Left of the dial, between KQED and UC Berkeley’s KALX, is a community radio station with deep roots. KPOO 89.5 FM, one of the few remaining non-commercial terrestrial radio stations in the city, has managed to vibrate at a uniquely San Francisco frequency while similar stations have tuned out.
Arts & Culture
Upbeat boogaloo and the more diverse, romantic Latin soul were revolutionary, socially conscious, and dancefloor-ready. The music absolutely took over the northern boroughs’ youth culture, which was often plagued by gangs, poverty, and racism that were the prelude to New York City’s near bankruptcy in 1975.
A growing number of startups are building high tech, DIY, and upscale devices that target people who aren’t intimidated by bringing new technologies to private places. Entering into the multi-billion dollar adult toy market may pose a number of unique challenges, but several developers and executives think the time is ripe for a sexy sea change.
The maker movement is helping to redefine manufacturing in New York City and around the world, a panel of city officials and industry experts said last month at MakerCon. The advent of smaller production volumes, collective workspaces, and refined equipment is paving the way for a 21st century Industrial Revolution, they said. “I think a […]