Chris Edwards

63 Flips | 5 Magazines | 12 Followers | @chjedwards | Assistant Vice President for eLearning Technology for the University of Cincinnati. Apple Distinguished Educator.

Teen Mixes Irish Dancing With Pop Music And Awesomeness Ensues

Pop music just got even better, and it’s all because of Owen Luebbers’ quick feet.<p>The 16-year-old from Philadelphia has developed a following on Vine for his Irish dances set to pop music (think Ariana Grande and Meghan Trainor). He's been dancing since he could walk, and has entered competitions …

R&D spending surge indicates Apple is working on something positively massive

Apple normally keeps is cards very close to its vest but we still can find some indications about when the company is working on something truly big. …

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A focus on visualizations: Pie charts

PUBLISHED ON 21 OCTOBER, 2014<p>In the world of reporting, there is an anti-pie fever going around. <i>Why you ask?</i> Simple: humans have a difficult time …

A Big Data-Powered ‘GPS’ Helps Colleges Boost Graduation Rates

With graduation rates declining since the economic downturn began in 2008, universities have created innovative data analysis that is helping more …

More Money, More Problems: How Larger Rewards Increase Golfers' Chances of Choking

Pressure makes diamonds. This adage implies that people put under pressure can often come out shining — and winning in the end through hard work and …

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Why Business That Use 'Big Data' Make More Money (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>“Big data” is buzzy, and if you drop the phrase at a cocktail party, you will probably earn yourself some serious street cred. And rightfully so. Big data is big news these days, because it has the potential to make a pretty profound …

5 Keys To Good Business Intelligence

When a technical term enters “buzz” status, definitions change and meaning can get lost. This is arguably the case with “business intelligence,” or BI. In the time since the BI term was coined, new technologies have greatly expanded our understanding of BI and how businesses can gain value from …

Business Intelligence Software: 10 Common Mistakes

After more than a decade of researching and writing about business intelligence software, data warehousing and performance management …

Connecting Your Data, Systems People | Domo

Everyone on the same page, all the time.<p>Run the business from your phone.<p>Domo explained.<p>Domo brings together data, systems, and people for a …

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Let my dataset change your mindset

Talking at the US State Department this summer, Hans Rosling uses his fascinating data-bubble software to burst myths about the developing world. …

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Makerclub Helps You Learn 3D-Printed Robotics

Want to make a giant 3D-printed spider robot? A humanoid help-mate? A robotic scorpion with a powerful, electrified tail? Makerclub can probably help. Created as a place for makers to come together and discuss 3D printed robotics, the service is now part commerce site, part repository, and part …

iBook author

I have been playing around with iBook author for a while and love its potential for engaging students in the classroom.<p>I am currently creating a book …

Curved smartphones from LG and Samsung are just around the corner

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Wikipedia user: MOldar<p>Television tech is coming to new smartphones in the form of curved screens from two top TV …

Box Unveils Notes, Its Google Docs-like Feature Coming In 2014

Cloud storage platform Box today unveiled a new feature designed to allow its customers to create content right from within its service. Called Box Notes, this feature mirrors what you might find with Google Docs, Evernote, and Quip, allowing users to jot down thoughts and ideas right from within …

The app that makes music from your heartbeat could also save you a trip to the doctor

BioBeats, the big data company that made it possible for you to dance along to music tuned to your heartbeat, announced today that it now hopes to venture into more serious health and wellness apps. With $650,000 in seed funding, its team wants to get people thinking about their health before (and …

Digital Health

The pill that can text from inside the body

Scientists are set to trial a new ‘digital pill’ which can send a text to relatives and doctors from inside the body.<p>It is hoped the pills could be used to cut the number of drugs that are wasted each year as well as alert family members if medication isn’t being taken properly by elderly relatives.<p>…

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Hexoskin is putting the wearable in wearable computing with a sensor-packed shirt

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Hexoskin<p>Tracking your steps will be so 2012 if the sensor-packed athletic tank that the folks at Hexoskin have …

Google Alerts Regains RSS Feed Delivery Option

Google has quietly added back a Feed delivery option to its Google Alerts service. The return of the feature means you can once again receive alerts for Web search results via RSS, rather than just email.<p>Google first added RSS support for Google Alerts in October 2008. The feature disappeared in …

Bizzabo Updates Its iOS and Android Apps to Make Events More Engaging

Bizzabo, a platform for conference organizers and attendees, has added new features to its desktop, Android and iOS software to spur user engagement and give organizers better analytics.<p>In a nutshell, the platform itself allows conference organizers to upload info about their events and enables …

Google Drive for iOS Updated With Card-Style Layout, Quick File Sharing

Google today announced a newly redesigned version of its <i>Google Drive</i> app for iOS, which incorporates the company’s card-style layout that has been used across many of its mobile apps like <i>Google+</i>.<p>The new look features thumbnails that display file content, but it also retains the traditional app …

Robot Security Guard Will Watch Old People While They Sleep

A new project aims to teach robots how to work alongside humans.<p>These eyeball-y robots, created by a consortium of European researchers, are designed to learn how to navigate dynamic human environments without running into people, knocking things over, or getting stuck. The "Lindas," as they've …

Robotic surgery is growing, but complications might be underreported

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Intuitive Surgical<p>Robots can make better surgeons than humans, especially when it comes to accessing hard-to-reach …

Samsung introduces the Galaxy Gear smartwatch, a companion watch for your Galaxy devices

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Note 10.1 are here, but what would they be without a companion smartwatch? In a move …

Eventbrite makes first acquisitions in 7 years, buys Lanyrd and Eventioz

After 7 years and $135 million, popular online ticketing service Eventbrite is finally making some acquisitions.<p>Eventbrite has acquired Lanyrd, a startup that provides a social directory of conferences and other professional events, and Latin American ticketing service Eventioz.<p>London-based …

GraphDive Raises $2M For Social Media Analytics And Targeting

GraphDive, a startup that uses Facebook Connect data to give businesses a better understanding of their online visitors, has raised $2 million in new funding.<p>Co-founder and CEO Shahram Seyedin-Noor said the company allows website owners to do more with the social data that’s already provided by …

3D printing startup wants to create a Netflix for real life things - ExtremeTech

By on August 28, 2013 at 8:30 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>3D printing might be at the …

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