3 Data Visualization Tools for Students

3 Data Visualization Tools for Students

Starting off my last semester of college I was ready for a low-stress class load full of Beer and Wine appreciation and ...

Spotify Unveils Touch Preview Feature

Spotify Unveils Touch Preview Feature

As a frequent Spotify user, especially of their mobile platform, I’ve witnessed first-hand the various tweaks the company has applied to their ...

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A Drone Crashed On the White House Lawn... Now What?

If you looked at your Twitter feed at all today, you will see stories from the New York Times, USA Today, and ...

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Data Roundup: Salaries, Resources, and Fun

Thinking about becoming a data scientist? It is a popular field that has a lot of demand for workers. It offers the ...

Goodbye, Google Glass

Goodbye, Google Glass

Recently, Google publicly announced that they were ceasing production of Google Glass. This product was widely announced by Google, with great fanfare and ...

3 Data Visualization Tools for Students

3 Data Visualization Tools for

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Spotify Unveils Touch Preview Feature

Spotify Unveils Touch Preview Feature

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A Drone Crashed On the

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Data Roundup: Salaries, Resources, and

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Goodbye, Google Glass

Goodbye, Google Glass

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| January 13, 2015

Data Roundup: Great Podcasts for Data Geeks

Data Roundup Podcasts

I’m able to walk from my house to Syracuse University’s campus each day – where I both work and am a student in the Information Management program at the School of Information Studies. It is about a mile-long walk, which means I have about 20 minutes each way where I generally listen to podcasts. Recently, → Read More

| January 12, 2015

Beginning 2015 Thankful for Technology

iphone-4s-poll-disappointment

As happy as I am to be back starting a new round of iSchool classes, I’m already missing the days I spent over winter break relaxing and reflecting upon a variety of things. Many of my thoughts revolved around the power of technology that most of us have come to know as everyday or ordinary. → Read More

| January 11, 2015

Technology’s Presence in Agriculture Continues to Grow in 2015

a large tractor turns up the soil on a plot of farm land

It’s a new year and the start of the post-holiday news cycle, and I’ll be honest, I may still be slow and groggy from all that rich holiday food. Interestingly enough, food seems to be at the top of a couple of news feeds this weekend – not necessarily about better recipes, but instead, about → Read More

| January 7, 2015

Northeast Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition Comes to the iSchool

neccdc banner

The Northeast Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (NECCDC) is an exciting opportunity for student teams to hone cyber defense skills in a real-world scenario. In 2014, the national winning team was invited to visit with Vice President Joe Biden at the White House. In a nutshell, the competition gives student teams the opportunity to assume responsibility → Read More

| January 6, 2015

Announcing Hack Upstate Spring 2015

Hack Upstate

We are excited to announce this spring’s Hack Upstate! Saturday April 11th and Sunday April 12th This spring, the weekend of April 11th – 12th, the fifth semiannual Hack Upstate event will take place at the Syracuse Tech Garden (sign up here). Hack Upstate is an opportunity for talented developers, engineers, designers, innovators and problems → Read More

| January 5, 2015

Will the Janus Virtual Reality Browser be the Next Big Thing?

janusvr

Explore the Internet through doorways. Imagine if your favorite website were a room. All along the walls are pictures from the website, hanging like decorative paintings.  The text is shown as billboards sandwiched in between. And if you want to explore a link on the website? Simply walk through another door. Janus VR takes Internet → Read More

| December 22, 2014

Green Holidays: Out With the Old, In With the New

E-Waste in Landfills - Image via UNEP.org

This holiday season, InfoSpace invites you to Green Holidays, a festive season of giving with clear motives to reduce e-waste and become a more sustainable planet. In my first article, Green Holidays – Eco-Friendly Gifts, I listed five practical gifts that were equally stylish and sustainable. I also shared why buying eco-friendly gifts can go a long way → Read More

| December 22, 2014

Data Roundup: Data during the Holidays

Data visualization of six billion geolocated tweets

As 2014 comes to an end, plenty of websites and blogs are projecting the role big data will play in the world in 2015. ITProPortal projects that data use will become more formalized – meaning “Big Data” will become less of a buzzwords and companies will start to analyze data with more purpose. This will → Read More

| December 19, 2014

Green Holidays: 5 Eco-Friendly Gifts for 2014

memobottle eco water bottle

This holiday season, InfoSpace invites you to Green Holidays, a festive season of giving with clear motives to reduce e-waste and become a more sustainable planet. If you’re from the Syracuse area, a white holiday season is almost guaranteed every year. Instead of talking about the snow, why don’t we focus on Green Holidays this → Read More

| December 15, 2014

iSchool Alumna Interview at NYLA: Sue Kowalski

Sue Kowalski at the NYLA 2014 Annual Conference

This is the last of three interviews I conducted with iSchool alumni at the New York Library Association (NYLA) conference in Saratoga  Springs about their involvement in NYLA and their advice for MLIS students who are thinking about getting involved in professional organizations. You can read the other interviews here and here. I spoke with Sue → Read More