Dick Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter recently reported that journalist Joe Bauman has posted photographs of men who fought in the Revolutionary War — a rare occurrence since "the dawn of practical photography" was not until the early 1840s.
What they tweeted after Robert Jones was named the next chancellor at the University of Illinois:
URBANA — Urbana officials are optimistic that a mutually beneficial agreement will be reached soon that will give the city enough information to allow it to waive its right to buy iTV-3 Inc. and let St. Louis-based CountryWide Broadband buy the stalled company instead and expand fiber-optic internet throughout the community.
If Slip F-18 and the Busted Flush mean anything to you, there's a pleasant surprise in the digital offerings of the Champaign Public Library.
The TRAVIS McGEE series is available in the library's "My Media Mall" digital service.
On Sundays, staff writer Paul Wood spotlights a high-tech difference-maker. This week, Ryan Migalla, 23, CEO of Finger Diagnostics. A mockup was a finalist in the Cozad New Venture Competition in April.
Wondering about the people wandering Champaign's West Side Park with their eyes glued to their smartphones?
Confused after overhearing conversations about where one might find Machops and Pikachus around Champaign-Urbana?
Curious after seeing signboards offering discounts to members of teams Valor, Instinct and Mystic?
When the Marching Illini report to preseason camp in August, the UI band won't be provided with sheets of music for upcoming shows.
Many people think they're immune to internet miscreants because they don't use a desktop computer. Recently, a new form of ransomware, which is malware that requires you to pay a ransom to regain your data or control of your device, appeared on smart TVs.
The tremendously successful genealogical conference called Rootstech 2016 was attended by thousands of genealogists from around the world and all 50 states. Fortunately, videos of the motivating presentations are available for anyone to enjoy. A word of warning, however: be prepared to spend lots of time — probably hours. Each speaker has so much to share with his/her audience.