Software, Services, Gadgets, and Concepts

Lynda.com

online video tutorials

Stata

Proprietary statistics software

Signal

Secure communication tool (software + service)

VLC

free media player that works with almost any format

Amazon Mechanical Turk

a marketplace for work that requires human intelligence

Matlab

commercial programming language and numerical computing environment

Tor

free software for enabling anonymous communication

Wikipedia

a free encyclopedia, written collaboratively by the people who use it.

iClickers

response systems for interaction in larger gatherings

Sakai

learning management system for the Claremont Colleges

Audacity

free audio software for multi-track recording and editing

Video47

video on demand system at Pomona College

Handbrake

a free and open-source video transcoder

ArcGIS

software for working with maps and geographic information

Qualtrics

web-based survey tool

HathiTrust Digital Library

collaborative digital repository/library

SPSS

commercial statistics software (Pomona-owned computers only)

Casper Self Service

application installer (Pomona computers only)

Mathematica

symbolic mathematical computation program (commercial)

RefWorks

commercial reference management software

Mango

online language learning service

Kanopy

movie streaming via the CCDL

R

free statistics software environment and programming language and

Atlas.ti

Qualitative data analysis software.

HOMER2

a set of free Matlab scripts used for analyzing fNIRS data

Endnote

commercial reference management software

Twine

free software for interactive fiction and nonlinear stories

Praat

free speech analysis software

WordPress

software and/or a service for publishing websites

Scalar

hosted publishing platform (USC)