University of Cincinnati http://wvxu.org en UC earns special designation from National Security Agency http://wvxu.org/post/uc-earns-special-designation-national-security-agency <p>It's not exactly 'spy school' as some headlines are claiming but the University of Cincinnati is being recognized by the National Security Agency.</p><p>Four of the school's programs are now designated as <a href="http://www.nsa.gov/public_info/press_room/2014/cyber_ops_ctrs_of_excellence.shtml" target="_blank">Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations</a>. UC is one of just 13 schools in the country to receive the designation.</p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 08:39:00 +0000 Tana Weingartner 29329 at http://wvxu.org UC earns special designation from National Security Agency Google takes a closer look http://wvxu.org/post/google-takes-closer-look <p>Peering down to earth from one satellite now and eventually 24, Google is expanding its view, and some say its influence in the universe.</p><p>In June Google bought Skybox Satellite for $500 million. Images from the high resolution satellite are updated daily and users with special software can zoom in on things like crops and construction or see how full oil containers are at a Saudi oil field.</p><p>Take a look at one such example where the Burj Khalifa skyscraper casts a shadow over Dubai.</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aW1-ZWencvA</p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 18:00:00 +0000 Ann Thompson 29258 at http://wvxu.org Google takes a closer look Too many or too few lawyers depends on where you live - how law schools are addressing this http://wvxu.org/post/too-many-or-too-few-lawyers-depends-where-you-live-how-law-schools-are-addressing <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>You'’ve probably heard the saying, “"Nobody likes a lawyer, until they need one.”" Joke writers and comics like to say there are too many lawyers, and in some cities in the United States, that is now the case. But in many parts of the country, people in need of a lawyer can'’t find one. This imbalance is causing legal system delays in some areas, while making it difficult for lawyers to find work in others. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 15:02:14 +0000 Mark Heyne 29265 at http://wvxu.org Too many or too few lawyers depends on where you live - how law schools are addressing this A local and historical look at World War I in this 100th anniversary year http://wvxu.org/post/local-and-historical-look-world-war-i-100th-anniversary-year <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 08:00:05 +0000 Jay Hanselman 29094 at http://wvxu.org A local and historical look at World War I in this 100th anniversary year Maple Knoll tests UC smart house for seniors http://wvxu.org/post/maple-knoll-tests-uc-smart-house-seniors <p>Except for a small sign the&nbsp; "Innovation Collaboratory House" looks like any other villa at Maple Knoll Village. But walk inside and it's anything but.</p><p><strong>Telehealth robots</strong> are in the sitting room and a Microsoft X-Box "Kinect" demonstration is in the bedroom. "<a href="http://wvxu.org/post/uc-robot-brings-telemedicine-closer-view" target="_blank">Flo-bot"</a> can manage congestive heart failure and do stroke intervention. "Little-bot" can ask you questions.</p><p>Other innovations:</p> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 18:00:00 +0000 Ann Thompson 28385 at http://wvxu.org Maple Knoll tests UC smart house for seniors