Annie McDonough

New York City’s new chief technology officer, John Paul Farmer.
John Paul Farmer, New York City’s new chief technology officer, on his goals for the job.
Personality
personality
The New York State Capitol in Albany.
Sen. Kevin Thomas’s New York Privacy Act and state Sen. Diane Savino’s Dependent Worker Act are among the bills stalled until next session.
Policy
policy
high school
The legislation would prohibit elementary and secondary schools from purchasing biometric technology until July 1, 2022.
Policy
policy
Tiffany Cabán speaks during a Queens District Attorney candidates forum at St. John's University.
The New York Times editorial board endorsed insurgent newcomer Tiffany Cabán for Queens DA. But what does their stamp of approval really do for a candidate?
News & Politics
article
airbnb search
New York City’s Office of Special Enforcement is filing a suit against 13 people and entities that the city says turned housing units in 36 buildings into illegal rentals.
Policy
policy
Uber app.
Both labor and industry are fighting the 11th-hour legislation.
Policy
policy
State Sen. Jessica Ramos at a rally advocating for the legalization of e-bike usage in Albany.
New language would allow municipalities to decide e-scooter rules, but the bill faces a tight deadline before the end of session.
Policy
policy
DoITT’s failure to stop a preventable bug from crashing the city’s official wireless network prevented the city from remotely controlling 12,000 traffic lights.
Some see his resignation as the result of DoITT’s failure to stop a preventable bug from crashing the city’s official wireless network.
Policy
policy
Should New Yorkers be concerned by potential 5G health concerns?
As New York gets closer to deploying next-generation wireless networks, some are raising red flags.
Policy
policy
A Brooklyn view of the Manhattan Bridge.
A new report reveals that Brooklyn has been second only to San Francisco in the growth of startups.
Policy
policy
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