Andrew Dahlgren created ADMK after completing the Local Craft Industries Project, a year-long investigation into the current state of domestic and commercial knitting in the region. Andrew completed this project with a vision of a 21st century textile industry built in Philadelphia utilizing cutting edge knitting technology as a key component. Watch ADMK in progress at: http://vimeo.com/53367586.
If you don’t know Rick Nucci, you should. He founded Boomi in 2000, grew it to and through its acquisition by Dell, became the Philly Startup Leaders president this past year, and is working on his next big thing. Yea, he’s the real deal.
After graduating from UArts, Jay Smith (2002, Multimedia) established Livid Instruments, a manufacturer of hardware and software for music production. (His first product – the “Viditar” was designed while he was still a student.) Now he’s announcing a novel addition to the guitar, the “Guitar Wing,” a control surface that gives players wireless control over the functions of their software plug-ins.
University City District is accepting proposals for cultural programming at The Porch at 30th Street Station though a Partnership Programming Fund, which is made possible through the generous support of the William Penn Foundation.
Free Library, Lovett Branch: 6945 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA
How has social media and email marketing evolved in 2013? What can we expect to see in 2014?
In this interactive workshop we will explore key concepts of email and social media marketing and how they are changing the face of marketing in the new year. Accompanied by a short workbook, you will be guided through a process of creating a digital marketing strategy that is unique to your business or organization.
Two or three local nonprofits share how they’re using online marketing and social media/networking to achieve their goals and objectives. Then the crowd (that’s you!) participates in a facilitated discussion about how each organization might use the social web to even greater effect.
You've probably heard the word "gamification" thrown around in the education community, but what does it actually mean? We're excited to have special guest (and EdTech Meetup member) Professor Kevin Werbach do a Gamification workshop for us.