I still ♥ this helluva town

I still ♥ this helluva town

East Side, West Side, all around the mayor, New York has opened up. I’m a New Yorker. I love New York. Even if the taxes are as high as an elephant’s eye. Even if the song title becomes “It’s a New York State of Crime.” Where else can you live? Scratch-Your-Butt, Ark? One room in … Read more

Adobe taps former Pixel exec to build a universal camera app

Adobe taps former Pixel exec to build a universal camera app

After leaving Google in March, Marc Levoy, the imaging expert who helped create some of the Pixel lineup’s most important computational photography features, has landed at Adobe. In an email, the Photoshop-maker said Levoy will “spearhead company-wide technology initiatives focused on computational photography and emerging products, centered on the concept of a universal camera app.” Precisely … Read more

Why The Hell Is Robinson Cano Batting Third?

Robinson Cano

Robinson Cano The Mets lost both exhibition games to the Yankees over the weekend, but they mean next to nothing. On a brand new episode of the “Amazin’ But True” podcast with Nelson Figueroa and I, we recap the short series. Some Mets and Yankees fans tend to overreact when their two teams play each … Read more

Rich Americans spew more carbon pollution at home than poor

Wealthier neighborhoods can claim a greater share of pollution primarily because they have larger homes.

Rich Americans produce nearly 25% more heat-trapping gases than poorer people at home, according to a comprehensive study of U.S. residential carbon footprints. Scientists studied 93 million housing units in the nation to analyze how much greenhouse gases are being spewed in different locations and by income, according to a study published Monday in the … Read more