A study performed by NYU researchers found that cities with more racist tweets reported more real-life crimes related to race, ethnicity, and national origin. The researchers used machine learning to analyze 532 million tweets posted in 100 cities between 2011 and 2016.
News & Announcements
The NYU IT Security Alerts blog has an important post detailing an upswing in fraudulent calls claiming to be from the U.S. Social Security Administration.
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.
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.