Archives for Visual Compass

Podcast 1808 2/24/18:Rick Broida, The Cheapskate, 20th Anniversary Month


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Podcast 1729 Self-driving cars – Where are they taking us?


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The New and Improved Internet Advisor


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Emmys, IoT & aimWest

 

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Visual Compass Director Hits the Red Carpet

Eddie Fritz grabbed the gold at the Michigan Emmy’s with his Motion Graphic Presentation: Visual Compass Field Guide: Navigating the Digital Landscape.  Congratulations Eddie and the whole crew at Visual Compass. Watch the award winning presentation right here.

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AT&T and the Internet of Things (IoT)

Mobeen_Khan_AVP_Bio_with_Photo_Mar2015__Compatibility_Mode_Mobeen Khan, Executive Director of Product Marketing Management for AT&T shares the increasing complexity of a world where more and more of our lives and work are connected digitally. AT&T is on the cutting edge of this booming sector which seems certain to reach trillions of dollars in the near future.

 

 

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aimWest Young Techie

Doug KellyDoug Kelly, President of aimWest shares the vision for promoting technology in the western side of Michigan.  More and more technology companies, test labs, entrepreneurs and research centers are following the arc from Detroit to Grand Rapids. aimWest “works to create a common language between the technology and business disciplines. As a non-profit, they host monthly educational and networking events in West Michigan to facilitate education and …


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Visual Compass Scores an Emmy!

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(left to right) Megan Alexa, Alice Bate, Vince Chmielewski, Eddie Fritz, Courtney Jones, Brandy Deming & Kady Jesko

The Visual Compass crew proudly surrounds director Eddie Fritz and his coveted Emmy Award.

Fritz’  Emmy awarded video- Visual Compass Field Guide: Navigating The Digital Landscape was entered in the Graphic Arts category.

Visual Compass, is a web design, development, marketing and multimedia company based in Ypsilanti, MI founded by Vince Chmielewski.


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Podcast 1508 Feb. 21, 2015: The Red Dwarf, Crowd Funding and Saving the Freighthouse

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Saving a Michigan Landmark: The Ypsilanti Freighthouse

Courtney HeadshotCourtney Jones is a board member on the Friends of the Ypsilanti Freighthouse, will describe how they have used online resources to spearhead the campaign for restoring and preserving this landmark.The Ypsilanti Freighthouse was a key stop on the early railroads into Michigan’s interior in the early 1800’s and has become a symbol of Ypsilanti’s rebirth in the 21st Century.

 

Vince ChmielewskiVince Chmelewski, is the owner of Visual Compass, a web design and multi-media company out of Ypsilanti that has helped the Friends of the Freighthouse promote, gather support and crowd source funds for the project.  (Full disclosure, Visual Compass, is the power behind our homepage and its exciting renovation coming very soon.)

 

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Nain Rouge,The Red Dwarf:  Great Lakes ComicCon

Joe BastianJoe Bastian is a folkteller who has resurrected the legend of the Red Dwarf or Nain Rouge, a legendary character in the history of Detroit since its founding. He joined us twice last year (Podcast 1412 and  Podcast 1429) as he launched a KickStarter campaign to raise $18,000 to produce the first novels in the Nain Rouge …


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Podcast 1505 Jan.31, 2015: Happy 17th Anniversary, Heminwrite & Pasty.net

 

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Show Notes

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Hemingwrite: Throwback or Great Leap Forward

patrick_paul_smPatrick Paul is part of the local team of developers who came up with this ingenious device. Hemingwrite a distraction free writing tool that is part throwback to the portable typewriters that many of us remember fondly (or not) from late night paper writing sessions in college.  It is also a wonderful digital device that is deliberately NOT connected to the Internet.  Find out why!

 

rick broidaRick Broida, our favorite writer, columnist, commentator, cheapskate (and zombie wrangler) joins us for our discussion about Hemingwrite.  Is it a great leap forward for someone who is constantly on deadline for his articles?  Listen and see.

 

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Dog Sled

Charlie HopperCharlie Hopper, founder and CEO of Pasty.net and Pasty.com in the great frozen north of Michigan’s Upper Penninsula joins us for a double celebration.  His website went live just about the same time as the Internet Advisors hit the Internet.  Pasty.net is applying hi tech solutions to providing broadband access to customers in the heart of our rugged Upper Penninsula where there are often more racoons than customers.  PS  He also …


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