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Teaching With Google Glass

Call it the wearable technology of the future, or call it a novelty – no matter which way you look at it (or through it), Google Glass certainly has potential to change the way we teach. Professor Rotolo’s “#RotoloClass” here at the iSchool has been popular for its unique classroom experience fueled by live twitter… Read the full article…


Preview: Explore the Tech of SUA

Syracuse University Ambulance (SUA) provides one of the most essential services available on campus here at SU.  But how does the SUA team respond to emergencies and students’ needs so quickly and efficiently? The well-trained, dedicated members use a variety of technology to do their jobs every day. Next week, you’ll get to go behind… Read the full article…


What is Tinder?

You probably wouldn’t want others to say it, but do you sometimes think of yourself as the shallow type? Do you like to, for instance, window shop for your next meet-up? Well if it sounds like I’m describing you, then you’re the perfect fit for Tinder. Imagine taking out your iPhone and being able to… Read the full article…


Does Waze Really Work?

If you’re traveling for the holidays, then you’ll want to take note of one of my favorite smartphone GPS apps available today. Waze is a social or community-based traffic and navigation app. The best part? It’s free for Apple and Android smartphones! So what exactly does a community-based navigation app do? It does everything Google Maps or Apple… Read the full article…


Microsoft’s So.cl Sharing Experiment

On Monday, December 3, Shelly Farnham of Microsoft FUSE Labs (Future Social Experiences) visited The School of Information Studies at Syracuse University (iSchool) to discuss the analysis of social media systems. She specializes in social technologies at FUSE Labs and discussed everything from project design and prototyping to analyzing user data. One of the highlights of Shelly’s… Read the full article…