Author: Sabine Hoffmann

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!

This item is an acoustic coupler type TC301
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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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Workshop on Cloud Services for Synchronisation and Sharing

The next CS3 event will take place from 24 to 28 January 2022. The registration page is open and we welcome registrations for the free and educational conference.

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IT News at ETH Zurich / Making-of Newsletter inside|out No. 26

“Knowing what’s going on in IT at ETH Zurich”: The 26th newsletter inside|out is online.

Icons for the current newsletter inside|out No. 26
Icons for the current newsletter inside|out No. 26
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Cloud Service Center – the cloud control center of ETH

In aviation, safe traffic in and above the clouds is ensured by pilots, on-board/control instruments and, ultimately, ground control centres. The latter monitor the entire airspace and ensure that traffic flows leaving their own airspace can also be secured.

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Restructuring of IT Services

Over the past few years, IT Services has continued to expand its services and therefore provided significant support for the digitisation of ETH Zurich.

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IT Find series 3/2021: What do you associate with it?

Join us on a journey back in time: Do you know what this object is and what do you personally associate with it?

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Joint Awareness measure with Empa and PSI to prevent cyber-fraud

The ETH Zurich has registered an increased number of cyber-attacks in the last two years, especially as during the pandemic many people work from home. CEO fraud attacks are particularly common.

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Review Zukunftstag 2021 at ETH Zurich

The IT Services also participated again with the popular programming programme. This time for the first time in the course rooms in the ETH Octavo building.

Welcome to "Zukunftstag/Future Day", IT Services Programme" poster
Welcome to “Zukunftstag/Future Day”, IT Services Programme” poster
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