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Brown U Prof Helps Scientists Visualize Research with VR

A computer visualization expert at Brown University is helping scientists understand their fields in new ways with a range of technologies from virtual reality to 360-degree theaters.

Growth of Software-Defined Storage Driven by Agility, Autonomous Management and Cost

Spending on software-defined storage will reach $16.2 billion in 2021, growing 13.5 percent each year, according to a new forecast.

CIO Roles in Flux

Nearly all, 95 percent, of chief information officers expect their positions to be changed or remixed owing to digitalization, according to a new report.

IT Spending to Top $3.65 Trillion in 2018

Communications services will lead IT spending, accounting for $1.387 trillion this year, a 0.9 percent increase over 2016, to $1.417 trillion in 2018 for growth of 2.2 percent.



New Online Bootcamp Comes to the States; Offers Free Access to 'Dreamers'

A new bootcamp is coming to America, this one by way of France. OpenClassrooms is an online program that offers certification tracks in development, product management and, soon, design.

Echo360 Updates App for Improved Accessibility, Offline Access

Echo360 has updated its mobile app to make it easier on batteries and data plans, to improve accessibility and to make it easier for students to listen to course content as they move around.

New OLC Research Center Explores Digital Teaching and Learning

The Online Learning Consortium is launching a new research center focused on digital teaching and learning.

Revamped Colorado College Library Packs a Sustainability Wallop

A library originally built 55 years ago at a small Colorado school has just had a $45 million renovation, turning it into what college officials are calling the largest carbon-neutral, net-zero energy academic library in the United States.

Ethics of Big Data Subject of $3 Million U Maryland Grant

The team will look to consumers, other researchers, providers and regulators in the United States and abroad to understand how different interested parties understand their obligations and decisions and how those decisions affect the way systems are designed and used.

U Michigan to Study Flexible STEM Classrooms

Researchers at the University of Michigan are using a $300,000 National Science Foundation grant to look into the difference between teaching and learning in traditional lecture halls and more flexible classrooms.

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