Lon Levy

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The Consumer Reports 10-Minute Digital Privacy Tuneup

There's a lot you can do to protect your personal information when you go online, whether you're using a smartphone or a laptop, and whether you're …

Information Systems

Why We Need to Pick Up Alvin Toffler’s Torch

More than 40 years ago, Alvin Toffler, a writer who had fashioned himself into one of the first futurists, warned that the accelerating pace of technological change would soon make us all sick. He called the sickness “future shock,” which he described in his totemic book of the same name, published …


Written By January 2016

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Holiday Windows in NYC: Pictures

Tinder and the Dawn of the “Dating Apocalypse”

As romance gets swiped from the screen, some twentysomethings aren’t liking what they see.<p>It’s a balmy night in Manhattan’s financial district, and at a sports bar called Stout, everyone is Tindering. The tables are filled with young women and men who’ve been chasing money and deals on Wall Street …


Why half of N.J. was pummeled by storms, and the other half spared


OldNYC shows 40,000 historical images from the New York Public Library's Milstein Collection on a map. Find photos of your apartment, work, or …

New York Public Library

The Subway Line That Changed Brooklyn Is Turning 100

It was the first subway line to go south of Prospect Park. You know it as the B, J, M, Z, L, N, R and Q lines. But in 1915, it was the BMT — the Brooklyn Manhattan Transit Corporation. It was the city's second subway line, built during the so-called Dual Contract period — when two different …