Governor Cuomo — fresh off of plugging his new book — announced today that 40 more NYC subway stations have been equipped with wifi, bringing the grand total to 76. Unfortunately for the iPhone-happy denizens of Brooklyn, none of those stations are in their borough, and it’ll be at least another year till G train riders can live the … Continue reading Brooklyn Subway Stations Won’t Get WiFi For Another Year
Between the WiFi that recently came to Rockaway and downtown’s new WiFi-equipped “beach,” we’re living in a golden age of surfing the web while, like, actually surfing. And now there’s this: in recent days, a vast swathe of Jones Beach — including the picnic tables and lounge seating at SmorgasBar — became WiFi equipped, thanks … Continue reading We’re Posting This From East River State Park, Now With Beefed-Up WiFi
Mayor Bill De Blasio kicked off Internet Week near Union Square this morning, but despite the Manhattan location, it was Brooklyn — where companies like Kickstarter have taken root — that he touted as an “extraordinary example of success” in the tech sector.
It’s hard to keep track of everything this city has to offer and it’s hard to effectively brag about all the cool places you go if no one (not even you) knows where those places are. That’s why two Williamsburg residents – Samia Saleem and Dana Steffe – invented Karta, a shareable mapping system that … Continue reading Where to Chill Like a Williamsburg Internet Mogul, Per the Google Killers at Karta