands of hackers, or worse — the Trump Administration,” said Public Advocate Letitia James.
At least 17 Brooklyn companies signed an open letter protesting Trump’s travel order civic

Jan. 31, 2017 11:32 am

At least 17 Brooklyn companies signed an open letter protesting Trump’s travel order

Here are the local executives taking a stand.
Brooklyn VC says risk of ‘fascist dictatorship’ under Trump will hurt business civic

Jan. 31, 2017 9:57 am

Brooklyn VC says risk of ‘fascist dictatorship’ under Trump will hurt business

Charlie O'Donnell is no fan of Donald Trump. Here he lays out why federal volatility could hurt venture capital.
Deadline approaching for Collective Intelligence Conference submissions civic

Jan. 30, 2017 8:00 am

Deadline approaching for Collective Intelligence Conference submissions

The GovLab conference “seeks to advance our understanding of collective intelligence and the workings of groups.”
New tool allows you to see the change in real estate prices by neighborhood civic

Jan. 27, 2017 11:49 am

New tool allows you to see the change in real estate prices by neighborhood

Spoiler: Rent is not going down.
Wow: NYU is spending more than $500 million to up its tech presence in Brooklyn civic

Jan. 25, 2017 11:55 am

Wow: NYU is spending more than $500 million to up its tech presence in Brooklyn

“NYU’s expanded presence in Downtown Brooklyn will lead to innovative solutions to real challenges facing the world’s urban centers,” NYU President Andrew Hamilton said.
Here’s a map of every Women’s March across the planet civic

Jan. 24, 2017 8:59 am

Here’s a map of every Women’s March across the planet

New York's march was estimated to be between 400,000 and 500,000. Meanwhile, Sitka, Alaska, drew a sturdy 700.
Put on yer thinkin’ caps and head to the BPL for a ‘Night of Philosophy and Ideas’ civic

Jan. 23, 2017 9:48 am

Put on yer thinkin’ caps and head to the BPL for a ‘Night of Philosophy and Ideas’

Who could say no to Foucault’s “Nietzche at Daybreak” at 4:30 a.m.

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