Are your research computing demands overwhelming your computer? Symptoms may include deafening fan noise, overheating, and system slugishness while your code runs in the background. If so, Swarthmore ITS has you covered with high performance computing resources and training. Strelka … Continue reading Need power? Here is what’s going on with supercomputing this summer.
I recently saw a video from Carleton College of a Lightboard/Learning Glass in use. The idea is that you can record lectures, or even do live remote classes writing on the glass and facing your audience. “The writing glows in … Continue reading Learning Glass Revisited – does the idea have application for Swarthmore?
The Makerspace at Swarthmore College isn’t just for student use. Faculty and staff have the opportunity to learn new skills and use the resources we have here for research. One such faculty member, Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology Timothy DuBuc, … Continue reading Plastic Habitats: Where 3D Printing Meets Biology
You may have noticed that your Zoom sessions no longer have the words “Closed Captions” under the CC button. Instead, you will now see “Live Transcript”. This is because Zoom now provides the ability to provide transcripts of speech as … Continue reading Live transcription now available in Zoom
We’re three months into 2021 and things are looking up from a wild last year. Since we’re all glued to our computers for a bit longer, here are some developer communities that you should check out (if you are a … Continue reading 5 Developer Communities You Should Follow in 2021
This past year has been challenging for faculty, students, and staff but we remain resilient in finding different ways to communicate and connect with one another. Last month we shared an interview from Professor Beatriz Ramirez Canosa discussing how she … Continue reading Using Peer Support Groups for Student Engagement and Motivation