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Can’t Beat ‘Em? Join ‘Em: Facebook’s #Twitter Adaptation

Has anyone noticed that Facebook’s adopted some of “Twitter” into their site functions? They now have “trending topics” and clickable “hashtags”–both of which are indigenous components of Twitter’s basic infrastructure. What’s trending right now on Facebook? Hobby Lobby. Breaking Bad. And Serena Williams. On Twitter? Canada Day. World Cup. Wimbledon. Both sites are catering to a…

Google at Infocomm

Look Who Came to #InfoComm14: Google

  Well, well, well! Look who showed up to the 2014 InfoComm show with no fan fare:   I previously blogged my questions concerning Microsoft’s visit to Infocomm and someone even cared to answer them on ACAProjects.com! Fortunately, it’s pretty clear to me why Google would eventually appear. I predicted their visit for 2015 but am accustomed to surprises from Google. It’s…

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“A/V Forward”: Training & Customer/Professional Relationship Dynamics

Last week, I blogged about A/V professionals lacking the forward thinking  and delighted myself in the super-charged comments that followed. I’ve read through them and discovered several problematic conceptions by professionals representing the very ones I ‘smh’ at in the initial piece. Below are just a FEW points made by the commenters that I’d like to address:…

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2014′s InfoComm Theme “A/V Forward” Doesn’t Reflect Today’s A/V Professionals

This year’s “A/V Forward” theme for the InfoComm International Conference hints at an industry of professionals wholly embracing the advancement of technology. They enjoy how fast it moves and don’t mind keeping up. They accept new products as eagerly as new customers. It’s fun and it’s live and they roll with the punches of an ever-changing…

BIG NEWS: HubSpot is Coming to the Technology Center on 06/18!

You should so be there! Every 3rd Wednesday, the Technology Center hosts the Tech After Hours networking social–a place to create dialogue between tech professionals and end users like you! We chat. Nibble. Learn. Ask. Technology is so complicated and this event makes it easy! Last week was pretty epic if I say so myself. I thought…

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Snowden, Sterling & Now Solange: Technology Ensures Privacy Will Never Be The Same

This week, the internet blew up with the infamous video of Solange Knowles (Beyonce’s younger sister) viciously attacking super rap star, Jay-Z. The embarrassing family moment between the in-laws was caught on an elevator surveillance camera in The Standard Hotel and released to celebrity gossip site, TMZ, for an alleged amount of $250,000. Since the news…