Media & Emerging Tech

Meet Inaki Berenguer CEO of Pixable – from MIT, to 160 Varick, to his own office space, find out how Inaki made it here, in New York City.

Clean Technology And Energy

Find out about Anselm Doering - Brooklynite, Green-Eco evangelist, and how he founded and took EcoLogic Solutions from his apartment, to the Varick St incubator, to the Brooklyn Navy Yards as a thriving business. Discover how Anselm made it here - in New York City.

Skype flaw reveals users' location, file-downloading habits

Researchers have found a flaw in Skype, the popular Voice-over-Internet-Protocol service which allows users to make video phone calls and internet chat with their computers. The vulnerability can expose your location, identity and the content you're downloading. Microsoft, which owns Skype,...

Ultrathin, Foldable Sensors Probe Secrets of the Brain

New ultra-thin, flexible sensors can deliver unprecedented views of the brain while dramatically reducing the invasiveness of brain implant devices. Using the new sensors, researchers have already recorded previously unknown details of sleep patterns and brain activity during epileptic seizures in...

Ultrathin, Foldable Sensors Probe Secrets of the Brain

New ultra-thin, flexible sensors can deliver unprecedented views of the brain while dramatically reducing the invasiveness of brain implant devices. Using the new sensors, researchers have already recorded previously unknown details of sleep patterns and brain activity during epileptic seizures in...

Skype Can Expose Your Location, Researchers Say

Remember when a prankster could make himself a general nuisance by calling your home phone and quickly hanging up? The equivalent of a prank call on Skype, the popular voice-over-Internet-Protocol service, can be much more than a nuisance. If you are logged in to Skype, a prankster – or...

Fresh Copy: How Ursula Burns Reinvented Xerox

After eight meetings with the President of the United States, Ursula Burns still wonders what the button is for. "These meetings are all very choreographed, very much according to protocol," she says. "That usually isn't my thing, protocol." She is telling me about her...

An Ultrathin Brain Implant Monitors Seizures

A new, ultrathin, ultraflexible implant loaded with sensors can record the electrical storm that erupts in the brain during a seizure with nearly 50-fold greater resolution than was previously possible. The level of detail could revolutionize epilepsy treatment by allowing for less invasive...

Modular Experts Comment On Ratner Highrise Plan

James Garrison, assistant adjunct professor at Pratt Institute and principal of Garrison Architects, has, in his own words, “quite a bit of experience” with modular construction. Indeed, several designs for modular projects can be found on his website, including a “modular day...

Ultrathin Flexible Electrode Array Enables Unprecedented Look at Brain Activity

Researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health have developed a flexible brain implant that could one day be used to treat epileptic seizures. In animal studies, the researchers used the device – a type of electrode array that conforms to the brain's surface – to take an...