Ohio State drops effort to update student information system

Ohio State drops effort to update student information system https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2022/01/11/ohio-state-drops-effort-update-student-information-system

Chris Locke, 1947–2021 – AKMA’s Random Thoughts

Chris Locke died yesterday afternoon. He’d been living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease for a long time, an especially long time considering how scary the diagnosis was when he first got …

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Burn the Universities and Salt the Earth

Burn the Universities and Salt the Earth
The real student loan debt problem, and its real solution https://hwfo.substack.com/p/burn-the-universities-and-salt-the

Details released on the Trump administration’s pandemic chaos | Ars Technica

Details released on the Trump administration’s pandemic chaos | Ars Technica https://arstechnica.com/?p=1821931

Drupal 8 end of life and future Drupal 10 release

Drupal 10 is coming in 2022 — discover what new features it is going to include, and what to do with Drupal 8 and Drupal 7 websites in relation to their end-of-life.

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Drupal 7’s end of life is scheduled for November 2022, just one year from now. CALI is moving it’s D7 website to Drupal 9 by June 2022. I’m hoping Drupal becomes more like WordPress where major version updates are mostly point and click affairs with little or no need to rebuild a site.

CVE-2021-22205: How to determine if a self-managed instance has been impacted

CVE-2021-22205: How to determine if a self-managed instance has been impacted https://forum.gitlab.com/t/cve-2021-22205-how-to-determine-if-a-self-managed-instance-has-been-impacted/60918

Knowledge is Power: Open Access, Equity, and Cornell’s Land Grant Mission

In the context of a university such as Cornell, open access is often viewed through the lens of academic scholarship. But it can be, and is, so much more. Many Cornell programs further Cornell’s land grant mission by providing open access resources to the general public. A panel of representatives from some of these programs will discuss their work, its impacts, the importance of open access to their mission, and how they strive to make their respective fields more accessible and equitable through their work with open access projects. Moderator: Craig Newton, Co-Director, Legal Information Institute, Cornell Law Panelists: Sara Frug, Co-Director, Legal Information Institute, Cornell LawJim DelRosso, Assistant Director, Catherwood Library, ILR SchoolChristopher Wood, Managing Director, Center for Avian Population Studies and Director, eBird

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I Used Facebook Without the Algorithm, and You Can Too | WIRED

I Used Facebook Without the Algorithm, and You Can Too | WIRED https://www.wired.com/story/how-to-use-facebook-no-algorithm

Ubuntu 21.10 has landed | Ubuntu

14 October 2021: Today, Canonical released Ubuntu 21.10 – the most productive environment for cloud-native developers and AI/ML innovators across the desktop, devices and cloud.

https://ubuntu.com/blog/ubuntu-21-10-has-landed