Monthly Archives: November 2009

Google, the US Government, and Iraq’s National Museum

Iraq’s National Museum has turned to the US Government and Google to help more visitors see the museum’s collections. The museum is still struggling since many of its artifacts were looted in the recent conflict. The three partners will work … Continue reading


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Galileo reunited

It seems that Galileo will will be reunited with 2 of his fingers that were cut from his hand and a tooth that was removed from his jaw in 1737, when his body was moved to its current resting spot in Florence, … Continue reading

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New Larnaca Airport

The new Larnaca airport opened recently. The new airport, which cost over 656 million euros, took three years to construct. As tourism on the island has grown, and become a more integral part of the Cypriot economy, the need for … Continue reading

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Second Life Advising

Penn State’s online campus (Penn State World Campus) now is requiring advisors to be available in Second Life for meeting students face-to-face, so to speak. “Students on the real campus get to chat with their advisers face to face. Now … Continue reading

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Firefox Turns 5 and Cambyses II

The Firefox browser turns five years old today. It now accounts for nearly 25% of browser usage today. Its fairly steady growth as an alternative to Internet Explorer has slowed with the release of Google’s Chrome. It will be interesting … Continue reading

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Google Dashboard

Today Google announced the release of Dashboard. Google’s Dashboard is a service that allows you to see and control the data saved about you on Google’s servers. The release is due in part to the criticism that Google has received … Continue reading

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Digital Issues in the News Today

When I get up, I try to scan the various news and blogs sites I frequent to see if anything happened over night. I have also been on the lookout for digital related issues since I am in the process … Continue reading

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