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.
Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
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.
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Thursday, August 25, 2016
SUL’s Assistant Curator for Estonian and Baltic Studies, Liisi Esse, defended her doctoral thesis on August 24 at the University of Tartu, Estonia.
Liisi’s thesis is titled “Estonian soldiers in the First World War: the war experience and its postwar meaning.” It is the first attempt to comprehensively explore and analyze the collective component of the war experiences of Estonian soldiers who served in the Russian Army during WWI, and the postwar, often long-lasting traces of these experiences. Below is a brief summary of her thesis.