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View Resource Techies by Necessity, Not by Choice

This article and accompanying lesson plan from the New York Times Learning Network examines how consumers have self educated themselves about technology, especially in regard to computer applications and networking. Even if a person does not work in a technical field, he or she is still likely to operate computers on a regular basis. The infeasibility of seeking professional training has resulted...

https://archive.nytimes.com/www.nytimes.com/learning/teacher...
View Resource IOL: InterOperability Lab

The University of New Hampshire has compiled this excellent collection of resources on networking and computer technology. Over twenty categories are represented, including emerging technologies such as 10 Gigabit Ethernet, Very high rate Digital Subscriber Line (VDSL), and wireless standards. Many of the resources are papers or tutorials written by researchers at the UNH InterOperability Lab,...

https://www.iol.unh.edu/expertise/kb
View Resource Webopedia: Online Dictionary for Computer and Internet Terms

The PC Webopedia "is a free online dictionary for words, phrases and abbreviations that are related to computer and Internet technology." While the collection of terms is reasonably impressive, the site offers many other resources that possibly outshine the dictionary itself. A new feature is Wireless LAN Standards, which compares the specifications and performance of eight of the most prevalent...

https://www.webopedia.com/
View Resource PBS Presents: I, Cringely

Robert X. Cringely is an established author on technology-related issues, and this Web site is comprised of a large collection of essays he has written for PBS Online. Each week a new essay is published, as well as five links to material relevant to the current topic (these can be found in the I Like It! section). In the July 27, 2003 column, Cringely identifies several legal, technical, and...

http://www.pbs.org/program/retired-site/
View Resource Yet2.com

Serving as a connection between technology developers and their potential customers, Yet2.com is a hub for remarkable new innovations and breakthroughs waiting to be discovered. Although there is a fee for membership, the free weekly features are likely the main attraction for most curious visitors. Tech of the Week highlights recently invented technologies from sources around the world. Each...

http://marketplace.yet2.com/app/about/home
View Resource From Theory to Practice: An Overview of MIMO Space-Time Coded Wireless Systems

Published in the April 2003 issue of the Journal on Selected Areas in Communication, this tutorial paper introduces "multiple-input-multiple-output (MIMO) space-time coded wireless systems" and discusses recent progress in their design and performance. Hailed as a breakthrough emerging technology that has profound implications for digital communications, these systems have the potential to resolve...

http://citeseer.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/summary?doi=10.1.1.116.5...
View Resource Current Cites

With the ever-growing interest in information technology and digital initiatives and projects, the Current Cites website will be of great interest to persons working in these various fields. Edited by Roy Tennant (a librarian working at the California Digital Library in Oakland), Current Cites is a monthly publication that contains 10-15 annotated citations of the best literature currently...

http://currentcites.org/
View Resource IT Conversations

For those who might see the words "IT Conversations", and think: "Oh no. A website dedicated to conversations about IT", think again. This delightful website started life in June 2003, under the careful direction of Doug Kaye and it currently contains dozens of compelling interviews, discussions, and heated debates with a number of fascinating individuals. The first-time visitor might want to...

http://web.archive.org/web/20130729200341id_/http://itc.conv...
View Resource Council on Library and Information Resources

Based in Washington, DC, the mission of the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) is "to expand access to information, however recorded and preserved, as a public good." Not surprisingly, they do an excellent job of fulfilling this mission, and persons interested in their work will appreciate learning about their website and its many offerings. The materials on their site are...

https://www.clir.org/
View Resource Engaging Privacy and Information Technology in a Digital Age

What does privacy mean in a digital age? Is there any effective and proven way for governments, businesses, and individuals to safeguard their stores of information? These are important and timely questions, and they are but a few of those addressed in this recent release from The National Academies Press. This volume was edited by James Waldo, Herbert S. Lin, and Lynnette I. Millett, and it...

https://www.nap.edu/catalog/11896/engaging-privacy-and-infor...
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