Apps to Help the Visually Impaired, Organize Subway Musicians and Coordinate Customer Complaints Win Prizes at M.T.A. App Quest and Hackathon
This is what they had been working toward for over 24 hours, and it was a thrilling moment for them to see that what had been a germ of an idea when they first got to the hackathon had developed into almost completely functioning app. “We’re surprised that it worked,” said Chou.
Postedsdfon May 7th, 2013 9:56am
App developer Doug Kelly had come to to downtown Brooklyn early Saturday morning, to a student lounge at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University, or N.Y.U.-Poly as everyone calls it, for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's App Quest hackathon, sponsored by AT&T. It's a two-day challenge with judging and prizes that asks participants to come up with apps that make transit work better for New Yorkers in a single, 30-hour sit-down. “Ideally when I come in to the city with my family,” Kelly said, “I can come in and know exactly where I’m going.”
Postedsdfon May 6th, 2013 1:05pm
Over 100 programmers and designers are expected to converge at the downtown Brooklyn campus starting May 4, to compete for prizes as they try to write their way over the course of 30 hours through apps that will make the transit system work better for New Yorkers.
Postedsdfon May 3rd, 2013 5:07pm
You may think you've seen a lot of Nicole Richie, but you've never seen her like this.
Postedsdfon April 30th, 2013 12:06pm
Beyoncé Knowles will appear in television and print ads featuring pieces from the H&M summer collection.
Postedsdfon April 25th, 2013 11:11am
Following up on the success of its highly successful "elevator" video, LG Electronics has made another video illustrating how shockingly real-looking its IPS monitors are.
Postedsdfon April 17th, 2013 11:58am
MAKERS: Women Who Make America will tell this remarkable story for the first time in a comprehensive and innovative three-hour documentary for PBS, to air in early 2013.
Postedsdfon February 28th, 2013 10:46am
Imagine what the tenor of the national conversation might be if the team had not only lost, but if the athletes' poor performance were also part of a pattern of decline over a number of years, with no end in sight.
Postedsdfon August 15th, 2012 8:00am
If a world-champion triathlete drinks chocolate milk to replenish herself after a workout, who is anyone to argue?
Mirinda Carfrae won the World Ironman Championship is 2010 and has finished second twice, in 2009 and 2011. In this video, she talks about how low-fat chocolate milk provides her with some of the nutrients and protein she needs to keep on chugging.
Postedsdfon May 24th, 2012 1:30pm
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, a global leader in wireless communications and sponsor of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, presents this video featuring David Beckham, Samsung’s Official Ambassador for the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Postedsdfon May 24th, 2012 12:55pm