Undergraduates create Nooks web application to rival Zoom

Noble Horvath

Daniel Lee ’21 M.S. ’22, Rohan Suri ’21 and Andrew Qu of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) teamed up to create a new video conferencing software called Nooks, with new features that attempt to outdo Zoom’s capabilities. The platform has been adopted by some colleges and Stanford classes, with the developers hoping Nooks will become more widely adopted nationwide.

Zoom Video Communications, Inc. has seen an unprecedented increase in popularity in the past year as the majority of events and interactions have moved online, even as the company has faced criticism over privacy and security concerns. Google Meet, FaceTime and Skype have not been able to match Zoom’s hundreds of millions of users.

Suri said the biggest advantage of Nooks over Zoom is its user-friendly interface. The app’s landing page boasts that Nooks is “the easiest way to host engaging and interactive workshops, classes, conferences and more.”

Within a Nooks session,

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Global Information Technology (IT) Security as a Service Market

Noble Horvath

Information Technology (IT) Security as a Service Market

New York, United States – The Information Technology (IT) Security as a Service Market has developed swiftly in recent years and has made a significant contribution to the global financial situation in terms of growth rate, market share, and sales generation. The report titled “Information Technology (IT) Security as a Service Market Report” is an analytical study that presents a comprehensive explanation of the industry along with information on significant aspects of the market. This covers market demands, major market players, profitable trading tactics, and a futuristic outlook.

The report includes changes in Information Technology (IT) Security as a Service market dynamics and demand patterns associated with the current COVID-19 pandemic. The report gives an in-depth analysis of the growth prospects, business area, and futuristic scope based on the impact of COVID-19 on the overall growth of the industry. The study report

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Sacramento Public Library Computer Appointments Available At 6 Locations

Noble Horvath

Starting September 10, Sacramento Public Library will offer computer appointments at six locations Thursdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. This service is available in addition to curbside pickup and returns.

Library locations offering computer appointments include:

  • Arcade Library
  • Galt Library
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Library
  • North Highlands Library
  • Southgate Library
  • South Natomas Library

Patrons can schedule a one-hour appointment for computer by calling Customer Service at (916) 264-2920 or (800) 209-4627.

How do I schedule a computer appointment?
Library cardholders can schedule a one-hour computer appointment by calling Customer Service at (916) 264-2920 or (800) 209-4627.

A library card number is required to complete your reservation. If you do not have a library card, you may request one online or call (800) 209-4627 for assistance.

When are computer appointments available?
One-hour computer appointments are available Thursdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at select library

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Japan’s Technical Expertise Is Laying The Groundwork For A Data-Driven Internet Of Things

Noble Horvath

The Internet of Things (IoT) will have a sweeping effect on the economy and society, as interconnected devices—that is, the sharing of data from nearly every location—enable wide-ranging systems to work together in ways we have only just started to imagine. Already IoT is transforming business practices and enabling more advanced decisions by allowing products to be precisely tracked, environmental conditions to be remotely monitored, and errors to be detected and remedied before they cause large-scale problems. With access to the higher volumes of information that networks of sensors can provide, the systems can be further adapted to handle more advanced decisions. This is a field being driven by cutting-edge innovations of both hardware and software, and small and medium enterprises in Japan are at the edge of developments that have the potential to change the world.

The Power of Producing Data from the Dark

As computers, IoT devices need

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