“NYC schools are now the MOST segregated schools in the country. Open data enabled people to segregate even though we know that this has serious long-term social and individual repercussions” – Toward Accountability – Data & Society: Points
Bordr exhibition at Queens Museum in New York City. Explore methods of investigating and transforming political and metaphorical borders. Runs November 21st to December 31st, 2015.
“Central Park is now a gleaming jewel thanks to $700 million in private investments, and two years ago a hedge fund manager — who lives in a mansion steps from the park — gave $100 million to shine it further. Private money now covers 75 percent of the park’s annual operating budget” – The Billionaires’… Continue reading The Billionaires’ Park – NYTimes.com
“A declining public sector, burdened by budget cuts, creates a vacuum for imaginative civic leadership that is being filled by a new class of Medicis. Things are going to get a lot worse, too. Nondefense discretionary federal spending will fall to its lowest level in modern history by 2017, leaving Washington less able to finance… Continue reading The Billionaires’ Park – NYTimes.com