Urban Bikeshare: a Great Concept, and Coming Soon to SU!

Urban Bikeshare: a Great Concept, and Coming Soon to SU!

I recently returned to the ‘Cuse from a trip through the Southern U.S., stopping in Atlanta and Nashville, as well as some ...

Kickstarter and Indiegogo

Crowdfunding Campaign Success: Should You Hire a Coach?

Crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo have become the newest phenomenon for funding innovative ideas and fresh products. Rather than turn to ...

Cyber Security: Not Just a Technical Challenge Anymore

Cyber Security: Not Just a Technical Challenge Anymore

News on mass and major data breaches is becoming more and more frequent, and these sometimes-daily reports have somehow surprisingly lost on ...

What Facebook Atlas Means For Advertisers (and You)

What Facebook Atlas Means For Advertisers (and You)

Everyone has an opinion about data: some people support the aggregation of data for research, some people are so scared about the collection ...

Google and the Future: Large-Scale Video Display Screens

Google and the Future: Large-Scale Video Display Screens

Watching Tom Cruise's character in The Minority Report manipulate different screens is fascinating. This is one of the many examples of science ...

Urban Bikeshare: a Great Concept, and Coming Soon to SU!

Urban Bikeshare: a Great Concept,

Posted by Hannah Warren on Oct 24, 20141
Kickstarter and Indiegogo

Crowdfunding Campaign Success: Should You

Posted by Adrian Hatch on Oct 24, 20142
Cyber Security: Not Just a Technical Challenge Anymore

Cyber Security: Not Just a

Posted by Ehsan Sabaghian on Oct 23, 20143
What Facebook Atlas Means For Advertisers (and You)

What Facebook Atlas Means For

Posted by Lindsey Silverman on Oct 23, 20144
Google and the Future: Large-Scale Video Display Screens

Google and the Future: Large-Scale

Posted by Claire Dunderman on Oct 22, 20145
| October 16, 2014

Samsung Combats Apple’s Latest With Brutal Ad Campaign

Samsung vs. Apple

Apple Inc has certainly taken the industry by storm with its new products this fall, including the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, Apple Watch, and the Apple Pay service. The technology company is currently the most valuable brand in the world according to the Interbrand Best Global Brands annual report, surpassing Coca-Cola, IBM, Microsoft, and → Read More

| October 15, 2014

7 Factors Veterans Should Consider in a College Search

2014 Veterans Commencement at Syracuse University

What sets colleges apart from one another in the benefits and experience they provide for student veterans? There are plenty of online rankings out there, but looking deeper there are specific, important components shared by the greatest schools for veterans. Here are some of the top qualities to look for when considering an education after → Read More

| October 14, 2014

Libraries Without Borders: Hope in a Box

Ideas box

Editor’s Note: This is the third installment of a three part series on Libraries Without Borders.  Instead of trying to explain the impact of the Ideas Box, a project created by Libraries Without Borders, the United Nations Refugee Agency, and Philippe Starck, I thought the video put out by a community who received the Idea → Read More

| October 13, 2014

Libraries Without Borders: Supporting Justice through the Digital Law Library

Supporting Justice with the Digital Law-3

Editor’s Note: This is the second installment in a three-part series on Libraries Without Borders. Libraries have long been in the book business, and as the digital age has come about, libraries have had to redefine themselves. Librarians are no longer just in the book business, we are in the information business, and–as curators of → Read More

| October 13, 2014

Data Roundup: Adam Sandler, Data Careers and Creatives, Breaches Galore

adam-sandler-star-four-movies-netflix-lead

Editor’s Note: Data Roundup is a regular feature on Information Space. Adam Sandler + Netflix: Data Points to Success Netflix continues to make business decisions and investments based on insights from their data. As Will Richmond writes in his post on LinkedIn, Netflix builds data collecting mechanisms into all of its core business processes. They’ve → Read More

| October 13, 2014

Ello: Newest Kid on the Social Media Block

The ello.co banner page

I became briefly acquainted with Ello last summer, while the firm was still operating stealthily. They were collecting email addresses for potential new members during their beta period, and so I dutifully entered my address and waited … and waited. At the time all I knew was that it existed. Fast forward a few weeks and the world → Read More

| October 12, 2014

Favorite Projects from the Future of StoryTelling Summit

Future of Storytelling over the New York skyline

Recently, I had the privilege of working at the Future of StoryTelling summit taking place at Staten Island’s beautiful Snug Harbor. FoST is a two-day conference dedicated to exploring the intersection of art and technology and examining the possibilities open to storytellers in today’s world. One feature of FoST is the Story Arcade, a gallery of → Read More

| October 10, 2014

Crowdsourced Metadata Games: A Primer

An image from the British Library's collections on www.metadatagames.org

The challenge: You have two minutes to educate a Stupid Robot by describing the picture below as precisely as possible. The catch: you can only list one word of any given length from 4-10 letters, and the robot will reject words it already knows. Therefore, you must be accurate, creative, and specific all at once. If, → Read More

| October 10, 2014

Slack: A Collaboration Tool You Should Know About

SLACK

Take a look at your email inbox. Does it make your head hurt? How would you feel if you could cut that clutter in half? Well, Stewart Butterfield definitely had a headache from his mail app, so he created Slack. (He also created photo-sharing social network Flickr many years back) How It Works This collaboration tool is meant to change → Read More

| October 9, 2014

Technology Detox: 4 Steps To De-Stress

distraction

If you’re a college student, regardless of major, odds are that you spend a lot of your valuable time on the computer: researching, writing, coding, calculating … and stalking your friends on Facebook. As an Information Management and Technology major at the iSchool, I spend so much of my time in front of a screen → Read More