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Free Public WiFi Coverage Is Coming To The Flatiron District

 |  NYCEDC
Last week, our partners at the Flatiron Partnership announced the completion of a wireless corridor in the Flatiron District, part of a broader City plan to build the largest free outdoor public wireless network in the nation.

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Thinking Ahead: The Coding Economy

 |  NYCEDC
In our first Thinking Ahead post, Flatiron School co-founder Adam Enbar offers a solution for fixing the disconnect between education and the current demands of the workforce. The Flatiron School is providing young New Yorkers with technology training as part of the de Blasio administration’s NYC Web Development Fellowship program.

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Join The Hour Of Code

 |  NYCEDC
NYCEDC is part of a $1 Million partnership to expand New York City's teacher training program in computer science.

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National Robotics Week 2013: Extending Human Reach

 |  NYCEDC
Join Honeybee Robotics, HUGE and NYCEDC for Extending Human Reach, an evening of thought-provoking presentations and exciting live demonstrations in celebration of National Robotics Week.

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NYCEDC and Health 2.0 Launch Innovate Health Tech NYC

 |  NYCEDC
Innovate Health Tech NYC will provide a total of $50,000 in awards to NYC-based healthcare technology innovators to encourage the development of commercially viable technologies that solve urgent healthcare problems.

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NYC BigApps: Solving BigIssues in 2013

 |  NYCEDC
Exciting things are underway for NYC BigApps, the City’s premier open data software competition!

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CTE Summer Scholar: Khaalid Ali

 |  NYCEDC
Meet Khaalid Ali, a high school student and CTE Summer Scholar interning at NYCEDC this summer.

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Big Apple + Big Data = Big Bang

 |  NYCEDC
The volume, velocity, variety, and value of private sector, government, and individual data has expanded with a big bang, opening up a whole new universe of Big Data: datasets whose size are beyond the ability of typical databases to capture, store, manage, and analyze.

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NYC: All Hands on Tech?

 |  NYCEDC
According to The Wall Street Journal, the percentage of New York college students pursuing careers in the tech and information sector is growing.

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NYC BigApps 3.0 Launches

 |  CET
New York City launched the NYC BigApps 3.0 Competition.