December brings us World AIDS Day on the first day of the month, an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have passed. Thomas Edison invented the phonograph in December of 1877 and Marconi first broadcast his radio signal across the Atlantic Ocean in 1901. Disney’s founder Walt, golf’s Tiger Woods, lyricist Ira Gershwin and baseball great Ty Cobb celebrate birthdays this month. It was December 1903 when the Wright brothers first flew, and 1968 when Apollo 8 reached the moon. And in the words of Dr. Seuss, “How did it get so late so soon? It’s night before it’s afternoon. December is here before it’s June. My goodness how the time has flewn. How did it get so late so soon?”
Mist.io is simplified server management across clouds. It features a unified interface for several public and private clouds to eliminate the need to deal with several tools and APIs. Mist.io provides a touch-friendly web console for safe access to your servers from your computer, laptop, smartphone or tablet. In the event of a problem, Mist.io sends a notification, which can be handled from virtually anywhere you are connected. For common, recurring issues you can even automate your Mist.io responses.
Fashion Metric is a big data SaaS solution that empowers apparel retailers and brands to gather intelligence about their customers and personalize the online apparel shopping experience. By deploying a comprehensive technology to calculate a customer’s full set of body measurements in seconds, FM customers get measured for custom clothing or select the best ready-to-wear size.
November brings us All Saints Day on the first day of the month. The International Space Station opened for business this month in the year 2000. Basketball inventor James Naismith, pioneer Daniel Boone, industrialist Andrew Carnegie and Disney’s chief mouseXcutive Mickey Mouse celebrate their birthdays in November. In the USA, there are many days celebrating food, including nachos, deviled eggs, sandwiches, candy, homemade bread, cashews and Thanksgiving. And, in the words of American poet Elizabeth Jane Coatsworth, “November comes, and November goes, with the last red berries, and the first white snows.”
LifeCellar helps consumers better manage their digital information. The way in which individuals are managing their lives is rapidly changing in terms of digital information, and LifeCellar is here to bring all of that to a digital wallet to easily manage your important documents, family and professional relationships and critical tasks.
An elevator pitch is a concise overview used to describe or define a project, service, product, event or startup. The name reflects the idea that one should be able to deliver the summary in the amount of time it takes to ride an elevator, which usually takes 30 seconds to a little over a minute.
Aruni S. Gunasegaram is the Vice President of Client Services and Operations at Querium, a mobile-ready web service that quickly diagnoses student competencies and trains students on step-by-step procedures and critical cognitive skills required for modern careers. Designed for digital natives, Querium’s mobile learning software platform delivers smart diagnostics and personalized, bite-sized lessons. Its unique, Rackspace cloud-hosted, artificial-intelligence (A.I.) software products are designed for high school and college students in the United States.
nurseVersity is an online test prep program for nursing students, specializing in offering supplemental practice exams, flashcards and video to help nursing students increase their test scores. Students who know what’s tested design the product and content within nurseVersity, and it is all reviewed and validated by nursing educators.
October brings us World Vegetarian Day on the 1st, the annual kick-off of Vegetarian Awareness Month. McDonald’s founder Ray Kroc, artist Pablo Picasso, first ladies Eleanor Roosevelt and Hillary Rodham Clinton, and Microsoft founder Bill Gates were all born in October. Thomas Edison showed the first motion picture in 1889, and American Bandstand premiered with host Dick Clark in 1957. And, in the words of novelist Thomas Wolfe, “ All things on earth point home in old October – sailors to sea, travelers to walls and fences, hunter to field and hollow and the long voice of the hounds, the lover to the love he has forsaken.”
Enplug is building a large and advanced network of social billboards in bars, restaurants, cafes and other high traffic venues. The digital screens feature live social media streams that allow people’s Twitter and Facebook posts, Instagram photos and more to appear instantly on the screens. An Enplug device can turn any TV into a live social feed and more.