If you haven’t already heard, “on March 4th, life on the network gets better.” http://www.cisco.com/web/solutions/uberusers/index.html. Cisco is dubbing this as a “quantum shift in networking.” Cisco will be hosting a live event in Second Life at a special new build: http://slurl.com/secondlife/Cisco%20Systems%204/47/33/21/ on March 4th starting at 10:00 am Pacific, with Doug Webster, Director of Service Provider Marketing. It’s an interactive event you surely don’t want to miss, as Cisco for the first time, will be demonstrating some new virtual experiences and discussing a Quantum Shift in networking. If you can’t wait that long, come check out the new build now, or view this Machinima http://randyciscossystems.blip.tv/file/706774/. This build content is being updated until our Quantum Shift event on the 4th, so keep coming back! Cisco will also be hosting the Quantum Shift Music Day on Saturday, March 1st between 1:00-8:00 p.m. PST at Bandwidth Stage on the Cisco SL campus: http://slurl.com/secondlife/Cisco%20Systems%204/65/35/22/.Featured for our Live Music event are:Orangelife Holmer, Rich Desoto, Cylindrian Rutabaga, Groucho March, Edward Lowell, Jeff Tully, Capos Calderwood DON’T MISS THESE BIG EVENTS!
One thing that people rarely consider in envisioning the future of collaboration is the opportunity to finally unshackle ourselves from outdated user interface devices such as keyboards and mice. There have been a number of companies that have successfully implemented ambient sensors and displays that are much more intuitive and immediate than the mouse+monitor combination, and there is now an extensive body of research and second-generation 3D user-interface devices that challenge the incumbency of the 2D mouse and Qwerty keyboard. Read More »
For those of you who missed the preliminary announcement from our developer partner Millions of Us on Friday, we are excited to announce the launch of the ‘Hospital of the Future’ in Second Life. Working with Palomar West Hospital, the largest health system provider in Southern California, we have created a healthcare campus to showcase the foresight of PalomarWest and the Cisco Connected Health vision.The official ribbon cutting ceremony is at 0800 PST today at the PalomarWest Hospital Island! In the event you haven’t already registered for Second Life, we’ve streamlined the process for you by following this linkThe formal press release follows the page break. Be sure to come by and check out the future of healthcare! Read More »
There has been so much cool stuff happening on Cisco.com in the last month that I am just barely keeping up. Something we updated a couple of weeks back is worth a look: The “Data Center Design Best Practices Tool”: Read More »
As a part of our continuing efforts to better your Cisco.com experience, recently we upgraded the look of our closed captioning:Before:After: Read More »