Opinion

LAST_UPDATED2 Written by Juri Brilts Monday, 25 January 2010

I was thinking recently about a grant that Butte-Glenn Community College District (BGCCD) submitted to the National Science Foundation (NSF) two years ago. This prompted me to look at grants targeted to community colleges. The NSF Advanced Technology Education (ATE) is specifically designed for community colleges.

LAST_UPDATED2 Written by Juri Brilts Thursday, 21 January 2010

Photo courtesy of Whitehouse.govI have noticed that the current grants our community college district has received from the state of California have already been halved in this current fiscal year, with many not even seeing the light of day next fiscal year 2010-2011. Our state, along with at least forty others, is suffering from the prolonged recession.

LAST_UPDATED2 Written by David Hammond Monday, 14 December 2009

There was recently a glitch in the document Rights Management Service (RMS) used in Microsoft Office 2003 which is preventing users from accessing any RMS-enabled documents. This problem was caused by Microsoft accidentally letting a security certificate expire, thus preventing the RMS authentication from completing.

LAST_UPDATED2 Written by Tim Calhoon Thursday, 21 January 2010

I don’t know about you, but for years I’ve struggled with the complexity and frustration of project scheduling. I’ve found Microsoft Project to be all powerful, yet all consuming in time and effort, and unrealistic in predicting outcome.

LAST_UPDATED2 Written by David Hammond Sunday, 06 December 2009

The fifth version of ECMAScript has now been finalized and published as an Ecma International standard. ECMAScript, which is more commonly known as "JavaScript", is the programming language that provides for much of the interactivity in modern web applications. This is the first major new version of the language since the third edition, which was published in December 1999.