News Update :: Tuesday, August 1, 2006

News

Computer Science Profs Critical of Electronic Voting Tech

A group of computer science professors told a Congressional panel they had “grave reservations” about the possible advent of electronic voting machines in U.S. elections...

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Report: College Students Don’t Know Much Beyond Google

Of 10,000 high school and college students asked to evaluate a set of Web sites last fall, nearly half could not correctly judge which was the most objective, reliable, and timely, according to preliminary results of a digital-literacy assessment done by...

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Internet2 Offers Off-Net Extensions to Underserved Markets

The Internet2 consortium said it will make available additional optical circuits that would let the research and higher education community extend connectivity beyond the Internet2 footprint to underserved areas of the country...

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Bowie State Recruiting NASA Engineering, CompSci Interns

Bowie State University is collaborating with the NASA space agency to help spark interest among college students in careers in math, science, and engineering...

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Supercomputing Equals Competitiveness, Says UNLV Prof

The director of the National Supercomputing Center for Energy and the Environment at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Joseph Lombardo, told a Senate panel that federal funding for supercomputer research directly improves the performance of the U.S. economy on the global stage...

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Contracts, Deals, Awards

Lawrence Berkeley, Virginia Tech Upgrade Ad-hoc Videoconferencing

The Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Virginia Tech are installing new video conferencing technology to enable them to conduct ad-hoc video conferencing and live video streams more easily – and cheaply...

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Ohio U. Auto ID Center Demos Real Time Location Tech

Ohio University’s Center for Automatic Identification has picked Real-Time Location and Sensor (RTLS) technology from RF Code Inc. as part of a permanent interactive demonstration to evaluate the technology...

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Campus Technology 2006
in Boston, July 31-August 3, 2006

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