Questions. We have questions:
"We have a lot of VHS tapes (like the Johnny Carson's The Tonight Show). Is there any way to copy these tapes onto a DVD? They don't make a VCR any more that plays them. I have one now but when it goes south we can't watch them any more."
MONTICELLO — The 72 strands of razor-thin, blazing-fast fiber optic data wire are in the ground and ready to be turned on, meaning the opportunity for higher Internet speeds than ever before in Monticello.
New product lets researchers get images of them without killing them in process
CHAMPAIGN — Biological researchers can get faster, more sensitive images of live cells and tissues thanks to a company building on technology developed at the University of Illinois.
URBANA — Bill Gates and Steve Jobs brought personal computing into our lives — but they weren't the ones who pioneered the technology.
Much of the credit for that goes to Douglas Engelbart and others at the Stanford Research Institute.
URBANA — With a little more than a month left before Affordable Care Act open enrollment closes, the University of Illinois Extension says it's providing an unbiased resource to help people make their health insurance choices.
Here is the announcement by the White House Tuesday morning about the UI Labs/Digital Lab for Manufacturing project and a second similar project.
THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 25, 2014
CHAMPAIGN — How do you design and make a product quickly using high-quality materials? How can you get that product quickly to your customers? And how do you make the best use of your company's resources, like the employees?
New UI professor's computer 'dreams up' some interesting flavor combinations
Lav Varshney is one of those people who eat food on a daily basis.
One of Varshney's recent research projects was to test if a human trait — creativity — can be encoded on a computer.
It can, and it makes darn good food.
Here is a recipe for Swiss-Thai Asparagus Quiche that comes from the mind of Chef Watson, a computer.
It yields 14 quiches and requires some special equipment: tart molds 2 inches in diameter and 1 inch tall.
8 ounces sifted all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 egg yolk
2.5 ounces water