Smile at the camera. Before the smartphone, embodied by the first Apple iPhone, cameras were, well, cameras.
With technology going places only previously seen in the movies, we asked three professors: What’s the one AI-related innovation that might seem far-fetched now but could become reality by the turn of the decade?
People come to the William M. Staerkel Planetarium at Parkland College to see the wonders of the universe.
Call it the Netflix effect. As increasing numbers of people stream entertainment from the internet rather than cable, they overtax their internet service provider (ISP).
Six heads of top-10 departments at the Grainger College of Engineering tell us about the one won’t-find-this-anywhere-else aspect of their corner of campus.
In the midst of rooting about routers, or routing for routers, the last column took a different route than promised. Several readers emailed asking us to get back on route.
A former editor offered excellent advice concerning this column. He opined that his 93-year-old grandmother should be able to understand it. However, you don’t have to be
Gov. J.B. Pritzker: “Today’s news puts the University of Illinois and the entire state of Illinois on the cutting edge of testing innovation on a national level. And let me just say to President Killeen, the state of Illinois looks forward to being your biggest customer.”
Sometimes a splash of serendipity is needed for an innovative idea to become a reality. This was certainly the case for Joel Stebbins, F.C. Brown and Jakob Kunz when they collaborated to create the photoelectric photometer.
Semi-retired after 24 years as a professor of environmental chemistry from the University of Illinois, Richard A. Larson decided to write a murder mystery novel that he feels more accurately portrays scientists’ lives as, well, people.
As in the old Gershwin song “You say tomahto, I say tomayto,” you may call the device that fosters internet connectivity a “rauter” or a “rooter,” but don’t turn it off. Nearly everyone with an internet connection uses a router, although you can connect at a single fixed location directly to…
'I worry that these latest betrayals of trust will lead another generation to conclude that our world will forever remain neither just nor fair if you are born Black. I do not want senseless deaths to be further compounded by a wholesale theft of hope and optimism.'
'In September 2021, we’ll celebrate the 50th anniversary of the invention of the MRI. We hope to have the world here to celebrate the MRI and its impact.'
You can take it with you. Ever improving technology offers a variety of portable computing options from jumbo smartphones to tablets to a range of Windows and Mac laptops. Each fills a niche as our needs for communication and computing vary.
Normally, we reserve this space for the latest whizbang technologies and devices. Today, we veer to how this gear reaches you. Neighbors create community. Local merchants enrich our community, and they are your neighbors. In an era when big box stores obliterate local merchants, three locall…
Perry Morris, an emeritus board member who has been involved with the Orpheum since the campaign to save it began in 1989, said while the closure 'is especially disappointing,' he is 'very optimistic that the theater can once again have a new life.'
URBANA — The University of Illinois’ National Center for Supercomputing Applications received a $10 million federal grant to deploy a next-generation computing program called Delta.
Five gee oh gee oh gee! In the annals of history few technologies inspired as much disinformation and confusion as 5G (fifth generation) cellular.
On top of a pandemic that has affected their operations, at least two local public agencies this spring have had to deal with cyberattacks that debilitated their information technology systems for several days and cost them thousands of dollars.
The first phase of the research was a small pilot study to see if older adults both with and without mild cognitive impairment could use OneClick on their own at home.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, a good number of Rudy Frasca’s family and friends were unable to attend the innovator’s funeral Tuesday. Afterward, however, everyone had the chance to see what made him so proud of the company he built.
Owner Dennis Riggs said he was able to reopen this past week after consulting with the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District about how to do that safely.
“You can never be too rich ...” according to Wallace Simpson. Apply that to internet bandwidth, of which you can never have too much.