How Twitter Will Redefine eCommerce…Soon

How Twitter Will Redefine eCommerce...Soon

Online shopping is about to get a whole lot easier. If that phrase scares you and your wallet, you're not alone. Browse, add ...

Disaster visualization from Accenture Technology Labs

Data Roundup: What it Takes To Be a Data Scientist

Big data and data science are the new buzzwords, and they are becoming more popular when looking for a career. According to ...

Finding Balance as a Distance Student

Finding Balance as a Distance Student

With globalization and advances in technology, there are so many opportunities to learn different skills or go in different directions, and too ...

Apple’s iPhone: How Much Revenue Does it Really Produce?

Apple's iPhone: How Much Revenue Does it Really Produce?

The iPhone is very popular and powerful. If you send a message and it does not go through as an iMessage, that's ...

Hack Upstate Presents: Hacking CNY Fall 2014

Hack Upstate Presents: Hacking CNY Fall 2014

For the last two years, Hack Upstate has worked towards one clearly defined mission: to unite and facilitate collaboration among the greater ...

How Twitter Will Redefine eCommerce…Soon

How Twitter Will Redefine eCommerce...Soon

Posted by Lindsey Silverman on Sep 17, 20141
Disaster visualization from Accenture Technology Labs

Data Roundup: What it Takes

Posted by Sam Edelstein on Sep 17, 20142
Finding Balance as a Distance Student

Finding Balance as a Distance

Posted by Kelsey George on Sep 16, 20143
Apple’s iPhone: How Much Revenue Does it Really Produce?

Apple's iPhone: How Much Revenue

Posted by Constantine Konugres on Sep 15, 20144
Hack Upstate Presents: Hacking CNY Fall 2014

Hack Upstate Presents: Hacking CNY

Posted by Billy Ceskavich on Sep 15, 20145
| September 9, 2014

“Monkey Selfie” is Making Everyone Bananas!

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It’s Wildlife Photographer vs. Wikimedia in who has the rights to a photograph taken by an ape. Copyright is a tricky thing – or so Daniel J. Slater is finding out. In 2011, Slater set out to photograph the crested black macaque, an endangered primate species in Indonesia. As the monkeys warmed up to the → Read More

| September 8, 2014

What I Learned From My Internship at Twitter

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This past April, between the demands of a packed schedule and midterm season, I secured my dream internship: a chance to work at Twitter in their San Francisco headquarters. Between debates around workplace diversity, Glassdoor rankings, and a highly publicized quarterly earnings report, it was an exciting time to be at Twitter. While I once again sit in my → Read More

| September 5, 2014

Fetch: The GoPro Mount for Man’s Best Friend

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Whether you’re on a weekend hiking trip or free-falling 24 miles above the Earth, strap on a GoPro and you will ultimately end up with some epic first-person footage…but why should humans get to have all the fun? Fortunately, GoPro has developed Fetch, a new mounting system specifically designed for our equally adventurous four-legged companions (and → Read More

| September 4, 2014

Twitch TV: Amazon’s Entry Into The Game Play Market?

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In a move that’s leaving a lot of people speculating, Amazon spent $970 million to acquire Twitch TV, a company that allows users to broadcast live streams of video game play. The looming question is why did the second largest online retailer in the world purchase a site that lets users watch other people play → Read More

| September 3, 2014

Internship Tips: My Experience as a Community Manager

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So you’ve got the internship, now what? You’ve spent hours perfecting your resume, articulately answering interview questions over the phone, and always following up with a polite thank-you note. Now, the real fun starts. It’s time not just to survive, but rock your summer internship. This summer I interned at award-winning digital agency 360i, where the motto is → Read More

| September 2, 2014

Support the ProLiteracy Hackathon: Sept. 13, 14

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This article was originally posted on the Hack Upstate Blog. In just under two weeks, Hack Upstate invites you to join Central New York’s best developers and designers as they come together to fight global adult illiteracy. Recognizing the civic-minded spirit and potential for innovation among CNY’s technology community, Syracuse-based non-profit ProLiteracy claims host to → Read More

| September 2, 2014

Data Roundup: Data Science’s Future and its Effect on Football

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This week in Data Science and Big Data news (a regular feature in Information Space), we read about data’s present and future, and how it is already impacting football. Future of Data Science The New York Times reported from the Association for Computing Machinery annual conference,  and the keynote addresses focused on where the field of → Read More

| August 28, 2014

To Pivot or To Persevere: 3 Student Sandbox Teams Decide

Demo Day. via @iSchoolSU

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 day. Demo Day is the culmination of the Sandbox’s 12-week summer program showcasing student innovation. Each student startup pitched their venture to investors and set up booths to show their products to the → Read More

| August 27, 2014

5 To Try: Your Weekly App Discovery Guide

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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 + Chrome App Store) Canva is one of my absolute favorite tools! Truly a design app for the non-designer, Canva has captured the attention (and investment dollars) of many influential people since its → Read More

| August 25, 2014

LinkedIn’s Field of Study Explorer: Career Options Illuminated

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I learned a lesson several years ago when running Syracuse University’s alumni networking program. Field of study usually has little correlation to what you eventually end up doing for a living–at least on the surface. Unless you pursue a high level professional degree, in law, medicine, engineering and the like, there is a great likelihood that what → Read More