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Beta Convention 2011: Are You Tech Savvy in 2011?

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Beta Convention 2011: Are You Tech Savvy in 2011?

  1. 1. ARE YOU TECH SAVVY IN 2011? Kye Hittle, Kansas State ’99 Dir. of Information Technology, Beta Theta Pi
  2. 2. HTTP://BIT.LY/BETA- SYMPOSIUM
  3. 3. ARE WE SERIOUS ENOUGH ABOUT TECH?
  4. 4. APPLE RELEASES LION 7.10.2011 2.3 PETABYTES IN 24 HOURS1 PETABYTE = 1,000 TERABYTES1 TERABYTE = 1,000 GIGABYTES1 GIGABYTE = 1,000 MEGABYTES
  5. 5. 2004
  6. 6. 2006 2004
  7. 7. 20062011 2004
  8. 8. “TODAY WHERE EVER YOU ARE,MOST OF YOUR TOOLS AREALWAYS AVAILABLE.” Sven Fechner http://simplicityisbliss.com/2011/06/30/a-fresh-take-on-contexts/
  9. 9. CITI - MAY 2011$2.7 MILLION3,400 CUSTOMERS http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2387671,00.asp
  10. 10. COMPANIES THAT SAYTHEY’VE BEEN HACKED:
  11. 11. COMPANIES THAT SAY 90%THEY’VE BEEN HACKED: http://www.pcworld.com/article/230937/ survey_90_of_companies_say_theyve_been_hacked.html
  12. 12. FLASH CRASH OF 2:45
  13. 13. JUNE 2011AMERICAN AIRLINES SAVES$1.2 MILLION REPLACING PAPER MAPS WITH IPADS
  14. 14. "THE PRINTING PRESS, THE COMPUTER, ANDTELEVISION ARE NOT THEREFORE SIMPLY MACHINESWHICH CONVEY INFORMATION. THEY ARE METAPHORSTHROUGH WHICH WE CONCEPTUALIZE REALITY IN ONEWAY OR ANOTHER. THEY WILL CLASSIFY THE WORLDFOR US, SEQUENCE IT, FRAME IT, ENLARGE IT, REDUCEIT, ARGUE A CASE FOR WHAT IT IS LIKE. THROUGHTHESE MEDIA METAPHORS, WE DO NOT SEE THE WORLDAS IT IS. WE SEE IT AS OUR CODING SYSTEMS ARE.SUCH IS THE POWER OF THE FORM OF INFORMATION." http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ Marshall_McLuhan#Technological_determinism
  15. 15. I WANT TO BE TECH SAVVY! BUT WHERE DO I START??
  16. 16. LIFE APPS
  17. 17. READ UP!(FRIENDLY TECH NEWS SOURCES)
  18. 18. “STILL HAVE TO HAVE A GREAT PRODUCT”
  19. 19. BETA SOCIAL NETWORKS See page 14 of the current issue (Summer 2011) of The Beta Theta Pi magazine! http://betathetapi.org/news/magazine
  20. 20. BETA SOCIAL NETWORKS๏ http://facebook.com/betathetapifans๏ http://betathetapi.org/linkedin๏ http://twitter.com/betathetapi

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