Though you’re probably hearing about it for the first time now, Intel’s been working on a new interconnection technology for the last few years. “Light Peak”, as it was called up until it was rebranded “Thunderbolt” today, promises a new world of screaming-fast data transfers. (more…)
Michael Robertson, who years ago founded MP3. com startup, has rolled out a new service called Dar. fm, which allows users to record radio music and shows to the cloud.
With Dar. fm, users can record music as well as talk shows from numerous radio stations online and can then play back the recorded music or shows in any sequence. They can also pause, skip and rewind songs. (more…)
February 25: The Future of Fair Use
Time: 1:00 p.m. ET (12:00 p.m. CT, 11:00 a.m. MT, 10:00 a.m. PT).
Topic: During this free hour-long web seminar, “The Future of Fair Useb we’ll discuss ethics and strategies for overcoming institutional roadblocks to publishing and teaching with copyrighted media, including the myths and realities of fair use, best practices, DMCA exemptions, and the practicalities of working with copyrighted media across a full spectrum of scholarly and pedagogical activities. (more…)
The Google Docs Viewer is used by millions of people every day to quickly view PDFs, Microsoft Word documents and PowerPoint presentations online. Not only is viewing files in your browser far more secure than downloading and opening them locally, but it also saves time and doesn’t clutter up your hard-drive with unwanted files.
Today we’re excited to launch support for 12 new file types: (more…)
Students are taking the battle against high-priced textbooks into their own hands. This week, 11 University of Cincinnati seniors in the psychology program presented at an Educause event a comparison of the content of traditional college texts, one of which costs $168, to content they found for free on the Web. (more…)
Current workers provide support to women who want to get back into the technology sector
The Open University is calling for people working in the IT sector to volunteer their time to provide mentoring to women on its returners to work course. (more…)
Our very own web-designer Nikki DelRosso was acknowledged by the Office of Admissions.
Major: Computer and Information Science
Expected Graduation Date: June 2012
Nikki DelRosso has been designing web pages since she was twelve years old. Now, as a current student at the UO, she works part-time in web design and development for the university while pursuing her degree in computer and information science.