Category Archives: Technology
Several Alachua County neighborhoods fight crime by using NextDoor, a website and phone app that helps neighbors connect with each other.
Behind the padlocked doors of one building on UF’s East Campus, 2008 NE Waldo Road, is a loud machine capable of reading the millions of volumes on UF’s library shelves several hundred times in one second.
On Wednesday, 164 university presidents, including the University of Florida’s Bernie Machen, wrote an open letter to President Barack Obama and Congress voicing their concerns about the widening “innovation deficit” created by federal cuts in research and higher education. “Innovation” […]
George A. Smathers Libraries launches new online exhibit of Jewish life nearing the World War II era
As a precursor to a physical exhibit of primary sources related to the Holocaust, Smathers library is showcasing an online exhibit featuring documents revealing Jewish life immediately before World War II.
UF has developed drones, or unmanned air vehicles, that can take high-resolution pictures for wildlife research.
Alexandra Chong was at a post-Valentine’s Day brunch two years ago with a group of girlfriends in London. During the lunch, the women started breaking down their relationships and dating in general. Soon after, Chong said she felt like women needed a place to talk about the men in their lives. That’s when Lulu came to life.
Marion County commissions voted unanimously Tuesday to give approval to an agreement for a science and technology park.
The University of Florida’s College of Engineering showed the public what robots can do on Wednesday.
NASA’s Electric and Magnetic Field Instrument Suite and Integrated Science team has released interesting recordings from the Van Allen belt, a layer of protection around Earth that keeps out radiation. You can hear the sounds here.
Pope Benedict XVI is now on Twitter and will begin to post on Dec. 12.