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Scientific Animations Without BordersSM

Scientific Animations Without BordersSM is a University of Illinois-based initiative dedicated to the development and deployment of animated educational materials to better the lives of people in developing nations. Current scientific literature contains many innovative solutions that can help the world's poor.  However, much of this vital information lies in scientific journals written in highly technical language.

Dissertation Abstract

By Azuka Nzegwu

This is an abstract for a dissertation that was recently and successfully defended in Philosophy, Interpretation, and Culture at Binghamton University on November 23, 2010. The title of the dissertation is The Conduit and Whirlpooling: A New Theory of Knowledge Constitution and Dispersion

A Fix for the Mini Ad Spot Module Not Saving Changes

Are you frustrated with the recent problem with the Mini Ad Spot Module? Are you constantly being redirected to the mainpage of the control panel after you save your changes? If you are using the Mini Module with PHP5 and noticed that it does not save your changes, try this trick.

State of the Union: the 21st Century Challenges for Women in New Media and Technology

A look at the role women play in open-source community and development, as well as an in-depth overview of new media, online communities (myspace and youtube) and video games. The interview was done by Andrew Eiche for Introduction to Women Studies on May 8 2007 at Binghamton University.

Technical Design, Specification and Requirement for Academic Publishing

This is a technical design document detailing the specification of a future conversion tool for academic publishing, including the workflow of a subscription based e-commerce website. This specification was designed and written by Azuka Nzegwu in 2005, who is now a doctoral candidate in Philosophy, Interpretation, and Culture at Binghamton university. This specification was sent to the Open Journal System (OJS) development team during the major re-write of their program, and posted on various websites such as Get A Freelancer, PHP Freelancers, Freelancers Direct, ScriptLance, Codelance, Programming Bids, Freelance Web Programming, Project Spring, and others.

Open Source Restyled: The New Model for Academic Journal Publishing

An abstract on open source and academic journal publishing. The aim of this paper is twofold: the first is to discuss the development of open source tools for academic publishing, and the second is to examine the necessary specifications for developing and maintaining peer-reviewed electronic journals.