Tag Computers

New center brings together biologists, engineers to improve crops

May 5, 2017

The phenotyping center at the Wisconsin Crop Innovation Center aims to develop new ways to measure plants and address novel questions about what factors influence crop performance.

UW offering computer user experience design certificate

February 10, 2017

Given the value of improving interactions between humans and computers in a digitized world, user experience design practitioners are increasingly in demand.

UW Law School security breach may have exposed sensitive data

December 6, 2016

The incident has been reported to law enforcement and to national credit reporting agencies. The individuals affected will receive free credit monitoring to help protect them against identify theft.

Liquid silicon: Computer chips could bridge gap between computation and storage

November 17, 2016

Computer chips in development at the University of Wisconsin–Madison could make future computers more efficient and powerful by combining tasks usually kept separate by design.

Farm-to-home delivery service wins innovation award

August 25, 2016

Square Harvest allows consumers to order exactly what they need from small, local farms and food producers, marrying computer technology with small-batch food production.

Learning like humans, machines extend the reach of research

August 16, 2016

A growing group of University of Wisconsin–Madison researchers is working on ways to use computers to make better use of human brain power.

Computer-generated database of diffusion values is shared online

July 19, 2016

University of Wisconsin–Madison engineers recently used powerful computers to quickly and accurately develop the world’s largest computed database of information about an important materials-mixing process called diffusion.

Googling Madison: Software engineers boost tech giant

June 3, 2016

The search giant was looking to continue expanding from Silicon Valley. Google would not be here without UW–Madison, the local office's director says.

UW tech spinoff promises to rethink design with ultra-fast software

May 19, 2016

Everything changes if you can figure out a way to keep a "hungry" computer processor fed.

When inhaling media erodes attention, exhaling provides focus

April 18, 2016

For people who text while watching TV or listen to music while reading, sharpening their focus may be as simple as breathing.

High Throughput Computing helps LIGO confirm Einstein’s last unproven theory

March 8, 2016

A software program pioneered at UW–Madison churned away in the background, helping analyze data from billions of particle collisions.

Siftr: Web tool for citizen science, ethnography, teaching

February 23, 2016

The Field Day Lab's creation is already in use in different corners of the globe and is gaining traction, especially among educators.

Podcasts showcase stories, science and secrets behind UW–Madison research

February 4, 2016

The first season of Science Narratives addresses social robotics, highlighting the work of Bilge Mutlu, director of the Wisconsin Human-Computer Interaction Lab.