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Adobe is telling people to embrace open web standards

Adobe announced November 30th that it will phase out Flash to more fully support HTML5 and other web standards. In an announcement made yesterday, Adobe is renaming its Flash Professional CC program Animate CC in a move to deprecate Flash in favor of HTML5. Flash creation and support will still be ...

The awfulness of Daylight Savings Time

(Originally posted at Vox.com authored by Brian Resnick) One of the biggest problems with daylight saving is that for many of us with 9-to-5 jobs, our sunrises and sunsets often occur at odd times. Some people hate waking up at 7 am for a 9-to-5 and finding it’s still dark out. Others find it ...

ISP created by a network of neighbors

The network for the Doe Bay Internet Users Association (DBIUA) of Orcas Island, WA. They utilize a microwave link with the mainland and are a completely wireless network. (Photo from DBIUA via ArsTechnica.com article) ArsTechnica.com reported recently about Doe Bay, a small community on Orcas ...

Deep magma chambers seen beneath Mount St. Helens

Adapted from Eric Kiser and Alan Levander from Rice University (Houston, TX). Accessed on Science Magazine Online. I know the title to this post seems like stating the obvious given the events that have occurred here in the past but… Recent tomography (imaging using waves) has shown that ...

Canvas How-To: Sending Messages to your class

This post is part of a series on how to navigate and interact with the new Canvas LMS at the University of Oregon. Today’s topic is on sending messages to your class using Canvas.

Process

First, log in to your Canvas courses using your DuckID and password. Click on the Inbox link next to your ...

The Complete History of the NFL visualized

The San Francisco 49ers team ratings from 1980-2000 using an Elo-based rating system developed by FiveThirtyEight.com   FiveThirtyEight.com, a subsidiary website of ESPN known for political and sports-related statistics and visualization, released a scoring schema ranking all the teams ever ...

How microchips could transform football into an intricate dance of data.

  (By AJ Dellinger – The Daily Dot) Football is a game of giants, but this season a microchip no bigger than the star of a coin toss will decide the fates of those mountain-sized men. After a limited run last season, the NFL is equipping every player in the league with a radio-frequency ...

More news from Pluto

This image is a mosaic of the dwarf planet Pluto in true color. NASA held a press conference today explaining and displaying some of the new data being received from their New Horizons spacecraft that recently flew by Pluto and its moons. The image above is a showing the same face of the dwarf ...

A new photo of Pluto from the New Horizons spacecraft

A composite image of Pluto as seen from two cameras onboard the New Horizons spacecraft from eight million kilometers away. Photo credits: NASA/JHUAPL/SWRI The New Horizons spacecraft has acquired another view of Pluto from just under eight million kilometers away (roughly five million miles). As ...

Frozen methane detected on Pluto

The dwarf planet Pluto and its largest moon, Charon as taken by the New Horizons spacecraft from 11 million miles away. New Horizons will fly by the Pluto system on July 14, 2015. (Credits: NASA/JHUAPL/SWRI)   The New Horizons spacecraft from NASA/Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory has ...
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