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by Joe Chow

ie11 to edge
As of 2013, Internet Explorer 11 (IE) was once the default browser in CityU. But it was replaced by Google Chrome a few years later, and Chrome has become the default browser used in CityU ever since. Despite this, some users and applications still rely on IE. However, Microsoft officially announced ...

by Daniel Leung

teaching venue
Have you recently noticed an improved user experience with no hardware failure and better PC performance when using the computers in teaching venues? To employ the emerging technologies to enhance the teaching and learning experience in class and meet the pedagogical content knowledge needs, the old ...

by Deep Batra

sophos logo 3
Anti-virus software is vital to help keep both University computers and your own personal computer secure. With this in mind, the Computing Services Centre (CSC) has performed rigorous due-diligence work to ensure the right product is chosen to address the upcoming challenges users face in the ...

by By Manfred Chan

high-density racks
City University of Hong Kong (hereafter CityU) aspires to become a leading global university, excelling in research and professional education. To address the growing needs arising from our strategic interdisciplinary research areas as laid out in our Strategic Plan 2020–2025, the Computing Services ...

by Joe Chow

Teaching Studio
This summer, six teaching studios comprising Rooms LI-G600, LI-4109, LI-4208, LI-4307, LI4400 and LI-4412 in the Li Dak Sum Yip Yio Chin Academic Building (LI) have undergone a makeover to provide staff and students with a new modern teaching and learning environment. The renovation is the result of ...

by Noel Laam

CityU Burgundy
On the sunny afternoon of 29 July 2021, the Special Interest Group for High-Performance Computing (SIGHPC) of the Joint Universities Computer Centre (JUCC) met at the City University of Hong Kong and visited CityU’s newly installed High-Performance Computing (HPC) facility, the CityU Burgundy. The ...

by Joe Chow

zoom
Many departments organize public meetings and webinars (online seminar) using Zoom but they are not aware of any security measures for preventing intruders from disturbing their events. Like face-to-face seminars, it is possible to have guests (mostly uninvited guests) who may interrupt the meetings ...

by Desmond Chan

dual monitors
Considering the current pandemic, the University has adopted a hybrid approach to teaching. This new way of teaching involves some students coming to the classrooms in person and some students joining the class online via Zoom. To ensure a smooth teaching experience, a second monitor could become ...

by Deep Batra

AI based Camera
The Computing Services Centre (CSC) is introducing Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based tracking cameras in all teaching venues for online and mixed-mode classes. The camera will automatically pan and track the teacher when he/she walks within the designated area at the teaching venue, thus creating a ...

by Michael Gibb

CityU pioneers most powerful computational platform among local higher institutions
A new state-of-the-art High-Performance Computing (HPC) facility offering the most powerful computational platform ever assembled for a higher institution in Hong Kong has been launched at City University of Hong Kong (CityU). This HK$20 million facility named “CityU Burgundy” will dramatically ...