Entries by Philip Johnson

Gamification Anatomy: What, Why, Who, and How

Gamification is becoming increasingly popular among start-ups as well as established industry leaders. It is an ancient concept that is receiving new attention with the rise of social networks and new media. Gamification can change the way we shop, exercise, donate, travel, educate and interact with everything around us. In this free public seminar sponsored […]

Startup Weekend, April 27-29, 2012

No talk, all action. Launch a startup in 54 hours. Startup weekend is an intense 54 hour event which focuses on building a web or mobile application which could form the basis of a credible business over the course of a weekend. The weekend brings together people with different skillsets, primarily software developers, graphic designers, […]

Wetware Wednesday, May 23 , 2012

WetWare Wednesday is a free networking event open to individuals in the software industry. This is a chance for software professionals to connect, network, discuss projects, review products and collaborate. It is also a networking opportunity for professors and students to connect with industry professionals. WetWare Wednesday, sponsored by High Technology Development Corporation (HTDC), along […]

Seminar: Vicraj Thomas: “GENI: Global Environment for Network Innovations”

Tuesday, April 10, 2012, 2pm, Kuykendall 201. GENI has the goal of becoming the world’s first laboratory environment for exploring future Internets at scale, promoting innovations in network science, security, technologies, services, and applications. Abstract: The Global Environment for Network Innovations (GENI) is a suite of research infrastructure components rapidly taking shape in prototype form […]

CIS Seminar: Carsten Sorensen, “Digital Innovation Challenges: Struggling with Paradoxes of Change and Control”

Monday, January 23, 2012 from 4:30-5:30 in Hamilton Library 3F. The technical process of digitizing analogue data into digital bit-streams and the associated socio-technical processes of digitalisation has yet to fully reveal their disruptive potentials – yet researchers and practitioners alike must comprehend these phenomena. Dr. Carsten Sørensen is a leading authority on mobile information […]

LIS Makes Top 10… Again

For the fifth consecutive year, the school library media specialization in the Library and Information Science (LIS) Graduate Program has been recognized as one of the top ten programs in the nation by the U.S. News and World Report in its “America’s Best Graduate Schools 2011.” LIS School Library Specialization Places Again Among Top 10 […]