Monthly Archives: November 2011

A note about comments from spammers

Recently, Betsy notified us that she was getting some spam comments on her blog and we thought this might be a good opportunity to remind everyone about how to address this issue. The Georgetown Commons is generally well protected against … Continue reading

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Update from Team Matt

I recently had a chance to catch up with Philosophy professor Matt Burstein to learn about his plans for his Spring 2012 class, “Ethics: Technologies of the Self.” In addition to that course, Matt is also leading the Philosophy Department’s … Continue reading

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Twitter as a resource collection tool

Using Twitter at conferences can produce helpful user-provided collections of resources. Continue reading

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Team Betsy Goes Google Fusion

Betsy has recently created an assignment worksheet, “Using Google Fusion Tables to Explore Data Visualization,” for her students. The worksheet asks the students to explore public data tables and consider the various ways in which the data could be organized, … Continue reading

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