Berkeley students learn to mitigate earthquake damage
Rob McKenna, Attorney General, Washington state
Predictions for the future from one of the fathers of the Internet.
The Gateway M685-E dual-core laptop works well as a desktop unit, but for traveling, the Gateway M255-E is the right choice.
Reports from the IT horizon.
The Gateway FPD2185W widescreen flat-panel display gives lots of bang for the buck.
reports from the IT horizon.
By tracking New York City residents with diabetes, the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene hopes to combat the disease.
The Pharos EZ Road Pocket GPS Navigator is accurate, but not quick enough.
Incorporating the BlackBerry 7100g into my life helped in some ways, but lacked in others.
The Kansas State Board of Nursing licenses and renews more than 2,000 nurses each month. The process now takes less than a minute, saving time and improving efficiency.
Manteo, N.C.'s ThinkPad Learning Project equipped middle- and high-school students with notebooks preloaded with educational software, and gave students' families free wireless Internet access.
This hard drive has my fingerprints all over it.
'We've had everything from setting up a bio-terrorism analysis network where we collect and integrate data from all the emergency rooms around the county, to actually writing our own software for managing emergencies, for handling mass care situations'
'Being small, being spread out, very often we need the support, we need the resources of neighboring communities. So it was very important for us to establish something that was ubiquitous across the whole state.'
Director of Information Technology, Washington State Ferries system
A new portal, the Diabetes Information Resource Center, is designed to unite organizations fighting the disease.
Constant connection to the Internet is available through the common electrical outlet, but only if you're lucky enough to be in one of a few testing areas.
The Washington State Ferries system is testing a way to provide wireless Internet access from the dock to the ship and over the water.
Reports from the IT horizon
Montgomery County, Ohio's Office of Family and Children First enables courts, law enforcement agencies and social service providers to collaborate securely.
Six New Hampshire school districts hope a universal database to track student performance will improve education.
GPS navigation in the palm of my hand was nifty in theory, but in reality, something's amiss.
Two of our editors tried different editions of palmOne's famous handhelds -- here's what they thought.
Secure instant messaging programs make their way into the public sector.
The USDA wants the beef industry to create a system that tracks the nation's cows, but implementation is at a standstill.
Director of Information Technology, Manassas, Va.
Fujitsu Stylistic ST5000
GIS gives libraries new insight into patron usage, and collection and circulation information.
Dust in the Wind
Abandoned properties are getting cleaned up and occupied thanks to organizations like the National Vacant Properties Campaign.
Citizens, volunteers and neighborhood groups join a program to identify and correct problems in neighborhoods and city areas.
Simulator technology enhances law enforcement training in both the classroom and the firing range.
A state initiative pilots a program in Model County, Wis., which is the first step in linking vertical systems at the local level.