Tag: D-INFK

“Email is useless” – Obstacles facing the pioneers at ETH

The ETH has been one of the top ten technical universities for many years and is constantly hitting the headlines with its new innovations. And yet it was only just under 30 years ago that ETH had no internet or email. In one of our last posts, we created a timeline to illustrate the arrival of the internet at our university. It takes pioneers to make these kinds of developments happen. One such pioneer was Walter Gander, who shared his experiences back in the day of the emails and websites with us for this article. 

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ETH Programs of Informatiktage cancelled

For almost a year, preparations at IT Services and D-INFK of ETH Zürich have been running at full speed: From March 23 to 28, we had the Informatiktage 2020 coming up. They have now been cancelled due to the current development of corona virus COVID-19 and the instructions of the Swiss Federal Office for Health. 

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