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Nikki is a veteran educator, librarian, Educational Technology Facilitator and ISTE Librarians Network President Elect. My expertise of watching Black Mirror: White Christmas was a sharp departure from the usual senseless festive telly fare. Like a lingering nightmare, it will hover over the dreamy limbos of television’s ‘Christmas Special’ tradition for years to come. Black Mirror (while we can definitely argue that some episodes are higher than others) has efficiently created a deadly concoction of technological hypothesis, sharp drama and black humour that stands out amidst the genres of science fiction, actuality television or documentary which are typically employed to convey the themes explored in Black Mirror’s fictional anthology series. Themes just like the affect of technology on our everyday lives, relationships, needs, minds.

IN REGARDS TO THE SPEAKER: Will Ramey is director of developer packages at NVIDIA. Since joining the corporate in 2003 he has served in plenty of advertising and management roles, including a number of years as the first product manager for CUDA and NVIDIA’s developer tools. Presently Will leads groups accountable for promoting the NVIDIA SDK, developer programs, and the Deep Studying Institute. Previous to joining NVIDIA, he managed an unbiased game studio and developed superior technology for the leisure industry as a product manager and software engineer. He holds a BA in pc science from Willamette College and completed the Japan Research Program at Tokyo International College. Outside of work Will enjoys the outside, learning Spanish, and open water swimming. Comply with @wramey on Twitter to keep up with Will on-line.

The primary session of the day saw Louise Robson discussing Encore (the brand new identify for Lecture Seize on the university) and her journey using this technology in her Division, Biomedical Science. She described how capturing lectures had benefitted her students and not led to any lower in attendance, as well as speaking about attention-grabbing features such as the pause button and the flexibility to edit sure elements of lectures. James Slack and Laura McNally then gave an summary of how the lecture seize works. This can be a rising system that is shortly increasing throughout the University.

Information is a must-have for understanding the buyer’s journey, unfortunately; that knowledge is normally poor, or not parsed out successfully. To make use of data successfully, it is inspired to build a advertising operations ambassador program, which allows non-advertising and marketing workers entry to marketing knowledge to leverage for choices. For example, finance could use some information to find out buyer lifetime value or for budgeting, whereas sales might be able to tie customer engagements to sales to be taught extra about prospects.

Voice Dream has develop into a widely known title within the assistive technology group because of Voice Dream Reader: a textual content-to-speech reader accessible for i OS units Now the developer has launched a brand new app known as Voice Dream Author which goals to help writers with particular needs. Voice Dream Writer has options that may profit folks with a variety of wants including people with dyslexia and people who are blind or visually impaired. Folks without disabilities may benefit from the app. For example, english language learners may benefit from spoken feedback and different options supplied by Voice Dream Author.