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Top Tech Villains

Top Tech Villains

Thursday, November 20th is Runway27’s 2nd Annual fashion show. The event is another wonderful example of FIT students’ talents from designing, advertising and producing. This year’s theme is “Fashion is Evil” showcasing student designs inspired by the best baddies. In support, the IT Crowd compiled a list of our top tech villains, perhaps we’ll see […]

November 20, 2014 | By | Reply More
Legacy Week: Tech Time Warp to 1944

Legacy Week: Tech Time Warp to 1944

We all know that FIT stands for Fashion Institute of Technology but we often forget what “Technology” meant when our institution was founded. In honor, of Legacy Week and FIT’s 70th Anniversary let’s take a moment to reflect on  the technology of 1944 and how far we’ve come. Television After WWII ended production of televisions […]

October 27, 2014 | By | Reply More
Tweep and Selfie are New Dictionary Words

Tweep and Selfie are New Dictionary Words

Today is National Dictionary Day, the “unofficial” holiday created in honor of Noah Webster’s birthday, October 16, 1758; and a day we celebrate the importance of increasing our vocabulary. In observance of National Dictionary Day, we thought we would review some of the over 150 new words added to the Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary 2014 Edition. […]

October 16, 2014 | By | Reply More
Pledge Purple: Technology to Help you Take Back the Night

Pledge Purple: Technology to Help you Take Back the Night

  Have you noticed the purple lighting, Security’s purple ties and all the Pledge Purple signs? This is in conjunction with FITs Pledge Purple Campaign to educate and end sexual and domestic violence in support of the National Take Back the Night initiative. The Pledge Purple Campaign culminates this Thursday, October 16th in the Breezeway from Noon […]

October 15, 2014 | By | Reply More
iOS 8 with Lynda.com

iOS 8 with Lynda.com

Explore iOS 8 with lynda.com. Watch the videos now! Explore what Apple’s new operating system has in store for your iPhone or iPad. Lynda.com’s videos cover: Family Sharing Health app Enhanced notifications Time-lapse photo mode Group messages with voice and video QuickType and more Have you signed up for your free Lynda.com account yet through FIT? […]

September 22, 2014 | By | Reply More
5 TechTips for No Impact Week

5 TechTips for No Impact Week

This week, September 14th – 20th is No Impact Week, presented by FIT’s Sustainability Council. This week will include a number of activities and events that encourage, entertain and educate individuals on how they can reduce their environmental impact. For the full calendar, please go to fitnyc.edu/NoImpact.  In support of No Impact Week, here are our 5 […]

September 16, 2014 | By | Reply More
FIT Student Bloggers Highlighted in Metro

FIT Student Bloggers Highlighted in Metro

Read about recent grads, Freddy Rodriguez and Nicole Loher, and current student, Ryan Charchian and how they made their web presence known! http://www.metro.us/newyork/lifestyle/style/2014/05/28/fashion-students-pave-careers-blogs/

May 28, 2014 | By | Reply More
A 3D Printer that prints Makeup? I’ll take one, please.

A 3D Printer that prints Makeup? I’ll take one, please.

I have been tweeting a bit about the Disrupt NY Hackathon, but there was a particular concept that really caught my attention. What if you could select any color from a color picker, or in a program like Photoshop, and then print your own make-up? I’ll take one please. There is a new use for 3D […]

May 7, 2014 | By | Reply More
.nyc domain rollout is launching

.nyc domain rollout is launching

The only free address in NYC is in the digital world and here is your chance to get it. First round of applications will go to business with a physical address in the five boroughs and the business must be registered with the Trademark Clearinghouse. After October 8th, the process may open up to personal domain […]

May 6, 2014 | By | Reply More
Alumni Tribute

Alumni Tribute

  A little known secret from the California Institute of the Arts alumni is getting a lot of attention the past couple of days. As tribute to their alma mater, CalArts grads hide the characters “A113” in their work in honor of their animation classroom, room A113. Otherwise, this is called an “Easter Egg”.  The […]

May 5, 2014 | By | Reply More