3-D scanning, with your smartphone
January 31, 2014Startup Viztu Technologies developed commercial software that generated 3-D models from 2-D photos, before selling to a tech giant.
MIT community making the most of lynda.com's online training
January 24, 2014Since 2011, MIT community members have watched more than 238,000 video tutorials via lynda.mit.edu, which focuses on software training.
Bringing the world reboot-less updates
January 24, 2014Ksplice software, which allows for updates without rebooting, became a profitable venture for the MIT alumni who developed it.
IS&T recommends Mac users wait before upgrading to OS 10.9
October 23, 2013
EdX builds community of developers for its online- and blended-learning platform
June 5, 2013Stanford, UC Berkeley and University of Queensland among those contributing to the platform released via open source license.
Learning software development — by developing software
April 23, 2013In a new course, students participate in large, ongoing, open-source-software development projects, mentored by industry professionals.
Micah Altman wins Pizzigati Prize
April 18, 2013MIT Libraries’ research director recognized for his work with DistrictBuilder software
Liskov named Charter Fellow of National Academy of Inventors
February 14, 2013
New online learning tool brings 'the crowd' into homework assignments
December 14, 2012
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MIT Libraries’ research contributes to award-winning redistricting software, DistrictBuilder
November 5, 2012Web-based resource gives citizens the opportunity to participate in the redistricting process.
IS&T recommends community members wait to migrate to Windows 8
October 31, 2012IS&T is making Windows 8 Enterprise available for early adopters, but strongly recommends delaying the transition.
IS&T announces full support for OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.2 and higher
October 30, 2012Introduces several new features and changes, including new Notes and Reminders applications and a security feature named Gatekeeper.
Research update: SPHERES to get powerful magnets and goggles
August 2, 2012New wireless power and camera setups will expand the mini-satellites’ vision and navigation capabilities.
UC Berkeley joins edX
July 24, 2012UC Berkeley joins Harvard and MIT not-for-profit online-learning collaborative; edX broadens free course offerings into public health, computer science and solid-state chemistry; opens registration
Macintosh and Windows Users: Keeping Current with Microsoft Office
July 16, 2012IS&T plans to end support for Microsoft Office 2007 for Windows and Microsoft Office 2008 for Macintosh at the end of 2012. Upgraded versions offer better performance, integration, and compatibility.
ARTEMiS brings art to teaching of science and engineering concepts
June 4, 2012ART for Engineering, Mathematics, and Science an initiative launched last summer through MIT’s Office of Educational Innovation and Technology (OEIT).
Casper Suite centralizes Macintosh management
May 29, 2012IS&T is planning a multistage rollout of the Casper Suite — a comprehensive platform for managing Mac OS X computers. This software will enable IT administrators at MIT to oversee inventory, software distribution, settings and security.
New mathematical framework formalizes oddball programming techniques
May 21, 2012Loop perforation — speeding up programs by skipping instructions — is just one method that gets rigorous mathematical treatment in a new paper.
Testing unbuilt chips
March 9, 2012A new software-simulation system promises much more accurate evaluation of promising — but potentially fault-ridden — multicore-chip designs.
Prepare now! Migration of Exchange mailboxes to Exchange 2010 Is under way
December 1, 2011IS&T is upgrading the campus Microsoft Exchange infrastructure from 2007 to 2010.
An oracle for object-oriented programmers
October 6, 2011By automatically cataloging connections between software 'objects,' a new system orients programmers joining large software projects in midstream.