Night Vision

Went out to the 69th Street Wharf here in Sorrentinostan, a.k.a. Bay Ridge, Brooklyn with Nicole last night to have a look at Manhattan from down here. The first snapshot (basic iPhone stuff)  shows WTC1 lit from half way up & the surrounding dark of lower Manhattan (the big lights on the right are the Owls Head Wastewater Treatment Plant.) The second, 180 degrees in the opposite direction, shows … Read more Night Vision

Drone Economy for NYC?

This forwarded by friend John Maas, from the Beirut-based paper Al Akhbar English: New York to Host Israel’s Top Drone Lab  On December 19, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced the establishment of a 2 million square foot engineering and applied sciences university campus in the heart of New York City. The New York-based Cornell University and the Technion, Israel’s Institute of Technology, were chosen to oversee the new institution. … Read more Drone Economy for NYC?