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Calling all Brooklyn makers (and tech bros who haven't yet migrated to Silicon Valley): Make It In Brooklyn kicks off their first-ever Innovation Summit on June 25th, where 300 of the borough's entrepreneurial thinkers will discuss what's next in this longtime hub of creativity and manufacturing. As part of the summit, they're holding a pitch contest, in which one lucky aspiring Steve Jobs will win $50,000 in seed funding to develop a genius idea. The contest aims to...
I have to admit that, at first, I was feeling pretty uninspired at the New York's Next Top Makers popup in Downtown Brooklyn yesterday, an event organized by the New York City Economic Development Corporation. Something about the overabundance of 3D-printed trinkets and other items of questionable application made me question the visionary declarations of the project which claims to spotlight some of the most promising "big thinkers" in tech and manufacturing in the...
Heat Seek NYC is the rare app that doesn't aim just to make people's lives' easier, but aims to make them better. Even rarer, it's gotten a boost from Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams. The app, which was designed by a group of college students, uses temperature sensors to electronically monitor the indoor temperature of apartments in a given building, and catch out landlords who are (illegally) not heating their buildings to the (legally)...
So. You're walking down the street, looking at your phone, obviously—looking at New York is for tourists, not New Yorkers!—and out of your peripheral smartphone vision you see a hot pair of shoes. You give this hot shoe situation a lightning-quick up-down, and see they're attached to a hot person! A person who is now walking away from you, into your long list of missed opportunities. What now?! You can't just go up to...

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