Created by OEIT's ARTEMiS group, the Plate Tectonics interactive visualization challenges students to interpret a 3D globe of tectonic data. It also provides animations of the opening and closing of ocean basins and the splitting of Pangaea.
Sustainable Minds is an easy-to-use, cloud-based life-cycle analysis tool that makes it easier to "design greener products right, from the start." A limited number of subscriptions are available at no cost to MIT community members.
MIT is a complex place; knowing the right way to get things done isn’t always obvious, especially for newcomers. Thanks to a series of online training courses, it’s now easier to find the answers you need when you need them.
IS&T will host several sessions during and after orientation to help incoming students make the most of computing resources on campus.
Want to build and manage a website, even though you’re not a programmer? There’s a service that can make that wish come true – at no cost to you!
Now is a great time to speak out on your favorite topics: podcasting, which faded in popularity years ago with the rise of YouTube, is experiencing a second wave of interest.
In the world of social media, posts with images get more responses – more likes, comments, and sharing. Hop on a "hamster wheel" of inspiration as MIT Social Media Specialist Stephanie Hatch offers tips on using images to boost your audience engagement.
The future.mit.edu website seeks to engage the MIT community in a larger conversation about where education is headed.
If you have any of these symptoms – blurred vision or eyestrain; dry, itchy, red, or burning eyes; neck or back pain – and are more symptomatic when you’re on the computer, then you have computer vision syndrome.
ESL volunteers in the community have developed a Computer Basics workshop for MIT Facilities staff who aren’t native English speakers. The workshop features one-on-one tutorials and covers key services such as email, Skype, and Google searches.