NYU IT employees, cosplayers, and 3D design and printing pioneers Sarah Awad and Dhemerae Ford — known collectively as TheLaserGirls — are featured in NYU Q’s “NYU and Beyond” section.
News & Announcements
As organizations move to more efficient robots, what will be the impact to the economy, society, and you? On Tuesday, June 18, 6-8pm, the Great AI Debate series brings together experts in diverse fields to discuss this topic
The May 2019 Digital Accessibility newsletter is now available. Topics include: Grackle Accessibility Tools for Google Files; Requirements for Accessibility Compliance in Third-Party Products; Accessibility Checker for Microsoft Office; Best Practices for Email Accessibility; Accessibility and NYU Wikis.
An important alert on the NYU IT Security Alerts blog instructs you on how to patch a critical vulnerability in some older versions of Microsoft Windows.
The NYU IT Security Alerts blog has some important information regarding Amazon Alexa and the potential that Amazon employees are hearing your requests.
Beginning Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 11am ET, the security of the NYU Start Page will be enhanced by requiring the use of NYU Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA). A few minor improvements to the site’s menu and page organization will also go into effect at that time, with major improvements planned for next fall.
You may be sharing your NYU Box files with more people than you think. The NYU IT Security Blog has some tips to reduce unintended disclosure via link sharing.
Congratulations to NYU professor and Tech Summit keynote speaker Yann LeCun, one of three researchers to receive the 2018 Turing Award. LeCun, Yoshua Bengio and Geoffrey Hinton, were honored with the $1 million “Nobel Prize of computing” in recognition of their work in AI deep learning.
Read the March 2019 issue of NYU’s Digital Accessibility News to stay on top of the University’s accessibility guidelines and initiatives. The page also includes links to tools, tutorials, and resources you can use to make sure you’re building and maintaining an accessible online presence.
NYU HPC’s OpenStack Brooklyn Research Cluster is “being used…in such areas as machine learning, web crawling, data analytics, and in complex applications like genomics browsers and sign-language translation.”