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3D printed room with over 80 million surfaces

3D printed room with over 80 million surfaces

Now this is taking digital printing to a whole new level – Interior Design students – are you ready for this?  Digital Grotesque is a project by Michael Hansmeyer and Benjamin Dillenburger where  a fully enclosed room with over 80 million surfaces was printed in 1:3 ratio by a 3D printer. Amazing. Below is a […]

June 28, 2013 | By | Reply More
Who’s using Pinterest at FIT?

Who’s using Pinterest at FIT?

Last semester the TDT offered a session of “What’s the deal with?” on Pinterest for the FIT faculty and staff. We could not believe the overwhelming response and ended up creating two additional workshops to accomodate the registrations.  Pinterest seems to be integrated in more and more sharing and social media tools, so I thought […]

May 24, 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
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 […]

April 16, 2013 | By | Reply More
Pandora Streaming Music: 200 Million Registered

Pandora Streaming Music: 200 Million Registered

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.

April 10, 2013 | By | Reply More
Google via Text Message

Google via Text Message

You are staring at the one bar of cell service you have in the subway just praying that  the web browser will return an answer before you leave the station……. and it starts to load just as you leave. Rats. Did you know that you can text Google (466453) a question and get an answer […]

April 8, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Google Reader to Retire July 1

Google Reader to Retire July 1

I have been out on maternity leave for a while and a bit out of touch, I have to admit, but I somehow missed the announcement that Google was retiring its aggregator, Reader on July 1st.  Maybe I am now dating myself…. but I have used reader for years in conjunction with NetNewsWire and sad to see it […]

April 5, 2013 | By | Reply More