The results came in on Friday. After announcing he'd run the day the Cooper Union administration stated it would begin charging tuition starting with the class of 2014, Kevin Slavin, tech entrepreneur and assistant professor at MIT's MediaLab, won as a write-in candidate for alumni trustee to the Co ... More >>
The machine is literally called the "Eat Your Face Machine (EYFM). Developed by David Carr and the MIT Media Lab, the machine is a 3D food printer that scans faces and then recreates it using a block of chocolate.
According to Geek.com, it's been over a year since this chocolate printing device wa ... More >>
Pick a play -- just one play, that defines the Giants' 37-20 upset of the Green Bay Packers on Sunday. What did you choose? The Hail Mary with six seconds left before halftime, right? I'd call it the most important play of the game for two reasons.
First, because it is a perfect illustration of the ... More >>
Mayor Bloomberg, Sen. Chuck Schumer, and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg announced today that Facebook is opening an engineering office in New York City. Though Facebook already has 100 employees in New York, this is their first engineering office outside the West Coast. It will open in early 2 ... More >>
Sunday's New York Times includes a somewhat original, overlooked take on the most infamous terrorist in the world, the still-not-caught Osama bin Laden, who released two new audio recordings over the weekend. The article, instead of the standard "Where's Waldo?", focuses on bin Laden's "wide- ... More >>
Terror suspect Dr. Aafia Siddiqui was hauled from a Manhattan courtroom where she was being tried today when she started yelling during a prosecution witness' testimony. Siddiqui, 37, was detained in Afghanistan in 2008 when she was found to have suspicious chemicals and notes referring to Ne ... More >>
37-year-old math wizard Sam Roweis had an impressive resume -- Cal Tech, MIT, a "rising star" at the University of Toronto, Google; tons of grants, fellowships, and honors. He joined the NYU faculty as an associate professor in the Vision Learning Graphics Lab of the Computer Science departm ... More >>
Lost in the babble about the Wall Street rubble was last week's provocative piece on Bill Moyers Journal. Beyond its hackneyed title, "Following the Money," it gets to the heart of the global financial meltdown (video, transcript).
Last night's Frontline episode, "Inside the Meltdown," was an int ... More >>