A Virtual Feast

A Virtual Feast

Giada at Home I really enjoy watching the cooking shows on TV. From the over-the-stove talents of the MasterChef and Lidia’s Italy to the other talents of Top Chef’s Padma Lakshmi and Giada at Home, these shows, for me, are a veritable feast. On the other side of the culinary coin resides Adam Richman in […]

Back to School @ NYTM

Back to School @ NYTM

Flushing Meadow Tuesday evening (via Reuters) I’m always amazed how the New York Tech Meetup never fails to fill that 800-seat Skirball Center at NYU for its monthly showcases of “the next big thing.” This was especially true on Tuesday evening when the skies refused to acquiesce even to the U.S. Open, now in full […]

The NY Tech Meetup: July Showcase

The NY Tech Meetup: July Showcase

I had a chance to take my #2 son to the July New York Tech Meetup. A recent college graduate who’s accepted a job in investment banking for the tech sector out of San Francisco, he was surprised by the strong vibe in the room and the close-knit NYC tech community that coalesces each month […]

PR for Startups

PR for Startups

Packed House at April NY Tech Meetup One can’t help but get excited by the energy and inventiveness percolating in the Big Apple right now. Back in the dot-com days, the drivers of the digital revolution were often such weenies that it made it difficult to buy into, let alone satisfactorily service their shtick. They […]

April in Tech New York

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April in Tech New York

Here’s an exchange with my dentist during a recent visit: Dentist: “My son will soon graduate from college and he still doesn’t have a full-time job.”Me: “What did he study?”Dentist: “Computer programming.”Me: “So he’s a hack?”Dentist: “I guess you can call it that.”Me: “Does he plan to reside in New York?”Dentist: “Yes” Hmmm. This kid […]

NYTM: Hackers & Coders Revival

NYTM: Hackers & Coders Revival

Moderator Nate Westheimer at March 2011 New York Tech Meetup I hadn’t been to a New York Tech Meetup in several months, but there I was Tuesday evening down in NYU country opposite the still fenced-in Washington Square Park at the Skirball Center for Performing Arts (named for filmmaker and real estate developer Jack Skirball). […]

New York’s Tech Scene

New York’s Tech Scene

Few can dispute the vitality and promise of New York’s tech community after attending one of the monthly New York Tech Meet-up events. The energy was palpable among the sold-out audience of 850+ who nabbed a coveted ticket to visit NYU’s Skirball Center Tuesday evening to hopefully catch an early glimpse of the next Twitter […]