NYC Media Lab collaborated with Viacom’s New Experience Team (NEXT) for the Viacom Virtual Reality Fellowship that took place in summer 2016. Viacom NEXT, led by Chaki Ng, with Rob Ruffler and David Liu, is focusing intensely on VR. The Fellowship was a way to foster a sharing of techniques with young talent from local NYC universities where there is tremendous interest and enthusiasm for rapid prototyping in VR.
In preparation for Bloomberg LP’s first annual Data for Good Exchange (D4GX) conference, the company sought to secure a variety of paper submissions from universities across America. D4GX explores how innovation in data science can re-shape education, environmental planning, public health and government policies.