Posts by natasha

What’s your Hands Symphony?

Posted by on Mar 11, 2011 in Creative marketing

I just created my own Hand Symphony, what’ yours? The American Heart Association has created a great campaign for raising awareness about CPR. Check it out and create your own symphony. This is an excellent example of brand engagement.      ...

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Data visualization

Posted by on Mar 5, 2011 in Data visualization

Data visualization has enabled us to make sense of large and complex data sets. From a corporate perspective this is great as it enables us to save time, money, improve efficiency and in turn increase profits. Teachers use word clouds to help kids make sense of words, web designers add this to make websites interesting. Here are some data visualization tools that I have come across that are interesting. Ushahidi, which means “testimony” in Swahili, is a website that was initially developed to map reports of violence in Kenya after the post-election fallout at the beginning of...

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Interesting Source Forge projects

Posted by on Nov 24, 2010 in Product Development

I was curious as to what kinds of projects are on Source Forge, so I took a look. Here are a few that I might try out. The RoboCup Soccer Simulator – The RoboCup Soccer Simulator is a research and educational tool for multi-agent systems and artificial intelligence. It enables for two teams of 11 simulated autonomous robotic players to play soccer (football). Brain workshop – Brain Workshop is a Python implementation of the Dual N-Back mental exercise. This exercise is the only mental activity that has been scientifically shown to improve your short-term memory (working memory)...

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First ever Creator Camp Ottawa 2010 (#CCyow2010)

Posted by on Nov 17, 2010 in Events

Date: December 8th, 2010 (Wednesday) Time: 7pm – 10pm (ET) — we’ll likely start with logistics at 6:45pm so please arrive early Location : Patty Boland’s, 2nd floor (101 Clarence Street – MAP) Capacity: 100 people max Cost: All registrants are encouraged to bring $10 for the Ottawa Food Bank Registration: Register through the Wiki Hashtag: #CCyow2010 Don’t forget to...

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Posted by on Nov 15, 2010 in Product Development

Crowdsourcing is the process of obtaining needed services, ideas, or content by soliciting contributions from a large group of people, and especially from an online community, rather than from traditional employees or suppliers. There are many successful businesses based on this concept. The obvious one is 99 Designs. You fill out your request and people will submit their graphic designs. Pick the one you like. The advantage of this is that you get the perspective from a number of people vs just one graphic designer. CMNTY provide tools for building online communities whether it be for...

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