Education News, Features, and Interviews
Seminole State College in Sanford Fla., near Orlando, graduates about 70 students annually with two-year degrees in its programming and networking programs. Local tech firms have helped to shape the college's courses.
The Queensland University of Technology (QUT) aims to bring robots to the masses through two massive open online courses (MOOCs) on robotics.
A team of students from the University of Texas at Austin is being awarded $100,000 in seed funding for an app based on <a href="http://www.ibmwatson.com%20">IBM's Watson technology</a> that's designed to give Texas citizens easier access to social services.
Monash University has deployed Mellanox's CloudX Platform – which includes remote direct memory access (RDMA) capable Ethernet technology – for its R@CMon cloud, which is part of the National eResearch Collaboration Tools and Resources (NeCTAR) Project.
U.S. President Barack Obama is expected to call Monday for new federal legislation requiring hacked private companies to report quickly the compromise of consumer data.
New England security group shares threat intelligence, strives to bolster region as cybersecurity mecca
<em>The Advanced Cyber Security Center is a three year old organization with a bold mission to "bring together industry, university, and government organizations to address the most advanced cyber threats" and drive cybersecurity R&D in the New England region. Network World editor in Chief John Dix attended their most recent meeting in Boston and later tracked down ACSC Executive Director Charlie Benway and ACSC Board Chair William Guenther (CEO and Founder of Mass Insight) for a deep dive on the organization's goals.</em>
The <a href="http://newsoffice.mit.edu/2014/us-cto-megan-smith-commencement-speaker-1209">Massachusetts Institute of Technology</a> is getting a seriously early jump on its 2015 commencement exercises, naming U.S. CTO and MIT alum Megan Smith as its speaker for the June 5 event.
A new CIO has led MTC Australia through a strategic review of its not-for-profit educational organisation.
Apple on Dec. 11 will welcome to its stores around the world those wanting to take part in the <a href="http://hourofcode.com/us">Code.org Hour of Code</a> programming initiative.
School system CIOs in the U.S. are embracing Chromebooks, delivering a tremendous lift to the platform. That's also its downside.
- NIST pledges transparency in NSA dealings over crypto standards
- New framework helps companies quantify risk
- US spy program has financial, security impacts, says Snowden
- Which cloud personality are you? Three ways to approach online storage
- Google's Project Zero publishes three OS X zero-day vulnerabilities
- Obama, in India, will get earful about the H-1B visa
- Microsoft releases big update to Windows 10 preview
- U.S. to impose big tariffs on China and Taiwan for dumping solar panels on market
- NASA tests robotic helicopter that would act as Mars scout
- Linus Torvalds diversity gaffe brings out the best (and worst) of the open source world