Topic: Digital technology

New Texas Supercomputer to Push the Frontiers of Science

Aug. 29, 2018
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The National Science Foundation awards $60 million to the Texas Advanced Computing Center to build a new supercomputer that will be the fastest at any U.S. university and among the most powerful in the world.

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NEH Awards $235,000 to Improve Accessibility to Historical Audio Files

Sept. 26, 2012

A professor in the School of Information at The University of Texas at Austin has been awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) grant to develop the tools to sort and analyze recordings of poetry, speeches and folk tales in much the way that music files are already routinely analyzed.

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Avatars Can Surreptitiously and Negatively Affect User in Video Games, Virtual Worlds, Research Shows

Nov. 10, 2009

Although often seen as an inconsequential feature of digital technologies, one's self-representation, or avatar, in a virtual environment can affect the user's thoughts, according to research by a University of Texas at Austin communication professor.

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