URBANA — The University of Illinois has chosen a noted nanotechnology scholar as its next provost.

Ilesanmi "Ade" Adesida, dean of the UI's College of Engineering, is expected to assume the post on Aug. 16, pending UI Board of Trustees approval. UI Vice President and Chancellor Phyllis Wise announced theContinue Reading:

The following is a "must listen" for every African techie. The speaker is 32-year old Solomon Aseefa, one of Technology Review's top innovators(2011) under 35.

When Solomon Assefa arrived at MIT as a 17-year-old from Ethiopia seven years ago, he barely knew the difference between a bit and a byte.Continue Reading:

Just in case you are into web development, you need to watch this presentation by Nicolas Zakas where he shares his vision about about Progressive Enhancement.

Progressive enhancement is a strategy for web design that emphasizes accessibility, semantic HTML markup, and external stylesheet and scripting technologies. Progressive enhancement uses webContinue Reading: