Category: Technology

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Quantum computing is the term used to encompass the massive change underway in both computer hardware and digital computation. The basis for this revolution in computation is in the way in which information is processed by the hardware. While still in its infancy, quantum computing is poised to fundamentally change the way in which we …

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In October 2017, we learned of a data breach that occurred with Equifax, a consumer credit bureau, that impacted over 143 million consumers. According to the consumer information website hosted by the Federal Trade Commission, “If you have a credit report, there’s a good chance that you’re one of the 143 million American consumers whose …

flying drones

Have you ever watched drone races on ESPN? Or imagined yourself flying drones through an obstacle course? High-speed, racing drones are equipped with the latest collision avoidance systems that can detect obstacles and intelligently navigate around them. But this dexterity in the air doesn’t just make for good sport. Amazon, law enforcement agencies, realtors, and …

In this series of articles titled “Tomorrow’s World,” members of Business & Technology faculty will reflect on the changes taking place in their field and consider how those changes might impact someone pursuing a career in that discipline. In this article, Dr. Andrew Hurd, the faculty program director for cybersecurity, considers challenges and changes in …

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  The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Excelsior College $864,000 in grant funding to ensure workforce readiness in the manufacturing industry.  Tina Vasquez, Marketing Manager at Excelsior College, caught up with associate dean in the School of Undergraduate Studies, Dr. Michael Johnson, and asked what this grant means for the College, our students, and …