My girlfriend and I stayed at her beach house on Long Island for a few days. It was nice to enjoy time in the sun, on the beautiful beach at Smith Point. I generally fight wind, sand and ocean spray while trying to read the newspaper there. After leafing through the NY Times (my favorite), I read the NY Daily News (hers).
During this trip I zeroed in on the following NY tech-related stories in the News. Please see excerpts below in italics; visit the links to get the full articles::
New York’s senior senator is calling for a “Nerd Bus” that would link up high tech hubs in Brooklyn and Queens with Roosevelt Island — and help some of the city’s brightest bulbs get around town.
“New York is seeing a major tech boom, with Brooklyn and Long Island City leading the way,” Sen. Chuck Schumer said. “And now the new Cornell Tech campus on Roosevelt Island is going to be a game changer that further cements New York’s position as a leader in tech.