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The New Blackboard 9: Finding Your Way

Ten years ago, Princeton adopted Blackboard as its course management system. During the past decade, the system has moved from serving a handful of courses to every course. What was an occasional convenience has...

Blogs, Lulz and Tweets: Social Media Comes to Princeton

Why has the use of Facebook and other social networking sites exploded? Perhaps, suggest John Jameson and Shani Hilton of Princeton’s Office of Communications, because it is now possible to interact socially with very large...

Challenging Nature

Professor Lee Silver gets around. He’s discussed cloning with Charlie Rose, stem cells with Ted Koppel, and designer babies on the BBC. You can even watch him tangle with Stephen Colbert. A professor at...

Princeton team issues report on voting machine security

With the presidential election less than a month away, and with market volatility at levels that are unprecedented for generations, we can all hope that November 4 generates an unambiguous result, at least for...

The (Technical) Conscience of a Liberal

What does Paul Krugman have in common with Eric Maskin, Daniel Kahneman, John Nash, Sir W. Arthur Lewis, A Michael Spence, and Gary Becker? As of this Monday, they are all Princeton University faculty...

From Neuroscience to Electoral History

Sam Wang, Associate Professor of Molecular Biology and the Princeton Neuroscience Institute, maintains an interesting range of research interests. Within his academic specialties, biophysics and neuroscience, he uses probability and statistics to analyze complex...

EndNote v Zotero: The latest Skirmish in the Open Source War

Thomson Reuters, the provider of EndNote, a bibliographic manager used by researchers, scholarly writers, and librarians to create bibliographies, manage footnotes, and generally organize references and related files, has filed suit against George Mason...

The Joys and Ploys of Little Toys

Doug Dixon, Manifest Technology, returned to Princeton to exhibit the hottest, miniature technological wonders in the electronic marketplace, notably media players, communication devices, and audio accessories. On his web site, Dixon maintains a technology blog...

Collaboration Tools at Princeton

OIT’s recent Strategic Planning effort identified the need for a “data lifeline,” a comprehensive way to store digital information, ways to search and archive the data, and policies to control data retention and disposal....

All Things Google

At the Wednesday, January 10 Lunch ‘n Learn, John Hernandez and Wayne Bivens-Tatum presented All Things Google. Hernandez focused upon searching and new Google tools. Bivens-Tatum focused upon use of Google for managing content....

The University Channel

Donna Liu, University Channel Director What if the public could listen to the best minds and newest ideas at colleges and universities around the world? What if the academic research and analysis that aims to...

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