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KB3001
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re: New York plans $2 billion tech campus
KB3001   12/29/2011 1:16:13 PM
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BY 2043 not on 2043. The project will be ongoing...

docdivakar
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re: New York plans $2 billion tech campus
docdivakar   12/28/2011 9:43:33 PM
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Remember, $5M goes longer in China, more if Stanford has local partners which is most likely; you can hire more researchers for that sum in China than in the US. More over, many US universities are going abroad since the global improvements in educational standards (especially in Asia) is giving schools a run for their money! So a presence overseas has become a basic tenet for many US top schools. MP Divakar

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re: New York plans $2 billion tech campus
docdivakar   12/28/2011 9:38:07 PM
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Well, we in the Silicon Valley came to know about this from a completely different context -that of Stanford'd decision not to go forward with this. Apparently Stanford had proposed a $2.5 billion campus on Roosevelt Island to be built over 30 years which is way too long in my opinion: http://www.businessweek.com/news/2011-12-19/stanford-pulls-out-of-nyc-competition-for-engineering-campus.html MP Divakar

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re: New York plans $2 billion tech campus
resistion   12/23/2011 2:02:09 AM
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It clearly should be targeted for higher general education rather than "tech". It would be too late to address the situation for the next five years. Also, they should build the bridges to Roosevelt Island from Manhattan and Queens to enable more convenient access.

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re: New York plans $2 billion tech campus
agk   12/22/2011 1:00:13 PM
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Thank you for the informaton.I am delighted so much that they plan and build it over a long period of time.This wil apply every pico level information for the best teaching learning environment.

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re: New York plans $2 billion tech campus
Ogemaniac   12/22/2011 8:12:15 AM
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Feeney got rich taking advantage of tax arbitrage, not by creating anything. Worse yet, the reason his business jumped out in front of the competition was that his firm DFS, was given exclusive rights over duty-free in Hawaii, allowing him to milk rich Japanese to the max. So go ahead. Cheer capitalism...but not in this case.

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ibm221   12/22/2011 12:11:50 AM
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$5M=RMB35M, almost similar as $35M in US. (a Peking U faculty makes ~ $10K per year.) good enough for a language centre.

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re: New York plans $2 billion tech campus
goafrit   12/21/2011 8:46:50 PM
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I doubt if we will have the courses by then. That is too long a plan for it to be relevant.

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re: New York plans $2 billion tech campus
pixies   12/21/2011 6:54:46 PM
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"...and Stanford is building a $5 million research center on the campus of Peking University in Beijing." What can you with $5M for a research center?

nicolas.mokhoff
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re: New York plans $2 billion tech campus
nicolas.mokhoff   12/21/2011 5:37:28 PM
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This is an overall $2 billion project for Technion and Cornell and will take time to complete; NYC is providing the land and up to $100 million in infrastructure improvements. It's a win-win situation for both universities.

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