The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: July 30 - August 3
Check out The Network's top stories of the week and what to look forward to next week.
August 03 , 2012
Happy Friday! How is everyone enjoying the Olympics? What has been your favorite moment so far? Check out the view from Cisco House, a 20,000-sqaure-foot connected business showcase that overlooks the entrance to the Olympic Park in London. Pretty cool, right?
As the official network infrastructure supporter for London 2012, Cisco is helping to make it the most connected games ever. Learn more about Cisco's role at the games:
Now onto the top stories of the week. Check em' out!
Craig Charnock is promoting multiculturalism one song at a time. He is a social entrepreneur whose online education company is focused on teaching Xhosa, one of South Africa's official languages, to the masses. Watch all of the My Networked Life videos here!
A far-sighted group of city planners is looking to develop a universal language for urban development, using the Internet Protocol as a starting point. How important will IT be in solving urban development challenges?
New feature by Amy Cortese about how the hoopla over crowdfunding is ramping up to a whole new level, as the trend turns donors into investors. Would you invest on a crowdfunding site?
In the spirit of London 2012 hear from Olympic gold medalist and current Cisco employee Mary Wayte Bradburne talks about the Olympic athletes' psyche and provides an insider's view on the journey to the podium.
Take a look at what we have planned for next week...
- Mobile Friendly Websites Make a Difference: Four startups are turning challenges created by the proliferation of mobile devices into business opportunities.
- Meet Fabio Lalli from Rome, Italy next Wednesday, August 8. He is always connected. He thinks, speaks and writes about technology and new media. Founder of CulturaDigitale.com, a project for the dissemination of digital culture in Italy, Fabio is passionate about innovation and technology and all its applications. Tune in next week for the third video in the My Networked Life series!
Have a great weekend and enjoy the Olympics!!
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