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4th Annual NYU Entrepreneurs Festival, 3/6 – 3/7

The “largest celebration of NYU startups, founder, and entrepreneurs” will be held at Tisch Hall and the Kaufman Management Center next month. This NYU-centric event will have six panels, six workshops, and 14 roundtables for networking. Mark Leslie, CEO of … Continue reading

Brief Chat with Robotbase’s Duy Huynh

Last week I talked to Robotbase’s founder Duy Huynh about his impressively capable Personal Robot. I was mostly interested in real-world use cases for this mobile AI. According to Huynh, they were expecting all the usual suspects for this new … Continue reading

Hack Jersey 2.0, March 28 – 29

Data journalists, coders, and designers will be re-convening for another edition of Hack Jersey. Teams will meet at Montclair State University’s Center for Cooperative Media.  The theme this year is ”Making Journalism Better Through Data, Code and Play.” Those at the … Continue reading

Trubrain: Nootropic Drink Startup

Nootropic is shorthand for mind or cognitive enhancing. Simple ideas always sound more mysterious when Greek-ified.  Trubrain is an energy drink for the mind. But as its marketing makes clear, it purposely avoids everyone’s favorite daily stimulant—caffeine. Caffeine is so 19th … Continue reading

Pond5: Huge Source of Public Domain Pics and Videos

Another stock media service? Sure, but NYC-based startup Pond5 has a very large collection of  free public domain photos and images. Some of this media can be found at the websites of, say, the US  National Archives or larger libraries. And of course … Continue reading

More Kickstarter Projects: Robotbase’s Personal AI-bot

Robotbase’s Personal Robot is the most ambitious project that I’ve seen so far on Kickstarter. If the pitch video of this mobile Siri-like bot is anywhere near the actual reality, we’ve moved a step closer to recreating Data from Star Trek: … Continue reading

Interview with NYU’s Justin Cappos: Our Pathetic Password Protection

My interview is not here at TvB, but over on my other show at the Metadata Era. Professor Cappos is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering. He’s done significant work in cloud computing and … Continue reading

More Advertisements for Myself: Authentication Ebook Explains it All

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December 29, 2014 | Editor

As tech editorial writers have informed us, this has been the year of the breach. I’m shocked! My go to source for breach stats is the Identity Theft Resource Center, which calculates the numbers by reviewing security incidents as reported … Continue reading

Unfinished App Business From 2014: LogoGarden, MommyMeds, and More

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December 26, 2014 | Editor

Going through old emails as part of my end of year clean-up activities, I came across a few companies that I didn’t have a chance to write about, or wrote about but felt deserved more kudos. To make amends, I’ve … Continue reading

Cynaps Mint: 3-D Printed Bone Conducting Audio Hardware

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December 3, 2014 | admin

When last we left Max Virtual, they had started an Indiegogo campaign for their Cynaps bone conducting hearing helper. The technology amplifies voices and uses small transducers to conduct the sound through our amazing human skeletal system. Max Virtual is … Continue reading

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