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April Joyner

April Joyner

April Joyner is a journalist who covers business, tech and finance. As a freelance writer, she has contributed to OZY, NewYorker.com and FastCompany.com. Joyner's writing has also appeared on Business Insider and USAToday.com.

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Get your fill of Brooklyn history with this online portal access

Apr. 26, 2017 12:58 pm

Get your fill of Brooklyn history with this online portal

The Brooklyn Historical Society has launched an online hub of nearly 250 oral histories. Dig in.
NYU Tandon shows off its best and brightest access

Apr. 25, 2017 7:32 am

NYU Tandon shows off its best and brightest

Among the projects featured at the school's Research Expo: a model for earlier detection of autism, a search tool for the dark web and a virtual-reality experience to explore queerness. The event invited the public to take a peek at what the school is working on.
How Kickstarter became a public benefit corporation business

Apr. 13, 2017 7:37 am

How Kickstarter became a public benefit corporation

Fast Company has the full scoop on how cofounders Perry Chen and Yancey Strickler decided to codify the company's social mission.
NYU’s Gary Marcus is an artificial intelligence contrarian dev

Apr. 10, 2017 12:59 pm

NYU’s Gary Marcus is an artificial intelligence contrarian

He sold his startup to Uber and helped the ride-hailing company launch its AI lab. But he's not sold on the rise of the machines just yet.
Meet the 5 startups handpicked for NYU Tandon’s first-ever AI incubator business

Apr. 10, 2017 9:24 am

Meet the 5 startups handpicked for NYU Tandon’s first-ever AI incubator

Featuring smarter industrial robots and customer service bots trained by the man whose AI beat Ken Jennings on ‘Jeopardy!’
The AI boom: is it legit or just hype? dev

Apr. 7, 2017 12:52 pm

The AI boom: is it legit or just hype?

How close are we to computers that think like humans? Two speakers at NYU's Future Labs AI Summit gave opposing views.
Inside Etsy’s surprisingly ambitious policy agenda business

Apr. 3, 2017 7:34 am

Inside Etsy’s surprisingly ambitious policy agenda

The online marketplace launched a Microbusiness Caucus in Congress last week. We spoke with Althea Erickson, Etsy's senior director of global policy, about the company's most pressing policy goals.
Census numbers show Brooklyn is booming civic

Mar. 31, 2017 7:31 am

Census numbers show Brooklyn is booming

“It is readily apparent to any New Yorker that the 21st century will belong to Brooklyn,” says Quartz.
The creator of NYU’s virtual-reality Hamlet is fundraising to take his show on the road creative

Mar. 29, 2017 12:54 pm

The creator of NYU’s virtual-reality Hamlet is fundraising to take his show on the road

“To Be With Hamlet” creator Javier Molina is looking to raise $150,000 on GoFundMe.
Next week: Boost your business’s web savvy at the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce business

Mar. 17, 2017 7:34 am

Next week: Boost your business’s web savvy at the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce

The event features two presentations from local entrepreneurs and is geared toward the 35-and-under set.

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