Duke Data & Visualization Services has an exciting semester of data events planned. See the links that follow for further details and registration information.
DVS Workshop Series – January 2019
- Jan 22 – Rfun: Introduction to R (Welcome to the Tidyverse!)
- Jan 23 – Data Management 101 for Social Scientists
- Jan 24 – Introduction to ArcGIS Pro
- Jan 25 – Rfun: Visualization in R Using ggplot2
- Jan 29 – Rfun: Mapping with R
- Jan 30 – Open Science: General Principles and Practices
- Jan 31 – Web Mapping
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After more than a decade of use, Duke’s Unique ID System will crest one million. Check out the story behind Duke OIT’s numbering system and the impending milestone.
The Spring 2019 OIT Learn IT @ Lunch schedule for has been posted online: https://sites.duke.edu/training/learn-it-lunch/. Topics include: Qualtrics, Wearable Health Devices, Google Analytics, & more.
Save the dates on your calendar! No registration. Feel free to bring a brown bag lunch with you.
We want your tech tips!
Which keyboard shortcut has changed your life? What software can you not live without? What tech tip would you tell a newly-hired employee or give an incoming freshman?
In April, we will have a special Learn IT @ Lunch session where we will share tech tips that we are gathering from members of the Duke Community, like you. Tips can be submitted through this Qualtrics survey.
If you submit a tip, look for a small prize from OIT in your Duke campus mailbox.
OIT announces a major update to Warpwire, Duke’s audio video streaming service. Warpwire version 2.8 will improve podcast hosting for those that formerly used iTunes U to host podcasts. It also enables an audio only player and improved RSS feeds directed to Apple Podcasts.
In addition, Warpwire 2.8 includes these new features:
- Faster playback around the world, due to enhanced global hosting.
- Better recording. No more Flash and the ability to record your screen.
- Web-based editor including a clipping tool to trim AV clips.
Please note: Warpwire is expected to function normally during the update, however, users will not be able to upload files during the update from 8 p.m. January 7 until 2 a.m. January 8. For concerns or issues contact the OIT service desk at oit.duke.edu/help.
Read how Chip Bobbert helps salvaged metal gets a second life in Duke’s Innovation Co-Lab in DukeToday: https://today.duke.edu/2018/12/junkyard-cutting-edge.
Miss last week’s Learn IT @ Lunch session “Promoting events & services at Duke with Digital Flyers (DukeFlyer 2.0)” ? A recording is available online. Note: You may be prompted to update your MS Silverlight Plug-in to view the recording.
Resources are available online:
The Holidays are here. Read this article: https://krebsonsecurity.com/2018/11/how-to-shop-online-like-a-security-pro/ for some helpful hints when shopping online.