2012 Blog Articles

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Happy #15 to Beacon + A Look Back at 2012

December 31, 2012

On January 6th 2013, Beacon will celebrate its 15th birthday.  It’s hard to fathom that fifteen years ago, today, “Beacon Technologies” didn’t exist yet.

Predicting the Future of Shopping

December 27, 2012

Forty years ago, downtown department stores were in their twilight years. Suburban malls were sounding the bell tolls proclaiming the death of the downtown stores. Looming in the distance, strip malls and big box discount stores were getting ready to lay waste to the department store.

jQuery Circular Image Gallery

December 3, 2012

There are a lot of great jQuery galleries to choose from, but the “ROUNDRR” plugin stands out as a circular gallery. If you’re looking for great circular plugin, this one of the better ones. This particular plugin has several different customizations, as well. In the provided link below, it has examples of each customization and how it works.

Beacon Represents at the NCTA 21 Awards

November 21, 2012

As the days grow shorter and the air gets colder - it can only mean one thing...it's time for the North Carolina Technology Association's 21 Awards Gala.  The 21 Awards are an annual event that always takes place this time of year.  It's a ton of fun as a crew of 'Beaconites' head east on I-40 for the perennial trip to the Sheraton Imperial Hotel in Durham.

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