While BitTorrent has a bad reputation for many/most librarians, it can be used for good. Brian Croxall at the Chronicle explains.
“Sync Your Files Faster, Freer, and more Privately with BitTorrent” By Brian Croxall
A few weeks ago, I spoke at Case Western at a two-day symposium about “Exploring Collaboration in Digital Scholarship.” The talks were engaging and the subject—collaboration—is something that’s dear to our hearts here at ProfHacker. (Ever wanted to know how to run a group-authored blog?) Perhaps symbolic of this need for collaboration, the speakers were each presented with a flash drive, along with some other branded swag.