Can Mark Zuckerberg Fix Facebook Before. - The New Yorker.
The Bauhaus. The Bauhaus school was founded in Weimar in 1919 by Walter Gropius (1883— 1969), an architect who felt that it was his duty to be involved in the community. Keen to share his conviction that there was no need for a conflict of interests to arise between art and technology, Gropius wanted members of the Bauhaus to under-take constructive action that would create a new visual.
But as Richard Rorty presciently observed in a New York Times op-ed in 1997, a high-minded, unpatriotic left will not manage to get much done, and will be despised by other Americans for its lack of simple civic sentiment. Rorty distinguished between the old union-led left that he and I shared, and that achieved practical improvements, with the new, academic left that tries to “stay as angry.
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The city of New York contains more than 20,000 acres of forests and wetlands, a fact that even many New Yorkers might not realize. Sarah Charlop-Powers ’09 M.E.M. is trying to change that: her nonprofit is working to restore and conserve these natural spaces — and to get more city residents outdoors.
In Zuckerberg’s case, the setting was Dobbs Ferry, New York, a Westchester County suburb twenty-five miles north of New York City. His mother, Karen Kempner, grew up in Queens; on a blind date.
April 7, 2001 Eternal Egypt: Masterworks of Ancient Art from The British Museum will provide a unique opportunity to view more than 140 masterpieces from the extraordinary holdings of The British Museum. The presentation at the Brooklyn Museum of Art, from November 23 through February 24, 2002, will be the only Northeast venue of this exhibition, drawn from one of the most important.
The New York State Assembly Tenement House Committee report of 1894 surveyed 8,000 buildings with approximately 255,000 residents and found New York to be the most densely populated city in the world, at an average of 143 people per acre, with part of the Lower East Side having 800 residents per acre, an area denser than Bombay. The committee used both charts and photographs in their report.