When Noah Gaynin moved from San Francisco to DUMBO in 2005, he couldn’t have predicted the scale of Brooklyn’s technology boom and the problems it would cause. Gaynin is CEO of Playground Group, a branding and digital services firm located on Bridge Street. It’s one of over 500 tech firms that have located in Brooklyn’s […]
David Gallaher and Steve Ellis create comic books in Ellis’s home studio in Brooklyn. But more important than where they are made is where they will end up—not in a neighborhood comic book store, but directly onto the iPhone or iPad.
NYC Resistor is a shared space in Brooklyn where a group of ‘hackers’ take apart electronics and put them together again to create a variety of weird and wonderful inventions. These self-proclaimed ‘nerds’ aren’t going to break into your Facebook account, though; this generation of ‘hackers’ does things differently. Van Tieu meets them.
A literary anthology based out of Gold Street in Fort Greene, Electric Literature, began publishing a new short story by Rick Moody, renowned author of The Ice Storm, via Twitter today. Using its Twitter handle @ElectricLit the literary outlet announced the coming of “Rick Moody’s Microserialized Twitter Fiction Project,” which is titled ‘Some Contemporary Characters,’ […]