Abandoning the Electoral College Would Remake Campaign Spending A direct-vote system could have a sizeable impact on the behaviors of voters and candidates. Based on the research of Brett Gordon and Wesley Hartmann Yevgenia Nayberg If you live in a state like New York or Wyoming, you could easily go this entire election season without seeing a single TV ad for a presidential candidate. The states are so solidly blue or red that candidates largely do not bother trying to sway voters there.
Two winning teams, Stylsize and TaxiTreats, were selected from a highly competitive and diverse pool of applicants, with more than business ideas submitted from 62 countries. TaxiTreats is developing a vending machine to be used in taxicabs, and Stylsize is developing an app for online clothes shoppers to visualize how the clothing fits.
Stylsize is developing a mobile and web app with a convenient solution for out-of-store and online apparel purchases. TaxiTreats is developing a vending machine for taxicabs which aims to improve the passenger experience and increase the profitability of owning a NYC taxi medallion.
Each team will also receive six months of free office space at a still to be determined New York City location.
As part of the NYC Next Idea program, the members of the six finalist teams spent the last week visiting New York City and attending informational panels from corporate and immigration lawyers as well as Angel Investor, David Rose. The six finalist plans were: International Track Prevision Camera from University of Economics in Prague Company is developing an intelligent and stand-alone camera embedded with analytical software.
The fully automated software is able to interpret mood, number, gender, age, and facial expressions to provide real-time marketing analytics when a person is looking at an advertisement. TaxiTreats aims to improve the passenger experience and increase the profitability of owning a NYC taxi medallion.
All proceeds will fund free workshops for children aimed at nurturing creative thinking, innovation, leadership and team building through design education and art. Chastity Farrell, Miroslava Rybanska, and Maria Sulikova The NYC Next Idea competition raises the visibility of New York City as an international center for innovation and entrepreneurship while showcasing talent from some of the top business and engineering schools from around the world.
Last year, NYC Next Idea featured two tracks, one for graduate students and one for undergraduate students. The graduate track winner VerifEyed, from Czech Technical University in Prague, provides a software product that, in the age of Adobe Photoshop, is capable of verifying whether or not a digital image has been modified, reliably and in a fraction of a second.
The product has uses for insurance companies, banks, online auction sites, and even online dating sites to detect fraud through digital photographs. The undergraduate track winner ReFleX, from University of British Columbia in Vancouver, developed a flexible and affordable multi-patient wireless heart monitoring system that can be implemented in clinics or hospitals of any size.
With a network of nine incubators around the City, the Administration is providing low-cost office space, as well as training and networking opportunities, to hundreds of start-ups and small businesses.
World to NYC is another initiative which seeks to promote trade and investment between New York City and the global economy.The global financial crisis, brewing for a while, really started to show its effects in the middle of and into Around the world stock markets have fallen, large financial institutions have collapsed or been bought out, and governments in even the wealthiest nations have had to come up with rescue packages to bail out their financial systems.
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