Looking Back on Hurricane Sandy and the Tech Community
This article was first published on the one-year anniversary of the date Sandy hit New Jersey. NJTechWeekly.com thought it might be useful for everyone to take this opportunity to recall how the tech community pulled together after the storm. It was a shining moment.
How Big Data is Transforming Today's Healthcare
Researchers are demonstrating how inventive uses of data can reveal patterns of illness that were previously obscure. Some hospitals in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and other states are getting better at identifying and treating the sickest members of their communities. Insurance companies are tracking patient data as part of new schemes to reward doctors financially. Via NJ Spotlight.
New Jersey Students Will Be Spending More Time Taking New Online Tests
Details continue to come in about the online testing that will be used in New Jersey schools this spring, with the latest updates indicating that there will clearly be more hours spent on the assessments than in the past.Via John Mooney at NJ Spotlight.
Two NJ Students Awarded Juniper Engineering Scholarships
Two outstanding New Jersey students started college this fall with the help of $5000 Juniper Networks engineering scholarships.
Hillsborough 5th to 12th Grade Students Get Chromebooks
Hillsborough is handing out Chromebooks to its fifth through 12th grade classes in the final phase of a 1:1 technology initiative.