Information Technology

Carnegie Mellon's Poker-Playing AI Loses Tournament

Claudico, an artificial intelligence (AI) program created at Carnegie Mellon University finished in second-to-last place in the "Brains Vs. Artificial Intelligence" exhibition tournament that began on April 24 at Rivers Casino in Pennsylvania, but the difference in score is not large enough to be statistically significant, according to information from the university.

Caliper Analytics Specification Set for Release

The Caliper Analytics interoperability specification from the IMS Global Learning Consortium has achieved "candidate final release" status.

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UMich Labs Scale Up Instructional Innovations

This new office at the University of Michigan is in charge of scaling up digital learning experimentation.

Purdue Taps Cloud-Based Collaboration Software for Experiential Learning

To streamline the process of connecting students with interdisciplinary hands-on projects, Purdue University's Krannert School of Management recently rolled out cloud-based software from EduSourced in its campuswide Purdue Student Consulting (PSC) organization.

U Arkansas Acquires SDSC's Trestles Supercomputer

The University of Arkansas is the proud new owner of a supercomputer featuring 256 servers, 16.4 terabytes of memory, a processing speed of 79 teraFLOPs and 8,192 processing cores.

Marist College Tests Out Cloud Security

A Poughkeepsie, NY college is teaming up with a security software company to test out security approaches for its cloud environment and develop professional curriculum for cybersecurity experts.

Hudson Valley Community College Deploys Fiber-Based Internet

Hudson Valley Community College in New York state has implemented fiber-based Internet to its main campus and a dedicated point-to-point Ethernet connection between the main campus and satellite campuses.

550 Hit in Berkeley Data Break-In

The University of California Berkeley has sent out notification to those affected by a recently discovered data breach.

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Key Strategies to Take Mobile Beyond 2015

In a recent webinar, Gartner research director Chris Silva discussed key strategies to take mobile into the future, including flexibility, general-purpose mobility and unified endpoint management.

Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center Upgrades Network

The Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center has implemented secure private network connections to eight colleges and universities.