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First-Person in Gaming is Only Game in Town

March 16, 2018

Let’s talk about a real, serious and deadly issue afflicting millions of people around the world. I’m talking of course about the two types of people: those who experience something and those who witness others experience something. The same can be said for video game players: there are those who play in first-person shooter (FPS) mode and those who play in third-person shooter (TPS) mode.

Mentors Help Women Open Doors at Dell, in the Community

March 14, 2018

When Shayla Reed started working as a contractor in Talent Acquisition at Dell, she immediately knew she wanted to do more, learn more and grow in a cutting-edge company. She had just earned her Master’s in Human Resources and was ready for her next big challenge. “I had the opportunity to have a mentor,” Reed said. “That mentorship provided me the ability to learn more about what other opportunities were available, including IT project management. I felt like that would…

Innovators Use Virtual Reality to Improve Our World

March 13, 2018

Walking around SXSW (and a lot of walking that is, let me tell you), you can’t go five minutes without seeing some sort of virtual reality (VR) or augmented reality (AR) installation. Our own #DellExperience has no fewer than three different VR or mixed reality experiences event attendees can check out. It’s not necessarily the hot new, break-out thing that everyone hopes to find at this annual mix of industry conferences, trade shows and festivals, though. VR’s been here for…

My First Two Months at Dell EMC

Four months ago I started working as a graduate at one of the most important technology companies of the market and I am so glad of being part of the team of Dell EMC Spain. Due to some work experience and some studies, I realized how important the technology is and how it is changing our ways of life, and I started to have interest about the movement of data that is generated nowadays and how it is managed, so…

How Do You Train the Doctors of Tomorrow?

March 12, 2018

It seems that everywhere you turn these days people are talking about artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning. Here on Direct2Dell you can find our executives discussing Dell Technologies research that touches on the progress made and opportunity ahead as we look to human and machine partnerships. Photo by jesse orrico on Unsplash So when I saw one of the panels at SXSW this year was titled “The Future of Machine Learning: Worth the Hype?” I had to go see…

SXSW: Meet us at a Celebration of Entrepreneurs

March 8, 2018

Every year, I look forward to South By Southwest (SXSW), Austin’s annual music/film/interactive/comedy festival. Not just because it’s in my backyard of Austin, Tx. Not just because Dell puts on a fabulous week-long activation called the “Dell Experience.” I look forward to it because SXSW attracts the best of the best in terms of entrepreneurial spirit. The likes of Twitter and Foursquare chose SXSW to launch themselves onto the world. And for good reason. The energy at SXSW is unparalleled…

#PressForProgress, Inclusion Is How We Get There

Today women and men around the world will celebrate women’s social, economic, cultural and political achievements in recognition of International Women’s Day.  This year has been a year of firsts–we’ve seen a record number of women running for office in the United States, London’s Metropolitan Police Service named its first female police commissioner in the organization’s 188-year history and Serbia elected its first female prime minister. It’s also been a year where diversity has dominated the headlines and movements like #metoo…

Clipper Race Update: The Southern Ocean Dell Latitude Rugged Race

March 6, 2018

This is the fifth in a series of blogs by Dell Ambassadors competing in the Clipper Race, a 40,000 nautical mile race around the world in 70-foot racing yachts. You can find the first post from Samantha Harper, and the most recent post from Marek Omilian, on Direct2Dell. For more background on Dell’s involvement, read our initial blog about this exciting race here. The legendary Southern Ocean gave us a run for our money in Race 3: The Dell Latitude Rugged Race. The first few…

Dell Technologies Brings THE EXPERIENCE to SXSW 2018

March 5, 2018

It’s March and here in Austin that means it’s time for SXSW the mix of interactive, film and music industry conferences, trade shows and festivals that takes over Dell’s hometown and draws crowds from around the world. “SXSW is one of the purest expressions of Austin because we thrive by being creative, providing a home to some of the biggest names in tech and film, and playing host to the best live music in the world,” said Austin Mayor Steve…

Expedition Arctic Greenland: The Ultimate Rugged Experience

February 28, 2018

Mike Libecki, famed National Geographic Explorer and Dell Ambassador, has been on more than 75 expeditions to the most remote areas of the world. This time, Dell’s partnership with Mike allowed him and his team the opportunity to explore and document his most recent trip to an unexplored portion of Greenland, traversing -20 degree artic weather while using Dell Latitude 7212 Rugged Extreme Tablet to help navigate the rigorous terrain and climb the most remote, demanding ascent the region has…