Tag Archives: Masters of Informatics


Been mid-move for a bit here and all but totally cut off from the world. No net, no mass media of any sort. Our cable/phone/internet bundle should be up by Tuesday, but it means that I’ve been kind of in the dark for a bit. Here are some promised items for my classes. First copies […]
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Capstone defenses

That time again… The following capstone projects are being defended this Wednesday: * Daniel Frey, Web-Based Comic Reservation System * Kristen Frey, The Mambo Community Component * Amal Harb, Implementation and Customization of Open Source Software to Meet Organizational Goals of a Web-Based National Arab American Event Directory * Jason Myszkiewicz, OneVote: Voter Relationship Management […]
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Boomers & Gamers

Aries (Godess) points me toward an OCLC report on Staying in the Game. It suggests, among other things, zoning your library for boomers and for gamers: Gamers are technologically savvy and can take in multiple streams of information while they socialize. They multitask! They need a space with all kinds of simultaneous activities—music, television, video […]
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Australian Wine Tasting

We ended the capstone seminar this year with an Australian Wine Tasting. People teamed up and went in on a bottle of Australian wine, max. US$18, and labelled them with appropriately Australian monikers. My “Crowded House,” a Ringbolt Cab-Sav didn’t do well at all, though I liked it. The winner was a 2001 Greg Norman […]
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