In the past, many of our software services such as Google Drive and Panopto video streaming promised unlimited storage. Over the past several years, some services have begun to implement limits on the amount of data that Swarthmore can store. … Continue reading The End of Unlimited Storage, Forever
A hearty Swat welcome to the newest, chonkiest member of our Makerspace Machine Family, the ShopSabre CNC Router. What is a CNC? Well, Computer Numerical Control refers to any number of machines that operates by digital instructions, rather than by manual effort. Other familiar CNC devices are 3D printers and Laser Cutters. In our kind of workshop, CNC is usually shorthand for a multi-axis Router, or cutter. This tool is capable of taking your intricate 3D designs and recreating them in physical material! You can cut complex shapes in plywood, create 3D sculptures out of foam or wood, make true-to-life … Continue reading CNC has landed in the Makerspace!
We would like to keep you informed as we change the way shared file storage will be managed at Swarthmore. Google Shared Drives, an updated offering from Google, will make managing files simpler, faster, and easier for all. All new shared file … Continue reading Goodbye AODocs, Hello Google Shared Drives!
Friends, as we embark on a much-deserved winter break, ITS would like to express our sincere appreciation for the many ways you support our community. In addition to our ITS colleagues, we want our entire community to enjoy a relaxing … Continue reading ITS Support During Winter Break 2022-2023
Hello! 👋 I wanted to share some of my takeaways from GitHub’s annual conference, GitHub Universe for 2022. GitHub Codespaces 🚀 Codespaces are basically vscode containers running on GitHub. They allow you to develop directly on the GitHub site. You … Continue reading What’s New from GitHub Universe (2022)
We are pleased to welcome MakerSpace Manager Josh Jordan to the Swarthmore College community. In this video Josh shares how making, architecture, and design coalesce in the work he does as the MakerSpace Manager. Josh also provides an introduction to … Continue reading Welcome New MakerSpace Manager Josh Jordan