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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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Tonight: Shape the future of New York City’s open data at Carto

Oct. 19, 2017 12:53 pm

Tonight: Shape the future of New York City’s open data at Carto

Civic-tech collective BetaNYC is organizing an event to revise its open data manifesto, and it wants your input.
A toolkit for new medical devices wins $5,000 at Make It In BK

Oct. 13, 2017 10:55 am

A toolkit for new medical devices wins $5,000 at Make It In BK

Other pitches, all by female entrepreneurs, addressed women's health, law enforcement, real estate and beauty.
Brooklyn’s tech scene showed out for New Lab’s one-year anniversary

Oct. 11, 2017 12:58 pm

Brooklyn’s tech scene showed out for New Lab’s one-year anniversary

The hardware workspace played host to a full-scale PARTY that celebrated technology, creativity and innovation. And we got pics.
This Wonka-like scent machine wowed the crowd at Maker Faire

Sep. 27, 2017 12:21 pm

This Wonka-like scent machine wowed the crowd at Maker Faire

Williamsburg's Museum of Food and Drink demoed a revamped version of its Smell Synth this past weekend. Here's how makers are serving up science education in a new way.
Could podcasting be a model for online community?

Sep. 25, 2017 7:38 am

Could podcasting be a model for online community?

Diversity, quick iteration, congenial engagement with listeners: the Brooklyn Historical Society's panel on podcasting offered up a strong case for the medium's potential.
Pratt’s work on smart fabrics just got a boost from the Brooklyn borough president

Sep. 21, 2017 12:54 pm

Pratt’s work on smart fabrics just got a boost from the Brooklyn borough president

The $500,000 grant to the Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator is one plank in Borough Hall's $2.75 million economic development initiative. You gotta see these “smart swatches.”
Here’s your chance to grow your own mushroom lampshade

Sep. 21, 2017 8:12 am

Here’s your chance to grow your own mushroom lampshade

Danielle Trofe has launched a Kickstarter campaign for her latest product, Grow.
No, Dog Parker isn’t a ‘startup dog prison,’ says CEO

Sep. 11, 2017 10:55 am

No, Dog Parker isn’t a ‘startup dog prison,’ says CEO

After The Outline poked fun at her company's product, we spoke with Chelsea Brownridge about how to dispel damaging perceptions.
Check out these tech-related events at the Brooklyn Historical Society

Sep. 7, 2017 12:13 pm

Check out these tech-related events at the Brooklyn Historical Society

There's even one tonight: a discussion with Silicon Valley business expert Nilofer Merchant.
Next week: Learn how to code VR for the web

Aug. 17, 2017 9:38 am

Next week: Learn how to code VR for the web

Williamsburg's Datavized is once again offering a workshop at the Made in NY Media Center.

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