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You’re muted — or are you? Videoconferencing apps may listen even when mic is off

April 11, 2022

Not only did researchers find that the apps gather audio data while "mute" is activated; they could identify activities picked up when microphones weren't believed to be on, such as eating, playing music, typing and cleaning.

Human-Computer Interaction focuses on technology to improve daily lives

April 21, 2021

Human-Computer Interaction research at UW–Madison aims to make technology more accessible while fostering efficiency in human-centered tasks.

First cohort of Native students to graduate from UW–Madison college pipeline program

May 30, 2017

The extensive program for students from tribal communities is a new component of a long-running UW diversity initiative called the Information Technology Academy.

‘Accidental techie’ from UW–Madison is IT entrepreneur

August 11, 2016

Applied Tech in Madison provides network and computer services to businesses and organizations across Wisconsin. The blue screen at center shows the status of…

Partnership prepares students to tackle cybersecurity

May 16, 2016

As security breaches of household name corporations make headlines and complicate lives, undergraduates remain surprisingly underexposed to basic cybersecurity tactics. The Morgridge Institute for Research is addressing this gap through a partnership with Bowie State University.

Made-in-Madison software helping fuel apps revolution

May 22, 2015

About 15 months after it went live, software called Ionic is fueling the hottest trend in information technology: mobile apps.

Media Advisory: Panasonic executive Julie Bauer to address e-business conference

October 13, 2014

Julie Bauer, a University of Wisconsin–Madison alumna and president of Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company, will be among the more than 600 business executives and technology leaders at the 16th annual Business Best Practices and Emerging Technologies Conference, Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, hosted by the University of Wisconsin–Madison E-Business Consortium (UWEBC).