Monthly Archives: March 2013

GPS Traveling in New Directions

Whether it’s using GPS devices in baby Jesus so it can be tracked if stolen or using the system to create art on virtual maps, GPS technology has expanded to more than just giving directions.


Those Automated Voices Are People, Too

The voices in our devices can be human, computer-generated or humans whose words are spliced together in ways that can sound computer-generated. But even as computer-generated voices become more common in devices, many companies said they preferred recorded human actors.

St. John’s Falls Short in Double Overtime Loss

The Red Storm’s season came to an end as the Flyers, lead by sophomore Andrea Hoover’s 24 points and seven rebounds, escaped in double overtime, 96-90, at the first-ever NCAA women’s basketball tournament games hosted at Carnesecca Arena on March 24, in front of 2,717 fans.

LQF- Explorin Norrin

Lisa Quinones-Fontanez explains the challenges of balancing taking care of her autistic son, Norrin, while completing a master’s degree and doing a full-time job.

Leaders want Southeast Queens Flooding Fixed

Nearly a dozen Queens leaders led by Assemblyman William Scarborough met with more than 100 residents at York College on Feb 28, to explain the importance of action before the Bloomberg administration closes its doors.

Sandy Doesn’t Stop Red Hook Residents From Voting

NYCHA Red Hook Houses residents still don’t have power, heat or hot water more than a week after Hurricane Sandy ravaged the East Coast, but they made sure re-electing the president was a top priority on Election Day.

New Jersey Fans Welcome Brooklyn Nets

Even after torrential weather from Hurricane Sandy left many residents and city transportation disheveled, many New Jersey fans to the sold-out Brooklyn Nets home opener through free shuttle buses to witness the revival of the basketball team in Brooklyn.