IT Trends :: Thursday, April 12, 2007

Opinion

Is 'Responsible Computing' An Oxymoron?
By Terry Calhoun

Lately, I've been thinking a lot about "responsible computing," to put one label on it. Last week my editor, David Nagel, suggested that the phrase might be an oxymoron. He asked me this question: "Is there any such thing as responsible computing?" That's an interesting thought, and I'm disgruntled that I didn't think of it on my own. After all, aren't personal computers inherently revolutionary? Doesn't the power they represent, in the hands of individuals, threaten just about every form of authority?...

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Campus Technology Kicks Off 2007 Innovators Nominations
You’re doing great things with technology on campus—we want to know about them. We seek exemplary colleges and universities, their visionary technology project leadership, and their innovative vendor partners who have deployed extraordinary campus technology solutions to campus challenges.

Could you be one of this year’s recognized technology leaders? CT’s 2007 Innovators will be featured in the August issue and recognized at the Campus Technology 2007 conference in Washington, DC, July 30-Aug. 2, 2007....

E-Mail Use: Google Looks for Answers from Students
Google yesterday announced that it's looking for input from university students on how they use e-mail on campus. The company has set up a survey to collect information on user preferences....
Michigan State Deploys Security Event Management
Michigan State University is deploying a security management system from CrossTec called Activeworx Security Center. The solution will be used in one of the university's principal data centers to compile and manage security-related data from a variety of third-party systems....
Ethernet Alliance Announces Ethernet Competition for University Students
The Ethernet Alliance, an industry group dedicated to Ethernet technologies, announced its first White Paper Challenge for students from universities that are members of the Ethernet Alliance University Program (EAUP). According to the Ethernet Alliance, the goal "is to provide university students with a unique opportunity to apply and present academic theories in a real-world setting."...
Flagler College To Take Historic Buildings Wireless
Flagler College in Florida will deploy a wireless network throughout its campus in an effort to preserve the integrity of the historic buildings on the school's site and to provide centralized security for its wireless users. Alcatel-Lucent will handle the implementation....
Study: Online Degree Program Preferences
What are the most popular online programs in higher education? According to a report from education consulting firm Eduventures, most students enrolled in programs online are participating in bachelor's degree programs, followed by associate degrees....
Apple Busts Out 8-Core Macs
Apple last Wednesday formally released a new high-end Mac Pro workstation that sports two quad-core Intel Xeon "Clovertown" processors. The rest of the Mac Pro workstation lineup remains at four processor cores, ranging from two 2.0 GHz dual-core "Woodcrest" Xeons to two 3.0 GHz dual-core "Woodcrest" Xeons....
Avid Kicks Off Academic Partner Program
Avid Technology, the developer of video and audio editing systems, has launched a new program for colleges and universities: the Avid Academic Partner program....
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