Apple Lovers, Rev Your Engines: Cars are Coming

Apple Lovers, Rev Your Engines: Cars are Coming

Although no rumors have been confirmed, the idea that an Apple car is in the works has floated around the web and ...

Black Mirror Moments: TV Show Reflects Technology’s Effects

Black Mirror Moments: TV Show Reflects Technology's Effects

Re-animation, taking photos with your mind, ransom threats that deal with a pig and viral videos. With those themelines, Black Mirror has been ...

An Introduction to Data Visualization And Its Tools

An Introduction to Data Visualization And Its Tools

Author’s Note - This post is adapted from a presentation given at the iSchool at Syracuse University on February 6, 2015. You ...

A Librarian’s Thoughts on the TV Show “The Librarians”

A Librarian's Thoughts on the TV Show The Librarians

Could TNT's The Librarians be good for business? It has taken me awhile to get around to watching TNT's The Librarians. Not because ...

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Data Roundup: The United States Hires Its First Chief Data Scientist

This was a big week for data science as President Obama appointed the United States' first Chief Data Scientist - DJ Patil. ...

Apple Lovers, Rev Your Engines: Cars are Coming

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Data Roundup: The United States

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| February 12, 2015

Join InfoSpace as a Student Blogger!

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Syracuse University students, this is an opportunity for you, regardless of status or major. About Information Space We’ve been publishing posts by mostly students, but also by faculty, staff, alumni and friends on topics in the Information field, Monday through Friday, year-round, since September 2011. We’ve had student bloggers hired into full-time positions and internships, → Read More

| February 10, 2015

7 Questions With an LIS Professor: Jill Hurst-Wahl

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(Editor’s Note: This is the third in a series of posts profiling the iSchool’s Library and Information Science faculty. Check out previous 7 Question posts with R. David Lankes and Renee F. Hill) Jill Hurst-Wahl is the ultimate connector. Need to know about a conference and/or about conference etiquette (essential for the newbie)? Ask Jill. Need to → Read More

| February 9, 2015

Graduate School Scholarships, Tuition and Loans: What to Consider

Scholarships, Tuitions and Loans

In the U.S. higher education system it is hard to argue with the point that graduate school is expensive. Getting a master’s degree is a ticket for advancement in a profession, but the costs of living, tuition, fees, textbooks, and other educational expenses can mount up over the two or more years that graduate school → Read More

| February 5, 2015

An iSchool Perspective on Technology Education

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From the point in my career when I was a software engineer all the way to the present one of the most vexing professional questions has always been, “How do you keep up with the rapid pace of change in Information Technology?” One of my former Ph.D. students and the coauthor of Information Nation, Indira → Read More

| February 4, 2015

Startup Roundup: Contact

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Recently, we started providing information about some of the entries in Student Startup Madness (SSM). According to the official website, SSM is a national tournament-style competition for college student digital media startups. From entries across the nation, 64 teams are chosen, then 32, then the competition finale is the “Entrepreneurial Eight” national finals at South by Southwest → Read More

| February 3, 2015

Startup Roundup: SU Duo Launching ‘HoundDog’

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Student Startup Madness (SSM), a national tournament-style competition for college student digital media startups, announced earlier this month that 64 startup teams from across the nation made it to the first round of the competition. Six teams from Syracuse University are among them. According to the SSM official website, competition culminates with the “Entrepreneurial Eight” → Read More

| January 30, 2015

What is Snapchat Discover?

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When I heard about the new “Discover” feature on Snapchat, my immediate reaction was frustration. Third-party advertising infiltrates almost every application I use on a daily basis in some form, so I was under the impression that this update would be no different. However, after taking a couple days to toy with the latest edition of → Read More

| January 29, 2015

3 Data Visualization Tools for Students

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Starting off my last semester of college I was ready for a low-stress class load full of Beer and Wine appreciation and Zumba Step. However, one of my friends shared how excited she was to be taking a Data Visualization class, so I decided to tag along. I registered for NEW300 as part of the Digital Media 3 → Read More

| January 28, 2015

Spotify Unveils Touch Preview Feature

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As a frequent Spotify user, especially of their mobile platform, I’ve witnessed first-hand the various tweaks the company has applied to their applications over the years. Their recent unveiling of the new “Touch Preview” feature is one of the most groundbreaking updates they’ve developed to date. How It Works Last Thursday, I pulled out my → Read More

| January 27, 2015

Data Roundup: Salaries, Resources, and Fun

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Thinking about becoming a data scientist? It is a popular field that has a lot of demand for workers. It offers the opportunity to help businesses make strategic decisions based on data from both inside and outside of the organization. And, it offers impressive salaries, too. Glassdoor compiled reported salaries for data scientists across many → Read More