Technology & Engineering


Wireless Industry Goes Prospecting for Spectrum

May 25, 2010

Kevin Werbach of the Wharton School says public demand for wireless bandwidth is outpacing capacity.

Article Source: CNET

Some Business Travelers Like Constant Net Access; Others Don't

May 24, 2010

Nancy Rothbard of the Wharton School says universal Internet access leads to extra stress for travelling employees.

Article Source: USA Today

Should Your New Buildings Look Old?

May 16, 2010

The Furness Building is cited for its unique architecture.

Music Biz Wins Big in LimeWire Copyright Case

May 13, 2010

Richard Waterman of the Wharton School provides expert testimony on online copyright infringement.

Article Source: ABC News

University of Pennsylvania Getting Free Willow Garage Robot

May 12, 2010

The School of Engineering and Applied Science’s GRASP lab receives a Personal Robot 2.

Text-Speak: What Tongue Is This?

May 12, 2010

Roch Guerin of the School of Engineering and Applied Science discusses how texting affects vocabulary.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Applause, Please, for Early Adopters

May 7, 2010

Jonah Berger of the Wharton School says early adopters of technology might be more concerned with social status.

Article Source: New York Times

Winds of Change Blow for Business Schools

May 7, 2010

Jason Wingard of the Wharton School says, “In the past, technology has been more for the young. Now the senior-level audience is better prepared and more willing to use technology for learning.”

Article Source: Financial Times (U.K.)

Encryption Can't Stop the Wiretapping Boom

April 30, 2010

Matt Blaze of the School of Engineering and Applied Science says widely available encryption software hasn’t prevented authorities from tracing suspects.

Article Source: Forbes

Video: Artwork Helps Patients Cope

May 1, 2010

The Perelman Center’s art displays are featured.

Article Source: WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)