Student Computers 2014

Getting the Dentistry computers to the incoming D2018 and DH2016 students was much easier this year than last. We preordered all the computers and distributed them to students during orientation week. It is still quite a project and process. Here is a photo gallery of all the various steps.

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JIBO Family Robot

Family Robot? Yes, that’s right! JIBO is the world’s first family robot. This robot is a sophisticated, interactive robot for all ages.

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10 tech “life hacks”

Watch this video to learn the ten top time-saving tech tips from tech columnist David Pogue.

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Not so sexy behind-the-scenes happenings

With much of the attention on preparing the student clinical workstations this summer, the software guys have also been working hard on projects with low visibility to users, which is probably a good thing.

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For fun: The war between the spaces

I am about to include you in a very controversial, highly divisive, staunch and bitter battle between two extremely passionate, different camps of thought.

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Google Drive – Document Sharing vs. Attaching a File

Google Drive is a cloud based storage service where you can store and access your files, folders and Google Docs anywhere.  Read, edit, share, and collaborate on your files wherever you are and it updates on every device.  It is a much better way to share documents than attaching them to email. Installing Drive for […]

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New Product Buzz

I thought it would be fun to look at some new products being launched or proposed that have generated a lot of buzz in the tech industry. Surface Pro 3 From the tone and sheer volume of articles on the new Surface Pro 3, it seems that Microsoft has finally gotten it right with the […]

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My Experience with Identity Theft

At a park where our kids were playing, thieves broke a window in our car and stole my wife’s purse, which was hidden in a back seat. She was being watched as she stowed away her purse.

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What is Net Neutrality?

Net Neutrality has been in the news for several years, but most people don’t really know what it is.  Net means something to do with the Internet.  What about the Neutrality part?  Does is mean you are neutral about the Internet or is the Internet stuck in neutral?  (It seems that way with our network […]

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VCU RamTech Technology Store

On April 7, VCU opened RamTech, a new on-campus technology store providing technology products and services to faculty, staff, and students.  A wide variety of technology products are on sale at RamTech: laptops, desktops, tablets, adapters, headphones, speakers and cases.  RamTech is VCU’s on-campus Apple and Dell campus store, featuring educational discounts on purchases and in-store […]

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