Tag Archives: Technology

No cold start
No es un arranque en frío

The Indian Point nuclear power plant is slated to close by 2021, and a recent report says that electricity can be replaced with clean energy...
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‎Pressing for Protections
Presionando por protecciones

Ernesto Salazar se siente timado. El residente del Bronx ha sido empleado de lavado de autos desde que llegó de los Estados...
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Packing Power
Empacando energía

The sun is shining – and working – at Simpson. Urban Health Plan’s (UHP) facilities at Simpson Pavilion have been outfitted with a new...
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Game On
¡A jugar!

Now you can now turn fantasy into reality. Virtual reality, that is. This spring, Lehman College, of the City University of New York...
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Food in a flash
Aumentando acceso al alimento

Obtener comestibles pronto podría ser facilísimo. El Departamento de Agricultura de los Estados Unidos (USDA, por sus siglas en inglés)...
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Digital Diaspora
Diáspora digital

Es un plan de estudios de ilusionismo. Lehman College, de la City University of New York (CUNY, por sus siglas en inglés), se ha asociado...
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Linking in for a lift up
Conectados por una mejora

In the Bronx, one in four households currently does not have Internet access. But now, thousands of Bronx families living in public housing are about...
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Park on the Move
Estacionamiento en marcha

Lose the loose change. The days of scrambling for quarters to feed parking meters appear to be at an end, as the city has introduced a system that...
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No Brakes on the Bikes
Sin freno

Es azul para todos los condados. El presidente del Comité de Transporte del Ayuntamiento está abogando por que el dinero de los...
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Talking the Bronx – 11.30.16
Hablando del Bronx – 11.30.16

Sedgwick Library invites teens to the Hour of Code on Tues., Dec. 5th, and Wed., Dec. 7th from 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. and on Thurs., Dec. 8th...
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Consumer Caution
Precauciones para los consumidores

Esta es la temporada no sólo para pescar ofertas en línea, sino para que los estafadores y los ladrones de identidad hagan de las suyas...
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The Future of Foster
El futuro del cuidado temporal

Hack to help. New York City will host its first hackathon event designed to support more than 9,000 youth currently in foster care...
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The Geek Gang
La banda geek

Esta escuadra callejera tenía un juego. La feria se extendió sobre Union Square el jueves 13 de octubre, y ofreció más que comida...
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Teen Spirit on Set
Adolescentes en acción

Muchas cosas sorprendieron a Sundari Sheldon-Collins a principios del verano mientras trabajaba en el Jardín Botánico de Nueva York...

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No Joke with Pokémon Go
Le dicen ¡No! A Pokémon Go

It's the game of phones. Since its release in early July, the virtual reality game Pokémon Go has sent scores of New Yorkers...
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Air Award
Premio de aire

The Bronx can breathe easier. A local researcher has been awarded a $4.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health...
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Turning Out Latino Youth Vote? There’s an App for That
¿Buscando participación electoral juvenil latina? Ya hay una aplicación para eso

Immigrants have a lot at stake in this year's presidential campaign, and a new smartphone app aims to help get out the vote on...
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Charge in the Park
Carga en el parque

Fun – and fuel – in the sun. This summer, more New Yorkers will be able to surf the web and juice up their phones at public parks.
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“Smart” in the Park
“Inteligencia” en el parque

Ahora puede cargarlo mientras visita el parque. Si nota nuevos aparatos en Highbridge Park este verano que parecen parrillas para asar, no se...
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Fend off Fraud
Defiéndase del fraude

Los ladrones de identidad utilizan cada vez más los dispositivos conocidos como "skimmers", los cuales se adhieren a los cajeros automáticos o...
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Linked in loss
Ligadas en el lamento

Sofia Russo endured another painful Mother’s Day this year. The memory of her young daughter’s death after being struck by a...
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Dial “S” for Strike
Marque “H” para huelga

Estos trabajadores se quedan en las líneas. Más de 36,000 empleados de Verizon han colgado y se han unido a los piquetes, optando...
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Vital for Veterans
Vital para los Veteranos

Ahora hay una aplicación también para eso. Una nueva aplicación gratuita para su celular ofrecida por el estado busca ayudar a...
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Cheering the charter
Un nuevo curso

Mientras el gigante de la comunicación de banda ancha Charter Communications se prepara para seguir adelante con la adquisición de Time Warner Cable...
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Turning to texts
Activando con texto

Envíelo por mensaje de texto. Por primera vez los legisladores de la ciudad están considerando la implementación de un sistema que permita...
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Power of the Pioneer
Poder Pionero

Much has been said about Hispanic youths in the United States, as Latinos ranks among the “youngest” groups in the nation. However, little has been said about...
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The new Girl Code
La nueva programación de chicas

Though Jourdann Fraser is a rising senior, she’s also already a graduate. The Democracy Prep Charter High School student from the Bronx was recently honored with her peers as graduates of a summer immersion program hosted by Girls Who Code....
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Commerce at the curb
Comercio en la acera

Imagine driving to buy an item at a large retail store, and being able to pick up that purchase without battling crowds, waiting in lengthy checkout lines, or even needing to park your car....
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Sigh in the sky
Suspiro en el cielo

The skyline will not rise in the west. LG Electronics USA and environmental and local advocacy organizations, who had been locked in disagreement – and a legal battle – over the company’s new North American headquarters in New Jersey...
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Summer of STEM
Verano de ‘STEM’

Solicitudes para ‘NYC SUMMER STEM 2015’, un nuevo programa para proveerle a los estudiantes que acaban de completar los grados 2, 7 y 10 con instrucción STEM de alta calidad, gratis y todo el día, ahora están siendo aceptadas...
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Hot at Home
Wi-fi en casa

Olivia Techuatl estaba emocionada. La madre de tres hijos recientemente visitó la sucursal de Mott Haven de la Biblioteca Pública...
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“I’m good at what I do”
“Soy bueno en lo que hago”

Residents have a greater opportunity to prepare for information technology (IT) careers, thanks to a partnership in the borough between two IT industry firms.
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Sharing with Shoutloc
Compartiendo con Shoutloc

Leo Gjoni was understandably upset when thieves broke into his family’s Pelham Bay home two years ago. Police said there’d been a rash of area robberies...
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Bridge in the Bronx

The last decade has seen an upsurge in innovative companies and start-ups transforming many areas of New York, notably Brooklyn’s Navy Yard and Dumbo neighborhoods. These communities – once considered downtrodden – are now vital seed beds for young businesses and opportunistic entrepreneurs.

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Talking the Bronx 11.19.14
Hablando del Bronx 11.19.14

The Bronx Arts Ensemble and Singers present a holiday concert with music for St. Nicholas on Sat., Dec.11th and Sun., Dec. 12th. The concert is free, but space is limited and tickets are required...
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Talking the Bronx 10.29.14
Hablando del Bronx 10.29.14

On Sun., Nov. 2nd, join Wave Hill's long-time partner and exclusive caterer Great Performances’ brunch presentation in historic Armor Hall. The meal will feature...
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