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Monthly Archives: February 2014

Why Girls Should Code

BY SARAH SCHERRMAN Photograph: Alamy Take a quick second and stop. Look at the world around you. I dare you to find some sort of technology that doesn’t run with code. Keep thinking, it’s okay. While you are thinking let [...]

February 11, 2014 Computation

Y’s-Everybody-Always-Pickin’-On-Me?

BY MADDIE BUCH As Stephanie Armour captured us in a cheeky article in USAToday about Generation Y (of which I am a member), we’re young, smart, brash. We may wear flip-flops to the office or listen to iPods at our desk. We want to [...]

February 11, 2014 Social

The Parallax Scrolling Fad: How Long Before it Fades?

BY LAUREN HANNA Parallax scrolling is a trend that has been sweeping the web community for the last few years. Parallax is defined as an effect that changes the position or direction of an object so that it appears differently [...]

February 11, 2014 Visualization

Delete Your Cookies

BY JULIA KLINEFELTER We’ve all been there; advertisements and special sales seem to follow us wherever we go. They’re so integrated into our culture it just seems like a dull background noise. Why should we care that advertisements and companies [...]

February 11, 2014 Advertising

A Believer in Social Media

BY ANDREA THOENE Social media is at the forefront of our lives right now. And social media can bring big changes to how we understand and impact our world.  Kony2012 was such a huge movement. When the video made by [...]

February 11, 2014 IDS General, Social

MOOCs: Should We Believe the Hype?

BY ALEC LANG Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOC’s for short, have the potential to turn the world of higher education upside down, and change it into something completely different.  MOOC’s are free online courses, and anyone with the proper [...]

February 11, 2014 Learning

Will We Become Idiots?

BY WHITNEY JOHNSON “I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots.” –Albert Einstein I wanted to open with this quote, because I feel the invention of Google Glass is [...]

February 11, 2014 IDS General, Social

Career Podcast: VGM Forbin

For over 20 years, VGM Forbin has served the healthcare industry, financial industry, associations, industrial and many others with unique websites and web applications. With their team approach, site content is written by experienced copywriters, custom web design is created [...]

February 11, 2014 IDS General