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Coding for Financial Independence

Millennials (and Generation Z), put down your iPhones and let us inspire you to code for financial independence.. 1 in 4 young adults between the ages of 21 – 34 are dependent on their parents in some form, whether it may be rent, ca...

Behind the Bar: Observations from a Hackathon Newbie & Bartender

Being a hackathon newbie until this weekend, I had always imagined hackathons as a room filled with glasses wearing programming nerds.  Bartending my first, I realized that they are fun, bonding experiences filled with innovation and networking ...

Byte Academy’s MedTech Program

Learn to Code for the Medical Industry With New York City’s first MedTech Program! Also a score for diversity as one of NYC’s top female engineers spearheads it Byte Academy, the first programming school to teach FinTech (Financial Technolog...

FinTech Future: Banks and Startup Alliances In Ten Years

Here's a piece that caught our eye by Eyal Lifshitz as originally published in TechCrunch ... Banking as we know it is in the midst of its first fundamental remaking in centuries. What’s driving this transformation? Two major shifts: our tr...

Just In Time For The Elections: PolitiPic Student Final Project

Can voter preferences be predicted by facial features?    This was what the Gordon cohort explored in their final project - Politics of the Face presented at their graduation April 8.  One of the team members, a political science major,  was i...