Penn State discovery could lead to a more efficient approach to computer memory and logic.
Faculty and staff with all levels of educational technology expertise are invited to attend the free 2015 Penn State Symposium for Teaching and Learning with Technology (TLT). The Symposium will take place Saturday, March 21, 2015, at the Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel at University Park.
Libraries hire digital humanities research designer
Penn State's University Libraries has hired a digital humanities research designer, James O'Sullivan, who will assist students, faculty and staff with designing and developing their projects and research. Digital humanities is a new global discipline devoted to improving the study of the humanities with digital technology.
Four major health institutions, including Penn State, have jointly received nearly $7 million to develop and expand a health data research network called PaTH. Participation in the PaTH Network will increase the University's ability to collaborate with other institutions to conduct patient-centric research. The University of Pittsburgh, Temple University and Johns Hopkins University will also participate.
Media Commons gearing up for fall
Before the start of fall semester, Media Commons has revamped its online content and added new tutorials and resources about iTunesU, Box at Penn State, ANGEL and more. Media Commons is a University-wide initiative to enrich teaching and learning through multimedia technology, classroom training and support for students, faculty and staff.
The American Library Association’s (ALA) Office for Information Technology Policy (OITP) and the Library & Information Technology Association (LITA) have named Penn State’s Information Technology Service’s One Button Studio a 2014 Cutting Edge Service. The selection designated the One Button Studio as an example of a creative use of technology that can and should be replicated by libraries across the country.
Bitcoin is a digital payment network that allows users to engage in direct transactions without the oversight of a banking organization or government. It's based on open source software, meaning the programming is published publicly, and any developer around the world can download, review or modify the source code.
Research reveals cultural differences in how people customize cellphones.