Author Archive: Meredith Perkins
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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)
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 [...]
Go to Website: Why Google Is Investing in Deep Learning | MIT Technology Review.
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 [...]
The music recommendation service site, Pandora.com, has reached 200 million members and interestingly, 140 million of those are streaming music via a mobile device. According to this TechCrunch Post, “Pandora streams around 200 million songs before 10am each morning.” Now that’s impressive.