Thomas Uses CT Scans, Computer-Aided Visualizations to Study and Teach Microfossils

Ellen Thomas, Research Professor of Earth and Environmental Studies, is featured on the News @ Wesleyan blog. “Up until recently, Thomas taught students about microfossils through microscope studies and by showing text book illustrations and images embedded in slide presentations. But with support from the National Science Foundation, Thomas and her peers were able to … Read more

Faculty Manhattans & Martinis

Part of the goal of the Digital and Computational Knowledge Initiative is to get faculty to enrich their knowledge of techniques and concepts so we can then share it with a wider audience. Over the last couple of years, we have been keen to push network analysis to the forefront. This fall a group of … Read more

“NSA Spying, Digital Privacy, and Your Rights Online” with April Glaser

    DaCKI/ATTLaS Speaker Series  NSA Spying, Digital Privacy, and Your Rights Online APRIL GLASER Staff Activist, Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF)  TUESDAY, APRIL 8, 2014, 7 P.M.  Downey House, Room 113  The U.S. government, with assistance from major telecommunications carriers, has engaged in a massive illegal dragnet surveillance of domestic communications and communications records of … Read more

DaCKI presents Manhattans & Martinis, II

On March 27th starting at 4:15, DACKI—the Digital and Computational Knowledge Initiative–will hold its second Manhattans & Martinis event. I can report that the first was fun. This is a sort of technology happy hour:  classic drinks, sharp snacks, clever people. As with the first on 3D printing, our focus will be on showing what … Read more