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Changing Technologies http://www.addisonindependent.com/taxonomy/term/783/all en Small biz eyes the promise of online http://www.addisonindependent.com/201112small-biz-eyes-promise-online <p> <i>Editor&rsquo;s note: This is the latest in a series of articles focusing on the changing role of information technology in various sectors. The series looks beyond the push for universal broadband, asking how Internet access and the advances of technology are changing life in Addison County.</i></p> <p class="Bodycopy"> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; It wasn&rsquo;t long ago that a small business owner didn&rsquo;t have to worry about Facebook, Twitter, Yelp, OpenTable, FourSquare, TripAdvisor, or even maintaining a website.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/10094">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201112small-biz-eyes-promise-online" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury business Changing Technologies technology Thu, 01 Dec 2011 17:00:08 +0000 Andrea Suozzo 10094 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Higher ed explores high-tech opportunity http://www.addisonindependent.com/201111higher-ed-explores-high-tech-opportunity <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-9789" style="width: 154px;"><a href="/201111higher-ed-explores-high-tech-opportunity"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/GPSclass5626.thumbnail.jpg" alt="GPSclass5626.jpg" title="GPSclass5626.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="154" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE VISITING Assistant Professor of Geography Zach Christman instructs his Environmental Field Methods students in the proper use of a handheld GPS device Tuesday afternoon outside Bicentennial Hall. Institutions of higher education are incorporating more and more technology into the learning environment. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <p> <i>Editor&rsquo;s note: This is the latest in a series of articles focusing on the changing role of information technology in various sectors. The series looks beyond the push for universal broadband, asking how Internet access and the advances of technology are changing life in Addison County. </i></p> <p class="Bodycopy"> ADDISON COUNTY &mdash; College lectures that take place anywhere, any time on YouTube? A history class graded based on student-built electronic games rather than papers? An app that functions as a course textbook?</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/9787">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201111higher-ed-explores-high-tech-opportunity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County broadband Changing Technologies tech Thu, 03 Nov 2011 16:00:10 +0000 Andrea Suozzo 9787 at http://www.addisonindependent.com County classrooms embrace new technologies http://www.addisonindependent.com/201110county-classrooms-embrace-new-technologies <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-9547" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201110county-classrooms-embrace-new-technologies"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/edtech8708.thumbnail.jpg" alt="edtech8708.jpg" title="edtech8708.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ADDISON CENTRAL SCHOOL sixth-graders Ethan Sausville, right, Lillian Clark and Emily Taylor use netbooks that were purchased this year with a grant from the Digital Wish Foundation. Schools across the county are now integrating web-based technologies into the classroom. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <p class="Bodycopy"> <i>Editor&rsquo;s note: This is the latest in a series of articles focusing on the changing role of information technology in various sectors.</i></p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/9540">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201110county-classrooms-embrace-new-technologies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County Changing Technologies education technology Thu, 13 Oct 2011 16:00:08 +0000 Andrea Suozzo 9540 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Combines, tractors, laptops, smartphones: Farmers use digital tools to aid marketing http://www.addisonindependent.com/201108combines-tractors-laptops-smartphones-farmers-use-digital-tools-aid-marketing <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-9003" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201108combines-tractors-laptops-smartphones-farmers-use-digital-tools-aid-marketing"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/rockville0849.thumbnail.jpg" alt="rockville0849.jpg" title="rockville0849.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ERIC ROZENDAAL’S ROCKVILLE Market Farm in Starksboro, like a growing number of agricultural businesses, has benefited from high-speed Internet by employing fresh ideas — such as Web applications, Facebook and other online tools — to market their products. Independent photo/Andrea Warren </div> </div> </div> <p> <i>Editor&rsquo;s note: This is the third in a series of articles focusing on the changing role of information technology in various sectors.</i></p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/8981">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201108combines-tractors-laptops-smartphones-farmers-use-digital-tools-aid-marketing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County agriculture broadband Changing Technologies tech series technology Thu, 25 Aug 2011 17:00:29 +0000 Andrea Suozzo 8981 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Hospitals, doctors jumping into the digital age http://www.addisonindependent.com/201108hospitals-doctors-jumping-digital-age <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-8769" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201108hospitals-doctors-jumping-digital-age"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/porterrecords6282.thumbnail.jpg" alt="porterrecords6282.jpg" title="porterrecords6282.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> PORTER MEDICAL CENTER Electronic Medical Records Implementation Specialist Christine Mulholland, left, talks with Lana Gingras in the Addison Associates in OB/GYN front office Tuesday morning. Mulholland is on a committee working to implement a unified information and electronic records system at Porter. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <p> Editor&rsquo;s note: This is the second in a series of articles focusing on the changing role of information technology in various sectors.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/8745">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201108hospitals-doctors-jumping-digital-age" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County Changing Technologies hospital tech series technology Thu, 04 Aug 2011 16:00:27 +0000 Andrea Suozzo 8745 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Electronic publishing changing the face of libraries http://www.addisonindependent.com/201107electronic-publishing-changing-face-libraries <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-8684" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201107electronic-publishing-changing-face-libraries"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/chriskirby5946.thumbnail.jpg" alt="chriskirby5946.jpg" title="chriskirby5946.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ILSLEY LIBRARY ADULT Services Librarian Chris Kirby holds one of five e-readers now available to library patrons in Middlebury. Kirby, who also serves on the Regional Technology Team, focuses some of his time on how technology is changing the way people use libraries. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <p> <i>Editor&rsquo;s note: This is the first in a series of articles focusing on the changing role of information technology in various sectors of Addison County life.</i></p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/8674">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201107electronic-publishing-changing-face-libraries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County broadband Changing Technologies technology Thu, 28 Jul 2011 16:00:29 +0000 Andrea Suozzo 8674 at http://www.addisonindependent.com