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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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A city-backed VR/AR lab is coming to the Navy Yard creative

3 hours ago

A city-backed VR/AR lab is coming to the Navy Yard

It will be run by NYU Tandon, in partnership with Lehman College in the Bronx.
4 Brooklyn projects from Kickstarter’s new ‘frequent flyer’ program creative

Jun. 27, 2017 9:54 am

4 Brooklyn projects from Kickstarter’s new ‘frequent flyer’ program

Kickstarter Gold is meant to celebrate some of the crowdfunding platform's best creators.
Can the market play nice with social good? Etsy suggests not business

May 19, 2017 10:43 am

Can the market play nice with social good? Etsy suggests not

A new feature in Bloomberg Businessweek lays bare some of the tensions behind the company's recent turmoil.
Could Big Data undermine democracy? civic

May 8, 2017 12:04 pm

Could Big Data undermine democracy?

NYC Media Lab executive director Justin Hendrix raises that striking proposition in a recent post on Medium.
1776NY launches fellowship for women entrepreneurs access

May 8, 2017 8:46 am

1776NY launches fellowship for women entrepreneurs

The incubator is seeking 10 founders “solving challenges that impact women and girls,” in partnership with the Kate Spade Foundation.
Huge examines President Trump’s first 100 days on Twitter creative

May 3, 2017 9:46 am

Huge examines President Trump’s first 100 days on Twitter

There's been a significant drop in engagement.
How this Brooklyn designer learned tech isn’t all about code business

May 1, 2017 12:59 pm

How this Brooklyn designer learned tech isn’t all about code

Datrianna Meeks, senior product designer at Spotify, was initially scared off by tech — until she found just the right role.
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.

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