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By Tony SamsRecently, I have changed my primary scope from visual services to work on the Marriott Library's emerging VR program. Prior to developing our visual services, I was part of the technical team helping to maintain Apple systems in the library and across campus....

I recently had a faculty member request an AI system that would cook toast perfectly. I turned the project down, but submit pan toast as the best viable alternative.By TJ FerrillHello readers! In posts past I have written about new services, equipment, or events in...

RootsTech is one of the largest family history conferences in the world, and we are lucky to have this conference hosted in Salt Lake City each year. I had the privilege of teaching three classes at RootsTech this year (February 27-March 2, 2019) to help...

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“Here on the edge we look east to the West, west to the East, and cannot resolve them. We can only watch; watch and prepare; and bide on the time when what we are, and that for which we have taken this stand, can be...

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Once again we eagerly anticipate the start of the fall semester and the arrival of students on campus. From students who are starting their first semester at the U to those who are returning, the campus comes alive with their excitement and enthusiasm....