WWDC Keynote Review

24 06 2012

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WWDC happend, and Apple presented a lot. iOS 6 and Mountain Lion were the big issues being discussed. But what of the deatils? How will this affect you? Friend of the show, Tony Bradley is here to answer our questions.WWDC 1

Tony is a freelance tech writer, and author of the Net Work blog and column for PCWorld. He focuses on technology from a business perspective, and has established a reputation for being able to translate “tech speak” into plain English the rest of us can understand. Tony has been recognized as a Microsoft MVP for six consecutive years, and he is certified as a CISSP-ISSAP.





Augmented Reality

17 06 2012

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You remember the Holodeck from Star Trek right? Well we aren’t quite there yet, but we’ve been making some serious progress in the realm of Augmented Reality these days. With things coming out like Google Glass, and other mobile apps, augmented reality technology is becoming… a reality.English: A smartphone app called MagicPlan use...

Jim McKeeth is a developer evangelist for RemObjects Software – this requires him to stay informed on various technologies and break them down into training materials for developers. He is working on an augmented reality solution with the Android powered Moverio BT-100 glasses from Epson. Jim specialized in RemObjects Software’s technologies on .NET, Android, Java, iOS, Delphi and JavaScript.

Week In Review Links

  1. Brooklyn Pub Serves Up iPads & iPods
  2. Free AT&T Wi-Fi Lights up Rucker Park
  3. The next move for Facebook’s ad empire: real-time bidding
  4. ‘Expanded Tweets’ bring more content to Twitter feeds
  5. Apple WWDC 2012 Press Event




BeClose: Senior Safety Technology

10 06 2012

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Since more than 95% of adults want to remain in their homes as they age, it’s fortunate that there’s recently been an explosion of inexpensive and effective caregiving technologies supporting the aging-in-place movement. The only problem is that many people don’t know it’s out there.

With us this week is Dan Henderson. Dan will describe new approaches that help older Americans age in place, including non-invasive activity and wellness monitoring systems that provide enhanced independence for older adults, peace of mind for their adult children, and increased family communication overall.Image representing BeClose as depicted in Crun...

Dan Henderson heads up sales and business development at BeClose, a northern Virginia-based eldercare technology company. He also serves on the Fairfax Area Commission for Aging. Dan has been a founder, or early employee, at four startup companies over the past 12 years and brings to the table more than 17 years of experience driving growth in software and technology companies.

He has experience across both venture-backed startups as well as large enterprise organizations. Dan earned his M.B.A. from the UCLA Anderson School of Management and a B.A. from Oberlin College.

Week In Review Links

  1. NYCLU Looks to Fight ‘Stop and Frisk’ With an App
  2. Gaming Start Up Plyfe Makes a Name For Itself
  3. Hackers steal LinkedIn passwords
  4. Twitter’s Bird Gets a Makeover
  5. Jog on, human! The robot companion that flies just ahead of runners to keep them on track
  6. R.I.P. Zune




Behind the scenes of Electronic Publishing

3 06 2012

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This week, learn about the inner working of Electronic Publishing and everything about it from one of the insiders of the business, Chris Bass of Booktango.

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Chris Bass’s vast knowledge of integrated marketing stems from his more than 15 years of experience in brand marketing and strategy. He is currently Director of Marketing for Booktango. From leading creative teams to implementing collaborative marketing communication plans, his background includes brand management with established companies including Eli Lilly Japan, Zimmer Hips, Subaru and ITT Technical Institute among others.

He also held the vice president and general manager position at Malone Advertising a subsidiary of JWT. Chris received a degree in communications from Purdue University.

Week In Review Links

  1. Interactive Ground Zero Recovery Timeline is Launched
  2. New York legislation would ban anonymous online speech
  3. New Yorker App Coming to the iPhone
  4. Cardinal Timothy Dolan Embraces 140 Characters, Joins Twitter
  5. Blizzard Boasts Diablo 3 is Fastest Selling PC Game Ever
  6. Apple design chief Jonathan Ive is knighted