October 2013 archive

Oct 30

Open Thread Wednesday: iGoogle Alternatives?

By Erin E. Templeton Those of us who have grown accustomed to iGoogle as our homepage (or just visit it on a regular basis) are now increasingly reminded that as of November 1, 2013 the site will be discontinued. That’s this Friday! Several tech sources have offered alternatives for users: <a target=_blank href="http://www.cnet.com.au/best-igoogle-alternatives-339345570.htm" …read more

Oct 25

Weekend Reading: Jack O’Lantern edition

By Erin E. Templeton Trick or Treat, ProfHackers! Whether you are dressing up this weekend for an early Halloween celebration or trying to stay warm amidst unseasonably cold temperature and early snow, we have some links to to get you through the weekend. As George reminded us on Monday, this week is Open Access Week!… Continue Reading Weekend Reading: Jack O’Lantern edition

Oct 11

Weekend Reading: Nobel Laureate Edition

By Erin E. Templeton This week saw the announcement of several of the 2013 Nobel Laureates: François Englert and Peter W. Higgs for Physics; Martin Karplus, Michael Levitt and Arieh Warshel for Chemistry; James E. Rothman, Randy W. Schekman and Thomas C. Südhof for medicine, and <a target=_blank …read more

Oct 04

Weekend Reading: GovernMental Institution Edition

By Erin E. Templeton Happy Friday, ProfHackers! It’s been a topsy-turvy week for many of us, especially George Williams and Ryan Cordell, who have traveled to Washington D. C. to participate in a now-cancelled NEH Digital Humanities Project Directors Meeting. Kudos to the University of Maryland and the Maryland Institute for Technology in …read more