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Minecraft U: Carleton goes virtual

A group of students and staff at Carleton are building a new and improved version of campus that will be explorable from anywhere in the world. Carleton’s Discovery Centre staff and volunteers are creating a model version of campus in the video game Minecraft, which allows players to build their own virtual world using 3D cubes. A multi-player option allows players to interact with each other inside the digital landscape. … Continue 

Accessibility software raises funds for READ Initiative

The chair of the Carleton Access Network — a working committee of Carleton’s Research, Education, Accessibility and Design Initiative (READ) — has a new project on the go that’s making digital content accessible to all. David Berman has developed the Berman Accessibility Ribbon, an add-on for Microsoft Word. When installed, the ribbon appears in the Microsoft Word toolbar and highlights the features needed to make text documents readable for anybody who … Continue 

Carleton researchers tackle computer location fraud

Carleton researchers are working on software to stop location fraud by cracking down on proxy servers and other masking technology — a development that would be a boon to big content companies like Netflix. AbdelRahman Abdou is a postdoctorate at Continue 

Computer Science association would prioritize funding, encourage women and minorities

A Carleton computer science professor is advocating for a national computer science association to build community in a field that is uniquely Continue 

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