- 12/27/13--10:15: what is big data?
- 01/12/14--14:49: why more women conference speakers?
- 03/03/14--17:33: inspiring student films
- 03/11/14--12:03: a first conference talk pitch
- 09/08/14--04:14: linking people through history
Svetlana Sicular (@Sve_Sic), Gartner Research Director, offers a Big Data roadmap (via rww article). One of the delightful surprises in her report is a definition of a data-driven enterprise that includes process and people: Fact-based decision making Treating information as an asset Business people responsible for analytics and acting on outcomes IT people responsible for… Continue reading
In 1997, I attended the Grace Hopper Conference for the first time. I was already quite accomplished in my career. My first startup had been acquired. I had worked as a software developer on both After Effects and Shockwave. My code was used by hundreds of millions of people. I believed that I had eradicated… Continue reading
Last week I watched the first ever White House film festival. A couple months ago, students all across the country were invited to make short films about the technology in their classrooms or how they imagined their classrooms could use tech. The results are quite amazing. Of over 2500 submissions, 16 were selected and the… Continue reading
Interview with Valerie Liberty of Balsamiq who recently submitted her first talk proposal. Val: My name is Valerie Liberty and I work for a small bootstrapped startup called Balsamiq Studios. Sarah: I don’t know if you can call Balsamiq small anymore. It is a bootstrapped startup that has emerged to become a force in the… Continue reading
Many museums, archives and libraries are exploring Linked Open Data to make their online collections more meaningful to researchers and to the public at large. From the Rijksmuseum in the Netherlands to the Cooper-Hewitt in New York, our cultural heritage can be explored in digital form with links to help us dive deeper. These aren’t… Continue reading