Tags New York City

New York City CIO Samir Saini quits

by • 6 days ago

After being appointed in January 2018, Saini will return to the private sector, Mayor Bill de Blasio's office said.

New York taps NYCx program lead as deputy technology secretary

by • 1 week ago

Jeremy Goldberg, who spent two years developing innovation competitions in NYC, is now working inside the state government's technology agency.

How 'smart city' collaboration sets New York City apart

by • 2 weeks ago

New York City's interim technology chief calls for cities to band together on common goals and share technological expertise as his city has done.

Air pollution, urban heat targeted in NYC's latest innovation challenge

by • 2 weeks ago

The city is calling for entrepreneurs to come up with new ideas and share them with the world as it addresses two deadly issues.

Why New York City spent a year converting its 500-page hazard plan into a website

by • 4 weeks ago

Officials say the paper version of its plan was "hard to digest" and went unchanged for years at a time.

In first meeting, NYC algorithm task force talks racial biases, 'dirty data'

by • 2 months ago

Expert witnesses told the 18-member panel how the data-driven algorithms the city uses can sometimes lead to racially biased policies.

New York City hires Obama administration tech adviser as CTO

by • 2 months ago

John Paul Farmer, one of the founders of the White House's popular Presidential Innovation Fellows program, is also a former professional baseball player.

New York City unveils benefits screening API

by • 2 months ago

Officials say the new tool will make it easier for other organizations to understand the city's benefits processes and screen for eligible residents.

NYC works to reboot wireless network after GPS update crashed it

by • 2 months ago

The city's wireless network and a few canceled commercial flights are among the few casualties of a rare GPS memory refresh.