Tag Archive for event

How technology is changing the way we plan and experience events



Events and event planning are evolving into new, dynamic formats. Old models are falling away and technology is giving both planners and event participants an opportunity to grow and revisit the underlying ideas about how event spaces work.

“It’s been fascinating watching just how fast things have changed,” said Brian Solis, principal at Altimeter Group, at a New York conference this year. He spoke about next steps and generational shifts in the ways we approach and interact with the events…

Dropbox Drags Its Expensive, Forgotten Photo App Carousel To Web And Tablets


‘Seeing-eye vest’ could help the blind navigate via vibration



Imagine if instead of swinging a white cane, a visually impaired person could wear clothing that senses things in the environment and relays that information through touch.

That’s the dream of a team of scientists and engineers at a company called Tactile Navigation Tools, which is developing a vest embedded with sensors that can detect objects or people nearby and convert the signals into vibrations felt by the body.

The device, known as

Real-life Mario Kart races down Tokyo streets



Drivers in Tokyo had to watch out for Koopa Shells and banana peels this weekend

Mario Kart fans drove go-karts based on the Nintendo video game series through the streets of one of Tokyo’s busiest districts on SundayCosplayers decked out in full Mario costumes revved their engines to the delight of bystanders

Get your ticket to The Future of Digital event in Sydney, Australia



Mashable Austalia has partnered with General Assembly to present The Future of Digital, A Festival of Learning, a day-long event with 25 speakers sharing ideas on technology, design, digital trends and the future of work.

The tickets are now on sale for The Future of Digital, which will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 26 in Surry Hills, Sydney

Eventbrite - FUTURE OF DIGITAL | A Festival of Learning Presented by General Assembly and Mashable

A number of digital leaders and influencers will host a series of talks and panel discussionsJenni Ryall, Mashable’s Australia Editor, will launch the…

8 weird things banned at the G20 in Australia



Look, if we are going on past record, Australia hasn’t done so well with security at global events. Well one in particular ruined it for all the others.

In case you don’t recall, this magnificent event happened at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Leaders Summit Summit in 2007. The Chaser, a satirical Australian comedy group got waved through checkpoint after checkpoint of security barriers until they were right outside George Bush’s hotel, with one member dressed as Osama bin Laden. If…

Fireball meteor whizzes over Japan



A meteor was seen in the night sky over western Japan on Monday

After reviewing footage of the event, experts at the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan, having reviewed footage of the event, said the meteor was likely a “fireball meteor,” meaning that it was a fragment of an asteroid that burns vigorously upon entering Earth’s atmosphere.

Mashies tickets are officially sold out



With just 24 hours to go, tickets to tomorrow night’s

50+ events for professionals in PR to mobile development



The Mashable Events Board is a great place to find leading conferences in your industry, whether it’s advertising, technology, media or public relations. This week, we’re highlighting five events that we think can help move your career forward. If you don’t find something that’s right for you, check out dozens of event listings featured in our complete listing.

Read more…

On the Events Board, you can sort listings by date added, get discount codes as a Mashable reader and watch videos of…