…or how 2 office fires led to Athens Startup Weekend University The first Startup Weekend dedicated to University students was successfully held in Athens last weekend and it’s time for a little reminiscence on how it came to be and a little more talk than action!
Mobile Monday event on mobile health took place on Wednesday, April 25. During the first session we had the opportunity to watch presentations from the four keynote speakers, who were all involved in the mHealth sector from different positions.
Did you know that the Internet just turned 20? In the States it wouldn’t even be allowed to have a drink at a bar. Did you know that youtube is five years old and still in kindergarden?
Last Saturday we had the opportunity to see the brand strategist Peter Economides @petereconomides and Business Coach Leda Karabela @LedaKa talking about entrepreneurship, branding, life the universe and everything at Colab workspace in Athens.
We ‘ve just returned from the Mobile World Congress, in Barcelona, Spain, the world’s largest mobile congress that aims to comemorate the current state of mobile and offer a glimpse into where mobile will go next.
Niobium Labs participated as a sponsor in the Athens startup weekend,an intense 54 hour event that aims to help aspiring entrepreneurs meet and form the basis of a new company.
It has been a memorable weekend for us, as we experienced two contradicting sides of Greece. On the one hand, we had the opportunity to see young people working together and producing unique ideas. On the other hand, as we all know, the protest in Athens against austerity measures lead to serious riots. Among the ‘victims’ of Sunday’s incidents, was our office in the center of Athens.
On Wednesday, February 8, Niobium Labs team presented the highlights of the Responsive Web Design technique at the premises of the Greek Graphic Designers Association.
An attempt to build SIRI from scratch in an afternoon at the National Technological University of Athens
We recently came across this question on Quora:How hard would it be to build Siri from scratch? http://www.quora.com/Siri-software/How-hard-would-it-be-to-build-Siri-from-scratch
Niobium Labs is hosting a hands-on coding session at the most prestigious technical university in Greece, showcasing usage of Wolfram|Alpha platform to develop high-level products and services with their API integrated with OpenEars, an open-source iOS library for implementing round-trip English language speech recognition and text-to-speech.