University of Texas at San Antonio: UTSA’s virtual conference will share best practices and current trends in STEM librarianship

University of Texas at San Antonio: UTSA’s virtual conference will share best practices and current trends in STEM librarianship. “This summer, UTSA Libraries will host the annual STEM Librarians South Conference from 12:30 to 5 p.m. on July 28 and from noon to 5 p.m. on July 29. The conference will feature a series of online presentations and will bring together information professionals and academics from across the United States to discuss current research, ideas, insights and best practices that advance STEM research and education.” Registration is required but the conference is free to attend.

Engadget: Twitter revives its developer conference after a seven-year hiatus

Engadget: Twitter revives its developer conference after a seven-year hiatus. “After a seven-year hiatus, Twitter is once again hosting an in-person developer conference. The company is bringing back Chirp, which will take place in San Francisco on November 16th. Chirp was the name of Twitter’s first-ever developer conference back in 2010, though the event was canceled in subsequent years. The last time the company hosted a live developer conference was Twitter Flight in 2015.”

TechCrunch: Here’s everything Apple just announced at the WWDC 2022 keynote

TechCrunch: Here’s everything Apple just announced at the WWDC 2022 keynote. “It’s WWDC keynote time! Each year Apple kicks off its Worldwide Developer Conference with a few hours of back-to-back-to-back announcements, generally covering things from iOS to watchOS to — sometimes! — new hardware. Didn’t have time to tune in? We get it! We’ve wrapped up all of the biggest news in an easy-to-skim digest.”

The Verge: Glasses or no glasses, this year’s WWDC is all about AR

The Verge: Glasses or no glasses, this year’s WWDC is all about AR. “It’s now fairly clear that AR and VR are Apple’s next big thing, the next supposedly earth-shakingly huge industry after the smartphone. Apple’s not likely to show off a headset at WWDC, but as augmented and virtual reality come to more of our lives, everything about how we experience and interact with technology is going to have to change.”

WIRED: How to Watch Google I/O 2022 and What to Expect

WIRED: How to Watch Google I/O 2022 and What to Expect . “I/O is technically a developer event where software programmers attend sessions and learn how to make apps for Google’s platforms. But the company also uses the first day’s keynote address to announce new products. Lots of news has been rumored or leaked already, so we have a decent idea of what’s to come. There’s always room for a few surprises, however.”

The Verge: Google I/O takes place May 11th and 12th, and it will be fully available online

The Verge: Google I/O takes place May 11th and 12th, and it will be fully available online. “Google’s big annual developer conference, Google I/O, will take place May 11th and 12th, the company announced Wednesday. The event will once again be fully online, though it sounds like at least some of the conference will be streamed live from the Shoreline Amphitheatre, a frequent Google I/O venue.” The event will be free and open to the public.

Mashable: Beloved former Nintendo prez craps all over Facebook and the metaverse

Mashable: Beloved former Nintendo prez craps all over Facebook and the metaverse. “Reggie Fils-Aimé, the former president and CEO of Nintendo of America, is clearly no fan of Facebook and its recent push into VR with the metaverse. At this year’s South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, Texas, Fils-Aimé took the opportunity to completely unload on Mark Zuckerberg’s social media conglomerate, now known as Meta, while speaking with Emily Chang of Bloomberg.”

BusinessWire: World’s Biggest Open Source Database Conference, Percona Live Sessions Now Available Online (PRESS RELEASE)

BusinessWire: World’s Biggest Open Source Database Conference, Percona Live Sessions Now Available Online (PRESS RELEASE). “Over two days, Percona Live ONLINE 2021 attracted thousands of attendees who wanted to discover more about the vast ecosystem of open source database technologies. These sessions are now available for replay on-demand. With 206 sessions and 196 speakers, the conference provided an opportunity for beginners and experts to learn from many of the largest organizations in the world, and hear from the people solving some of the biggest database challenges.”

Google Blog: I/O 2021

Google Blog: I/O 2021 . “This year, Google I/O went digital — available for everyone, for free — and was dedicated to showcasing a more helpful Google for all. The event brought together people from around the world for a first look at updates across our products, including new milestones in AI, helpful features in Android, Photos and Maps, and ways we’re building with security and privacy in mind. Here are more details about everything we announced this year.”

Indian Express: Google I/0 2021 keynote: How to watch livestream and what to expect

Indian Express: Google I/0 2021 keynote: How to watch livestream and what to expect. “Instead of a large, in-person event, this year’s I/O will be a virtual event, thanks to the ongoing pandemic. The event will see the launch of Android 12 and likely updates to Google’s core services, and there’s a possibility of an unveiling of new Pixel hardware. Google I/O runs from May 18-20. Here’s what’s to expect from the annual developer conference, how you can watch, and the top I/O rumours about what Google has up its sleeve.”