News archive - 2020

Tuesday, December 22, 2020

University Professor M. Tamer Özsu named Distinguished Visiting Professor at Tsinghua University

photo of University Professor M. Tamer Özsu

University Professor M. Tamer Özsu has been named a Distinguished Visiting Professor at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. This honorary title is awarded to leading professors and scholars of the highest international reputation.

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

One-stop collection and analysis with Archive-It and the Archives Unleashed Project

photo of Ian Milligan, Jimmy Lin, Nick Ruest and Jefferson Bailey

Suppose you’re an archivist, librarian, or historian who’s trying to document and preserve for posterity a narrative of the COVID-19 pandemic or the ongoing Black Lives Matters protests. You’ll naturally be gathering documents from the web, and with tools available today it won’t be difficult to accumulate thousands or even millions of relevant records. How can you make sure that a scholar down the road can actually use the material that you’ve collected?

Friday, May 29, 2020

Waterloo-based AI start-up Inductiv acquired by Apple

photo of Professor Ihab Ilyas

Waterloo-based Inductiv Inc., an AI start-up that uses machine learning to automate the task of identifying and correcting errors in data, has been bought by tech giant Apple.

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