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Archive for June, 2012

Cadillac Introduces the XTS

Last week, I was invited to an event at the Classic Car Club to see the introduction of the new Cadillac XTS. While the Cadillac XTS looked sleeker than its predecessors, and had all the amenities that one would expect in a car of Cadillac’s pedigree, it was the technology integrated into the Cadillac that enamored me.

Road To the 2013 NY Marathon: New York Giants Run of Champions 5K

On Sunday, The New York Road Runners and the New York Giants held their inaugural 5K at the Meadowlands Sports complex. A hot, sunny June day to take to the New Jersey parking lots, roads, and astroturf.

Review: LEGO Heavy Weapons

From the age of thirteen, Jack Streat has been creating realistic weapons out of LEGO and posting them to the Internet. His YouTube videos have racked up hundreds of thousands of views each and has created a following online. Now, at the age of 17, No Starch Press has released a book on how to create some of his LEGO creations in LEGO Heavy Weapons, where the reader can “build working replicas of four of the world’s most impressive guns.”

Venture Beat “Techies” Are Not For Techies

In late May, Venture Beat asked “Who are the top New York City tech influencers?” to announce their “Top Silicon Alley Techie” award. The problem is that they were seeking people who were influencers in the New York tech scene, not actual tech people who create the tech in question.