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New iPad to be announced today? Follow Bloggers from the Event!

New iPad to be announced today? Follow Bloggers from the Event!

So here it is, finally, the long awaited announcement about the iPad2.  So what will the differences be? Well previews and bloggers ‘in the know’ say that it will be thinner, lighter, and have a camera for video chats using FaceTime. Want the latest info from the Apple event today in SanFrancisco?  Follow the live […]

March 2, 2011 | By | Reply More
Google Cloud Connect with MS Office

Google Cloud Connect with MS Office

An announcement was made last week that an invitation-only beta test is starting to try a new Google Cloud Connect with Microsoft Office.  So what does that mean? This would allow you to synchronize spreadsheet, documents, and presentation files using the MS Office interface, but add the value of the easy to use collaboration component […]

December 6, 2010 | By | 3 Replies More
Where did “technology” come from?

Where did “technology” come from?

I just saw this post from TED.com, an incredible nonprofit blog that shares innovative ideas from three areas: Technology, Entertainment, and Design.  If you haven’t checked this blog out it.. it’s worth a few minutes to delve into it. In this particular video, Kevin Kelly, the publisher of Whole Earth Review, and Executive Editor at WIRED, gives a talk […]

March 16, 2010 | By | Reply More
Lynda.com accessible from campus!

Lynda.com accessible from campus!

We have been getting increbile feedback on the trial account with Lynda.com.  Thanks, and please continue to let us know your thoughts. Just a reminder that the service is only available on campus right now, so if you are off-campus you will receive a “Permission Error” message. Here is the link again in case you […]

March 7, 2010 | By | 24 Replies More
Tribute to Apple

Tribute to Apple

At the risk of coming across as some sort of Apple fanatic (those of you that know me can attest to that fallacy) , I wanted to post this beautifully done short clip that a group called Transparent House did in honor of the release of the iPad. Enjoy. http://vimeo.com/9820827 PS: KILL FLASH. Before viewing […]

March 5, 2010 | By | 3 Replies More
Lynda.com Up and Running!

Lynda.com Up and Running!

Due to an overwhelming response to the new offering to try Lynda.com an error message “Your organization’s licenses are currently all in use. Please try back again later.” was received by many trying the service. The number of concurrent sessions availabe has been increased so everyone should be able to access the site now.  We […]

March 5, 2010 | By | 21 Replies More
Lynda.com Page Error

Lynda.com Page Error

Good morning.  We are aware of the permission error received when clicking on the new training site for Lynda.com.  This should be cleared very shortly.  Thank you for your patience.  Another post will go up as soon as we are back on track.

March 5, 2010 | By | 2 Replies More
Future of Video in Education

Future of Video in Education

The New Media Consortium in conjunction with Kaltura Inspire is hosting a free webinar for educators and technology enthusists on the “Future of Video in Education.” Tuesday, January 26th, at 2:00 pm EST If you are interested in attending, you must preregister by following this link where you will receive a personalized link to use to […]

January 14, 2010 | By | Reply More
Ask IT Q&A with Leatrice Mendelson on Museum Podcasts

Ask IT Q&A with Leatrice Mendelson on Museum Podcasts

“Ask IT” Question: I would like to know how to configure a walking tour with an i pod through the metropolitan museum. It would be similar to the headphone type of guide that the Museum provides but would be geared to FIT students who wish to go independently because they are not able to go […]

December 13, 2009 | By | Reply More
Emerging Technology: World’s Smallest Snowman

Emerging Technology: World’s Smallest Snowman

Just a little holiday cheer combining emerging technology with Frosty. I saw this post today on Emerging Tech, written by Chris Jablonski, and couldn’t resist sharing it with you. The National Physical Laboratory created a 0.01 mm snowman using nano-particle labratory tools. Cute little guy isn’t he?? Read the full post here Image Source: Source: http://blogs.zdnet.com/emergingtech/?p=1999 […]

December 11, 2009 | By | Reply More