Tag: UNLEASH 2013
Photos: (Top) Mediasite Events live streams a session at Unleash 2013, Sonic Foundry's Mediasite User Conference. (Second) Several large monitors displayed attendee tweets and Instagram pictures via TweetBeam and Hashgram. (Third) Attendees could download an Unleash 2013 app to stay connected. (Fourth) A remote attendee's picture: Caption - Connecting to #mediasite from Dubai for Unleash 2013.
Childhood. That was the theme of our Mediasite User Conference Unleash this year. We encouraged attendees to get in touch with their inner child and explore the possibilities of video, learn from the hundreds of Mediasite enthusiasts in attendance, connect with new people and just let loose from the daily grind and play.
Michigan Virtual University is helping respond to a huge need in Nigeria: online learning.
There are about 12 million annual applicants to 104 tertiary institutions in Nigeria and yet only about 300,000 people are admitted into universities each year. The quest for education by employed individuals looking to further their education without having to leave their jobs is huge, and e-learning is the only affordable approach to meet the demand for education in Nigeria and other countries on the continent.
Today I (and 99% of attendees of Unleash) found out that I have Adultitis, that I may have difficulty laughing and that I should seek help now. Ouch.
At our Day 2 Unleash keynote, “Superheroes, Star Wars & Cinema: A Geek’s Guide to Fighting Adultitis at Work and Home,” Jason Kotecki tested everyone in the audience by asking questions like this one:
If I was at a formal dinner and someone noticed some toilet paper stuck to my shoe, I'd:
I’ve already heard about a pay-per-access webcast program at Ontario Hospital Association in Toronto, how The University of Auckland, New Zealand keeps its online viewers engaged with social media and how Sandia National Labs in Albuquerque, NM is digitizing and managing thousands of hours of footage to meet national archiving standards. And it’s only 11 a.m.
We’ve had a jam-packed morning and afternoon full of sessions led by staff from Sonic Foundry and our talented customers who are sharing best practices. All morning and afternoon attendees at Unleash have been learning from peers about how to take their Mediasite implementations to the next level.
(Photo: The Mediasite Events team live streams the Unleash keynote this morning at the Monona Terrace in Madison, Wis.)
“Technology has to respond to the world we live in.” – Scott Walker, President and CEO of Waveguide Consulting