Last week the Boyle Software family got together for a party (as we do). The reasons for gathering were endless – to celebrate the start of a new season, to catch up with coworkers, customers and old friends. But perhaps the biggest reason of all: an empty floor at our 42 W 24th office before construction begins.Continue reading
Last week I took an MTA bus for the first time in a few years and was reminded how slow it is to get anywhere by bus in nyc. It seemed to take forever to go even a few stops and let’s not mention how late I was to meet my friend for dinner.Continue reading
The past two weeks have delivered two new product rollouts from the teams over at Google. One announcement comes out a little quieter, while the other has been long anticipated and sees the tech giant enter into an industry for the first time. Both show significant moves being made by Google to innovate within new spaces.Continue reading
The Open Source NYC meetup group hosted their February meeting at the Boyle Software Chelsea office last night.
Despite the snow there was a decent turnout to kick off a new open source initiative.Continue reading
In a New York Times article titled The Hard Part of Computer Science? Getting Into Class the author brings to light a very serious issue – universities and colleges across the country are turning away students who want to study computer science.
By now we’ve all heard the news about Amazon splitting it’s HQ2 between Long Island City, New York and Crystal City, Virginia. While the split was certainly unexpected, it should come as no surprise that this decision was one driven by talent.
In a further justification of this decision being a good bet for Jeff Bezos & Co, Forrester Research just released an independent report that shows New York City has more tech workers than any other city in the country. The 333,000 tech workers in NYC beat out San Francisco by 23,000.