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EBT Cards Make Produce an Easy Choice

EBT Cards Make Produce an Easy Choice

By Herman Lee, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under News, NYU, University News

New research on food stamps spending shows a link between electronic purchases and healthy food choices.

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NYU Professors Bring Hamlet to Virtual Reality

NYU Professors Bring Hamlet to Virtual Reality

By Mack DeGeurin, Deputy News Editor

September 18, 2017


Filed under News, NYU, Top Stories, University News

An NYU Tandon professor works with an international team to bring the arts and education to life in virtual reality.

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NYU Tandon’s IllusionPIN Combats Shoulder-Surfing

NYU Tandon’s IllusionPIN Combats Shoulder-Surfing

By Flavia Sinha, Contributing Writer

September 7, 2017


Filed under News, University News

A new technology developed by NYU Tandon researchers aims to increase mobile phone security by tackling "shoulder-surfing."

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How NYU Softens the Cost of Software

How NYU Softens the Cost of Software

By Htoo Min, Contributing Writer

October 13, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU IT is helping alleviate the financial burden that comes with buying new computers and accessories by providing students with an array of free software

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Coding Proficiency Is the New Literacy

Coding Proficiency Is the New Literacy

By Emily Fong, Opinion Editor

September 19, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Everyone should take the opportunity to learn how to code if they can.

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Facebook’s News Algorithms Lack Human Touch

Facebook’s News Algorithms Lack Human Touch

By Paris Martineau, Deputy Opinion Editor

September 6, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Facebook has an obligation to provide editorial oversight if it wants to be considered a legitimate news aggregator.

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The Perils of Technological Gentrification

The Perils of Technological Gentrification

By Shiva Darshan, Staff Writer

February 23, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Irresponsible expansion of the tech community has the potential to make the city unlivable for thousands, particularly if both the natives and the transplants establish lives entirely disconnected from one another.

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Digital advances outpace cultural evolution

Digital advances outpace cultural evolution

November 5, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

There is a theoretical concept in computer science called technological singularity. It refers to the hypothetical point in time when artificial intelligence passes the cognitive capabilities of the human brain, implying radical changes in human nature and society as a whole. Astrophysicist Neil deGrass...