Author: Carol Pinchefsky

I'm a freelance writer. I live in New York City with my husband, our books, and his coffee machine.
Posted in Business HPE Insights Technology

5 things we need to conquer to accelerate space exploration

Sure, everyone wants to see Planet Earth in the rear-view mirror. But we won’t achieve that goal until we first cover these particular bases. Space…

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How technology is enabling urban farming

Farming traditionally was relegated to rural areas because that’s where the fertile land is. Yet today, people are making urban farming a reality, which increases…

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Posted in SyFy

NYCC: Teachers explain how comic books help kids learn at the NY Public Library

Erica Buddington, founder of The Langston League, which designs socially responsible and relevant curricula for students of color, recently worked with a sixth-grade student who didn’t want to study ancient civilizations. So she tried to get on the mid…

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Posted in Film SyFy Television

The biggest fan of Chris Carter’s Millennium made an award-winning documentary about the show

Troy Foreman: Programmer by day. Filmmaker by night.  Millennium fan always.

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Check out these incredible 3D-printed cosplay props from the Maker Faire in NYC

The annual Maker Faire — a moveable feast of arts, crafts, and technology, held worldwide since 2008 — had its first cosplay prop competition in New York City last weekend. The event, held at the New York Hall of Science, was everything you could expec…

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Moving from developer to project manager: 4 lessons from Doctor Who

Considering a move from programming into team leadership? Let an expert in regeneration advise your career path. “Doctor Who” is a long-running BBC television show…

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6 ways in which big data is taking a bite out of the food industry

Big data takes a seat at the (dining) table.

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6 Plants to Brighten Up Your Low-Light Apartment

The jungle you live in is an urban one, sadly bereft of greenery. What’s a flora-phile to do?

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Inside the Deadpool selfie museum in NYC

Participants are loaned a selfie stick and encouraged to believe in theirselfies.

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Jobs We Want: Concept artist Gus Mendonca helps create the look of Star Wars, Halo, and others

Ever wondered what a concept artist does for film/TV/games/comic books? Now you’ll know.

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