Benchmarks Online

Volume 5 - Number 9 * September 2002

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Campus Computing News

If you have been reading Benchmarks Online for awhile, you may have noticed that the Computing Center has been going through a lot of changes lately. Read this article for a sort of "Cliff Notes" overview of our continuing metamorphosis.

Internet Dialup Service Changes

Some changes have been made to the Internet dialup service which most people won't notice, but which could have a positive effect on your dialup use. Read all about it.

SmartForce Computing Update

Change is the name of the game when it comes to SmartForce and its products. Details inside.

Today's Cartoon

Click on the title above for an information age laugh.

Don't forget to check out our monthly columns. This month's topics:
  • RSS Matters -- A compilation of previous statistical articles is presented.

  • SAS Corner -- "Did you Know?" Find out by reading this article.

  • The Network Connection -- "This column is brought to you by the Internet" This article invites you to think about the ongoing commercialization of the Internet and its implications.

  • Link of the Month -- "" Find out what is available for student organizations and activities.

  • WWW@UNT.EDU -- "The First Smiley :-)" Find out who invented the smiley and when and then think about the concept of intellectual property a little.

  • Short Courses -- Planning is still underway for the fall Short Courses. The fall schedule should be out soon.

  • IRC News -- Minutes of the Information Resources Council are printed here when they are available.

  • Staff Activities -- New employees, people who are no longer employed at the Computing Center, awards and recognitions and other items of interest featured here.