Researchers at Technical University of Munich are crowdsourcing data related to the world's power grid for OpenGridMap — a planning tool that will be useful as the world continues to covert to more broadly to renewable forms of energy in the face of climate change.
Google recently launched a preview of Android Things, which makes it faster and easier to develop smart, connected products. Google also revealed updates to Weave, an IoT communications platform.
CT asks Ray Uzwyshyn, the director of digital and collection services for the Texas State University library, about research data repositories — a technology that is just coming into its own. He offers both a current view of the technology and insight into its impact.
Ball State University has been exploring virtual reality since the early days of Second Life. CT talks with Vice President for Information Technology Phil Repp about how our hyper reality has changed.
What happens when you mix a high-end technology sandbox loaded with ample, cutting-edge digital media tools and production facilities with some of the world's brightest students and most innovative faculty? Andy Phelps talks about MAGIC at RIT.
Amazon has announced 12 university teams that will participate in its Alexa Prize contest, which challenges university and college students worldwide to develop a “socialbot” capable of holding conversations with humans for 20 minutes.
A team of researchers has come up with a technique that lets people describe what their single-core programs are supposed to do in somewhat general terms, and then it automatically generates a version of the program optimized to run on multicore chips.
Is the distinction between online learning and campus-based instruction disappearing? Asking faculty to move their courses online may be deceptively simple. That's why co-authors Judith Boettcher and Rita-Marie Conrad have refined a list of 14 best practices based on core learning principles to help faculty succeed in creating effective online courses.
At the University of Delaware, an ERP system upgrade led to the retirement of their legacy portal. The search was on for a portal replacement. Joy Lynam explains how the university replaced the portal with a search-based solution called OneCampus — ultimately modernizing the experience of finding campus resources for users.
Game design students at the University of Utah now have the opportunity to become a Unity Certified Developer for free.