18 janvier 2019

Are these bandwidth hogs taking over your campus?

eCampus NewsSupporting a network in a higher-ed setting can be a daunting task. With their proclivity for mobile devices, video games, wearable technology, and laptops (just to name a few), higher ed IT users may not realize how their tech choices can impact the network at large. More...

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17 janvier 2019

University of Bahrain pioneers blockchain through digital credentials

University Business Magazine logoLearning Machine and the University of Bahrain jointly announced that the national university of the Kingdom of Bahrain will become one of the first universities globally to issue digital diplomas anchored to the blockchain using the Blockcerts open standard. More...

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FT research and grants analyst

University Business Magazine logoInterpret, evaluate and clarify research needs, implement solutions, and provide ongoing support and technical assistance for all research requests. More...

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16 janvier 2019

Tech platform for school counsellors takes off

By Viggo Stacey. Concourse Global in the US is a new company poised to revolutionise the higher education admissions industry by putting college counsellors back “in the driver’s seat” during the application process, according to its directors. More...

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EdtechX debuts on Nasdaq as SPAC

By Viggo Stacey. EdtechX Holdings has become the first education and education technology Special Purpose Acquisition Company as it debuted on the Nasdaq, the company has announced. More...

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13 janvier 2019

VR Tops Faculty Wish List for the Classroom

Techno-News Blog In a recent survey of faculty members at colleges and universities across the country, the No. 1 tech respondents said they wished for was virtual reality gear. Interactive, large-screen displays came in second, followed by detachable tablets, 3D scanners and interactive projectors. More...

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Models and Instruments for Assessing Digital Readiness and Competence

Techno-News BlogAs digital technology becomes part of our everyday lives and embeds itself into the classroom (and the curriculum), it is imperative that our school community has digital readiness and competence. More...

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09 janvier 2019

Virtual Reality teacher training takes off

By Patrick Atack. Virtual Reality and 360 video is being embraced across industry, and international education is no different. Perhaps the most obvious of its immediate uses is campus tours as a recruitment tool. More...

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A new tech bloom – Edtech from enrolment to employment

By The PIE News team. Using virtual reality goggles, Crawford’s company, InitialView, gave 360-degree virtual tours of three American universities — Northwestern, Vanderbilt, and Washington University in St. Louis — to hundreds of prospective Chinese families. More...

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Signature du marché d'acquisition de l'un des supercalculateurs les plus puissants d'Europe - 14 petaflops /s

Screenshot-2018-4-21 Journal de mise en ligne - ESR enseignementsup-recherche gouv frInstallé début 2019 au centre de calcul IDRIS du C.N.R.S. sur le plateau de Saclay et financé par GENCI, ce supercalculateur d’une puissance de calcul supérieure à 14 petaflops /s (14 millions de milliards d’opérations par seconde) étendra les modes d’utilisation classiques du calcul à haute performance à de nouveaux usages pour l’Intelligence artificielle. Il comportera plus d’un millier de processeurs spécialisés, appelés G.P.U.
L’acquisition de ce nouveau supercalculateur s’inscrit dans le cadre de la stratégie nationale de recherche en intelligence artificielle, présentée par le gouvernement fin novembre 2018 et qui vise à faire de la France le leader européen de la recherche en intelligence artificielle. Plus...

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