"Always be a student." It’s the principle that keeps us relevant in a constantly evolving community. We’ve dedicated ourselves to being ardent pupils of the industry, freely sharing what we’ve learned so that we can all work smarter.
We live in the most data-centric point in history there has ever been. There is not just a great importance put on collecting, storing, and tracking pertinent data, but also a monumental emphasis put on analyzing data to drive ultimate strategic advantage and growth.
Last week was the first week of my Camp Reality Summer Internship at Stone Ward. In only the few days that I have been working here as a web developer intern in the digital department, I have enjoyed the perks that come with that job title. In only a week, I have been introduced to a lot of tools used in the professional web development. My favorite so far have been:
A trending topic last week was the death of a 17-year-old endangered silverback gorilla at the Cincinnati Zoo. No matter your thoughts on the situation, it can’t be argued that the Cincinnati Zoo has done an excellent job at handling the crisis currently surrounding its name and reputation.
Call me a late adopter. A skeptic. Practical. Actually, don’t call me practical…long story. But, I am someone who appreciates the testing and proving of anything. So for me, the craze around virtual reality sets off every trigger in the “why is this important?” compartment of my brain.
The Trending Topics section of Facebook has become, well, a trending topic. Tech blog Gizmodo reports Facebook has downplayed conservative news in the “trending” section on the right of the desktop screen (in the search bar on mobile,) opting for a more liberal slant. Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s CEO, has taken it seriously enough to discuss it both on the social media site and in person with conservative leaders.
A great conference builds many things; professional knowledge, industry insight and personal networking just to name a few. The 2016 AMIN Worldwide Integrated Conference Little Rock, April 24th through the 26th built one of the most important elements of an inspired workforce — connection.