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May 6, 2017 Professor Kaan Ozbay is quoted in an article by Salon. Elon Musk revealed recently more details about his proposal to solve traffic gridlock by creating an elaborate 3D matrix of subterranean highways that would whisk cars around on electrified… Continue Reading Elon Musk’s Tunnel Vision: Why His “Boring Company” Underground Traffic Solution Is A Bad Idea
March 28, 2017 Featured by Technical.ly Brooklyn. The Times posted a good piece Wednesday about the rapid expansion of New York universities into the tech space, highlighting NYU Tandon along with Columbia University and Cornell University. The article focused on NYU Tandon’s $500 million acquisition and renovationof Downtown Brooklyn’s Metropolitan… Continue Reading NYC Universities Expanding Into Technology At A ‘Frenetic Pace’
March 23, 2017 Featured by the New York Times. To see higher education in New York City being transformed, you have only to pick your vantage point. From the roof of a residential Columbia University high-rise on Riverside Drive, you… Continue Reading Where Halls Of Ivy Meet Silicon Dreams, A New City Rises
November 7, 2016 Featured by the New York Times. On Thursday, microphones mounted outside two buildings in Manhattan went live. Bright yellow signs that say “Recording Underway” announced their arrival. But these devices are not eavesdropping on your conversations. A… Continue Reading To Create A Quieter City, They’re Recording The Sounds Of New York
September 27, 2016 Featured by Energy Manager Today. The Brooklyn Navy Yard in New York City this week unveiled a project featuring 3,152 rooftop solar panels. The installation was done by ConEdison Solutions, which will operate and maintain the panels. They… Continue Reading Solar Installation Dedicated In Brooklyn
August 29, 2016 Featured by Curbed NY. Although some would have the population believing otherwise, greenhouse gas emissions are a real issue. And while New York City, with its shipped-in food and barged-out trash, is no small contributor to that matter,… Continue Reading NYC Makes Strides In Reducing Its Greenhouse Gas Emissions
August 29, 2016 Featured by Crain’s New York. A law that requires the city’s biggest buildings to log and report their energy usage is paying off, officials said Wednesday. Thousands of structural behemoths in New York City have cut their… Continue Reading Big-Building Owners Required To Report Energy Use Reduced Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Report Says
August 29, 2016 Featured by Energy Manager Today. An important study on the impact of benchmarking on big apartment and office buildings in New York City offers proof of something that can benefit energy managers everywhere: Simply providing people with… Continue Reading New York City Study Conclusion: Benchmarking Works
August 29, 2016 Featured by Habitat Magazine. A new energy report reveals great strides, but much room for improvement. From 2010 to 2013, thousands of New York City’s biggest buildings slashed energy use by 6 percent and greenhouse gas emissions… Continue Reading City’s Biggest Buildings Slash Energy Use And Emissions
May 25, 2016 NYU CUSP alumni featured by Technical.ly Brooklyn. Last night in Bushwick some of the most interesting people in the Brooklyn tech world got together for a happy hour at CartoDB’s American headquarters. There were data scientist, social entrepreneurs, regular capitalist… Continue Reading What Are People Working On In The Brooklyn Tech World?
May 5, 2016 NYU CUSP Professor Julia Lane featured by Nature International Journal of Science. When Julia Lane began working in scientific-funding policy she was quickly taken aback by how unscientific the discipline was compared with the rigorous processes she… Continue Reading Assessment: Academic Return
April 27, 2016 Featured by NPR. Back in the day, astronomers studied galaxies one at a time. Data about each metropolis of stars had to be pieced together slowly. These individual studies were then combined so that a broader understanding of galaxies… Continue Reading Can Big Data Resolve The Human Condition?
March 26, 2016 Featured by The Economist. DONALD TRUMP, THE Republican front-runner for the American presidency, is clearly riding a wave of anger—but he is also wielding a huge virtual megaphone to spread his populist messages. “@realDonaldTrump”, the Twitter account… Continue Reading The Signal And The Noise
March 8, 2016 Featured by NextCity. For the past several years police departments around the United States have been betting on “big data” to revolutionize the way they predict, measure and, ideally, prevent crime. Some data scientists are now turning… Continue Reading Beware Of “Big Data Hubris” When It Comes To Police Reform