The end of the spring 2019 semester means many schools and programs are celebrating by showing off projects students have been working on over the course of the semester and academic year. Here are a few upcoming showcases that highlight innovative ways students are exploring technology and its role across multiple academic disciplines.
News & Announcements
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.”
The NYU Library and Digital Library Technology Services have received a number of grants from charitable organizations which further the mission of cataloging, digitizing, and making available a wealth of information, including recent projects around academic “Git” services and university press monographs.
The NYU IT Security Alerts blog has issued an important announcement regarding a critical security patch for Chrome browsers. Users are advised to update their Google Chrome browser asap on all devices to the latest version.
Digital Library Technology Services (DLTS) is proud to report that it has added the 10,000th book to the Arabic Collections Online (ACO), an open-access library of Arabic language books. ACO makes use of a number of NYU IT resources to provision and maintain the infrastructure for the repository.
The winners of HackNYU 2019 are in! Twenty-one projects took home awards in a field full of innovative, novel ideas that were developed over the 48 hours of the hackathon, which included 13 winners across the hackathon’s tracks and 11 additional awards from sponsors and partners.
The NYU IT Technology Leadership Program (TLP) offers five recent graduates the opportunity to grow their career in information technology. TLP consists of three sequential six-month rotational assignments in NYU IT departments.