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ARC Reads: July 2020 Edition

This edition: goodbye to Adobe Flash, the NBA and Microsoft Teams, golf tournament auctions, and more.

  • The NBA is using Microsoft Teams to bring basketball fans courtside – The National Basketball Association (NBA) is using Microsoft Teams’ new Together Mode to place basketball fans courtside in a virtual experience during live games. Microsoft only just revealed Together Mode for Teams earlier this month, and it uses AI to segment your face and shoulders and place you together with other people in a virtual space.

  • Bid Beacon Case Study – KMG Events Golf Tournament – An events company wanted to move away from the traditional way of running silent auctions with pen and paper, increase engagement, and raise more money through a golf tournament to support a good cause. As a result, they chose to run their silent auction using Bid Beacon.

  • A Mathematician’s Guide to How Contagion Spreads – Adam Kucharski didn’t expect to publish a book about contagion in the middle of a global pandemic. But consider him less surprised than the rest of us. “In my field we always have the next pandemic on the radar,” he says.

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ARC Reads: July 2020 Edition

This edition: goodbye to Adobe Flash, the NBA and Microsoft Teams, golf tournament auctions, and more.

  • The NBA is using Microsoft Teams to bring basketball fans courtside – The National Basketball Association (NBA) is using Microsoft Teams’ new Together Mode to place basketball fans courtside in a virtual experience during live games. Microsoft only just revealed Together Mode for Teams earlier this month, and it uses AI to segment your face and shoulders and place you together with other people in a virtual space.

  • Bid Beacon Case Study – KMG Events Golf Tournament – An events company wanted to move away from the traditional way of running silent auctions with pen and paper, increase engagement, and raise more money through a golf tournament to support a good cause. As a result, they chose to run their silent auction using Bid Beacon.

  • A Mathematician’s Guide to How Contagion Spreads – Adam Kucharski didn’t expect to publish a book about contagion in the middle of a global pandemic. But consider him less surprised than the rest of us. “In my field we always have the next pandemic on the radar,” he says.

Interested in what you’ve read? Want to learn more about what we do? Contact us today. In addition to keeping on top of tech trends, we provide IT and business solutions to clients across North America.

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