AI Use by Cops, Child Services In NYC Is a Mess: Report
"NYC does not have an effective AI governance framework," a new report concluded.
The Death of Office Culture Leads to Boom Times for Used-Chair Salesman
Used furniture dealers are making a killing on Facebook Marketplace selling Herman Miller office chairs left behind by frantically downsizing corporations. “At this point, we need to get, like, another 10 warehouses,” one seller said.
'Disgusting': NYC Scraps Co-Op Internet in Public Housing So Big Telecom Can Move In
“The people who are working for us also lose their jobs," Troy Walcott, president of People's Choice Communications, said.
Public Library Budgets Are Being Slashed. Police Have More Cash Than Ever
Proposed cuts to New York City’s public libraries speak to an ongoing trend that puts funding for police above education.
NYC Bans Students and Teachers from Using ChatGPT
The machine learning chatbot is inaccessible on school networks and devices, due to "concerns about negative impacts on student learning," a spokesperson said.
Man Accused of Plot Against NYC Synagogue Connected to Neo-Nazi Twitter Accounts
Research shared with VICE News show that Twitter accounts linked to the man allegedly plotting a synagogue attack have been threatening places of worship for years.
‘Zero to $2 Million’: Corporations Respond to NYC’s Salary Transparency Law With Wild Ranges
One day into New York City's salary transparency law, some pay ranges have already taken people aback.
Watch an Exclusive Trailer for ‘Meet Me in the Bathroom,’ a Doc About NYC’s Early 2000s Rock Scene
Featuring never-before-seen archival footage of the Strokes, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, LCD Soundsystem, Interpol, TV On the Radio, and more.
New York City’s Massive New ‘Clean, Renewable Energy’ Composting Program Won’t Create Clean Energy
The city is calling it the country’s largest composting program that will also provide renewable energy. Experts call it greenwashing.
Mega-Landlord Bought Rent-Controlled Apartments Then Forced Tenants Out of Them
In a landmark settlement, several NYC landlords are paying restitution to tenants and the city.
New York’s E-Bikes Keep Catching Fire, and It’s Getting Worse
Electric mobility devices are exploding at an increasing rate. But without a better understanding of the problem, it will be hard for the city to address it.
‘Don’t Ask Me Why’: NYC Releases Video About What to Do in Case of Nuclear War
NYC’s advice to nuclear war survivors is good, but it still supposes a world where the living don’t envy the dead.