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Author Archives: Sabrina I. Pacifici

14 hidden iPhone and iPad gems

CNET – Screenshots, trackpad, better battery charging – “Apple’s iOS 13 software for iPhone and iPad keeps getting incrementally better. The latest boost comes in the form of iOS and iPadOS 13.4. One favorite new feature brings us iCloud folder sharing, a Dropbox-like experience for Apple storage on your iPhone, iPad and Mac…  From the first celebrated features in… Continue Reading

Here’s how to read for free while social distancing

Chicago Tribune: “In the past week, publishers and audio entertainment companies have offered a deluge of free e-books and audiobooks to keep readers of all ages engaged while they’re hunkered down at home. Parents, teachers and kids can choose from electronic editions of beloved stories such as Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein,” Ann McGovern’s “Stone Soup,” Jack… Continue Reading

How to share your screen on Zoom

tom’s guide – “Zoom has quickly become the go-to resource for people who want to communicate with colleagues, family members, and friends. But for many, it’s also a new tool that has features you might not easily know how to use. With more people using Zoom than ever before, we’ve put together a general how… Continue Reading

Researchers Develop Faster Way to Replace Bad Data With Accurate Information

Modeling and Analysis of Conflicting Information Propagation in a Finite Time Horizon, published in the journal IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking. The paper was co-authored by Cliff Wang of the Army Research Office. NC State: “Researchers from North Carolina State University and the Army Research Office have demonstrated a new model of how competing pieces of… Continue Reading

Project #keeplawopen 30-60-90

Via Dennis Kennedy – Project #keeplawopen 30-60-90 facilitated by #makelawbetter dot org Overview – Project #keeplawopen 30-60-90 is a proposal to: Make courts, lawyers, and law schools aware that we are here, we are available, and we are capable of providing them with solutions; By designing tangible recommendations for each group to continue functioning as… Continue Reading

COVID-19 investment in museums and libraries

Federal Government Invests $50M in Museums, Libraries to Address Digital Divide: “The Institute of Museum and Library Services today announced that the President has signed the CARES Act, which designates $50 million in coronavirus response funding for IMLS. Following passage in the House of Representatives earlier today, both chambers of Congress approved of the Coronavirus… Continue Reading