This week was the start of data collection for a new women’s artisan skill training project. We spent 2 days in the field pilot testing the survey to determine which questions make sense and which ones are either too confusing or complicated for the interviewees to respond to. Getting to this point has taught me that the realities of fieldwork can’t be taught in a classroom or learned through reading a book. Here’s what you don’t learn in grad school: 1. What to do when your translator who
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Middlebury Institute alumni from across the United States and around the world returned to Monterey for Reunion 2015 on Friday, kicking off an action-packed weekend filled with networking opportunities and engaging activities.
A new study by the Pew Research Center finds digital tools play a significant role in maintaining relationships of young teenagers. Nearly two-thirds of teens say social media makes them feel more connected to what’s happening in their significant other’s life.
Tension between researchers and vendors over the disclosure of software security vulnerabilities has raged for two decades. A meeting to address that tension further highlighted the tension. The post When Security Experts Gather to Talk Consensus, Chao…
Judge’s order puts the most litigious patent troll of 2014 out of business.
The finding may be the key to once again increasing the speed of computer processors, which has been stalled for the last decade.
At least passwords were encrypted with 2048-bit RSA, hashed via bcrypt, and salted.
FCC says it will put a stop to price gouging.
It’s a “dream come true” for identity thieves and a “civil liberties nightmare.”
Two tests were carried out with ad blockers: one to measure how much loading times were improved and the second to study battery life.
Theiline McMahon (Talie), duel degree candidate in TESOL and IEM, participated in last January’s Center for Conflict Studies field course entitled, Challenges to Peacebuliding in Mindanao led by Dr. Puspha Iyer. Talie’s blogs speak to the immersive learning experience at MIIS, “I’m basking in the opportunity to reflect on my own experience as I learn a […]
A new app that promises to let users review individuals causes controversy before it even launches.
Scheme in Caribbean and South Pacific would likely violate net neutrality in US.
A divided Congress seeks Papal approval amid ongoing debate on abortion financing Tomorrow, Francis will be welcomed by a Congress that is in constant cultural war, with Democrats longing for a Pope’s wink in the right direction, and Republicans wrinkling their noses when topics like climate change, inequality and immigration come up di Mattia Ferraresi […]
Three Middlebury Institute students will be working on research projects as part of the highly selective Stanford U.S.-Russia Forum, which began with a recent conference in Moscow.