PENN PRINTOUT
The University of Pennsylvania's Online Computing Magazine

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May 1996 - Volume 12:6

On the cover: The map of computing at Penn looks a bit like a maze. Restructuring aims to make it clearer. Though it may resemble an etched cirucit board, this maze is a reconstruction of a pavement labyrinth from the medieval abbey of St. Bertin in the town of St. Omer, France. Contemplatives traced the stone path wending toward the central slab called "le ciel" or "Jerusalem." Like the maze in Rheims cathedral, it was destroyed in the early 19th century, apparently by clergy who objected to the noise made by children running along the path during worship services.

F E A T U R E S

Breaking the box and
A new model of computing
James J. O'Donnell reports on restructuring computing

Patton and Updegrove
ISC leaders take top information technology posts

Rightsizing Mac memory
Kristin E. Nelson shows how to keep things moving

Web search tools
Patricia Renfro and William Garrity look for gold

I am curious yellow
John MacDermott bares the secret to good web color


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