Responsive Web Design was pioneered by Ethan Marcotte, a web designer from Boston. In a May 25, 2010, article for A List Apart, he described the technique he developed. Later, he fleshed out these ideas in a short book for A Book Apart. Responsive web design is adaptable. It adjusts the layout of a web page based on the width of the screen on which it is being viewed.
Remember Star Trek's handheld device that could scan unfamiliar objects and locations and report or record data? Medical exams were accomplished just by passing a tricorder over a patient and mineral analyses were accomplished just by passing the scanner over a rock.
Now a young Canadian engineer seeks to extend our senses by creating a real-life tricorder.
Click on “Read More” to view a video showing examples of Wisconsin Public Television’s 3D and 2D work for broadcast programs and client projects.
ICS News Release - March 22, 2012
Chief Justice Shirley S. Abrahamson thanks UW-Extension Instructional Communications Systems for assistance
UW-Extension’s Instructional Communications Systems (ICS) recently supported the Wisconsin Supreme Court to successfully host the court’s first-ever public hearing using videoconferencing. Members of the Court needed to receive testimony and feedback from peers in other states, as well as from a law professor and staff of federal rules advisory committees. They chose videoconferencing with ICS’s WisLine Video service to help accomplish their goals.
by Greg Johll, Director, Cooperative Extension Technology Services
March 16, 2012
Cooperative Extension has deployed SharePoint as a solution for collaboration among its statewide faculty and staff. Given SharePoint is a browser based collaboration solution along with its integration with MS Office, Cooperative Extension is seeing broad adoption of the technology. But how well does SharePoint work with tablets, specifically iPads? Do we have a mobile solution to increase efficiencies? Based on my experience so far, the answer is: almost, but not quite what I would like to see.
THE CHRONICLE of Higher Education's WIRED CAMPUS blog:
(Via Roger Schmidt, Information Technology Specialist, Nutrient and Pest Management Program, UW-Madison)
Mobile internet use is changing how global and local agriculture operate and expand their businesses. This article will discuss how the University of Wisconsin Nutrient and Pest Management (NPM) program and the UW Integrated Pest Management (IPM) program are working with a ‘mobile first’ attitude to help University of Wisconsin-Extension and Wisconsin’s agricultural community benefit in this changing environment.
Nielsen: Social Media Report Q3 2011 SOCIAL MEDIA's popularity continues to grow, connecting people with just about everything they watch and buy. Whether it's a brand icon inviting users to connect with a company on LinkedIn, a news ticker promoting an anchor's Twitter handle or an advertisement asking a consumer to "Like" a product on Facebook, people are constantly being driven to social media. The latest Nielsen insights provide some answers on exactly how powerful this influence is on consumer behavior, both online and off.