The very last presentation of ACE-NETC 2013 conference in Indianapolis, Indiana was from our very own University of Wyoming Extension team, Bernadette van der Vliet, graphic designer; Steve Miller, senior editor; and David Keto, media producer/director. This group of talented teammates presented on Aurasma, an augmented reality program.
The end of a long day. Walking, walking, walking......... warm and muggy weather so that I was sweating under my blazer most of the time. Just imagine me admitting to being too warm. Now, however, I am in the hotel restaurant with my sandals on, beef stroganoff in front of me and a tall Russian beer by my hand........ and the waiter just called me"Miss"!
The need to create a simple and educational tool that will help inspire people or motivate them to explore their creativity brought to the forefront. The “29 Ways To Stay Creative” infographic illustrates the creative process and methods to keep a person moving forward and motivated to keep doing more. This humble piece of work is repurposed from various online sources and experts to whom we show our gratitude for their contributions.
Russia's Yandex has just scored a bit of a coup – its search engine has become an option within the new version of Safari(s aapl) for iOS 7 and OS X Mavericks, for users in Russia, Ukraine and Turkey.
This tidbit comes courtesy of app developers, who of course are now able to play with the preview of iOS 7 ahead of its consumer launch later this year.
Just about eight weeks ago or so, I was on a call with Zynga's COO David Ko following the company's first quarter earnings report. Zynga was trying to manage expectations for the coming two quarters by saying it had paused its game slate to re-evaluate every upcoming title on the table.
I can't remember the exact question I asked, but it was something like, "
The films that opened and closed Apple's WWDC keynote were a message to Wall Street.
"Delight. Surprise. Love. Connection. Then we begin to craft around our intention.
Launched in late 2011 by Stanford grad and ex-Facebooker Ishan Gupta and Indian Institute of Management grad Mayank Gupta, Delhi-based EduKart is on a mission to bring online education to India and the developing world. Today, the startup announced that it has raised $500K in seed capital from a handful of institutional and angel investors. Participants include Kima Ventures, AKM Systems, Vibhor Mehra and Stanford alumni.
Given all the hoopla surrounding cloud computing it, it's not surprising that revenue from cloud services is growing. Total worldwide revenue from top Infrastructure-as-a-Service and Platform-as-a-Service players hit $2 billion for the first quarter of 2013. That's up a healthy 56 percent from the year ago period, according to Synergy Research Group.
These numbers factor in AWS and Amazon's Elastic Beanstalk on the PaaS side; Google App Engine; IBM's SmartCloud and SmartCloud Application Services; Microsoft Azure and Cloud Services for Windows Azure; Salesforce.com's Heroku and Force.com (but not its bigger Software-as-a-Service applications business.)