Author: Sabine Hoffmann

New Arrival Miroslav Kobas

Dr. Miroslav Kobas will start at ETH Zurich on 01. July 2022 and take over as Head of the ITS Customer Experience and Solutions (ITS CxS) section at the IT Services department.

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IT taster course for female pupils

New “Women’s edition” offer: Design your future as an EFZ (Swiss Certificate of Competence) IT specialist.

Find out more about course organisation and IT specialities at ETH
Find out more about course organisation and IT specialities at ETH
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Exchange of large files

Our tip if your file is too large to be sent by email (>20 MB) or if you want to exchange files in an encrypted and secure way:

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Making-of inside|out No. 27 / Take a guess at the IT find

“Knowing what’s going on in IT at ETH Zurich”: The 27th newsletter inside|out is online.

Background icons for the current newsletter inside|out No. 27
Background icons for the current newsletter inside|out No. 27
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Indoor navigation for barrier-free guidance at ETH

“Where is room H13.1 in the main building?” and “What is the fastest way to get from my current position to another building?” are questions that frequently arise during everyday life at ETH Zurich.

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Accessibility benefits everyone

In case you are wondering whether people with disabilities use computers and the internet, the answer is yes!

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IT find series 1/2022: What do you think it could be?

Join us on a journey into the past: What is this device and what do you personally associate with it? Tell us your story!Kommen Sie mit auf eine Zeitreise in die Vergangenheit: Worum handelt es sich bei diesem Gegenstand, und was verbinden Sie persönlich damit? Erzählen Sie uns Ihre Geschichte!

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Implementing accessibility – challenges and obstacles

While the W3C recommendations on accessibility (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines, WCAG 1.0) have been around since 2008, and assistive technology (screen readers etc.) even longer, 99% of all developers of widgets, plug-ins and components – especially of popular JS/CSS frameworks such as Bootstrap, jQuery (and their UI kits) and WebApps based on Angular, React or Vue – act as if the topic of digital accessibility doesn’t exist. This partially or completely excludes about 20% of users who used apps or websites based on these technologies. Unfortunately, this is the sad truth.

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Informatiktage 2022: Discover the programme now

The next Informatiktage will take place from 28 March to 1 April 2022, and we are glad that it can take place again this year despite Corona. The exciting offer is aimed at school classes, teachers as well as children and young people. Participants can discover the world of computer science in exciting workshops, lectures and tours.

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