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.
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.
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.
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.