Observing PennApps at the Kislak Center


I attended the PennApps hackathon on September 7, and came first thing in the morning to find everyone either asleep or exhausted from a full night of creating projects. A few students were ready to take a break and chat, though, so I’ll share some of their projects and general observations. I noted that many […]

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New Facebook + OCR interviews ≠ bad news. Use this guide to figure out how to maintain a semblance of privacy on the social network.     (NYT) Or, use the PennApps hackathon-winning SimpleWash, formerly known as FaceWash!     (Hacker League) Google Drive, Penn+Box, Dropbox — how similar are these services? The Weigle Information Commons staff investigates.     (WIC) Get hip […]

Facebook privacy on mobile devices


It is incredibly important to monitor how much information you are broadcasting on social networks like Facebook, and with whom you are sharing. PennPrivacy has put together a great step-by-step list of the Top Ten Facebook Privacy Settings and it would be wise for all members of the Penn Community to take note. They have […]


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