"It's a fascinating view into what people think about privacy," said project lead Lorri Cranor. "With the little kids, you can see doors, bedrooms and pulling the blankets over their heads." Teens and adults show more concern about government surveillance and overexposure on social networks.
Submissions are now being accepted for the second annual Dream It. Code It. Win It. competition, in which high school and college students are asked to present a problem, write computer code to solve the problem and then demonstrate the results in a YouTube video.
Washington State University plans to upgrade its broadband infrastructure for on-campus housing with a passive optical LAN solution.
The University of California is already on board with the proposal, aimed at identifying "good financial practices and [shining] light on practices and services that financially harm students."
ViewSonic introduces its new LightStream series of "smart" projectors.
The University of San Diego has gone public with its adoption of a service that standardizes how it protects "privileged" passwords — those used by members of the IT organization, for example, in network administration operations.
Five countries host nearly half of students heading to another country for their education, and, according to a new analysis, students from just three countries make up more than half of the population of those studying abroad.
Lane College in Jackson, TN has implemented a new enterprise resource planning system to help automate processes and improve registration and admissions services.
Casio has introduced a new lampless projector it says will reduce the cost of use to educators.
Educause has named John O'Brien as its next president and CEO, beginning June 1. O'Brien succeeds Diana Oblinger, who is retiring in May after leading the higher education technology association for 10 years (first as a vice president, then as president).