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Marcia Hansen

Marcia Hansen

Marcia works as a digital storytelling marketing strategist for iQ and the Intel digital newsroom. She joined Intel in July 2010 after her pioneering work in social media at Allstate Insurance. She loves words, movies, photos, and world travel. Marcia holds an M.A. from the University of Missouri where she completed a thesis on digital literacies.
RECENT BLOG POSTS

Ultrabook – Top 12 Greatest Leaps in Technology, Part 1

In our most recent Ultrabook campaign, we launched Ultrabook videos that show how the latest technological innovations come together in the Ultrabook to make, “everything else seem old-fashioned.” It started us thinking about other great inventions that can be considered the greatest leaps in technology. With every generation, technology delivers advances that the previous generation […] Read more >

The Ultrabook Project: Vivid Sydney

Traveling from city-to-city, will.i.am and the Ultrabook Project team has had quite an adventure exploring each new location, meeting its people, listening for its voice, and then creating a new sound unique to that city’s culture. The next stop on the journey is Sydney, Australia, and barely off the plane, will.i.am heads into town to […] Read more >

The Ultrabook and the Casual Gamer

There are basically three types of gamers in this world: Console Gamers, who play video games using a game unit like a Nintendo Wii, XBox 360 or Playstation 3, Extreme Gamers who play games on high-performance desktop PCs, and the Casual Gamer, who plays games on laptops or on a sleek and responsive device like […] Read more >

Ultrabook Project: Australian vs. American Football

One of will.i.am’s favorite adventures in Sydney was when he, and the Ultrabook Project team, visited ANZ Stadium, the official home of the Australian rules, Sydney Swans. While there, they met with the Swan’s Captain, Adam Goodes. Goodes is a two-time Brownlow Medalist (highest honor), four-time All-Australian Team member and member of the Indigenous Team […] Read more >

The Ultrabook Project: The Sydney Opera House

When will.i.am and the team from the Ultrabook Project hit the ground in Australia, it was no surprise that one of their first stops was to Sydney’s most famous landmark. Egypt has the pyramids, Rome has the Colosseum and Sydney has its Opera House. With an estimated 6 million plus visitors each year, The Sydney […] Read more >

Ultrabook: From Zero to Go in Seconds

We’ve all been there. An urgent project, an important email, changing flight information…whatever the case, we need our computer fast. We push the button and the little tone music goes off and…boom, nothing. And we wait and wait and wait and…still we wait. Computers can take what seems like forever to boot up. Why? When […] Read more >

Ultrabook Project: Korean Table Manners

While visiting Seoul, will.i.am and the crew from the Ultrabook Project were immersed in the culture and the traditions of Korea. Although they were there for only four days, they learned a lot about this amazing country. One of the more interesting things they learned was in some of the subtle, and not so subtle, […] Read more >