Exploring the Silicon City

From Morse to microcomputing, for much of the 20th century, New York City, its businesses, and its universities were home to the birth and development of computing and information technology, until shifting focus and economics moved the industry from Silicon Alley to Silicon Valley. Even then, New York remained a key player in the shaping of the digital world. An exhibit currently running at the New York Historical Society, Silicon City: Computer History Made in New York, looks at the rich history of computing in New York City, including the key role played by New York University as home to one of the world’s first supercomputers. More →

Your Own Personal Hacker

Information technology security moves at a pace that can seem almost impossible to keep up with. Before a major new piece of software or hardware is even released to the public, hackers around the world are experimenting with how to bypass its security. More →

Have a Tech Support Question? Ask ITS

Beginning in summer 2012, a new and improved Ask ITS knowledgebase service will be rolled out to replace the knowledgebase currently available atwww.nyu.edu/its/askits. The new knowledgebase will both expand the amount of information available to the NYU community (as well as IT Service Desk support staff) and offer a variety of new and easier ways to access solutions to many of the University’s most common—and uncommon—technology questions. More →