Posts by Katrina Manning

IBIE 2016: An Interview with A&D Inspection

The International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE) recently held its largest show to date at the Las Vegas Convention Center. If you work in the grain-based food industry, the is THE event to attend. Held in over 700,000 sq. ft of exhibit space, IBIE 2016 attracted over 1,000 exhibitors and 23,000 registered attendees. This is a 65 percent increase over the last decade. Michael J. Cornelis, Chair of IBIE, said: The

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Check Out These Oracle Tools for Mobile Citizen Developers

Citizen developers are usually company employees that utilize rapid development tools (RAD) to create customized applications. Often, they are provided with massive blocks of code they can use to simply piece other applications together. As a result, citizen developers don’t really need formal computer science degrees–just some experience and a desire to learn. Their ability to create simple and customized business applications gives the IT department more time to spend

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Facebook Showcases the Future of Social Augmented Reality

In this TechCrunch video, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg displays how we will interact through social augmented reality.

Election 2016: Family, Public Service and the Economy with Ivan A. Blanco

In the second part of my election series, I decided to interview an actual candidate. Since we have a wide variety of sources to help us keep up with elections on the mainland, I chose to venture out to Saipan–which, is one of two U.S. territories to have “Commonwealth” status. The other is Puerto Rico. Saipan is located around 120 mi (190 km) north of Guam. Based on the 2010 U.S. Census, the island has a

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Election 2016: Politics and Personal Branding with Mr. Leonard Kim

The United States is experiencing a presidential election that is unprecedented in both its scope and nature. We have the unexpected and bombastic businessman Donald Trump battling it out with the first female presidential nominee, Hillary Clinton. With the Twitter wars, numerous scandals and vivacious debates–Americans, and the world, have become quite passionate about who they support. Of course, you can find countless articles and news programs detailing every minute

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