Report – New linkNYC Kiosks Operational: 8th Avenue between 52nd and 58th Streets

By Leticia Ferreira De Souza Recently, Murilo, Manuel, and I went to the new linkNYC kiosks (links) on 8th Avenue, between 52nd and 58th streets. It is very interesting to see the development of the project and, especially in that location, it was nice to see how they are taking the paid phones out and installing links … Continue reading Report – New linkNYC Kiosks Operational: 8th Avenue between 52nd and 58th Streets

Report – Newly Operational linkNYC Kiosks Between 24th and 27th Streets

A few days ago Letícia and I went out to inspect more newly operational linkNYC kiosks in Manhattan, on Third Avenue between 24th and 27th Streets. We took team member Sean's advice in terms of his recommendations for follow-up exploration, focusing particularly on the web browser's content filtering mechanism, what the kiosk's touchscreen does when it is not being used, and whether or not the kiosk seemed to be … Continue reading Report – Newly Operational linkNYC Kiosks Between 24th and 27th Streets

First Impressions – Newly Deployed linkNYC Kiosks in Manhattan

This is a first installment of an ongoing documentation series, where Public Interactives Research Team will observe linkNYC kiosks being installed and brought into operational mode. The roll-out process began during late December and early January, where there are now a few operational and non-operational kiosks in place along Third Avenue, between 14th street and 92nd street, in the east … Continue reading First Impressions – Newly Deployed linkNYC Kiosks in Manhattan