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Steve  Lohr

Steve Lohr
Technology Reporter | Fellow, The New York Times | Brown Institute for Media Innovation at Columbia University

Website | @SteveLohr

Steve Lohr reports on technology, business and economics. He was a foreign correspondent for the Times for a decade and served brief stints as an editor, before covering technology, starting in the early 1990s.

In 2013, he was part of the team awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting “for its penetrating look into business practices by Apple and other technology companies that illustrates the darker side of a changing global economy for workers and consumers.”

He has written for magazines including The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic Monthly and The Washington Monthly. He is the author of a history of computer programming, “Go To: The Story of the Math Majors, Bridge Players, Engineers, Chess Wizards, Maverick Scientists and Iconoclasts — The Programmers Who Created the Software Revolution” (Basic Books, 2001; paperback, 2002). Read more, here.

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Data Science Beekman Parlor - Sutton North
Moderated by:
Steve Lohr (The New York Times | Brown Institute for Media Innovation at Columbia University)
Panelists:
Chris Wiggins (hackNY/Columbia), Yann LeCun (NYU), Deborah Estrin (Cornell NYC Tech)
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What can Data Science do for NYC? What can NYC do for Data Science? Deborah Estrin, first faculty member at CornellTech NYC, Chris Wiggins, cofounder of hackNY and member of the Institute for Data Sciences and Engineering at Columbia, and Yann Lecun, Director of the Center for Data Science at NYU, will answer these questions and more about the current and future of Data Science in NYC. Read more.

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