Multi-Point Video Conferencing Tools to Make Your Life Easier

Video conferencing can make life so much easier for you and your business, if you have the right tools. If you don’t have the right system in place, however, it can be frustrating, time consuming and expensive. Blue Jeans Multi-point video meetings are powered by cutting edge multi-point video conferencing tools, allowing you to connect with your clients whenever you want and wherever you are. If you’re thinking about using a video conferencing system for your business, here are some important tools that you shouldn’t be without.

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Prepare for iOS Sharing Overload as iPhone 6 land in the hands of customers

Selling out once again, the iPhone 6 is THE most expensive iPhone to date! Ughh.. here we are again, the dreaded iPhone delivery day. Yes indeed, today is the day that iPhone 6 and 6 Plus customers will start receiving their pre-ordered devices – prepare for a massive amount of Tweets, FB status updates and Instagram selfies from iPhone 6 toting fanatics who will quickly attempt to do everything they can in their power to sell you on the fact that this is THE most amazing and incredible mobile device ever!

This from Apple… with over four million in the first 24 hours, demand for the new iPhones exceeds the initial pre-order supply and while a significant amount will be delivered to customers beginning on Friday and throughout September, many iPhone pre-orders are scheduled to be delivered in October. Continue reading

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Mapping the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail – 2,650 miles from Mexico to Canada

The Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail (PCT ) http://www.pcta.org/ is a treasured pathway through some of the most outstanding scenic terrain in the United States. Beginning in southern California at the Mexican border, the PCT travels a total distance of 2,650 miles through California, Oregon, and Washington until reaching the Canadian border.

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Tips for Gaining Competitive Edge in the Job Market

In honor of National Health IT Week Sept. 15-19, American Sentinel University details some of the must-have skills health IT professionals need for gaining a competitive edge in the current healthcare marketplace.

A recent study by HIMSS shows demand for qualified health IT professionals are at an all-time high and a candidate’s skill set is the differentiating factor when filling a position. Continue reading

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Make your own maps with Google Maps Gallery & My Maps

Something new from the Google Maps crew today – Google my Maps. By the end of this year, all maps created in classic Google Maps will automatically upgrade to the new My Maps, but to get started right away, open up the new My Maps and “Upgrade now,” then check out the tour—found in the settings menu—for tips on creating your own custom content.

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The Nation is Calling for 3D Data – via the USGS

This from the USGS… The 3D Elevation Program (3DEP) is a national initiative to accelerate the collection of 3-dimensional elevation data, to manage the authoritative lidar and ifsar datasets, and to provide elevation products and services to everyone for applications ranging from flood risk management to agricultural production.

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2015 Best Colleges Rankings Like UC Berkeley, Williams College, and Princeton

U.S. News & World Report today released the 30th edition of its flagship Best Colleges rankings, which measure academic excellence. For the second year in a row, Princeton University claims sole possession of the No. 1 spot in the Best National Universities category. Williams College tops the list of Best National Liberal Arts Colleges, making it No. 1 for 12 years in a row. University of California—Berkeley holds onto its spot as the Top Public School among National Universities. Continue reading

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The HP Z Workstation Family Gets More Powerful, Expansive, and downright Impressive!

HP has added to the popular, and ultra powerful lineup of their Z workstation portfolio. From the company… HP today introduced its most powerful Z Workstations, combining increased system expandability, higher-speed memory and multicore updates, as well as access to the latest technologies to help customers future-proof their investment in HP’s broadest workstation portfolio.

HP Z Desktops and HP ZBook Mobile Workstations are built to address the constraints of compute-intensive industries, including media and entertainment, graphic design, CAD, architecture, photography, manufacturing, finance, healthcare, scientific imaging, and oil and gas exploration. The new additions to the portfolio include:

  •     The new HP Z840, Z640 and Z440 desktop workstations feature the latest Intel® Xeon®(1) processor product family, and NVIDIA® and AMD professional graphics options.
  •     The new HP ZBook 15 G2 and 17 G2 Mobile Workstations take advantage of powerful processing, including optional Intel quad-core processors and NVIDIA® Quadro® and AMD FirePro™ professional graphics that are ISV-certified.

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See More details on the Z Workstations HERE in the official announcement

 

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Dev Tip – Learn Python in 24 Hours!

Python, all the geeks are learning Python, most employers are craving employees who have some grasp of the popular language… here’s a couple of resources that could help kick start you with some desirable skills:

Python: Learn Python in 24 hours or Less - Jargon Free & Refined With Examples and Assignments For Absolute Beginners. This guide can teach any new programmer how to efficiently create their first Python programs. By the end of the book, you will be able to program on your own, and create your own programs from scratch. Python is a versatile language that is an excellent choice for future web developers.

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4D Fun – Holy Roller Coasters, Batman the Ride!

Coasters have gone 4D according to Six Flags as the latest addition to the thrill rides at Six Flag in Texas comes via Batman the Ride… Woohoo, buckle in!

 



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Make Tweets not War – NATO Canada Schools Mr. Putin on Russia / Ukraine Boundary Map

LOL, I love this one… it seems NATO Canada via Twitter was trying to set Mr. Putin and all of Russia straight by giving them a bit of a geography lesson! Using Twitter as the platform of war (make Tweets not War right!) a map was shared that clearly revealed what was Russia and What was NOT Russia – take note Mr. Putin!

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ASPRS UAS Symposium Reno Looks At UAV, UAS, Drone Technology

You may have noticed the topic of UAVs and UAS technology making loads of news lately. If UAS technology interests you then take note of an interesting event from ASPRS coming up this fall in Reno, Nevada – The UAS Symposium. The ASPRS UAS Symposium is a combination of Talks, Panels, Vendors, Poster Sessions and Live Demonstrations geared toward the GIS professional. There is no need to explain to you how UAV’s/UAS’s/Drones will alter the future landscape of Geospatial data gathering and modeling! Great stuff… honestly, I’d love to hit this timely event, what about you?

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