Microsoft has made Windows Live Essentials 2011 available for download. While available to Windows 7 and Vista users, however, Windows XP users will have to upgrade or do without.
Microsoft made its new Windows Live Essentials 2011 available for download Sept. 30. (more…)
Three hundred students interested in a science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM field) have the chance to get a nearly full ride for their undergraduate or graduate education through a program sponsored by the United States Department of Defense. During school recipients will also have the opportunity to participate in summertime DoD internships, and, after graduation, they’ll be offered employment by the DoD to work in one of the agency’s research facilities. (more…)
Tune In October 1
Cyber criminals and nation states have changed the game in computer attacks. Because of three special characteristics of colleges, they become a favorite target. In this fast-paced briefing you’ll learn exactly how some of the most dangerous attacks work and why colleges are in the attackers’ crosshairs. (more…)
Date: 10/05/10 • Time: 11:00 AM PT • Duration: 1 hour
Here is the reality: Your organization is adding more endpoints and experiencing higher rates of change.
Your challenge: ensure continuous network uptime and control—without additional IT resources or budget. But how?
The answer: network automation. (more…)
All Safari users: please switch to Firefox.
The current versions of Safari are not fully compatible with Blackboard. Apple made some changes in the way that Safari works that cause problems when using Blackboard. We will continue to work with Blackboard Inc. on finding a solution to these problems. At the latest they should be fixed with the version that we are planning on installing in late December. Until then we recommend that you not use Safari and instead use Firefox when using Blackboard.
Source: UO Libraries
The max-flow problem, which is ubiquitous in network analysis, scheduling, and logistics, can now be solved more efficiently than ever.
MIT researchers, together with colleagues at Yale and the University of Southern California, have demonstrated the first improvement of the max-flow algorithm in 10 years.
Apple devices replace textbooks and notepads
The University of Leeds is issuing Apple iPhones to medical students for access to online educational materials that replace ‘unhygienic’ reference manuals and record books.
The 16GB iPhone 3GS smartphones will be loaned to 520 medical students in their fourth and fifth years of study, until they graduate. These students spend most of their time working in local NHS hospitals, GP surgeries and community health clinics, so they will be able to use the iPhones to access their textbooks and assessment modules while out on placements, and also keep in touch with their tutors.
The University of Leeds has been working with online learning solution provider MyKnowledgeMap and digital medical reference provider MedHand to preload the iPhones with a range of relevant apps. (more…)