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#NYCTech -  Do you remember watching Schoolhouse Rock and learning something in an entertaining and enjoyable way?  If you are wondering why no one is bringing this immersive style of learning back, you should know that Flocabulary is on it....
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#NYCTech - .People love complaining about how college makes you read Hamlet but not how to take care of your own finances. While this complaint may be valid, there is one Startup that is actually doing something about it. Youthful Savings, the...
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#NYCTech -  It may sound a tad obvious, but if you were to speak with anyone with a good head on their shoulders, they would credit it to the vast amount of reading they have accomplished. They probably started reading early and never looked...
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#NYCTech -  The collective unconscious, the term coined by Carl Jung to describe the shared element of the human mind is an interesting idea to ponder about, but pales in comparison to what can be accomplished by using our collective...
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#NYCTech -  Students at Brooklyn Technical High School nabbed a Grand Prize in Samsung's Solve for Tomorrow contest, by creating an app aimed at preventing traffic deaths.
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#NYCTech -  Anyone who has tutored or has been tutored has experienced all the disorganization that surrounds a fairly simple process. The problem is that since you never know when you need a tutor and tutors aren’t waiting for you to...
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#NYCTech -  After a long day of school no child likes reading. The TV is buzzing and they’d rather be sprawled on the couch than reading. Of course these children have no clue how important it is to be literate, but at least the process of...
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#NYCTech -  Starting a career can be tough, and with most internships requiring that you have at least a year of experience, getting that first year can seem impossible. Jopwell, understanding that companies have certain quotas of...
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#NYCTech -  Along with the incredibly important task of writing research papers come the annoying conventions that the paper requires. Columns, charts, sourcing the charts and so much more, and these are not simple to navigate on a Word or...
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#NYCTech - Going into a new job there are often new things to learn that you may not have experience in. Not wanting to seem like you have no clue what you are doing, you want a resource that can educate you about your own job. Grovo has you...
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#NYCTech -  Today, I take a look at the 10 companies that have raised the largest education startup funding rounds in New York City in 2015 using some data from our friends at Crunchbase.   In addition to dollar amount, I have included type...
#NYCTech -  You spaced out during class and you have no clue how to do your homework. You’ve tried Youtube and you don’t want to listen to a 30-minute speech on the off chance that it will answer your very specific question. Where should you...
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Education - The latest high-tech toys offer enough expert features to keep an aspiring roboticist or programmer engaged, but are also simple and fun enough to keep an 8 year old busy for hours on end.
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#NYCTech -  The Medical Certification and Publishing Market is a $3.6B market. Yet, there are no household names associated with the space.   Board Vitals, hot off a fresh capital raise is planning to change that. The NYC startup is already one...
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Apps -  When learning app startup Duolingo started building an online course for a fictional language spoken by a "Star Trek" species known as Klingons, company Chief Executive Luis von Ahn never asked why. Pittsburgh-based Duolingo is a...
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#NYCTech -  One Month, the online school that teaches people vocational skills like how to code and how to run a startup just raised an additional seed round after its first seed a few months back. Built like workout programs, each course is just...