KORE Infrastructure is a biofuelds technology company that converts treated wastewater sludge (biosolids) into diesel fuel. From April–June 2014, I worked as a writer in collaboration with IDEO design and innovation consulting firm, design agency Cultivated Wit, photographer and project manager McNair Evans,
and our client to develop two 15-page presentations intended for potential investors and municipal wastewater treatment facilities. T
his involved several phone and web conferences to discuss project goals as well as understand the thermochemi...
Maybe you’ve spotted it in your daily news feed in the last few weeks. Net neutrality — the idea that the Internet should remain an open, democratic, free-market medium for all people, regardless of how much they pay — is getting mainstream attention.
At the UW-Madison, Danny Kimball and Lucas Graves both study issues involving net neutrality. Kimball is an instructor and Ph.D. candidate in UW- Madison’s Communication Arts Department specializing in new media;; net neutrality is the focus of his dissertation. Graves is a former Wired reporter and...
I have been managing websites and digital marketing campaigns for several companies for multiple years, including Total-Water.com (4 years). I played an integral part in the initial content architecture and continual evolution of the client's website and print and digital media campaigns. I also managed the redesign of the website, working with Insight Studio.
I manage thei website, analyze website traffic and goal conversions, manage their pay-per-click marketing campaigns, make recommendations on marketing strategies such as YouTube video...
They are Syrian immigrants and Bhutanese refugees. Spouses of visiting professors from Pakistan and au pairs from Ecuador. Studious mothers of 12 from Somalia whose turn it is, finally, to attend class. Some, highly educated in their home country, arrive with advanced degrees. Others have never set foot inside a school and struggle to read and write in their native language.
Step into an English as a Second Language classroom at Madison College’s downtown campus, and you’ll find learners from 10 or 15 countries, and as many stations in life, prac...
For most of us, smartphones make life more convenient and fun. We route trips, game, buy things and share ideas on the go. But for blind users, smartphones can be survival tools. An app or web page that’s not accessible is more than an annoyance — it disconnects and disorients.
Kevin Jones is one such user. Blind since birth and a lifelong Madison-area resident, Jones is a technology evangelist and an emerging force in the local web and app development community. He’s on a mission to help developers understand how to make their content accessible...
“We’re excited to have you on our team! It’s not often we hand out cover stories to folks we’ve never worked with before, but our hunch that you were the best fit for our Best Places to Work project was a good one.” — Brennan Nardi, Editor
Working with Chapa Design, I was responsible for researching the target demographic of soft drink company DOC360 (a brand of PepsiCola) in order to brainstorm and plan for short- and long-term integrated advertising campaigns and develop brand standards and social media guidelines. For this project I also developed the soda’s new tagline “It’s Your Move.”
I developed a complete social media campaign for Sprinkman Real Estate. This involved in-depth market research into the real estate industry’s use of various social media channels. I trained Sprinkman real estate agents onsite for two days via multimedia presentation in best practices for Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, Instagram, Evernote, blogging, and more.
The Humanities Hackathon leads the UW’s entry into digital humanities.
If a paperback on your summer reading list was published anonymously, you’d probably notice. But if this article lacked a byline, or tonight’s episode of Wilfred didn’t credit a writer, you might not bat an eyelash.
Mark Vareschi, assistant professor of English at UW-Madison, wants to know why, and also how anonymous publication affects the way we interpret published or performed works. To help him get closer to the answers, he turned to computers.