You may have seen the data-rich maps produced through Johns Hopkins Univeristy about the spread of COVID-19 ( https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/us-map ), or maybe you’ve seen the Yale Climate Opinion Maps ( https://climatecommunication.yale.edu/visualizations-data/ycom-us/ ) or COVID response opinion maps (https://covid.yale.edu/innovation/mapping/). At ESRI’s … Continue reading The Science of Where: ArcGIS updates
When you need to quickly capture your screen, including capturing all of a long or wide web page, or create a short video, or even convert a short video into an animated GIF without a lot of fuss, then Snagit … Continue reading Quick Screen Captures with Snagit
As a result of the campus closure, which means that students do not have access to College provided computers, Adobe has provided temporary at-home access for all Swarthmore students until July 6, 2020. Follow the instructions detailed in this ITS Knowledge Base … Continue reading Adobe Creative Cloud access for remote students: EXTENDED DATE!
Many of us have noticed maps of Corona Virus (COVID-19) cases put out by organizations such as Johns Hopkins University (https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/map.html), and major news organizations among others. These maps are powered by the fascinating tools of ArcGIS, produced by ESRI, … Continue reading ArcGIS Online
Lately, I’ve been finding inspiration and motivation in Adam Savage’s now nine-month-old book Every Tool’s a Hammer: Lessons From a Lifetime of Making. You might recall him from his fourteen years as the younger seeming, more impulsive, co-host of the … Continue reading Every Tool’s a Hammer
January 13, 2020 Sometimes folks wonder about how we do things here in ITS. For example, how do we keep track of the hundreds of calls that come into the Help Desk daily and then get them to the right … Continue reading Behind the scenes in ITS: New call tracking system!