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  • In the future we will all have the "Sixth Sense"

    What do you get when you combine a smart phone, a tiny projector, and a camera?  Seamless access to information that makes the iphone seem quaint. There is no simple way to describe what the "Sixth Sense" is.  The Sixth Sense website states it's "a wearable gestural interface that augments the physical world around us with digital information and lets us use...

  • Are you taking advantage of the power of RSS?

    By now you've probably noticed those little orange icons that appear on websites.  And hopefully you're using RSS to keep up to date with all your favorite websites and blogs (including this one!).  But are you taking full advantage of the power of RSS feeds? Not only is RSS a great tool to stay informed about news and other interests, it can also be a real time saver when it...

  • Move towards free access to research grows

    MIT faculty voted unanimously to approve a resolution that allows MIT to freely and publicly distribute research articles they write. This makes MIT the first university to commit to making its faculty's research papers available online to the public. Though the School of Education at Stanford and several departments at Harvard have already adopted these policies, MIT is the first entire...

  • Friday Fun: Why math rocks

      Find more comics at xkcd - a webcomic of romance, sarcasm, math, and language.

  • Data dilemmas? The Data Services Studio can help

    Do you work with raw data? Do you need help finding, accessing, understanding, manipulating, collecting, sharing and preserving data? The Data Service Studio is a new service provided by NYU libraries and ITS that provides staff, software, statistical computing, and data collection resources to support NYU research and scholarship. The facility features a 10-seat work and instruction space...