Category: Technology

Developing in the Wake: How APIs Should Work

We have been using Basecamp, the online project management software for a few weeks now. Basecamp offers a straight-forward interface and...
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The Window and the Light Switch: The Double Life of the Browser

The Sneaky Browser The browser is a sneaky thing. We think of the browser as a single window to an open...
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Meaning of Mapping – Here and There

One of the great joys and great challenges of our work environment is interacting with a variety of scholars and researchers...
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Meet the New Browser Support

Why Selective Browser Support Is Bad I have been running into more and more cases of companies that produce highly-specialized web...
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Evidence of Designers Using Their Own Product

I love it when you get the sense that developers/designers are using and responding to their own products. A few weeks...
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IPR – Workshops, Part 2

Now that the video crew is well into chewing through their 10 TB of video, we on the web team are...
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Updates From The Cave: #1

The NUAMPS Video offices (A.K.A. “The Cave”) are undergoing significant upgrades at the moment. We are adding an audio suite, a...
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Chrome Beauty

A former NUAMP-er pointed this out to me. It’s a new interactive video for an Arcade Fire song built in HTML5....
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also @ BB Mobile Summit

A bit of live blogging from the Blackboard Mobile summit as Harlan is speaking on a panel.  I have been taking...
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@ Mobile Summit

I’m spending the day at the BBOARD mobile summit. Chad Kainz of the U of C starts the morning off by...
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HD Virtual School at Northwestern

Northwestern University Information Technology is supporting a Virtual School of Computational Science and Engineering course, which is hosted by the Virtual...
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The Dunhuang data management conference

We’ve started the conference. We’re in the new meeting room, in the new building, the National Center for Wall Painting conservation. Read More