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6 years ago
Hello, all! It's the final day of FluentConf 2013. Up this morning we have several more keynotes and presentations from various industry professionals: 9:00am: Thursday Keynote Welcome Peter Cooper (Cooper Press), Simon St. Laurent (O'Reilly Media, Inc.) 9:05am: Serving the World with the Web Ben Galbraith (Walmart.com), Dion Almaer (Walmart.com) 9:25am: Clash of the Titans: Releasing the Kraken | NodeJS @paypal Bill Scott (PayPal) 9:40am: Console Quality ...
6 years ago
Hello, all! I'm reporting live from FluentConf 2013, where the main keynotes and presentations from various big-wigs in the industry have just commenced. Up this morning we have: 9:00am: Wednesday Keynote Welcome Peter Cooper (Cooper Press), Simon St. Laurent (O'Reilly Media, Inc.) 9:05am: JavaScript at 18: Legal to Gamble Brendan Eich (Mozilla) 9:25am: The ABC of Data Visualization Irene Ros (Bocoup) 9:50am: JavaScript Authoring Tooling Paul...
6 years ago
Yesterday, Kate and I attended a workshop hosted by YPG Digital to pick up some tips and tricks for effective tweeting. Here are some of the best practices that I think might be helpful for us here at EdLab: 1. Best time to tweet: weekends and weekdays from 10am-noon, 8pm-10pm 2. Use the event hashtag when live tweeting. Hashtags that include "chat" such as #edchat or #learnchat are good to use. 3. Be unique and witty on your tweets. These are more likely to make it to the top tweets. 4. Add media whenever you can (link, picture, etc.). 5. It's okay to ...
7 years ago
NYEdTech meetup is having another event on Tuesday, May 28 at the Knewton office on 100 5th Ave. Come join the discussion on MOOCs along with currently confirmed panelists Heather Kane (Dir. of Business Development at Canvas Network by Instructure), Sree Sreenivasan (Chief Digital Officer, Columbia University), and Feng Wang (Dir. of John Jay Online at CUNY). The event will also be available on Livestream. RSVP here.
Just wanted to pass along this invitation to the Wall Street Journal Tech Café. I've never been, but it seems like a good place for tech hobnobbing. Details below: The Wall Street Journal Tech Café is a hub for the entrepreneur and tech communities to share ideas and debate how technology and business coexist. Refuel. Coffee, tea and pastries on us! Recharge. Charging stations will keep your devices running. Reconnect. Learn from renowned business leaders, technology experts, the startup community, investors an...
7 years ago
“What problem do you want to solve?” asks Google's education evangelist, Jaime (pronounced Hi-mee) Casap. This was the running theme throughout the summit as speakers from all different areas of education technology — non-profits, mobile app companies, and corporate giants — shared their stories and thoughts on education. In the 21st century, it's no longer about asking kids, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” It's asking kids what kinds of problems they want to solve. That's what we should ask ourselves as those working in education technology today. There were a total of 11 ...
7 years ago
Interested in how to utilize Twitter to its fullest potential in the workplace? Young to Publishing is hosting a Twitter event featuring Penguin Press Marketing Director, Ryan Chapman, who will be sharing his insights on how to use Twitter to meet your needs. Whether you're new to Twitter or already a master user, come learn some tips and tools to better broadcast your message and generate discussion. The event will be on Wednesday, May 22 from 6:30 to 8:30, location TBD. RSVP here.
Attention, any interested parties: In June, the Javits Center here in NYC will host an exposition on both cloud computing and Big Data, featuring speakers and exhibitors from storage, security, aggregation, analytics companies and more envisioning the future infrastructure and applications of Big Data and The Cloud. Just a heads up! More info here.
Hi Everyone, Be Social Change and Center for Social Innovation are hosting an event at the illustrious Avenues, the World School. Here are the invitation details... please be sure to check with Hui Soo first before registering as there is a $20 registration fee. Hope you can join! Please add a +1 below if you are! The Future of Education: Innovation in K-12 Learning What would our ed...
Tweets about "#edlabrepresents" Overview: Last-night I attended the Meetup, "Invasion of the Hackathons" at NYU Poly's Incubation space in DUMBO. The