Archive for April, 2013

Bebe with the TDT on green screen

Bebe with the TDT on green screen

Making a doggie video for the catwalk! The TDT had the pleasure of working with FIT’s own Bebe to create a video short for the upcoming 5th annual pet fashion show called BARK-à-Porter.  To transport Bebe to the Eiffel Tower, we had him pose and strut his stuff on a green fabric background. The video […]

April 30, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
3D FIT BFA Fashion Show

3D FIT BFA Fashion Show

The best work of FIT’s graduating bachelor of arts fashion design students is presented every spring in a professional runway show. Specializations include sportswear, special occasion, knitwear, intimate apparel, and children’s wear. If you are on campus, watch the show live in 3D from 4-6:30 in the Katie Murphy Amphitheater or watch it live on […]

April 30, 2013 | By | Reply More
Strategic Roundtable Discussion Videos

Strategic Roundtable Discussion Videos

The TDT completed a series of 13 new videos capturing the two roundtable discussion dinners held on April 2nd and 15th, including introductory information from FIT President, Dr. Joyce F. Brown. The dinners were held as part of the school’s strategic planning process and can be viewed by members of the FIT community in  the […]

April 26, 2013 | By | Reply More
Faculty Senate Election Voting

Faculty Senate Election Voting

ASK IT: I am a faculty member, trying to vote in the faculty senate elections. Following directions, I have tried to go to the FIT link homepage, and click on the “Vote Now”. However, I get a message that I am not eligible to vote! Please explain, and help me to correct this. This is […]

April 26, 2013 | By | Reply More
Under Construction

Under Construction

The IT blog is currently under construction to get a whole new facelift. You may notice some dramatic changes in the layout and in the way your information is now delivered. Please bear with us!  Thanks. (April 25, 2013)

April 25, 2013 | By | Reply More
Effective Public Speaking

Effective Public Speaking

Speaking in public effectively means more than getting over your feelings of nausea when you look out at a crowd. Lynda.com has an effective speaking tutorial on how to generate ideas for your presentation, building a storyboard, coping with anxiety, how to open, deliver, and close your speech with confidence and ease. Most go to Lynda.com for software […]

April 24, 2013 | By | Reply More

Why Google Is Investing in Deep Learning | MIT Technology Review

Go to Website: Why Google Is Investing in Deep Learning | MIT Technology Review.

April 23, 2013 | By | Reply More

10 Breakthrough Technologies 2013

MIT just released its top 10 Breakthrough Technologies of 2013 where their definition of a breakthrough is “an advance that gives people powerful new ways to use technology.” I like better how they first described the list as: Think of the most frustrating, intractable, or simply annoying problems you can imagine. Now think about what […]

April 23, 2013 | By | Reply More
Sophos Virus Protection for Windows 8

Sophos Virus Protection for Windows 8

Ask IT: Question & Answer Forum: I have a new Dell PC with Windows 8 at home. The McAfee Virus Protection will expire soon and I would like to replace it with the free Sophos Virus Protection download offered through FIT. Will this work on Windows 8 PC? Is there anything I should be aware of? -Alice Rydel    […]

April 18, 2013 | By | Reply More
An app to help you text and walk?

An app to help you text and walk?

There is a new app on the horizon that will help you to stop smacking into things while you text and walk. My first reaction was the usual – stop texting and walking – Duh.  But, with the world and our lives beginning to sync more with mobile devices, especially smart phones, the reality is […]

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