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Customer Spotlight: AI researcher uses Limnu to explain complicated concepts

His name is Rommel Martinez and he is an independent artificial intelligence researcher, and a part-time philosopher and artist. Check out his blog, The Musings of a Pedant where he discusses topics ranging from Common Lisp, to the importance of retrospect when faced with a challenge.

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Customer Spotlight: Josephine Yeh uses Limnu to mentor students

Josephine Yeh, J.D. (JosephineYeh.com) runs a boutique business specializing in academic mentoring, test preparation, and dynamic problem solving. Based in Brooklyn, NY, she mentors students to excel on high school and college admissions exams by using interactive and creative puzzle solving strategies.

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The story behind the acquisition story

Our last blog post contained the press release for our recent acquisition by ZipSocket. Like most press releases, it was high level with some quotes sprinkled between a few facts. Now for the REAL scoop behind the acquisition and what you can expect from us in the future.

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ZipSocket acquires Limnu

San Mateo, Calif. (August 14, 2018) - ZipSocket, the online meeting tool maker, announced the acquisition today of Limnu, the online collaborative whiteboard company. The transaction brings together Limnu’s smooth, responsive drawing capabilities with ZipSocket’s machine intelligence to provide a powerful and promising new collaboration platform for customers.

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Jamboard too expensive? Limnu is a great alternative.

Limnu was one of the featured solution in TechRepublic's recent article: Google Jamboard too pricy? Here are 4 low-cost virtual whiteboard app alternatives. They had this to say, "Even if a high-end conference room touchscreen is beyond your budget, you might still explore these virtual whiteboards for your team."

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Communicating with Pictures — Customer Story

I work with people from Africa and Middle east, and found out, that Limnu is superb to use, when we communicate. A painting or a picture can tell more exactly, when I have to explain something for them, when they don't speak well danish.

— Bjarne H. (Denmark)

Glad to hear it and thanks for sharing Bjarne!

Limnu Pins just got better!

Pins Just Got Better!

Pins are awesome — they let you make lists and keep track of things, they let you send a link to a specific part of a whiteboard, and now they are even better.

Pins in Limnu

Let’s start with the basics—what are pins?

Pins are similar to how they work on a map, you can mark a certain location on your Limnu whiteboard. This is extra handy since Limnu is an infinite whiteboard in all directions.

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Limnu named one of the Best Online Whiteboards with Realtime Collaboration

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With all the news of Google's Jamboard coming out we're seeing a renewed interest in online whiteboard solutions — in fact their announcement more than tripled our website visitors the day of their big announcement.

 Interested in Google Jamboard but looking for an alternative that doesn't require a $6k hardware purchase? Check us out, VOIP did and had this to say:

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3 Causes of Death for Your Big Idea — Noise, Speed, and Fear

3 Causes of Death for Your Big Idea — Noise, Speed, and Fear

More than ever, in our world’s demand for innovation, your Big Idea needs a place to incubate, to grow, and to learn from others. It’s hard enough to let your Big Idea take shape when your entire team is together. 

But what happens when your thinkers span states, countries, time zones?

Your Big Idea gets neglected. Other obligations make more noise. Remote collaboration becomes too difficult. Logistics get in the way. People aren’t given the environment they need to collaborate. Innovation and deep thinking is sacrificed for surviving the next wave of emails. The Big Idea sits neglected.

You might find the top killers of your Big Idea look a little more familiar than you’d expect.

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Limnu Customer Stories: Collaboration Stations

Ice ice baby,
Ice ice baby,
All right stop,
Collaborate, and listen

Ok, we always think that quoting Vanilla Ice is much funnier than it really is. Thanks for indulging us. Let’s talk about collaboration—check out these cool collaboration station carts that D’Arcy Norman at The Taylor Institute at the University of Calgary has installed Limnu on.

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