Author Archives: Ian Duncan

New York is on the brink of a data revolution, but will it help the average Joe?

In a dilapidated office on the edge of Chinatown, a group of geeks was plotting a revolution. It will be a quiet revolution, when it comes, but it could change the way New York City and the state are run. … Continue reading

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How political candidates are stealthily targeting voters online

American voters were bombarded with online ads as candidates scrambled to get out votes in the last days of midterm campaigning. But the offensive more closely resembled millions of targeted missiles rather than an indiscriminate artillery barrage. Voters can be … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Hello world seems strangely appropriate. Copied from our about page: This is The New York Global, the class blog of New York University’s global journalism class of 2012. Expect to see news from New York City moving outwards in concentric … Continue reading

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