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InstaPrint project would print Instagram photos

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A Brooklyn-based company, Breakfast, is looking to raise funds through Kickstarter to get its InstaPrint project into production. Basically a mobile printer running on Linux, it uses Zink's inkless technology to print Instagram photos from Wi-Fi-connected iPhones and iPods. The photos include comments and are searched for by user-specified hashtags.......
InstaPrint project would print Instagram photos

Spotflux Encrypts All The Web Things Anywhere

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I’m on a privacy tear today so I thought I’d mention this start-up. Officially launching on Wednesday, Spotflux is a browser encryption plug-in for Windows and OS X. Simply put, it protects your Internet connection by encrypting all connections through a VPN. Arguably there are approximately a billion VPN services,...
Spotflux Encrypts All The Web Things Anywhere

How One Kitchen Table in Brooklyn Became a School for Coders

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At the studio of Amit Pitaru and David Nolen, small groups get together every week to discuss and study a new subject.Every week at a kitchen table in Brooklyn, coders Amit Pitaru and David Nolen host a salon/workshop called Kitchen Table Coders, bringing together a small group of people to...
How One Kitchen Table in Brooklyn Became a School for Coders

Amateur Mapmakers Redraw Boundaries of New York Neighborhoods

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The city does not codify neighborhood boundaries, but unsung arbiters are using sites like Google Maps and Wikipedia to draw lines between, say, Park Slope and Gowanus in Brooklyn. Read more »...
Amateur Mapmakers Redraw Boundaries of New York Neighborhoods
A 3D-printed punch card reader: the first step to a working printed computer

Oprah Is Begging People On Twitter To Watch Her TV Network

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Last night, Oprah Winfrey took to Twitter to basically beg people, especially those who would affect Nielsen ratings, to put on her network. At the time, a show called "Oprah's Next Chapter" was on, according to TV Guide. Description: "America's Hidden Culture: Oprah explores the lives and practices of...
Oprah Is Begging People On Twitter To Watch Her TV Network
"iCloud Backup"

redesignrevolution: Phone Charger Concept: StreetCharge by...

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redesignrevolution: Phone Charger Concept: StreetCharge by Brooklyn-Based Design Company, Pensa How awesome would this be for when you just need to charge for like 5 - 10 mins?...
redesignrevolution: Phone Charger Concept: StreetCharge by...

90 Seconds on The Verge: a Brooklyn drone, NCAA Twitter limits, and lost iPhone names

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Dextrose. Corn syrup. Hydrogenated coconut oil. Calcium stearate. Malic acid. Maltodextrin. Egg albumen. Carnauba wax. Confectioner's glaze. Monoglycerides. Diglycerides. Carmine color. Blue #1. Blue #1 lake. Blue #2. Blue #2 lake. Green #3. Red #3. Red #40. Red #40 lake. Yellow #5. Yellow #5 lake. Yellow #6. Yellow #6...
90 Seconds on The Verge: a Brooklyn drone, NCAA Twitter limits, and lost iPhone names
How The iWatch Could Fix Apple Maps (AAPL)

Apple Sued Over Siri's Shortcomings

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A Brooklyn man says Apple's voice-activated assistant can't understand directions, locate nearby stores and often produces incorrect answers, contrary to Apple's ads....
Apple Sued Over Siri's Shortcomings

New York Observer Publisher Jared Kushner Might Buy The Dodgers

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Jared Kushner — owner and publisher of the New York Observer, son-in-law of Donald Trump — is in the running to buy the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Los Angeles Times reports. If his bid went through, he would become the youngest owner in the MLB. In addition to his...
New York Observer Publisher Jared Kushner Might Buy The Dodgers

put Desmond Williams' "Brooklyn Blues" into iTunes Genius & Smoke It! http://is.gd/aOD95

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put Desmond Williams' "Brooklyn Blues" into iTunes Genius & Smoke It! http://is.gd/aOD95

Bringing Invisible Stories to Instagram Followers

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The Jamaican photographer Radcliffe Roye takes Instagram photos of residents of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, to tell the stories of "the forgotten man."...
Bringing Invisible Stories to Instagram Followers

Spotted: Sergey Brin wearing Google Glass specs as he blends in on NYC subway

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Google last week announced its first two ‘hackathon’ events for Google Glass developers, and the company is aiming to make its wearable glasses technology something that can be used by anyone at any place. Except that this is already happening as you’d have seen if you took the downtown train...
Spotted: Sergey Brin wearing Google Glass specs as he blends in on NYC subway

The Broadcastr Team Launches Its 'Next Evolution': Spun, A Local News App That Connects Content To Real-World Locations

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Here’s an app with a different take on personalized news — Spun, which delivers a mix of professional content relevant to your city. Spun was created by the same startup behind Broadcastr, an app allowing users to create audio content and pin it to real-world locations. Broadcastr is still available,...
The Broadcastr Team Launches Its 'Next Evolution': Spun, A Local News App That Connects Content To Real-World Locations

SoundCloud Hands Out Fellowships to Three New Yorkers

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Mr. Noël (Photo: SoundCloud) SoundCloud, the agreed-upon poster child for Berlin’s burgeoning startup scene, has been making aggressive moves here in the New World over the last year. So it came as no surprise when the company reached out to let us know that three users from “The city of...
SoundCloud Hands Out Fellowships to Three New Yorkers

Move Over, Manhattan: The Brooklyn Tech Triangle Claims It’s Bigger and Better

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WTH is a tech engine? (brooklyntechtriangle.com) Looks like DUMBO isn't the only neighborhood eager to flaunt its tech prowess. According to a new site launched last week, DUMBO is just one 'hood that's part of the "Brooklyn Tech Triangle," which also includes downtown Brooklyn and the Navy Yard. A local...
Move Over, Manhattan: The Brooklyn Tech Triangle Claims It’s Bigger and Better

Crowdfunding Brooklyn Castle

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I blogged about this a couple weeks ago so this topic will be fresh in the minds of the AVC crowd. I am super excited about this. There is a documentary about a chess team in the IS 318 middle school in Brooklyn. The film is called Brooklyn Castle and...
Crowdfunding Brooklyn Castle

Renting Your Room Through Airbnb Can Get You Kicked Out of Your Apartment

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Mr. Dannen (airbnb.com) If you’re looking to make some extra cash, Airbnb can be an easy alternative to finding another weird Craigslist roommate or moonlighting as a rich dude’s arm candy. But if you’re going to go the room rental route, you probably want to make sure that doing so...
Renting Your Room Through Airbnb Can Get You Kicked Out of Your Apartment

NY's talent pool is growing: NYU to launch wireless research center in Brooklyn's Tech Triangle

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While New Yorkers eagerly await Cornell University’s upcoming tech campus on Roosevelt Island, NYU is doing its part in expanding the city’s tech footprint. According to reports from The Wall Street Journal,... More »...
NY's talent pool is growing: NYU to launch wireless research center in Brooklyn's Tech Triangle
Jifiti Lets You Teleport Products To Your Friends...Sorta
StadiumVision turns every smartphone at Brooklyn Nets games into a live video scoreboard

Peek update: over 2,000 devices shipped to hackers, more available in 20-unit packs

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Peek CEO Amol Sarva — whose devices have just gone dark for good — has been offering the company's remaining stock of devices to any hacker who thinks they has the chops to do something interesting with the hardware. Sarva reached out to us today to say that they've...
Peek update: over 2,000 devices shipped to hackers, more available in 20-unit packs
Can We Agree That The Bridge Blow-Up Scene In Dark Knight Rises Is One Of The Most Amazing In Movie History?

James Wahba

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James Wahba is the co-founder and CEO of Projective Space, an entrepreneurial community and coworking space for over 60 tech startups, with two New York City locations. Mr. Wahba’s background includes real estate development, business investments and launching tech startups. He is currently an investor in the Brooklyn-based restaurant, ISA....
James Wahba

Al Gore Wants $45 for You to Hear Him Talk About 'The Future'

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Mark your calendar, young technologists: former governor, vice president and Internet Hall of Famer Al Gore is speaking in the Dumbo section of Brooklyn next month and if you’re lucky, you might be graced to hear the grand old man for a reduced price of $35. Mr. Gore, who, ahem,...
Al Gore Wants $45 for You to Hear Him Talk About 'The Future'

Brooklyn Co-op: Lose Your Dog or Lose Your Parking Space http://bit.ly/cR7bQD

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Brooklyn Co-op: Lose Your Dog or Lose Your Parking Space http://bit.ly/cR7bQD
90 Seconds on The Verge: Monday, August 20th, 2012

2012 in America: the year in review

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A Mars rover captured our hearts, Brooklyn got a basketball team, Obama got four more years, and he did it all with Gangnam styleGreg ChenJulian BurgessGuardian US interactive teamErin McCannGabriel Dance...
2012 in America: the year in review
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