Duke University held ASA DataFest 2015 March 22-24, 2015. It was the university's fourth-annual 48-hour statistics and data analysis competition.
The focus on coming up with unusual passwords for getting into secure sites is probably misplaced, particularly when those passwords are accompanied by user names that are all too guessable. That's what a joint academic and industry research team has come up with after nearly a year of working together on the problem of authentication.
The University of San Diego has launched Insight, a to-do app designed to help students stay organized in their personal and academic lives and plan for the future.
A team of MIT researchers has come up with a system that can generate inputs to trigger intentional integer overflows to help identify security vulnerabilities in code.
While the Internet may be wildly successful at bringing like-minded people together, it can be less effective at helping people gather together to act on shared grievances. A group of researchers undertook a study to try to understand the barriers that prevent online workers from taking collective action.
An academic research center at New York University focused on next-generation wireless has welcomed its 12th industrial partner.
The University of Massachusetts Amherst has teamed up with MakerBot to install the first MakerBot Innovation Center at a university library.
Chalk & Wire has updated its ePortfolio Connect Server in an effort to improve integration of its assessment platform and major learning management systems.
The University of Arizona has opened registration for 21 undergraduate programs in its new online campus, UA Online.
President Obama unveiled more than $240 million in new STEM commitments this week at the fifth annual White House Science Fair.