8 Tips I Wish I Knew When I Was a Freshman at SU

8 Tips I Wish I Knew When I Was a Freshman at SU

August 31st is quickly approaching, and we all know what that means: time to replace that Netflix bookmark with your favorite textbook ...


Snapchat Emojis - Those Hearts and Smiley Faces - EXPLAINED

I do my fair share of Snapchatting, and found that a recent update to the app introduced emojis into the Snapchat experience. Were you ...

‘WeBid’: Startup to Offer Indonesian Spices, Food Ingredients

'WeBid': Startup to Offer Indonesian Spices, Food Ingredients

If you're visiting any big city in the United States, you'll find various restaurants that offer international meals ranging from Italian, to ...

NFL Plans Twitter Use to Deliver Game-Day Highlights

NFL Plans Twitter Use to Deliver Game-Day Highlights

We all have had that sporting event where we have relied on Twitter for updates. Many times we hope that there will be ...

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High-Speed Internet Access: Dr. Garcia-Murillo's PSC Testimony

(Editor’s Note: School of Information Studies Professor Martha Garcia-Murillo, an expert in global telecommunications access policy and regulations, provided testimony to the New ...

8 Tips I Wish I Knew When I Was a Freshman at SU

8 Tips I Wish I

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Snapchat Emojis - Those Hearts

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‘WeBid’: Startup to Offer Indonesian Spices, Food Ingredients

'WeBid': Startup to Offer Indonesian

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NFL Plans Twitter Use to Deliver Game-Day Highlights

NFL Plans Twitter Use to

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Networks Speed 3D illustration.

High-Speed Internet Access: Dr. Garcia-Murillo's

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| July 31, 2015

Tech Meetup: #LaunchHour Chats Up ‘Intellectual Property’ Topic


Call it the best way to spend your lunch hour. #Launchhour — a featured meetup by the Syracuse Tech Meetup group–invites techies, entrepreneurs and anyone interested in the local startup scene to discuss tech topics, business development, and startup growth at its events. Earlier this month, the #LaunchHour Meetup topic was “Intellectual Property: Patents, Trademarks, → Read More

| July 29, 2015

Startup Roundup: ExPrep Plans MS Excel Training App


If used to its fullest capacity, the application Microsoft Excel has the potential to help solve great problems with managing information. Yet, most high school and college students only know how to compute some basic functions or maybe create some tables in Excel. It seems that for many of these information-age members, it’s hard to  decipher → Read More

| July 27, 2015

Tech Meets Taste: Celebrating Tech, Startups, and Syracuse


Tech Meets Taste is a summer event unlike any other in this region. Held annually at the Tech Garden in downtown Syracuse, it’s an evening that brings together people and places in tech, business, and food from around the community. “Originally, the question was, ‘How do we merge business with local and independent businesses in Syracuse,” said → Read More

| July 24, 2015

Startup Grind Features Alumnus Wills Mahoney of ‘Plowz and Mowz’

This month, the Startup Grind Syracuse event featured Wills Mahoney, a co-founder of Plowz & Mowz, an app-managed company that offers “on-demand snow plowing and lawn mowing,” according to its site. The event featured a one-on-one interview between Tony Kershaw, the Syracuse Startup Grind director, and Mahoney at WCNY studios. Wills Mahoney has an knack → Read More

| July 22, 2015

Jailbreaking: Adding Features to Your iOS Device

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iOS is one of the most popular operating systems people have on their phones, much due to the popularity of Apple devices. However, it is also always accompanied by many complaints about the software, such as, bugs, design flaws, and lack of functionalities. However, there’s a trend that’s been around for a while that fixes → Read More

| July 20, 2015

Introducing DoodleBook: A New Tool for Digital Learning

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(Editor’s note: Kyra Leanne Nay, author of this post, is a May 2015 graduate of the School of Information Studies master’s degree program in Library and Information Science – School Media. She was a research assistant on the DoodleBook project during her studies, researching and writing all the topics for the site, plus coordinating the work → Read More

| July 17, 2015

Darkode – Small Part of the Dark Web – Disabled by FBI, Others

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US Justice Department Officials and several levels of law enforcement in Pittsburgh this week took strides to shut down Darkode–an organization of Internet hackers who use malware and spyware to commit cyber crimes. On July 15, 28 people charged with being connected to Darkode were arrested, according to Pittsburgh’s US Attorney David Hickton. In a press → Read More

| July 16, 2015

Hero4 Session: The Newest (and Smallest) of the GoPro Family


The widely popular camera company GoPro has extended its HD videocamera family with the smallest and most powerful camera yet–the Hero4 Session. The new cubical camera is smaller than any of its predecessors, only reaching 1.5 inches on each side. While the camera is almost half as small as the other cameras in the GoPro → Read More

| July 13, 2015

IT Upgrades: Workplace Bane or Competitive Advantage?

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I have spent most of my career in information technology (IT), with the last 19 years as chief information officer (CIO) of the company where I worked. Through those years, I saw a lot of change.  Our department’s name changed from Data Processing (DP), to Management Information Systems (MIS), to Information Services (IS), to Information → Read More

| July 8, 2015

Brain Data, Applied Summer Research, iSchool Internships

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(Editor’s Note: This post was written by Sarah Bratt, a recent graduate of the master’s degree program in Library and Information Science at the School of Information Studies at Syracuse University. She’s now working at the SU M.I.N.D. lab.)  P.S. – If you’re interested in the lab, there’s an open event on Thursday, July 9 from 9 → Read More