Archive for the ‘Tech News’ Category
An article was published in Computer World this month discussing the growth of the online learning revolution. In the article UIS’s Computer Science program is recognized for being a pioneer in the online learning sphere. UIS is considered a pioneer in online education. The online version of the school’s computer science program has been so [...]
The long-sought Majorana fermion, first postulated to exist in the 1930s, may have at last been isolated in the laboratory. Nanoscientists at TU Delft’s Kavli Institute and the Foundation for Fundamental Research on Matter in the Netherlands, otherwise known as the FOM foundation, succeeded in detecting very compelling evidence for the particle in experiments performed [...]
I love infographics. This week as the development of the HALO franchise is passed on to 343 Industries, Bungie has decided to release some of the statistics they have gathered since the release of HALO. Thought I would share this with you all…. …and if you have time, join us on our game server.
The first computer bug was actually a moth! “In 1947, Grace Murray Hopper was working on the Harvard University Mark II Aiken Relay Calculator (a primitive computer). On the 9th of September, 1947, when the machine was experiencing problems, an investigation showed that there was a moth trapped between the points of Relay #70, in [...]
“Time Warner has called and they want us all back on the couch, just consuming — not producing, not sharing — and we should say, ‘No.’” ~ Clay Shirky, Why SOPA is a bad idea At today’s “How2: be a Hacker” we discussed the technical aspects of how SOPA/PIPA/ACTA legislation would be implemented, and how [...]
How2: Be A Hacker February 1st, 4:30p – 6:00pm Star’s Lounge (located in the Student Life Building) The Computer Science Club will be co-sponsoring “How2: Be A Hacker” with the Star’s Lounge as part of their ongoing How2 series. “How2: be a Hacker” will be the follow up to “How2: be a Techie” during which [...]
Announced to day, every legitimate geeks favorite toy company LEGO (Nerf is third) is planning to release Minecraft themed sets! “We’re happy to announce that the Minecraft project on LEGO CUUSOO has passed the LEGO review and we are now developing a concept that celebrates the best aspects of building with the LEGO system and [...]
In a world of Firefox, Chrome, and Safari and where HTML5 and CSS3 are just over the horizon it seems long overdue that we finally rid ourselves of IE6. This website allows us to watch IE6′s slow but inevitable demise. And some day just as we named the world’s 7 billionth person, we will find [...]
The Computer Science Game Server will be going down Friday evening due to the scheduled power outage. The outage will last until 4 PM on Saturday. The server should come back up shortly after.