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yikes Thursday Nov 18, 11:09am: IST is aware of degraded wireless service in some areas. Users may be experiencing slower than normal speeds, or a failure to connect to wireless networks.

Update Friday Nov 29, 9:00am: Maintenance was performed on the wireless infrastructure between 7:00am-8:00am. Since then, one of the primary indicators of performance issues has not reoccurred. IST is continuing to monitor the situation.

Update Friday Nov 29, 3:00pm: Reports of wireless service degradation have been reported and found while monitoring wireless performance.

IST is investigating.


Accessibility Training - now required by all UW employees.
If you have trouble connecting to Eduroam, complete a Wi-fi incident report so that IST is aware and can troubleshoot.
Professor Geoffrey Fong awarded Canada's highest honour for research impact in global tobacco control
The WatSafe app is now available for Macs.
Is your lover insecure? A simple question could transform your romantic relationship - Kassandra Cortes and Joanne Wood research
E-Prime "display is too busy" error and workaround
Plain cigarette packs to hit shelves as 'best in the world' regulations kick in - Geoff Fong comments
Fall 2019 Distinguished Professor Emeritus Award - including Derek Besner and Erik Woody
The Weight Loss Roller Coaster - Allison Kelly and Kira Vimalakanthan article
Office 365 Employee Email Investigation at UW
There's still a whack of non-Nexus machines that have not yet been upgraded to Win10. Send a note to PsychIT@uwaterloo.ca to schedule a time to have those upgraded before the new year.
Office 365 and MS Teams Tidbits:


Prath is away for an undetermined time.
As usual, send IT requests to PsychIT@uwaterloo.ca
Richard Chen is covering and can be found in PAS 3023.
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Psych IT requests can be emailed to
PsychIT@uwaterloo.ca (you'll need to send with your @uwaterloo.ca account)
or use our PsychIT Requests link.
Dept News --- Dept Events
ACO News --- IST News --- IST Alerts
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WWWoWWWWs --- Stress That Doesn't Pay: The Commuting Paradox --- Professor Geoffrey Fong awarded Canada's highest honour for research impact in global tobacco control --- How to use psychology to get people to answer your emails --- Why Being Bored Can Be Hazardous To Your Health --- Why Can't Science Explain Consciousness? --- Is your lover insecure? A simple question could transform your romantic relationship

Tidbits


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.


REG REG - UW Psychology Research Experiences Group

Also of interest to Researchers


faqs Answers to Occasionally Asked Questions

...about local stuff:

...mostly about computer stuff:

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


remote links Remote Psychology Links

Here's some good sources for additional information:


Local UW Information

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


Stuff


Fun: comics.com ---- Funblocked!
Local: Shuttle Services at UW ---- GRT easyGO Real-Time Map ---- easyGO Mobile Application ---- Weather ---- UW Weather
Misc: ---- Auroral 30 Minute Forecast ---- 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 ---- Flash Player Version ---- fillable PDF file ---- Flash Examples (bottom of page) ---- Java Sorting



Hey REDCap users!!! ---- Optometry REDCap
Hey Dixon Lab!!! ---- Gambling Research Lab SharePoint site
Hey Fernandes Lab!!! ---- WRAP SharePoint site
Hey Danckert Lab!!! ---- NPD SharePoint site
Hey Roxane, James, Myra, Dan, and Evan!!! 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. Note to self: for users to set their own path, copy "C:\Program Files\MATLAB\R2014b\toolbox\loca\pathdef.m" to the user's Documents\MATLAB folder and double-click on it to start Matlab once. Subsequent times Matlab can be started in any way as it will use the last loaded path location. See also: Specify Startup Options, addpath, Change Folders on the Search Path, startup, General Preferences,
Hey Dept!!! ---- Departmental Listing of Support Staff Position Descriptions ---- Use Word mail merge for email ---- Mail merge using an Excel spreadsheet ---- ASUS' ZenBook 3 is thinner, lighter and faster than the MacBook ---- Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook
Hey Nadine!!! Email check
Hey Michael, Prath, Richard, James and Victor!!! Here's psychdb ---- ONA ---- IST RT ---- RT Docs ---- some install notes ---- PsychMap2 (refresh people) ---- Nexus List ---- Nexus List (sortable) ---- Nexus Down ---- Nexus List by room ---- Nexus Rooms ---- Printer List ---- error-list ---- last seen on network ---- ONA Status ---- Last Known Machine OU ---- CALMS ---- Test CALMS ---- ACO Survival Guide (ACO SharePoint) ---- Retrospect Summary ---- network test ---- wired into wireless ---- Computer questions and answers ---- Computer Hardware Chart ---- password generator ---- VirusTotal ---- SEP Tech Notes ---- beeHive Flash ---- whereami
Hey me!!! ---- InfoBlox ---- Infoblox Help Page ---- SCCM Reports! (IE only) ---- Psych failed SCCM installs ---- Psychology failed installs ---- Deployments by Collection within all Arts SCCM ---- Arts failed installs --- Dell UW pricing ---- audit ---- Vanguard Testing ---- Nexus Tools ---- Tuque ---- Arts mailing list ---- Artsannounce archives ---- IST Service Alerts ---- IST Service Catalogue ---- IST Recent Information Security Threats ---- Connect Reports ---- Exchange admin center ---- ONA Dashboard ---- Eduroam Helper emails ---- Grouper ---- SLAs ---- for new MS Teams ---- Collaborate ---- Mattermost ---- ACO PD ---- PAS 1237 booking ---- Reset Nexus Profile ---- CDW ---- msicuu2.exe ---- Matlab License Purchases ---- IST Webstore ---- IST Webstore License check by userid/machine ---- IST Webstore License Report ---- Packaged applications available for redistribution ---- Asset Disposal Form ---- IST Contacts for specific applications ---- Nexus Documentation Project ---- Office 2016 Wiki ---- show .forward files ---- WhatIsThatFile.com ---- Check Flash Player version ---- Artsfaculty password change ---- Psych Printer Logs ---- ONA port errors ---- Blocked MACs ---- AirWave (w/ PAS heat maps) ---- CAS client authentication methods ---- IST Seminar Webcasts ---- IST SEW Handouts ---- IST Projects ---- Meetings: ACO / CTSC / FACCUS / WAC / WNAG ---- ASCRG ---- UW Classrooms ---- Microsoft Security Essentials ---- How to get files off an unfinalized DVD-Video disk using free software ---- move windows with keyboard ---- PSR - Problem Steps Recorder ---- HP LaserJet 4M Printer - How to Prevent Multifeeds ---- 10 Windows 7 commands every administrator should know ---- Holy Mackinaw ---- Champs 2011 ---- The Catch ---- OLD UW Psych Qualtrics Login (don't use anymore) ---- circa 1996 beeHive
Hey Vanguard Testers!!! Vanguard Reporting Page and Vanguard Testing Checklist
Hey Poolsters!!! Here's the Past beeHive Pool Winners.
Hey Worriers, Thrown Together and p-Curves!!! Go to IMLeagues - , select "University of Waterloo", login with UW credentials, click Intramurals, then the Intramural Sports IMLeagues logo and it should get you to your IMLeagues home page. Also, Squash Court Reservations


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 OSAUCFTS (One Stop And Use Ctrl-F To Search) resource :-).

Contact

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Bill Eickmeier
IT Specialist

University of Waterloo
Department of Psychology
200 University Ave. W
Waterloo, Ontario
Canada N2L 3G1

bee@uwaterloo.ca

Room: PAS 4008
Voice: 1-519-888-4567 x36638
FAX: 1-519-746-8631
URL: https://beehive.uwaterloo.ca/


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