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On Thursday and Friday, June 11-12, the Ohio Technology Consortium (OH-TECH) welcomed 45 technologists representing colleges and universities from Ohio and other states who arrived here to study an important emerging security technology. These systems administrators, identity managers and developers packed the BALE Theater and Conference Room to take part in the InCommon Shibboleth Workshop [https://www.incommon.org/shibtraining/] and learn how to implement federated identity management software.

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Over the past five years, I have had the privilege of working with the Summer Institute program at the Ohio Supercomputer Center. Summer Institute, SI for short, is “a two-week residential program that gives gifted Ohio high school students project-based, hands-on learning,” and each year is a unique experience for both myself and the students who participate in this program.

In today's news we look at Ohio's $71 billion spending plan, Ohio State University rolling out BYOD engagement tool, Ed Seidel presenting on supercomputing in an era of big data and big collaboration, Yale's library saving old chipotle cups and Gov. Kasich's proposal possibly eliminating landlines...

Tangled wires beneath raised floor.

Over the weekend of June 12-13, 2015, staff members of the Ohio Technology Consortium’s (OH-TECH) Shared Infrastructure (SI) unit moved systems and storage from the Kinnear Road Data center (KRC) at The Ohio State University to the State of Ohio Computer Center (SOCC). While not a common event, this was not the first time that I have been responsible for moving equipment from KRC to the SOCC.

In today's news we look at the Tiny Titan parallel computer becoming an interactive display at the American Museum of Science and Energy at Oak Ridge, programs that are aiming to boost minorities in STEM, Ohio Wesleyan's OWjL camp receiving a $3,000 grant from Timer Warner Cable, a Wright State Alumus winning the prestigious national aerospace award and Allied Fiber bringing massive broadband to the Southeast...

In today's news we look at the FCC giving $23 million to Frontier Communications to expand Ohio's broadband, girls experiencing the life of an engineer at the University of Akron, Youngstown State University ranking amoung the best online MS degrees in engineering, the best Ohio counties for technology and Facebook joining with Google and Twitter to offer a click-to-call function on their ads...

In today's news we look at Columbus being named the Intelligent Community of the Year, Ohio libraries going mobile, coding being used to boost STEM success, five Ohio cities ranking the best for millennial job seekers and the lack of technology hindering local Ohio communities...

In today's news we look at Ohio State's new budget plan, a former P&G exec consulting for the Ohio Supercomputer Center, Ohio utility provider providing learning environment for students, Ohio students competing in the OhioFIRST Robotics Competition and Ohio State University winning the EcoCAR 3 challenge...

In today's news we look at Dayton being named the best Ohio metro for STEM jobs, Nationwide Children's buying a faster genome sequencer, an opinion piece on why Ohio should have a strategic partnership with Cuba, Ohio State University finding need-based aid for 12,400, and ODILO and Findaway announcing a new partnership...

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