February 2, 2005
The Lazarus Foundation, a Columbia-based nonprofit organization that refurbishes computers and promotes computer recycling, distributed awards Thursday at Atholton High School to winners of its CyberSafety-CyberEthics Art Poster Contest. The foundation, which holds workshops at Atholton and at the Applications and Research Laboratory, launched the poster contest to encourage families to discuss safe practices and responsibilities for children when they are online. One hundred sixty-seven students from 23 schools submitted 155 posters.
December 27, 1999
If you've ever needed to wipe your hard disk completely clean and didn't have a Zip drive or other offline storage device for stashing the information, you already know what a hassle it is to back up all that data onto floppy disks.Now there's a way to get 300 megabytes of storage for free. You can use it for whatever you like, and the uses are limited to times when you need to reformat the disk.This storage is furnished by a Web site, so that means that your most precious information would remain safe, even if your computer were destroyed by fire.