Hack Dibner Finals

Hack Dibner is a design contest hosted by NYU Tandon’s Bern Dibner Library. Students have been challenged to develop and present an idea that will improve user experience within NYU libraries through the use of technology. Finalists will be presenting their projects on December 3rd, from 3PM-6PM at MAGNET (2 MetroTech Center 8th Floor). These presentations are open to the entire NYU community.  As members of the Dibner Library community, we wanted to extend a direct invitation to join us for these presentations. Winners will…

Exciting Upcoming Opportunities

Women4Climate Tech Challenge Autodesk launched the Women4Climate Tech Challenge, a global competition designed to spark innovation and accelerate climate solutions from women in the tech community. Winners will receive a fellowship, support and acceleration from C40 and its partners, and the opportunity to have their project implemented in C40 cities. Apply by November 30.  Global Social Venture Competition The Global Social Venture Competition is a startup competition for early-stage ventures using technology for good that have social and/or environmental…

Intervention Series: Count Down!

     In Spring 2018, CAIRN, a tangible apparatus to visualize interactions in the MakerSpace was created as part of a research project led by Anne-Laure Fayard and Victoria Bill and the Design Lab @ NYU Tandon MakerSpace. We learned a ton from this first experiment and this fall decided to experiment further. In this spirit of experimentation and rapid prototyping, we decided to create Intervention Series, a set of three short interactive installations aiming at…

Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2019

Applications are now open for the 2019 Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge, which is aimed at current students or recent graduates with a technology solution that can help solve the world’s most pressing societal and environmental problems. This opportunity should be of interest to anyone working on a project that could make a positive impact on critical human needs like water and food security, healthcare, education, accessibility, or environmental sustainability. Please read more about the competition, which has…

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