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I'm again wayyy backlogged and several days behind in even reading many emails. Thanks for your patience.
Notes for Office 2013 Upgrade. I'd suggest to initiate the upgrade of all Nexus stations in the dept before Jan 15 if possible. Just start it before you leave at the end of a day. If you do nothing, machines will get updated the evening of Jan 15.
Another UW directed phishing attempt is making the rounds. This one with the subject "Update Your University of Waterloo Email Account". and another very convincing one with the subject "RACER Access"

As usual, if you get 'em, just chuck 'em.

Be sure to logout each day before you leave and ensure you keep Nexus stations powered on 24/7, including over the holidays.
Family criticizing your weight? You might add more pounds - Christine Logel research
End of term is always a good excuse to make extra backups of any critical files you have. If you are dealing with confidential data, you'll probably want to copy things to an encrpted drive. Truecrypt is probably still a resonable option.

Backups of Nexus network locations are kept for 16 weeks. If you delete something today, you can recover it anytime in the next 16 weeks, but after that, you are out of luck. Backups of D:\users on Nexus stations are only kept for 2 months. Check the Backups section in the Psych Nexus Notes for all the gory details.

As of Dec 1, SPSS and AMOS have starting generating pop-ups indicating that current licenses will expire in 30 days.

SPSS for 2015 will be $165/machine/year and AMOS will be $110/machine/year. I've sent emails to faculty members indicating the machines they had purchased SPSS and AMOS in 2014 and asking where it should be installed in 2015. They will need to respond to that with an account# to charge. Just touch base with your advisor or lab manager so that they have a handle on the licenses that need to be purchased for 2015. It's much easier and much much less time consuming if we can do licensing all at once at the start of the year rather than deal with individual licensing for each install, so if folks can plan ahead, it's much appreciated.

Take advantage of Lynda Web Training. To login, click "Login" on the Lynda front page, then "Log in through your organization or school", specify your organization as "" and then enter your usual UW login credentials.

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lists UW Psychology Lists, Notices and Announcements

Most of the information on the beeHive is of interest mainly to folks in our department. General information about the UW Department of Psychology can be found on the UW Psychology Home Page.

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...about local stuff:

...mostly about computer stuff:

There. I guess the above items effectively makes the consulting portion of my job obsolete... :-)

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Here's some good sources for additional information:

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Most of the following can be found tucked underneath the UWinfo WWW home page.

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Here's some newsgroups which may be of interest to people in Psychology.


News: CANOE ---- KW Record ---- National Post Online ---- Globe and Mail ---- CNN ---- USA Today ---- Washington Post ---- Boston Herald ---- NY Post ---- MSNBC ---- Yahoo! News ----
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Sports: ESPN ---- TSN ---- NHL ---- Skilton's Baseball Links ---- Toronto Blue Jays
Local: PAS Lounge Menu GRT easyGO Real-Time Map ---- easyGO Mobile Application ---- Weather ---- UW Weather ----
Travel: Google Maps ---- MapQuest ---- MapPoint ---- Air Canada ----
Reference: Convert Me ----
Games: ---- Cut the Rope ---- Orb Avoidance ---- Filler ---- Blow Things Up 2
Misc: ---- Auroral Activity ---- Canadian Lightning Danger Map - Ontario ---- The Scientific 7-Minute Workout

Test files: Long mpeg ---- short mpeg ---- Fred gif ---- .mp3 Sound file ---- .au Sound file ---- .wav Sound file ---- .mov QT file ---- .avi file ---- Real Audio ---- PDF file ---- PS file ---- fillable PDF file ---- Flash Examples (bottom of page) ---- Java Sorting

Hey Fernandes Lab!!! ---- WRAP SharePoint site
Hey Roxane, James, Myra, Dan and Colin!!! Renew or purchase your Matlab user licenses. Licenses are for the calendar year with a grace period extending into the following April. If you are attempting to run Matlab on non-Nexus PCs, keep in mind about Renaming User IDs.
Hey Dept!!! ---- Departmental Listing of Support Staff Position Descriptions ---- Word mail merge: A walk through the process ---- Zenbook Launches: Does It Beat the MacBook Air? [VIDEO] ---- Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook
Hey Louise!!! OnBase
Hey Heather and Theresa!!! Here's WatIAM and something to help Forward Class Lists.
Hey Michael,Prath, Mason and Roy!!! Here's psychdb ---- Twiki ---- ONA ---- some install notes ---- Nexus List ---- Nexus List by room ---- Nexus Rooms ---- Printer List ---- error-list ---- last seen on network ---- ONA Status ---- Last Known Machine OU ---- Retrospect Summary ---- network test ---- Computer questions and answers ---- Computer Hardware Chart ---- password generator ---- VirusTotal ---- SEP Tech Notes ---- beeHive Flash
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Hey Vanguard Testers!!! Vanguard Testing Checklist
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P.S. Most people in our department use this as a starting page for their web browser - it's a little long because its designed as an OSAUTFBAL (One Stop And Use The [Find] Button A Lot) resource :-).


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