That new talking Barbie – not quite A.I., and childproofing is advised

Think twice about toy safety in this age of smartphones and Wi-Fi. A “live” Barbie might not suit younger children still learning what is real and what isn’t.

Faculty member becomes one of the youngest African-Americans to become a tenured professor in computer science at a research university

By Rich Schneider, IU Communication Specialist: Count competitiveness among the qualities that distinguish James Hill, an associate professor of computer and information science at IUPUI. It was competitiveness that helped motivate the self-described jock. “Growing up, I played sports,” Hill said. “During the summer, I played baseball; when baseball was over, I played football; and […]

Herron artists and ArtPrize boxes: ‘Intersections’ back with ‘Minimalist Division’

It’s ArtPrize time, and once again IUPUI’s Herron School of Art and Design is represented among the artists whose works fuel the annual international show that offers the world’s largest purse for an art competition.