August 2015 User Experience and Web Professionals Events

first_imgAn app demo night, content strategy happy hour, and hand-setting wood & lead type for letterpress and foil stamping workshop are a few of the events you’ll discover in the August 2015 events calendar.Each month, I compile a calendar of user experience and web professionals events in southeastern Michigan. You’ll find meetups, learning opportunities, networking events, conferences—all kinds of events to learn from and meet colleagues and professionals. I’ll be adding a couple more events to this month’s calendar, as soon as their details are finalized. While I don’t attend all the events listed on the calendar, I usually make it to one or two events each week. I’d love to meet you! If you see me, stop by and say hi!App Demo EventDate: August 10, 2015, 6:00pm to 8:00pmLocation: TechTown Detroit in Detroit, Michigan (map to TechTown Detroit)Cost: Free, pre-registration requiredJoin the Mobile Monday Detroit group for an application demo night where local developers will showcase their app, discuss what it does, why it was developed, and how its working. Limited to six presentations, developers are encouraged to submit their application to showcase their application.Content Strategy Happy HourDate: August 13, 2015, 5:45pmLocation: The Emory in Ferndale, Michigan (map to The Emory)Cost: Free, pre-registration Get together with your fellow Content Strategy—Metro Detroit members to catch up, share news, network, and enjoy refreshments. Detroit Wood Type Co WorkshopDate: August 15, 2015, 10:00am to 3:00pmLocation: Detroit Woodtype Co in Detroit, Michigan (map to Detroit Woodtype Co)Cost: $105 (must be an AIGA Detroit member), pre-registration requiredDetroit’s AIGA chapter is hosting a half-day workshop where you can explore hand-setting wood & lead type for letterpress and foil stamping on notebooks, posters and postcards.Space is limited, register early!D​r. Startup: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the BizDate: August 19, 2015, 6:30pmLocation: Student Center, Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan (map to the Student Center)Cost: $5.00, pre-registration required Our Refresh Detroit is proud to host the people behind LivWel, the grand prize winner of the 2014-15 Innovation in Action: Solutions to Public Health Challenges competition. Meet Maria Gosur, Ryan Gourley, and Ryan Sanii, who are building an accessible easy-to-use system to help you quickly find the health services you need. They’ll discuss their hard­-earned lessons in building their startup and navigating the entrepreneurial world.Share EventsIt’s impossible to include every event happening in our area. Do you know of any metro Detroit events not on the list? Share them in the comments. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading…Relatedlast_img read more

Video: Grease rocks again in Cape Town

first_imgThe classic musical Grease is on at Cape Town’s Artscape Theatre until 11 April. Catch a glimpse of the show, and hear from some of the actors who bring its timeless characters to life.Click arrow to play video.Published on on 24 March 2010.last_img

vPro Webinar Question’s “Repair ISO’s”

first_imgGreat webinar today, great questions.   Keep them coming.. During the webinar we received a # of great questions, I took these from the queue and here are the answers:  When can we expect to see some real tools & documentation on remote OS & application diagnosis & repair?A:    Tools – Check here.   As for documentation of OS fixes, we leverage items like BSOD Analyzer to check the minidump file to validate the the driver in error.  I highly recommend checking this tool on Microsoft’s website.  Example: Is there any way to access a remote command prompt in Windows through SoL? What sort of lightweight diagnostic boot images are available that will enable remote diagnosis / repair? A:   There is, you can boot to a light weight image i.e. windowsPE.  A:   Here are a few options:       Spare Tire ISO – – the how to build guide    Another great thread on ISO’s –   center_img Can I copy files to a remote workstation, through vPro, to a broken Windows workstation, to repair it? If so, where is the documentation on how to do this?A:   Sparetire ISO can do this very thing, then you can boot into windows (light version) & then utilize your normal tools to fix it. i.e. VNC, etc..  Check out the spare tire ISO post above.     last_img read more

PBA Finals: Durham tows Meralco past Ginebra to avoid 0-3 hole

first_img“The game becomes a lot easier when you can make shots. Today we did a much better job at making our perimeter shots and a lot of credit goes to Reynel Hugnatan, who stepped up and made a lot of threes for us today,” said Meralco head coach Norman Black.“Our defense was solid just like it was in our last game. The difference was we played defense for 48 minutes instead of 44. It’s gonna be tough going forward especially with Ranidel being out but at the same time we still have guys who out there fighting and we will go to war with them,” Black added.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSBoxers Pacquiao, Petecio torchbearers for SEA Games openingThe Bolts, who lost the first two games by double-digits, got a much-needed lift from veteran forward Reynel Hugnatan, who played extended minutes after starting forward Ranidel de Ocampo went down with an injury early.Hugnatan fired 22 points, going 7-of-12 from long range and grabbed five rebounds in close to 39 minutes of play. His last 3-pointer capped a 19-4 charge by the Bolts in the final six minutes and four seconds. LATEST STORIES MOST READ Trump to designate Mexican drug cartels as terrorist groups Foton, Branislav ready for PSL’s biggest conference Ethel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’ Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Winter storm threatens to scramble Thanksgiving travel plans Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Nextcenter_img No more menthol cigarettes: New ban on tobacco, vape flavors Durham, the back-to-back Best Import of the conference, scored 23 points in the second half, 13 in the final frame to counter the Gin Kings’ punches.A jumper by Justin Brownlee gave Ginebra a 72-66 edge with 9:36 left but Durham quickly led Meralco back and his coast-to-coast dunk over Japeth Aguilar put the Bolts ahead, 75-74, with under seven minutes remaining.Durham continued his rampage. He scored on a reverse layup against two defenders, rejected Aguilar’s shot on the other end, blocked Brownlee then converted a three-point play for an 86-77 buffer with 2:47 to go.Meralco goes for the equalizer on Friday still at the Big Dome.Ginebra had four players in double-figures led by Brownlee’s 15 points.ADVERTISEMENT Hotel says PH coach apologized for ‘kikiam for breakfast’ claim ‘A complete lie:’ Drilon refutes ‘blabbermouth’ Salo’s claims View comments Jordan delivers on promise: 2 Cobra choppers now in PH Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netAllen Durham did a little bit of everything and Meralco needed all of it to finally beat Barangay Ginebra, 94-81, and avoid a 0-3 hole in the 2017 PBA Governors Cup Finals Wednesday night at Smart Araneta Coliseum.Durham scored in a variety of ways no matter who he was up against or how many while also anchoring the Bolts’ defense. He was an unstoppable force, finishing with 38 points, 20 rebounds, four assists and five blocks.ADVERTISEMENT Argentine bishop appears at court hearing on abuse chargeslast_img read more