Carnegie Mellon University's new master's program blends the disciplines of the university's top-rated computer-science school with that of its prestigious fine-arts program to yield a master's in entertainment technology.
Last week in this space I suggested that palmOne would benefit greatly if the rumors of a Pocket PC Treo were true. Upon reflection, I now think I understated the case. Not only would a Pocket PC Treo push palmOne several notches up the mobile device food chain, but failing to deliver such a device would severely damage the
Don't jump on the E-commerce bandwagon just because, The Advisory Council says--look for the business value. Also, Web services make building links with partners easier; and customer Web portals can work even in high-touch businesses.
It's Election Day, and voters across the United States are busy renewing their whining privileges for the next four years. This election year could also deliver some interesting--and perhaps ugly--experiences with electronic voting systems.
As the controversy over open-source software drags on, I thought it might be helpful to take a step back and explain what open source is and how it works. Open source programming is much more organized than its name and image convey. The open source community actually consists of hundreds of thousands of programmers worldwide who sign up to work on different projects. Their ideas and their own coding prowess are their passports to any project. If the project has already been established, the pro
The security and integrity of electronic voting machines has been put into question during the past two years, and within the next day or so we'll learn if the new touch-screen voting contraptions prove troublesome or helpful. What's been your high-tech (or low-tech) voting-technology experience? Here's a sampling from InformationWeek editors around the country today.
5 Top Federal Initiatives For 2015As InformationWeek Government readers were busy firming up their fiscal year 2015 budgets, we asked them to rate more than 30 IT initiatives in terms of importance and current leadership focus. No surprise, among more than 30 options, security is No. 1. After that, things get less predictable.
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