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10 Years of IDS Podcast, Ep.2: Gilded Social and Scott Friedberg ’14

Editor’s Note: In honor of 10 years of the IDS program at the iSchool, Alexandra Archambault will be leading you through a 10-episode podcast series. Each episode highlights a different successful startup company from the program.  Alexandra: This week I traveled to a quaint office in Downtown Syracuse to talk to Scott Friedberg to learn about all his… Read the full article…


Innovate Ireland is Full of Superheroes

Superheroes are known as a fantasy and a dream every kid has at one point or another. But what if the idea of superheroes blended into your job? During our Innovate Ireland Immersion Trip, we visited an online retailer that specializes in products based on customer research and location, Jet.com . We met with the… Read the full article…



10 Years of IDS Podcast, Ep.1: BrandYourself and Patrick Ambron ’09

Editor’s Note: In honor of 10 years of the IDS program at the iSchool, Alexandra Archambault will be leading you through a 10-episode podcast series. Each episode highlights a different successful startup company from the program.  Alexandra: Today we’re featuring Patrick Ambron of BrandYourself. BrandYourself was founded in 2009 in the Syracuse Student Sandbox. Today, the company… Read the full article…






Internship Insights: Experience Research at Airbnb

Editor’s note: this article originally appeared on Medium.  From June to September, I interned for one of the world’s largest travel startups — Airbnb. As an Experience Research Intern on the Trust Team, I worked on projects central to account integrity for keeping Airbnb accounts safe and secure. In this post, I’ll hash out lasting reasons for… Read the full article…


A YouTube Playlist for an Intro to the Cloud, Virtualized Networks, and DevOps

I selected these videos because they cover and introduce many of the key concepts and technologies that are treated throughout several of the Enterprise Data Systems (EDS) courses. Topics related to cloud, software defined networks, network virtualization, network programmability, etc. are mentioned. They also emphasize how networking has changed and evolved from traditional network management… Read the full article…