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Cisco UK Makes BIG Progress Toward Tech Innovation in 2013

…University in their new Technology Innovation Centre and Industry Engagement Centre, and at IDEAScotland in Dundee, where we attended the official opening of the centre and met some of the great start-ups working there in the gaming sector. It is easy to see now why Grand Theft Auto has so many Scottish references given it has its earliest roots in Dundee and Edinburgh! During the course of the year it was amazing to travel the length and breadth…


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New University Dedicated to STEM, Real-world Relevance

…, Florida Poly will offer six undergraduate degree programs and two Master degree programs. These include some really unique areas of concentration including Big Data Analytics, Cloud Virtualization, Health Informatics, Cyber Gaming, Information Assurance and Cyber Security, and even more. Another unique aspect of this high-tech university is that they work closely with industry partners to ensure strong relevance to real-world needs.  This will…


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Wearable Technology — And Yaks?

…ving them information I may not even know I have. On the other hand, I’m not sure a stress-sensing support undergarment will curb any emotional snacking. Or whether I’d choose a SmartWig as part of my navigation system, or my gaming system, or my healthcare tracking. The very real patent application from a very real and well-regarded company provides a wide range of potential applications and materials: “The hair itself could, for example but not…


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Cisco CMX at Dreamhack Winter 2013 in Jonkoping Sweden

…g into the event venue well before opening time on Thursday afternoon. DreamHack is focused on everything you can do with computers, Internet and digital entertainment and culture. Naturally that means there’s a lot of gaming, communication, programming, designing, music composing..pretty much whatever forms of digital you can imagine! What struck me as most interesting was that most attendees only ranged between 15 and 25 years old, but…


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Cisco Delivers Innovation at 3rd Semi-Annual HackIT

…passion to make an idea a reality in just 24 short hours! During HackIT III teams of about 6 participants collaborated to architect, design and build innovative solutions. Powered by caffeine, late-night snacks, some console gaming, and midnight pizza, these teams were hard at work throughout the night to bring forth some very creative results. Teams, Judges, Finalists & Winners For HackIT III, we decided to change things a bit. In…


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