the previous 30 days' information technology related blog posts @ the Univeristy of Minnesota

Improve Accessibility: Correct YouTube Auto-Captions

YouTube auto-captions are often such poor quality that content is not accurately communicated to people who depend on captions such as people who are Deaf and hard of hearing. Auto-captions should be corrected to be precise and provide equal...

"Precision Medicine" or Privacy Pitfalls? Ethical Considerations Related to the Proposed Health Database

Thomas Hale-Kupiec, MJLST Staff Member President Barack Obama proposed spending $215 million on a 'precision medicine' initiative. The largest part of the money, $130 million, would go to the National Institutes of Health in order to create a population-scale study....

The Internet Conversation: How the FCC's Net Neutrality Decision Further Separates the U.S. from China

Benjamin Borden, MJLST Staff Member Last week the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to approve net neutrality rules. In doing so, the FCC barred Internet Service Providers (ISPs) from blocking web traffic or letting them charge websites for priority service....

About Technar

Technar the Bloginator is an irascible little robot who hangs around the CEHD Academic Technology Services offices. He's always muttering to himself and surfing the net looking for technology related blog posts.

About this Page

This page presents the previous 30 days of blog posts he's found on the UMN Blog system related to information technologies.

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