IT

The newly created NanoRite Advisory Board with Jeff West, former president of Silicon Logic Engineering, and Dr. Charles Sorensen, UW-Stout Chancellor, as chair and vice chair will help Chippewa Valley Technical College (CVTC) by identifying prospective tenants, reviewing marketing activities and strategies and promoting the...

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) ushered in a new age of modernizing the United States healthcare system. The goal of HIPAA was to simplify healthcare administration to improve efficiency and cost effectiveness. Sound familiar? Although HIPPA became law in 1996, the...

The 1990's saw business IT move from mainframe computing to client-server setups—an architecture that reduced costs and enabled true, workgroup computing. The tradeoff, however, was hard-coded stacks of hardware, middleware, and applications that were inflexible and difficult to modify. Now, the market is moving beyond client-server...

Ever wonder what it would be like to walk on the Moon or run on Mars? A treadmill developed using NASA technology can provide users the feeling of moving about in less than 1 G. Anti-gravity treadmills, sold under the name of Alter-G, are becoming...

Computers capable of mimicking the human brain's power and efficiency could be just 10 years off, according to a leading researcher at IBM. According to the researcher, Dharmendra Modha, the manager of IBM's cognitive computing initiative, scientists from his company and some of the world's most...

What does Balloon Boy have in common with VMware's Scott Drummonds? Can the mouth of Kanye West compare to that of a former Cisco executive? Which IT companies' divorce is at least as messy as Jon and Kate's? These are the deep philosophical questions that...

WISCONSIN RAPIDS - Several Wood County government agencies and schools are working together to keep community members informed. They’re using a new program that posts alerts by email and test messages. They expect to use the system to alert residents about missing children, crime prevention alerts,...

The US Department of Energy considers a recent achievement “a world record” in gas reactor particle fuel use, according to Kathy McCarthy, Deputy Associate Lab Director for Nuclear Science & Technology at Idaho National Laboratory. UW-Madison nuclear engineering students have been strongly contributing to the...

An enterprise tells its story in documents ranging from formal strategies to shared values embedded in the company culture. One document in particular tells you much about a company – the organization chart. Take a look at your org chart and you can see...

The music, videos and mobile applications available through Apple’s iTunes Store get all the attention, but it might be time to acknowledge the increasingly varied and popular offerings of iTunes U, Apple’s catalog of lectures from colleges and universities around the world. More than 600 schools...