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To Pivot or To Persevere: 3 Student Sandbox Teams Decide

Earlier this month, student entrepreneurs showcased the products and services that they developed over the summer as part of the Syracuse Student Sandbox's Demo ...

5 To Try: Your Weekly App Discovery Guide

5 To Try: Your Weekly App Discovery Guide

This week, since my iPhone is not cooperating (the home button fell off!), I'm concentrating on Web tools.  Let's get started! Canva (Desktop + ...

LinkedIn’s Field of Study Explorer: Career Options Illuminated

LinkedIn's Field of Study Explorer: Career Options Illuminated

I learned a lesson several years ago when running Syracuse University's alumni networking program. Field of study usually has little correlation to what ...

Pinterest Conversations, Facebook [Satire] Tag, And More: Social Media RoundUp

Pinterest Conversations, Facebook [Satire] Tag, And More: Social Media RoundUp

Editor’s Note: The Social Media RoundUp is a biweekly feature of Information Space. This post has been delayed because I just got ...

Ferguson Library: A Place for Community Amidst the Chaos

Ferguson Library: A Place for Community Amidst the Chaos

Editor's Note: This post originally appeared on Virtual Dave....Real Blog. I have never been to Ferguson. I have never been to the Ferguson ...

Demo Day. via @iSchoolSU

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5 To Try: Your Weekly App Discovery Guide

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LinkedIn’s Field of Study Explorer: Career Options Illuminated

LinkedIn's Field of Study Explorer:

Posted by Kelly Lux on Aug 25, 20143
Pinterest Conversations, Facebook [Satire] Tag, And More: Social Media RoundUp

Pinterest Conversations, Facebook [Satire] Tag,

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Ferguson Library: A Place for Community Amidst the Chaos

Ferguson Library: A Place for

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| August 8, 2014

Preparing for IoT: A Guide For Businesses, Organizations

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In this four-part series, #SUInternetOfThings, we have been breaking down what the Internet Of Things (IoT) is based on, per a report by the Pew Research Internet Project. In the first post, we discussed how IoT would impact our current Internet by thoroughly describing the various technological changes that may take place in the next → Read More

| August 7, 2014

Aspiring Product Manager? Here’s Advice from the Pros

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  When I graduate, I want to work in Product Management. This is a career path that is not very popular among iSchool students. Every time I broach the subject, my classmates either confuse it with Project Management, or simply stare at me. To save myself from any further awkward situations, and gain a better understanding of → Read More

| August 6, 2014

Bitcoin and New York’s Attempt at ‘BitLicensing’

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New York recently became the first state to propose regulations to the online currency Bitcoin. Benjamin M. Lawsky, the superintendent of New York’s Department of Financial Services, announced a plan to create regulations for bitcoin companies based in the state. Bitcoin businesses that buy, sell, and store bitcoins would be required to have a license → Read More

| August 5, 2014

Finding @HiddenCash – A Social Adventure

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Like many other Syracuse students, I am spending the summer in New York City. Hordes of kids from around the world are here working internships to build up experience in hopes of landing a job after graduation. Some internships pay surprisingly well, others pay less than nothing. Either way, the stereotypical intern loves nothing more than → Read More

| August 4, 2014

What’s Next for Dre Beats As Part of Apple?

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The entertainment world was surprised when Tim Cook of Apple decided to buy the world’s most respected loudspeaker/headphone company, Dre Beats. When Apple came up with its headphones for the iPod, over a decade ago, the product was considered then as the best audio output device ever. So looking at this acquisition, it really is not too surprising → Read More

| August 1, 2014

Concur + Airbnb + Uber: Transforming Business Travel

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Business expense and travel management company Concur has announced some new partnerships that should enable users to better manage expenses across a wider range of businesses. Those partnerships, with startups Airbnb and Uber, are designed to put Concur in a better position as the world of business travel changes. Integrating with those companies isn’t just about appealing → Read More

| July 31, 2014

Snapchat’s Road to Monetization, Already at a $10B Valuation

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Evan Spiegel, CEO of Snapchat, turned down an offer from Facebook to buy the company for $3 billion last November. Casual. The CEO claimed he was confident that Snapchat could do better and was not ready to be acquired.  At the time, critics thought he was crazy to turn down such a generous valuation but → Read More

| July 30, 2014

5 Reasons Not to Hate Celebrity Kickstarters

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When I received an email from Rolling Stone saying Neil Young was running a Kickstarter, I thought, “I wonder how many other celebrities have used Kickstarter..?’ I found plenty of them. But much to my surprise, there are many more negative stories about this trend than positive ones. Let’s take a brief look at this trend, → Read More

| July 29, 2014

Public Libraries Will Survive Despite Amazon’s Kindle Unlimited

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Can I tell you why I’m so excited about Amazon’s Kindle Unlimited service? Because, aside from all my publications with academic presses and journals, I am an independent publisher. My book, Expect More, was published as a physical copy and digital copy through Amazon’s tools. What’s better, I’m automatically part of Kindle Unlimited, and maybe → Read More

| July 28, 2014

LA Summer Internship: Weeks 8 and 9

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It’s hard to believe that I’ve already been in Los Angeles two months. Time really does fly! With my summer internship at Farm League winding down, I’ve decided to start tackling a rather large project of my own… and make plans to go on a little road trip too! As always, if you have any → Read More