Nikon Instrument Inc. (www.nikonusa.com) is now accepting entries to the Nikon 2004 Small World Photomicrography Competition. To enter, go to www.microscopyu.com/smallworld/scripts/entryPage1.asp. The deadline is June 30, and entries will be judged on originality, informational content, technical proficiency, and visual impact. Founded in 1975, the competition recognizes excellence in photography through the microscope.
The Dutch are known for their love of bicycling, and they’ve also long been early adopters of green-energy and smart-city technologies. So it seems fitting that a town in which painter Vincent van Gogh once lived has given him a very Dutch-like tribute -- a bike path lit by a special smart paint in the style of the artist's “Starry Night” painting.
The UX Italia video contest recognizes Italian machinery, technology, and other experience solutions that have contributed meaningful improvements to people’s lives and production processes. If you submit a three-minute video showcasing how the quality of Italian machinery's User eXperience is essential to your company's success, you just may win a trip to Italy.
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.