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Happy Birthday Dear Internet

Happy Birthday Dear Internet

Tuesday, October 30th. A technological breakthrough that has led to remarkable changes in American and global society occurred 49 years ago today … or yesterday, depending on your point of reference. While Americans in the Eastern and Central time zones […]

World's First Cellphone Call - April 3 1973 by Martin Cooper. (YouTube)

Birth of the Cell Phone

Friday, October 13 — With the national median age being 37.9 years, only half of the country’s population experienced life in what might strike young people as a bleak, dark and difficult age. Practically unimaginable today, there was a time […]

by · October 13, 2017 · Profile America, Technology, Trends
National Work from Home Week

National Work from Home Week

Monday, October 9 — For many generations, weekday mornings have meant a routine of preparation, and then facing an ever-lengthening commute to work. However, a small but growing number of Americans are not in that situation — and that’s why […]

by · October 9, 2017 · Profile America
Profile America: Engineering Week

Profile America: Engineering Week

Sunday, February 19 — Every time we use a phone, drive a car, watch TV, cross a bridge, or do myriad everyday activities, we are benefitting from the accumulated work of a most important, broad profession — engineering. To celebrate its […]

by · February 19, 2017 · Profile America

Profile America: The Transistor 

One of the most important inventions of our time — the transistor — was announced in early July 1948 by Bell Laboratories (New Jersey).

Above: DDC Commissioner, Feniosky Pea-Mora (center), poses with students from the High School for Construction Trades, Engineering and Architecture in addition to students from Robert F. Wagner Jr. Secondary School for Arts and Technology at the 2016 Introduce a Girl to AEC event.

City Agency Celebrates Pi Day and Girls in STEAM Careers

Program celebrated female engineers during Pi day and Women’s History Month   Long Island City – In celebration of Pi day and Women’s History Month, the New York City Department of Design and Construction’s STEAM education initiative hosted 20 female […]

SCHOLARSHIPS TO PURSUE STEM CAREERS IN NEW YORK

SCHOLARSHIPS TO PURSUE STEM CAREERS IN NEW YORK

NEW ROUND OF SCHOLARSHIPS TO ENCOURAGE TOP HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS TO PURSUE STEM CAREERS IN NEW YORK Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that the New York State Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Incentive Program application is now available for high […]

Bronx Assemblyman Says Technology Is The Future of Work

Bronx Assemblyman Says Technology Is The Future of Work

Last Thursday afternoon, hundreds of Bronxites, young and old, social entrepreneurs and business leaders gathered at the historic Old Bronx Courthouse on Third Avenue and 161st Street for Assemblyman Michael Blake’s “New Faces of Technology” event.       The […]

Financial Focus: The Apple iWatch

Financial Focus: The Apple iWatch

$5 for a $1 hamburger As a financial advisor, product vendors will sometimes reach out and invite me to their “product announcement” conferences. Considering it was “Apple” and the “iWatch,” I decided I had to go. But after the iWatch preview, […]

by · March 31, 2015 · Op Ed, Technology