Posts Categorized: Digi-Know

Testing Alexa’s Skills

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Last week, Francisco Quintero, our Emerging Tech Library Specialist, and I had a short test session with Alexa in the classroom. He was demonstrating to me how he as set up Alexa to run our test classroom in the library, and I was sharing with him some ideas on how Alexa can connect to Google […]

Storing Data in DNA

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Where do you keep your data? Do you store your files on on your home computer? in your Dropbox? on your Google Drive? on Facebook? New research may change the way we store our data in the future. Researchers out of Columbia University say the new strategy allows for 215 petabytes of data to be stored […]

Digi-Know about Texting Games?

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It may have once been true that computer games encouraged us to interact more with machines than with each other. But if you still think of gamers as loners, then you’re not playing games. The quote above comes from Jane McGonigal, the author of Reality is Broken: Why Games Make Us Better and How They […]