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Two Sigma to be Inaugural Tenant at The Bridge at Cornell Tech
Tech and investment leader to launch Collision Lab at the Bridge, corporate co-location building connecting industry with research.
Cornell Tech Announces Winners of Third Annual Startup Awards
Four student companies receive $100,000 in pre-seed funding and co-working space on Cornell Tech’s Roosevelt Island campus.
Robots' next victims: white-collar workers
Dan Huttenlocher, Dean of Cornell Tech, speaking about the impact of artificial intelligence on the future of jobs.
How Encrypted Weather Data Could Help Corporate Blockchain Dreams Come True
Cornell Tech professor and cryptographer Ari Juels is launching Town Crier, an online service that provides coders building smart contracts with carefully encrypted and secure data pulled from the internet.
Announcing The United States of Innovation 2017
50 projects that are really making America great again including the Cornell Tech campus on Roosevelt Island.
Where Halls of Ivy Meet Silicon Dreams, a New City Rises
To see higher education in New York City being transformed, you have only to pick your vantage point. From the tram to Roosevelt Island, you can take in the geometric glass structures serving as the backbone of Cornell’s new technology campus.
Cornell Tech unveils details about its Roosevelt Island campus hotel
Late last year, Cornell Tech presented plans for the hotel at its Roosevelt Island campus, and now, the school, along with developer AJ Capital Partners, has revealed a few more details about the project.
NYC's Roosevelt Island to get boutique Graduate hotel
New York City's Roosevelt Island is getting a boutique hotel, expected to open in 2019 and located at the gateway to the Cornell Tech campus.
3 Science-Backed Ways to Get Airbnb Users to Choose Your Listing
Researchers from Cornell and Stanford discovered exactly how Airbnb hosts can tailor the language in their profiles to convey that they’re trustworthy.
Quant Hiring and Friendly Tippers
The new model of machine-learning-based finance makes finance into a set of problems in data science. Firms like Two Sigma, the first tenant coming to The Bridge at Cornell Tech, can run a hedge fund without ever abandoning data science, or the university setting.
How a $26 Billion Hedge Fund Lures the Beautiful Minds
Once Two Sigma moves into The Bridge at Cornell Tech, the hedge fund staff will be able to collaborate with Cornell students and professors on machine learning and data science projects, creating a pipeline of academic talent for the firm.
Hospitable language inspires trust in Airbnb customers
Mor Namaan, associate professor of information science at the Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute at Cornell Tech, has presented a paper on how users judge trustworthiness in Airbnb profiles.
New York City expands program linking students to tech jobs
If you ask New York City, the Tech Talent Pipeline is a shining star in its technology education efforts, a program to help students get the training and internships they need for careers in tech. Part of this vision includes an alliance between Cornell Tech, CUNY and New York City companies that will expand internship opportunities for women in computer science by 60 percent.
The 9 Best New University Buildings Around the World
Relocating from New York’s Chelsea neighborhood to Roosevelt Island, Cornell Tech’s new 710,000-square-foot campus boasts a Who’s Who of starchitects.
Commercial Observations: ‘Rooting for Roosevelt’
MaryAnne Gilmartin, President and CEO of Forest City Ratner Companies, on what The Bridge at Cornell Tech will be.
New smartphone-based study to build on famous 'Marshmallow Test'
A group of researchers from The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Cornell Tech, and Sage Bionetworks -- supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation -- are launching a "Digital Marshmallow Test", a smartphone-based study of impulsivity in adults.
Keymochi app aims to put more human touch on text messages
A team of Cornell Tech students is working on a keyboard system for smartphones that could cut out some of the miscommunication in texting.
Investment Firm Taking Space in N.Y. College to Connect With Academia
Two Sigma, the first tenant chosen for the Bridge at Cornell Tech, will open a Collision Lab in the building to foster connections between the firm, faculty and students at Cornell Tech.
This Fintech Giant Wants To Recreate The Bell Labs Experience In NYC
Two Sigma is the first tenant chosen for the Bridge at Cornell Tech.
Can Politics Be Debugged?
Arnaud Sahuguet, the Director of the Foundry at Cornell Tech, worked with a team at a Debug Politics hackathon to build Influenza, a nonpartisan tool to help identify problematic relationships in the US political system.
7 billion-dollar mega-projects that will transform New York City by 2035
Cornell Tech is one of the mega-projects that will transform New York City over the next 20 years.
Trigger tells you when Trump tweets about your stocks
Originally a class project at Cornell Tech, Trigger makes it easy for users to set up real-time alerts when news drops about their stocks.
Uru finds the best places to introduce ads in online videos
New York City-based startup Uru, from the Cornell Tech Startup Studio, is working on a new way for video publishers to make money.
NYC real estate in 2017: Hudson Yards, Cornell Tech openings, more
The city’s new tech university will be ready for students in the fall of 2017 at its brand new campus on Roosevelt Island.
Cornell Tech Campus Adds Roosevelt Island's First-Ever Conference Center And Hotel
Plans for a hotel and conference center on Cornell Tech campus unveiled.
Cornell University Taps Michigan Provost Martha E. Pollack as Next President
Martha Pollack will be the Cornell University President on the eve of the formal opening of its New York City tech campus. Cornell Tech, a $2 billion satellite site on Roosevelt Island, is set to open in less than a year.
Renderings of Cornell Tech's Hotel, Conference Center
Roosevelt Island may be getting its first-ever hotel and conference center next summer as part of Cornell Tech's new campus.
3 Major Projects That Will Change the Fabric of New York City
On a sliver of an island in the East River between Midtown Manhattan and Queens, another major project is quietly taking shape: the new $2 billion Cornell Tech Campus.
Cornell Tech's Master Plan Includes Rethinking Education Too
A visit to the Cornell Tech applied sciences campus shows that it is both breaking ground and aiming for bigger breakthroughs.
Cornell Tech to open first phase of its new campus in summer 2017
The first phase of Cornell Tech is expected to be completed in the summer of 2017.
Amazon names Cornell Tech founding dean and Xerox veteran Daniel Huttenlocher to board
Amazon announced that Dan Huttenlocher, the founding Dean of Cornell Tech, has joined its board of directors.
Chain partners with US universities for ambitious industry-academia blockchain project
Chain Inc announced a new partnership with the Initiative for Cryptocurrency and Contracts (IC3), an initiative coming from Cornell Tech, Cornell University, UC Berkeley, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign and the Technion.
The Innovation Campus: Building Better Ideas
The Cornell Tech campus is using innovative design to foster collaboration and creativity.
Trigger Is Like The IFTTT Of Investing
A new app called Trigger, launched by Cornell Tech graduates, makes investing more accessible by helping users purchase or sell stock based on various changes in the market.
Nanit uses computer vision to monitor your baby’s sleep patterns
Baby monitors have been around for a while. But Nanit, a company coming out of the Runway Startup Postdoc program at the Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute, wants to take them up a notch, using computer vision to track your baby’s sleep patterns.
No Longer an Insane Asylum or a Prison, Roosevelt Island Is in a Construction Revolution
City officials hope that someday soon, with the help of Cornell Tech, Roosevelt Island will become the nucleus of Silicon Alley.
Big Law Alums Join Cornell Tech LLM Inaugural Class
A new Master of Laws program at Cornell Tech emphasizing enterprise and technology is taking shape, and some former Am Law 100 lawyers are already enrolled.
Israel’s Start-Up Island Taking Shape
The Jacobs Institute at Cornell Tech, a partnerhip between Cornell University and The Technion, will increase Israel's footprint in the U.S.
Why Autocorrect for Passwords Is a Great Idea
Research from Cornell Tech Professor Ari Juels, through a partnership between Cornell Tech, MIT and Dropbox, shows that letting people into their online accounts even when they mistype their password won't compromise internet security.
Cornell Tech takes on former Yahoo chief scientist
Ron Brachman, computer scientist and internationally recognized authority on artificial intelligence, will be the new Director of the Jacobs Institute at Cornell Tech.
How Motorcyclists Navigate Lesotho's Mountains to Deliver Health Care
Cornell Tech Professor Nicki Dell and a team of Connective Media Masters students developed a digital tracking system for Lesotho's Ministry of Health.
First class of Technion-Cornell program set to graduate
The inaugeral graduating class of the Joan & Irwin Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute marks the first time an international university has ever granted an accredited degree for studies on US soil.
2016 Best MBAs: Ian Folau, Cornell
Cornell Tech 2016 graduate, Ian Folau, has been named one of Poets & Quants best MBAs of 2016.
It’s coming! The Internet of Eyes will allow objects to see
Professor Serge Belongie discusses the increasing acceptence of cameras and visual sensors in the technology we use everday.
Cornell Tech's Plan for a Co-Working Space Could Completely Change Roosevelt Island
The Bridge at Cornell Tech will capitalize on New York City's thriving tech and innovation economy.
Image Recognition Market Seen Doubling by 2020
Professor Serge Belongie explains the limitless potential of computer vision.
Can A New Worker-Owned Platform Create A More Equitable Sharing Economy?
Cornell Tech students worked with the Robin Hood Foundation to bring the benefits of the sharing economy to domestic workers.
Researchers Crack Microsoft and Google’s Shortened URLs to Spy on People
Professor Vitaly Shmatikov uncovers a privacy threat to using URL shorteners.
For New York Pets, A Slew of New Services
Cornell Tech Startup Awards winners are helping us better understand our pets.
CUNY, Cornell Tech launch women-in-tech initiative
Cornell Tech launched a partnership with CUNY to get more women in the tech talent pipeline.
The Bridge at Cornell Tech: Forest City releases new images of its crystalline Roosevelt Island campus incubator building
Inhabitat takes a look inside The Bridge, featuring new renderings with stunning views of the city.
Cornell is building a super-high-tech school that it wants to be a home for entrepreneurs in New York City — here's what it will look like
Forest City Ratner shares new renderings of The Bridge at Cornell Tech, New York City's new hub for tech and innovation.
Cornell Tech Shows Off Interiors of ‘The Bridge’
Forest City unveils renderings of the future tech spaces at The Bridge.
Coveted Job Title for M.B.A.s: Product Manager
Cornell Tech is unique preparing its students for project management careers.
Tech Incubator at Cornell's Roosevelt Island Campus Tops Out
The Bridge at Cornell Tech, a first-of-its-kind building that will house an ecosystem of companies, researchers and entrepreneurs, tops out.
Weiss/Manfredi's Cornell Tech Campus Building Tops Off
The Architect's Newspaper features construction photos of The Bridge.
Behind the Scenes of Cornell Tech's Construction with Forest City Ratner's Kate Bicknell
See the progress of The Bridge, rising fast on Roosevelt Island.
Cornell Tech Project Tests 'Passive' Design in the U.S.
Passive House, a popular energy-efficient building method in Europe, could take off in the U.S.
Bringing iPhone-style Medical Research to the Android World
Professor Deborah Estrin launched ResearchStack, which will expand the number of people who can participate in medical research studies.
Cornell Researchers Have New Vision For Oculus Rift Technology
Assistant Professor Shiri Azenkot is using Oculus Rift technology to aid the visually impaired.
The future of cryptocurrencies: Bitcoin and beyond
Entrepreneurs and academics, including Professor Ari Juels, are looking into how to build a better cryptocurrency.
Are datasets truly anonymized? Two well-suited researchers are going to find out
Professor Vitaly Shmatikov to develop privacy safeguards for very large data sets used in research.
New Crypto Tool Makes Anonymous Surveys Truly Anonymous
Are anonymous online surveys actually anonymous? Cornell Tech Professor Rafael Pass says no, but has launched a solution with his new tool Anonize.
The professor leading New York City's answer to MIT
Dan Huttenlocher talks about his life, research, and role as the founding dean of Cornell Tech.
Bitcoin's Dark Side Could Get Darker
Professor Ari Juels talks about how digital currencies could be used for ilelgal activity.
Securing Today's Data Against Tomorrow's Quantum Computers
Professor Ari Juels discusses the importance of preparing and security data for the computers of the future.
World's Tallest Passive House Breaks Ground on Roosevelt Island
Cornell Tech's campus will be highly sustainable, including the world's tallest Passive House building.
Cornell is building an insanely energy efficient dorm in New York City, and it could change how we make buildings forever
Cornell Tech's Passive House residential building could be a model for high rises around the world.
Cornell Wants People to 'Collide' on its New NYC Tech Campus
A look into how Cornell Tech's campus is designed for collision and collaboration.
Introducing The Bridge, The Innovation Hub Of New York City's $2 Billion Tech Campus
Fast Company profiles the Bridge, a first-of-its-kind building where academia and industry will collaborate more than ever.
This new program identifies birds with just a photo
The Washington Post highlights Professor Serge Belongie's Visipedia research that was applied in a new app for identifying birds.
With Its First Startup Awards, Cornell Tech Turns Class Projects Into Companies
TechCrunch visits Cornell Tech's studio to see the innovative student teams that won the inaugural Startup Awards.
MBA Programs Start to Follow Silicon Valley Into the Digital Age
Cornell Tech brings together computer science and MBA students to create better, more impactful companies and products.
How Safe is Your Data?
Professor Ari Juels talks about data breaches with SciTechNow.
Keep Warm and Carry On - Two Apps Focus on Public Need in New York
A team of Cornell Tech students created Tug, an app that alerts pedestrians before they walk into intersections.
CityBeat is the Minority Report-Style Map We've All Been Dreading
Professor Mor Naaman's CityBeat shows social media bursts around the city in real time.
IBM Unveils Chip Simulating Brain Functions
Cornell Tech Professor Rajit Manohar pioneered the design behind IBM's new hyper-efficient TrueNorth chip.
A Reverse Search Engine For Images That Could Tell You What You're Looking At
In a leap forward for computer vision, Professor Serge Belongie's Visipedia research lets you search with images, rather than text.
Women to Watch in NY tech
Crain's highlights the work of Professor Deborah Estrin, a pioneer in health tech.
Women Are More Lonely On Twitter, But Men Get More Sympathy
Loneliness on Twitter: Professor Mor Naaman's research about men and women's social media emotions.
Should Universities Profit From Student Research?
The Jacobs Institute's Runway program has a unique approach to IP not seen on any other campus.
Sick Of High Health Care Prices? This Site Could Let You Compare Out Of Pocket Costs
Fast Company looks at a Cornell Tech student startup project to bring transparency to heatlhcare costs.
Cornell tech professor pries open medicine
A profile of Professor Deborah Estrin and her work at Cornell Tech with small data.
Building a Better Tech School
An early look at Cornell Tech's first students on campus.