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W91 Renovations Optimize Space and Sustainability

Building W91 has been the scene of major renovations, including energy-saving measures and updates to meet safety, code, and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards. The renovations, carried out by Elaine Construction over roughly six months, include both infrastructure and office updates.

Long Hours at the Computer? Take Measures to Prevent Repetitive Strain Injuries

It’s estimated that at least 10 percent of the MIT community has some form of repetitive strain injury (RSI). The good news is that there are preventive measures you can take to keep RSIs at arm’s length.

CommuniTech Works Locally to Bridge the Digital Divide

CommuniTech is a volunteer-based initiative at MIT that, since 2000, has worked to bridge the digital divide – the gap between those who have access to information technologies and those who do not.

Crowdsourcing, Explained and Explored

What is crowdsourcing and what is it not? Answers, along with plenty of context, are provided in the soon-to-be-published book, Crowdsourcing, part of The MIT Press Essential Knowledge Series.

Email Spoofing: What’s It All About?

In this modern form of forgery, certain email information is masked in an attempt to trick recipients into believing the message came from someone else.

Ruiz Writes to Academic Council Regarding Strengthened Campus Security

On April 2, the MIT News Office reprinted a letter that Executive Vice President and Treasurer Israel Ruiz sent to the Academic Council detailing planned improvements in emergency preparedness, emergency communication protocols and network-security practices.

Secrets of the Pharos, or the Printers You Never Knew About

Pharos is an ID-card-based system that enables hold-and-release printing. There are two Pharos-based printing options on campus, aimed at different users.

Tips for Safer Computing Wherever You Are

Whether you’re at work, at home, or traveling, on a desktop computer or a mobile phone, there are a few good measures you can take to help keep your data secure.

Multiple Choice: How Do You Handle eWaste at MIT?

MIT is committed to responsibly recycling its eWaste, from larger equipment such as monitors, TVs, computers, copiers, fax machines, and printers to smaller daily-use devices, such as mobile phones, pagers, CDs, and inkjet cartridges. Find out how you can help.

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Connect and Collaborate Using WebEx Solutions

After a recent upgrade, MIT's WebEx conferencing service has a new URL and audio-only access number. MIT faculty, staff, and students can use WebEx at no charge.