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April 27, 2011

Google: Video Chat on Your Android Phone


April 25, 2011

Shibboleth 2 on Ubuntu

Shibboleth on Ubuntu is not as easy to setup as CentOS but I went through it and ran into only one bug. Here are the points: (more…)

Your iPhone Is Tracking You. So What?

Interesting reading by David Pogue in New York TImes:

Have you heard the news? Two researchers have discovered that the iPhone keeps a minute-by-minute, time-stamped log of everywhere you go. That’s right: Your phone is tracking you. So is the cellular version of the iPad.

This news, inevitably, has triggered quite a bit of breathless alarm online. Ooh! Apple is spying! Ooh! The government is tracking! Ooh! Big Brother is watching!

The news has also triggered quite a bit of misinformation.

UO: Security on Pages

By Daniel Mundra

Like my last two posts every University of Oregon Faculty/Staff/Student has space to host files, webpages, wordpress or anything else. When you are hosting your stuff please be proactive in securing your files. Here are some points to keep in mind:

Apple App: Arrivals & Departures

For those who travel a lot:


Born Digital

What does it mean to grow up in a digital world? Here are three anecdotes told to me by three friends.

My friend had a young daughter under 5 years old. Like many other families these days, they have no tv in their house, but do have has lots of computers. (more…)

April 22, 2011

Yale Moves to Google Apps

Coming to a computer near you: Google Apps for Education
Yale is making the switch from its current email system to Google Apps for Education — a move that is expected to cut costs and free up resources, while expanding the features available to the Yale community. (more…)

San Francisco launches iPhone parking app


Watch out Groupon, here comes Google Offers

Google launched a beta test of Google Offers, which could go head-to-head with the increasingly popular Groupon serviceGoogle is kicking off its coupon service in the Portland, Ore., area.

April 21, 2011

Websites at the UO

By Daniel Mundra

Any UO Faculty/Staff/Student can install WordPress in their space. For people who are new to the University you need to first get the UO computing folks to allow you to SSH into your space, you can do that by going to help desk. After that follow this guide written by my friend to install and setup wordpress.   (more…)

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