Tag Archives: New York

Could open source software save New York City’s bike share program?

A bike share program that was supposed to be launched last summer in New York City has come to a halt due to software related issues. I can’t help but think that if the software was open source, these problems would have been easily resolved, eliminating worrisome delays.

This past August, Mayor Bloomburg said “The software doesn’t work,” responding to questions about why the bike-share program is on hold. Now, according to a post in the New York Times, flooding and damage from Hurricane Sandy has caused further setbacks. Continue reading

Big Blue D Sacks McNabb (video)

Last weekend, we enjoyed the Washington Redskins at New York Giants football game in New Meadowlands Stadium (December 5, 2010). It was cold, mid 30’s with a wind chill in the high 20’s. But that didn’t stop us from having a blast seeing the Giants dominate the Redskins.

Merri Beth and Jason ready to watch the NY Giants play

Merri Beth and Jason ready to watch the New York Giants play

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