Training

University Staff TechFair

Food, Prizes, Demos! Come to this open-house style event to get practical advice about how to access and use Duke's most important technology services like DukeBox, LastPass & WebEx. Visit hands-on demos for emerging technology including Virtual Reality & 3D Printing. Stop in anytime to see our new Technology Engagement Center, visit stations, have some snacks, receive some giveaways and compete for door prizes like an Amazon Echo, Kindle Fire and Philips Hue smart lighting kit. This event is targeted to university staff, but all are welcome!

OIT Training Learn IT @ Lunch - Hacking the human: Social engineering (and why it can work on anyone)

Hacking isn't just about technological savvy: At the foundation of many attacks lies human nature and our willingness to freely share with and help our "neighbors." Join the university IT Security Office as we discuss the latest social engineering attacks as well as precautions to help you protect your own personal information and Duke's data. Learn IT @ Lunch is designed to be an opportunity to learn about technology in a relaxed lunch environment. Each session includes a presentation followed by Q & A. No pre-registration is required.

OIT Training Learn IT @ Lunch - DukeBox: The New User Experience

Duke Box will upgrade this February changing many things about the service beyond look and feel. The upgrade will introduce new functionality and features including improved search, a new user experience and more. Join us in this session to learn about the differences in the web application interface as well as an overview of the new features available to all Duke users. No prior experience with Box is required to participate in this session. Learn IT @ Lunch is designed to be an opportunity to learn about technology in a relaxed lunch environment.

OIT Training Learn IT @ Lunch - Managing your Online Presence

Your personal and professional presence online make a strong impression on others. In fact, being invisible in the virtual world may be just as problematic as having information that others judge negatively. With plenty of time for your questions, we'll share some examples and best practices for ensuring that you show up online positively and authentically. Learn IT @ Lunch is designed to be an opportunity to learn about technology in a relaxed lunch environment. Each session includes a presentation followed by Q & A. No pre-registration is required.

OIT Training Learn IT @ Lunch - Internet of Things - Put a Chip in it!

Smart Water Bottles! Wifi Connected Refrigerators! Smart Floss Dispenser! Everything seems to be getting a chip and a wifi connection these days as part of what is being dubbed the "Internet of Things." In this presentation, Michael Faber and Sally Hall will discuss what exactly that means, why it's powerful and important (and also why it's ridiculous sometimes), and demo a few cool projects that show off the power of this technology. Learn IT @ Lunch is designed to be an opportunity to learn about technology in a relaxed lunch environment.

CANCELED: OIT Training Learn IT @ Lunch - Take Part in Duke Sustainability Efforts - Best Practices to using technology in your work environment & more...

Join Program Coordinator Rebecca Hoeffler in her workshop on how to incorporate sustainability into the work place to improve productivity and office community. The presentation will include physical infrastructure and behavioral changes, and how to use technology to make your workplace more sustainable. Those who join the session will receive access to the Green Workplace Certification Checklist to certify your department. Also, participants will receive a free sustainable duke water bottle, while supplies last.

OIT Training Learn IT @ Lunch - Putting the tech in TEC

Come explore the new Technology Engagement Center, or "TEC" located on the first floor of the Telcom Building on Duke's West Campus, This facility houses the latest media technologies and boasts the higher education's largest openly accessible 3D printing lab. In this session we'll discuss some of the resources available to the Duke community as well as some of the strategies and methodologies we employ. Learn IT @ Lunch is designed to be an opportunity to learn about technology in a relaxed lunch environment.

2-Day GPU Computing Workshop at Duke

Duke University Research Computing and NVIDIA are collaborating to host a 2-day, hands-on workshop to survey the broad range of GPU accelerated applications across all domains of scientific research and engineering. This workshop is recommended for graduate students, postdocs, researchers, and professors.The event will be held Tuesday, Nov. 1 & Wednesday, Nov. 2 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. at the new Technology Engagement Center (Telcom).

The 12 Elements of Better Image Making: Impact, Creativity, Technical Excellence & Subject Matter

Every successful photograph depends upon a range of strategies. Good photographers use these intuitively - great photographers use them intentionally! Each weekend session will focus on several of these techniques so you can thoroughly explore each element and benefit from seeing how other participants interpret the same technique. Join Paul for one or all three sessions of this class to review the elements that create powerful images. Each section qualifies for credit as a Nature Photography Certificate elective course (11.5 hours each).

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