Blog Entries

Scottsdale's New Traffic Management Center

The city of Scottsdale has opened its new Traffic Management Center. 3TV's Ryan O'Donnell gave "Good Morning Arizona" viewers a behind-the-scenes look at the state-of-the-art technology inside the "brain" that runs the city's Intelligent Transportation System (ITS).....

Startups Strong In Athens, GA

We saw some really exciting things happen in the Athens startup community last year, and before we begin 2014 in earnest, here's a brief look back at some of the highlights from 2013...

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Groups Sought for Hack for Athens Event

The Technology Association of Georgia is seeking Athens-area groups to participate in the first ever National Day of Civic Hacking that will be held Saturday and Sunday. National Day of Civic Hacking will bring together citizens, software developers and entrepreneurs to create new solutions using publicly-released data, code and technology at events all across the nation...

Founders Friday Interview | Jan Burkins

Today’s featured Friday founder is Jan Burkins from Literacyhead. I had the opportunity to sit down and talk to her about her company and what makes it unique from any other company out there...

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A Guide To Understanding Web Development

Web development consists of creating websites, applications, and platforms for the internet or intranet. It is a process that draws on many related, but wholly different capabilities, such as design, content development, client-side and server-side configuration and programming, social networking integration, and much more.

The Calm Before The Storm

We've been so busy lately that we haven't had much time to post updates or rabble rouse on the intertubes, so we'd like to give everyone a glimpse at the current state of software development here at Black Box.

Literacyhead: A Website Merging Many Kinds of Literacies

In these days when the visual arts have been squeezed out of the curriculum in so many schools, the website provides a wonderful resource for teachers. The subscription site (with plenty of free resources as well) builds reading, writing, and vocabulary lessons around both fine art and illustrations from picture books.

Getting the Heads to Work with the Hearts

Over the years, Black Box Operations has had the opportunity to help several businesses and organizations, each with their own distinct target audience, domain, and infrastructures. We've also dedicated a significant portion of our time creating applications that allow business owners to better manage their resources and consolidate their daily business activities.

The History and Current State of Ajaxalytics

Web analytics consists of collecting and analyzing internet data, such as the information found within web server access logs, in order to generate information for the purposes of understanding web usage and web user behavior. Web analytics is divided into two categories: off-site and on-site.