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#NYC Mayor Bloomberg Unveils Online #Tech Map at #IWNY

#NYC Mayor Bloomberg Unveils Online #Tech Map at #IWNY

This morning at Internet Week NY HQ in SoHo Mayor Bloomberg released  the Made in New York Digital Map (MappedinNY.com), which shows the locations the city's tech start-ups and posts job opportunities. The map, created by Internet Week New York in conjunction with the Mayor’s Office of Media and [Full Story…]

NY Moves Ahead With Road Map for the Digital City

NY Moves Ahead With Road Map for the Digital City

NY's chief digital officer Rachel Sterne, along with Mayor Bloomberg, have created the Road Map for the Digital City. Split into four strategic categories, the road map focuses on: Access to Technology, Open Government, Engagement and Industry. Access has been strengthened by providing Wi-Fi [Full Story…]

Vogue Profiles NYC’s Chief Digital Officer Rachel Sterne

Vogue Profiles NYC's Chief Digital Officer Rachel Sterne

Vogue magazine recently took a look at the New York tech scene by profiling NY’s chief digital officer Rachel Sterne for being “the face of a new era of digital governance.” According to BetaBeat, the feature not yet available online available here says, “Sterne is part of a new generation of [Full Story…]

Rachel Sterne Cautious of NY Social Media Overreaching, Launches SMART

Rachel Sterne Cautious of NY Social Media Overreaching, Launches SMART

NY's first chief digital officer, Rachel Sterne, has been working to to improve the city's use of technology and digital media since her appointment began in January, but it has yet to be clear if her efforts have been successful.  She has overhauled city agencies' use of social media, increasing [Full Story…]

NY Holds First Ever Hackathon at General Assembly

NY Holds First Ever Hackathon at General Assembly

Recently, NY held its first ever hackathon inside the tech workspace at General Assembly. The event was titled "Reinvent NYC.gov" and it hosted 14 development teams from across the country. The teams worked to create ideas and websites that would make it easier and more rewarding to participate with [Full Story…]

Rachel Sterne Works to Define Her Role as NY’s First Chief Digital Officer

Rachel Sterne Works to Define Her Role as NY's First Chief Digital Officer

In January Rachel Sterne was named New York's first chief digital officer and since then has focused on studying how NYers connect with the city government online.  According to The New York Times, she has also being working on convincing private-sector entrepreneurs to help with public projects for [Full Story…]

Sterne Talks Digital Initiatives for NY in 2011

Sterne Talks Digital Initiatives for NY in 2011

Mashable recently sat down with NY's chief digital officer Rachel Sterne about the initiatives the city plans to implement this year. On the table were: Increasing Access to Digital: The city aims to address the digital divide by increasing internet access by experimenting with wireless [Full Story…]

The Next Web Explores NY Tech Scene’s Success

The Next Web Explores NY Tech Scene's Success

The Next Web recently explored why NY's tech scene has been thriving.  NY startups like Foursquare and Meetup have enabled connections within the tech community, creating more accessible opportunities for entrepreneurs, engineers and tech enthusiasts.  NY tech companies have also been focusing on [Full Story…]

NY to Become a Data Platform?

NY to Become a Data Platform?

According to the city's recently appointed digital officer, Rachel Sterne, the future of NY is as a data platform. In a presentation from The Guardian's Activate Conference late last week that was hosted by the Paley Center for Media, Sterne said that the city is trying hard to turn the government [Full Story…]

Crain’s NY Publishes Top 40 Under 40 List

Crain's NY Publishes Top 40 Under 40 List

Crain's New York Business released its annual list of the top 40 rising stars under 40.  The chosen individuals come from a variety of industries who exemplify the best that New York's business community has to offer. There are eight young individuals in the technology and digital media sectors [Full Story…]

NY Digital Set Gathers at NoHo Bar

NY Digital Set Gathers at NoHo Bar

Tom & Jerry’s, a bar on Elizabeth Street in NY’s NoHo section, is the place where Internet start-up founders, digital advertisers, bloggers, social media site gurus and technology writers hang out to network after work. According to The New York Times writer Susan Dominus, the unassuming bar is [Full Story…]

The NY Tech Meetup Wants You To Do Good

The NY Tech Meetup Wants You To Do Good

NYConvergence ORIGINAL by: Amy Berryhill Social good was the focus of the February NY Tech Meetup, where over six hundred people assembled to hear what New York needs from the technology community. The event raised $14,000 for Partners in Health, but goal for the evening was larger. The goal was to [Full Story…]

How Does User-Generated Journalism Help Reporting?

How Does User-Generated Journalism Help Reporting?

New-York based Ground Report's Rachel Sterne, at Mediabistro's UGCX conference, said that it allows "regular people, like us, or anybody, [to] have more power to contribute to the news process."  FishbowlNYPrevious:> What Happens When Marketing Meets Social Media? [Full Story…]

Young Local Entrepreneurs Find Success Online

Young Local Entrepreneurs Find Success Online

Two of the entrepreneurs featured in BusinessWeek's America's Most Promising Social Entrepreneurs are based in New York City. Richard Ludlow is founder of online learning site Academic Earth, which features lectures from prestigeous universities like Harvard. The company is currently [Full Story…]

Panel Discusses The Next President and New Media

Panel Discusses The Next President and New Media

NYConvergence ORIGINALIn a New York: Media Information Exchange Group (NY:MIEG) panel moderated by Newsday's Ellis Henican at the Samsung Experience in The Time Warner Center, Brian Reich (EchoDitto), Amanda Michel (Off the Bus), Rachel Sterne (NY-based Ground Report) and Michael Oreskes [Full Story…]