In 2000, only about 738 million people in the whole world used the internet. By 2015, that number jumped to almost 3 billion people. What changed? According to a piece published by Cambridge University Press, it was all about that video.
Technology Services has information about a security issue that may affect faculty, staff, and students. Beginning May 23, QuickTime for Windows will no longer work on Windows computers joined to the UOFI Active Directory. All customers who use QuickTime for Windows should use alternatives like Windows Media Player.
One of the things The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is known for is the incredible range of classes that, with a few exceptions, are open to every student to suit whatever interests they may have. Whether an arts, humanities, engineering, or science major, by the time a student graduates they will have multiple years of world-class courses backing them up in their given major.
In 2014, Derek Attig graduated with a Ph.D. in History from the University of Illinois. Attig is a born communicator. As a high school student, he was editor of his school’s newspaper. In college, he wrote press releases and did graphic design for several clubs on campus.
One Saturday each month, hundreds of students woke up early and make their way to the Illini Union. Not only students join this slow migration (though we do make up a bulk of it). People from around the Midwest come together with a shared interest, one that has a history here at the University.
But context is the hardest to remember, even as objects endure. This imbalance—too few stories and too much stuff—creates the “odd amnesia of the internet age,” says John Randolph (left), Professor of History at the University of Illinois. SourceLab aims to help cure that odd amnesia.
Two students in particular--Amanda Sturgill and Philip Barnett--really shine in the work they do for Tech Services.
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A ransomware scam was delivered to University of Illinois email accounts the week of April 4, 2016. If you receive a message with an attachment from someone you do not know, do NOT open the attachment.
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Here is a screenshot of one of the versions of the email that has been reported to Technology Services: