One of the most exciting digital developments in the world of scholarship and research is the ability to scan and archive texts and make them available online. The NYU Libraries currently host thousands upon thousands of e-books, millions of full-text articles, and access to thousands of e-journal publications. Recently, a group of researchers at NYU and other universities added their own efforts to the pool of knowledge by making some 10,000 titles available—all online, and all in Arabic.
While the addition of technology into teaching practices is a growing trend in curriculum design, providing support for faculty on effective implementation strategies is becoming an even more critical piece of the equation.
Each semester, ten teams of students receive up to $500 to build a hardware or software prototype. Teams present their projects at the showcase and discuss what they learned through building and testing the prototypes, as well as what they plan to do next in the development process.
Information security discussions are plagued with bad analogies, and none sounds stranger than a “watering hole attack,” which plays off the tactic in which predatory animals stalk food by waiting at a popular watering hole. Rather than hunt their prey, the predator will wait for the prey to come to it.
Several hundred female innovators from across the country recently came together to build professional skills and relationships, and to share experiences at the fourth annual Women Entrepreneurs Festival.
For over 24 hours in early December, NYU students, professors and alumni got together to code and build apps, websites, or data visualizations at the “Create a Better NYU” Hackathon.
Red Burns, who led ITP from its founding in 1979, was one of the most innovative educators of our time. For thosewho knew her, she was a mentor, a colleague, a leader, and a friend. She was ageless in so many ways. Despite our age difference, she was one of my closest and surely wisest friends.
TorchTech events have included such occasions as the IT UnMeeting, a freeform technology conference; a panel discussion on cloud computing involving speakers from Amazon and Google, and a Networking Breakfast. Their fourth event, the IT Share Fair, was held on September 30th at the Kimmel Center.
NYU Abu Dhabi’s high performance computer (HPC) cluster, named “BuTinah,” after the marine-protected archipelago reserve off the coast of Abu Dhabi, will play a critical role in supporting the computational requirements of the NYUAD research community.
Codecademy offers interactive online instruction in a variety of programming languages—all at no cost. Recently, they have teamed up with NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development to offer students the chance to learn coding in both a classroom and online environment.