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Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Note: This event is currently at capacity. Registered attendees will be admitted according to the space available on a first-come, first-served basis.

A Centennial Celebration, Symposium, and Exhibition at Stanford

Jack London (January 12, 1876- November 22, 1916) was a prolific turn of the century author and journalist best known for his adventure novels set in the great American West. His novels, including The Call of the Wild, White Fang, and Martin Eden, placed London among the most celebrated western authors of his time. London was also a leading journalist and an outspoken socialist. He authored about 300 short stories, novels, poems, and articles during his brief 40 years of life.

Shuangge Typewriter Manual, Cover

The Chinese Typewriter: The Design and Science of East Asian Information Technology exhibit was featured in the Los Angeles Times and the Chicago Tribune. In this exhibition, the history of modern East Asian information technology is explored through artifacts from the personal collection of Professor Thomas S. Mullaney (History) and the Stanford East Asia Library. If you haven't had a chance to see the exhibit, it's located in the East Asia Library and is scheduled to end in September.

Read: Before the computer, there was something almost as complex: the Chinese typewriter.

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

SUL Rosette

Stanford University IT
August 29, 2016

A mechanism used by sophisticated hackers to gain comprehensive access to Apple iOS devices, including the ability to eavesdrop on all communications, was recently disclosed. All Stanford community members are urged to upgrade their devices to iOS version 9.3.5 as soon as possible to prevent compromise. To upgrade your device, go to: Settings => General => Software Update.

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Press Release
August 31, 2016

Northern Ireland's First Minister welcomes the expansion of HighWire and its contribution to the local economy

August 31, 2016 ­- Redwood City, CA - The First Minister of Northern Ireland, Arlene Foster, visited the recently opened HighWire office in Belfast, to welcome the Silicon Valley-based company and show her support for HighWire's investment in the local economy.

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