Description: HandUp is raising awareness to homelessness; donating gift cards and hosting outreach programs. Source: Tech Crunch Date: Sept 13, 2015 On the heels of launching donation gift cards for the homeless, HandUp hosted a community outreach day this past Friday in San Francisco to continue to bring awareness to homelessness, as well as give people… Read more »
Posts Tagged: Ch. 2 – Organizational Strategy
Description:McDonald’s is partnering with Shazam to launch a unique initiative at the the Toronto International Film Festival. Source: Tech Vibes Date: Sept 11th, 2015 It’s TIFF’s 40th year and McDonald’s fourth year as the “official coffee” of the event. The quick-service behemoth is using Shazam, the music-identifying app, as part of its promotion. Read More Questions for… Read more »
Description: This alternative travel concept could change our lives in a major way. Source: CNN Money Date: Sept 11, 2015 It’s Elon Musk’s idea, but Hyperloop Transportation Technologies is trying to make this “pipe dream” a reality. Questions for discussion: 1. Do you feel that a technology like this is something that can be woven into mainstream society? 2…. Read more »
Description: Introducing the new Apple Pencil. Source: CNET Date: Sept 9, 2015 This new pressure-sensitive stylus is battery-powered and can create different strokes. Questions for discussion: 1. Would you purchase this Apple pencil for $99? 2. In which type of industries might this tool be useful?