MATLAB 7.14 (also known as R2012a) has been installed on Athena. Many of the Toolboxes have been updated and, as before, the lpsolve linear programming solver and Maple Toolbox have been added to the locker.
Apple has released iOS 5.1, which is available to all iPhones and iPads running iOS 5.0, including the iPhone 3GS, 4, and 4S, the 3rd and 4th generation iPod touch, and the iPad and iPad 2. IS&T recommends upgrading at your earliest convenience.
NERCOMP will host its annual conference on March 13 and 14 in Providence, RI. Can’t attend in person? Then come watch some of the sessions online in IS&T's Learning Center.
If you’re intrigued by other languages, you’ll want to explore Byki Online. This resource from Transparent Language features instruction in 70 languages, from Afrikaans to Zulu.
Stephanie Hatch, MIT’s social media specialist, created the blog as a resource for communicators at MIT, including those just starting to use social media to engage their audiences. She plans to explore a range of content, from quick tips to commentary.
Coeus is equally useful for preparing and routing other grant proposals, whether they are going to industry, foundations, or federal agencies that aren’t using the Grants.gov portal.
MIT faculty, staff, and students can download VMware Fusion 4.x and Workstation 8.x free of charge from IS&T’s Available Software website.
On February 2, IS&T closed off unauthenticated access options to its outgoing email server from off-campus IP addresses. This measure has increased protection for users and minimized risks to MIT caused by spammers, worms and other unauthorized use of the campus network.
On February 2, IS&T will close off unauthenticated access options to its outgoing email server from off-campus IP addresses. This will increase protection for users and minimize risks to MIT caused by spammers, worms and other unauthorized use of the campus network.
This article was adapted from a letter to Faculty on December 1, 2011 from Dan Hastings, Dean for Undergraduate Education; Christine