The New Yorker Launches a New Online Hub for Science and Technology PR Newswire NEW YORK, April 2, 2013 NEW YORK, April 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The New Yorker's new online hub for science and technology coverage and commentary launches today on newyorker.com.The hub will feature science and tech content from the magazine, as well as original Web content from Michael Specter, Ken Auletta, John Seabrook, Gareth Cook, Tim Wu, Elizabeth Kolbert, and many others, on a new blog called Elements. Special features on the site include a photo of the day, which will highlight the most fascinating photography in tech and science; the weekly "Object of Interest," which will tell the story behind an important object in the technology or science space, and links to classicNew Yorkerstories about science and technology. Siemens is the exclusive launch sponsor of the hub and the Elements blog. Today's posts include Ken Auletta on the next revolution in phones; Michael Specter on whether we should be able to patent genes; Maria Bustillos on Bitcoin and the world economy; Elizabeth Kolbert on what to expect this drought season; and, in our first "Object of Interest" feature, Matt Buchanan on the first "smart-watch." Visit the science and technology hub here: http://www.newyorker.com/tech Visit the Elements blog here: http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/elements About Newyorker.com Newyorker.comcombines the sensibility, voice, and look ofThe New Yorkerwith the up-to-the-minute speed of the Internet. With original audio, video, photography, cartoons, and at least a dozen new articles each day, newyorker.com delves deeply into stories and offers timely coverage and analysis of breaking news and cultural events. Traffic to newyorker.com is at an all-time high: the site saw 9.6 million unique visitors in January, 2013, up 111% from the prior year, and thirty-three million page views in January, 2013, up 74% from the prior year.New newyorker.com channels and features added in 2012 includethe Political Scene hub, the Health Care hub, theHumor Channel, thePage-Turner blog, a revampedPhoto Booth blog, theDaily Cartoon feature, and the new blog from our archives,Double Take. About Siemens Siemens Corporation is a U.S. subsidiary of Siemens AG, a global powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering, operating in the industry, energy, health-care, infrastructure, and cities sectors. For more than a hundred and sixty years, Siemens has built a reputation for leading-edge innovation and the quality of its products, services, and solutions. Siemens in the U.S. reported revenue of around $22 billion and employs approximately sixty thousand people throughout all fifty states and Puerto Rico. For more information on Siemens in the United States, visit www.usa.siemens.com. SOURCE Newyorker.com Website: http://www.newyorker.com Contact: Alexa Cassanos, The New Yorker, (212) 286-6591, or Cappi Williamson, The New Yorker, (212) 286-7936, or Ashley Bahnken, The New Yorker, (212) 286-5996
The New Yorker Launches a New Online Hub for Science and Technology
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