ICYMI: A few recent headlines — of interest to anyone who likes thinking about the future of IT, the Internet of Things, and ethics. Neuralink’s monkey can play Pong with its mind. Imagine what humans could do with the same technology … Continue reading The Future of Information Technology?
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 get a regular email newsletter from the New York Times, called Smarter Living, which brings me interesting perspectives, recommendations and information for every day life. This is particularly useful now during the pandemic when were all stuck working remotely. … Continue reading Review & Recommendation: Protecting your online privacy & blocking ads
Join the Language and Media Centers for a conversation with Anita Castillo-Halvorssen. Since graduating from Swarthmore in 2015, Anita has been collaboratively building stories in film, on stage, and in classrooms. Development of her original solo play All She Has reveals some artistic tendencies she first spotted in her work during her time as an FMST and Theater student at Swat – specifically collage, nonlinear narrative, and memory manipulation. In her recent web series Call From, she explores canonical theater via a queering filmic lens and an irreverent dose of humor. Her work as a teaching artist and member of the Bread Loaf Acting Ensemble … Continue reading Artist Talk with Anita Castillo-Halvorssen
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