Facebook’s New App Riff: Make Videos with Friends

Facebook’s New App Riff: Make Videos with Friends

In an attempt to maintain their success as well as change the ways users record and edit videos on social media, Facebook ...

7 Questions with an LIS Professor: Marilyn Arnone

7 Questions with an LIS Professor: Marilyn Arnone

(Editor’s Note: This is the fifth in a series of posts  profiling the iSchool’s Library and Information Science faculty.Check out previous 7 Question posts ...

PCmag's photo of the 3D-Printed car in Singapore.

Innovating in 3D: Students in Singapore Print Electric 3D Car

In February, students in Singapore went above and beyond expectations and broke into the frontiers of 3D-printing. At Nanyang Technological University, students ...

10 Tips to Ensure Your Success Working in a Startup Culture

10 Tips to Ensure Your Success Working in a Startup Culture

I contribute regularly to an ongoing InfoSpace series called, "Startup Roundup." Each article contains a full look at mostly-local startups, providing details ...

Hack Upstate, Spring 2015: This Weekend in Syracuse

Hack Upstate, Spring 2015: This Weekend in Syracuse

As we enter April, the team at Hack Upstate is excited to remind you that the Spring installment will take place Saturday, ...

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| March 27, 2015

The Streaming App ‘Periscope’ – and How It’s Changing Live News

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Video streaming apps have skyrocketed in popularity with the introduction of Meerkat and its widespread adoption by celebrities, especially. But the new streaming app that everyone is talking about, especially after a recent New York City building collapse, is called Periscope. Periscope is an app that is relatively easy to sign up for–you just need to → Read More

| March 26, 2015

Startup Roundup: Cuselight – A College Resource Network

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Student Startup Madness (SSM), a national tournament-style competition for college student digital media startups, began its 2015 competition by announcing that 64 startup teams from across the nation made it to the first round of the competition. Six teams from Syracuse University were among them. Then, according to the SSM official website, eight more teams were → Read More

| March 24, 2015

Two MLIS Grads Selected as ALA Emerging Leaders

ALA Emerging Leaders

Two Syracuse University alumni have been selected to participate in the American Library Association Emerging Leaders program. This annual networking and leadership development program is designed to launch newer library workers’ participation in the ALA and other professional organizations. Participants meet at the ALA Midwinter Meeting to form into workgroups, which tackle specific projects throughout → Read More

| March 23, 2015

Women Take Center Stage at SXSW 2015

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As strides are being made in other aspects of society, a controversial and often debated topic is the gender equality, or lack thereof, in the American workforce. Most frequently cited is the shortage of women in science and technology fields, or STEM. Luckily, the presence of women at SXSW this year was a giant step → Read More

| March 20, 2015

LIS Brief: LIS Students Taking Charge

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“Filling in the Spaces” is an ongoing Library and Information Science Student Assembly (LISSA) program here at the iSchool where students lead short presentations, activities or lectures on topics they are passionate about. Students present on professional development, educational, and specialty topics ranging from copyright to salsa dancing. Yes, salsa dancing. They recognize and meet the need for both academic and recreational → Read More

| March 19, 2015

7 Questions with an LIS Professor: Jian Qin

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(Editor’s Note: This is the fourth in a series of posts profiling the iSchool’s Library and Information Science faculty.Check out previous 7 Question posts with R. David Lankes, Renee F. Hill and Jill Hurst-Wahl) Jian Qin is a great champion for the intermingling of librarianship and data science. Her excitement about the interesting ways it can be used → Read More

| March 18, 2015

Data Roundup: An Interview with Jason Mills, Director of Big Data Technology and Analytics JPMorgan Chase

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What is Big Data? How is it analyzed and how do companies use it? Jason Mills ’95, G’96, who is the Director of Big Data Technology and Analytics at JPMorgan Chase discussed Big Data at the School of Information Studies recently. His company was one of those affected by the financial crisis that began in 2008. → Read More

| March 17, 2015

Meerkat: Live Mobile Streaming Made Easy

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Have you noticed an influx of tweets starting with “|LIVE NOW|” popping up on your feed? If the answer is yes you’ve stumbled upon Meerkat, the new iOS app that lets you stream live video to all your Twitter followers at once. It may sound like a stretch, but this convenient mobile app has the → Read More

| March 16, 2015

#SBinSV: Day Six–The Last Day

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Author’s note: For the duration of Spring Break this week, 15 students from across the Syracuse University campus have the opportunity to visit dozens of technology companies in and around the San Francisco area. Follow along with them during their days of travel, tours, and fun times. Day Six: The last day of our trip was → Read More

| March 16, 2015

LIS Brief: Librarypreneurs

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Did you watch the Knight News Challenge? Librarians are going BONKERS—and no, I don’t mean they’re pursuing careers as police officers after being washed out of the library or show business (reminiscent of Bonkers D. Bobcat). They’re running rampant trying to “build more knowledgeable communities.” Rebecca T. Miller gives you a “taste of their range.” I had → Read More