Daryl Worley: Fan Club Party

Project Details Every year Daryl Worley has his fan club party at CMA Fest We wanted to build a more interactive, online driven Fan Club Party giving Daryl’s biggest fans a better experience We built emails to let fans know about the fan club party in advance We setup an e-commerce store allowing tickets to the fan club party be … Read More

Brian CecilDaryl Worley: Fan Club Party

Jason Sturgeon: Time Bomb Single Launch

Project Details Up and coming country artist Jason Sturgeon was launching his new single Time Bomb We wanted to find a way to generate as much buzz as possible at the event since the horse world are primarily hardcore country fans we assembled a street team to spread flyers about the performances and also the prize pack We also built … Read More

Brian CecilJason Sturgeon: Time Bomb Single Launch

Jason Sturgeon: COUNTRY MUSIC & QUARTER HORSE GIVE AWAY

Project Details Up and coming country artist Jason Sturgeon was performing at the American Quarter Horse Congress We wanted to find a way to generate as much buzz as possible at the event since the horse world are primarily hardcore country fans we assembled a street team to spread flyers about the performances and also the prize pack We also … Read More

Brian CecilJason Sturgeon: COUNTRY MUSIC & QUARTER HORSE GIVE AWAY

Olivia Lane: Country Radio Seminar Brand Awareness

Project Details make as many impressions to attendees of Country Radio Seminar as possible through imaging, giveaways, and product placement produce giveaways that fit the brand and the project select location for branding in key places with as much foot traffic as possible produce multiple brand impressions through the convention produce interesting giveaways that convention goers may take home and … Read More

Brian CecilOlivia Lane: Country Radio Seminar Brand Awareness

Stingray cell surveillance can record conversations, bug phones

Stingrays, also known as “cell site simulators” or “IMSI catchers,” are invasive cell phone surveillance devices that mimic cell phone towers and send out signals to trick cell phones in the area into transmitting their locations and identifying information. When used to track a suspect’s cell phone, they also gather information about the phones of countless bystanders who happen to … Read More

Brian CecilStingray cell surveillance can record conversations, bug phones

How to Protect Baby Monitors from Hackers.

Few scenarios conjure up digital nightmares darker than a hacked, Internet-connected camera pointing at a baby’s crib. Cybercriminals are spying on children by accessing devices through networks – and even transmitting noises to scare them.  One such incident shook parents in San Francisco, who couldn’t figure out what their 3-year old meant when he told them that he was scared … Read More

Brian CecilHow to Protect Baby Monitors from Hackers.

Throw away the shovel: Electric concrete melts snow

For commuters negotiating post-blizzard conditions, take heart: electric snow-melting concrete may be coming to a city near you. Dr. Chris Tuan, a professor of civil engineering at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and his team of researchers have developed a concrete mixture prototype that melts away falling snow and ice by conducting electricity. The special concrete has carbon byproducts from coal … Read More

Brian CecilThrow away the shovel: Electric concrete melts snow

Technology to Improve Our Lives

There are three separate categories of innovation: The first ranges from fun to mindless such as gaming mobile apps like Angry Birds. The second category includes technology that improves our lives, but doesn’t solve our most pressing issues. Innovations such as drones, Uber/Lyft transportation, socialized TV viewing and advanced GPS technology. These make our lives easier but we could live … Read More

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Feds raid Chinese ‘hoverboard’ booth at CES

In an embarrassing incident, a Chinese hoverboard-maker’s stand the Consumer Electronics Show was raided by US marshals over a patent dispute. Future Motion Inc., maker of a device called OneWheel, on Tuesday filed a patent infringement suit against Changzhou First International Trade Co. in federal court in Las Vegas. The company won an emergency temporary restraining order, leading the US … Read More

Brian CecilFeds raid Chinese ‘hoverboard’ booth at CES

Periodic table’s seventh row finally filled as four new elements are added

To scientists, this is of greater value than an Olympic gold medal. The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) has confirmed the existence of four new elements with the atomic numbers 113, 115, 117, and 118. Chemistry textbooks are in need of a rewrite with the addition of four new elements to the Periodic Table. The periodic table … Read More

Brian CecilPeriodic table’s seventh row finally filled as four new elements are added