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2014-08-17 23:02:31

Florida Polytechnic University leaders, Governor Rick Scott, IST Building Architect Dr. Santiago Calatrava and more than 1000 supporters and new students were on-hand to celebrate the launch of Florida's newest university, dedicated to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Lakeland, FL (PRWEB) August 17, 2014 Florida Polytechnic University is now officially open and ready to welcome its Inaugural Class. Florida’s newest state university held a public LAUNCH...

2014-07-29 23:16:00

Scholarships to support STEM education in place for next class of Florida Polytechnic University students. Lakeland, FL (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Florida Polytechnic University students beginning classes next year can once again count on financial support from the institution. The University’s Board of Trustees voted on Monday, July 28 to approve a new scholarship program for the 2015-2016 academic year. Incoming full-time undergraduate students will receive scholarships ranging from...

2014-06-20 12:25:37

First in New York to be Designated an NSA Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations BROOKLYN, N.Y., June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Security Agency and the United States Cyber Command have named the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations, the first in New York earning the designation and one of only a handful in the country to earn all three Center of Excellence designations from NSA....

2014-06-16 08:29:41

'Fidget Widgets' Project Looks for New Ways that Seemingly Mindless Interactions Can Increase Productivity, Enhance Creativity, and Lessen Stress NEW YORK, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers at the New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering's Game Innovation Lab know that doodling, fiddling, and fidgeting are anything but trivial. The fascinating and powerful interrelation of bodily movement, cognition, and emotional state has been amply demonstrated, and...

2014-06-02 08:37:00

Three-Month Tech Innovation Challenge to Spur Development of New Mobile Technologies to Better Connect and Protect Pedestrians, Cyclists and Motorists NEW YORK, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on its national efforts to raise awareness about the dangers of texting while driving, AT&T today announced Connected Intersections, a new traffic safety initiative to spur technological solutions to improve traffic safety on New York City streets. The initiative seeks to utilize...

2014-05-13 08:41:52

NEW YORK, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BNY Mellon and the New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering announced that BNY Mellon has selected the NYU School of Engineering to provide an online master's degree education in cyber security for select BNY Mellon employees worldwide. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20091027/NY99197LOGO The global investments company is the most recent Fortune 500 firm to enhance the skills of its technical and management employees through...

2014-05-12 08:38:46

BROOKLYN, N.Y., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering and the University of British Columbia have developed the first tool of its kind for diagnosing failures in complex networked applications like Skype, Firefox, and Apache. Upending traditional application diagnostics, NetCheck requires neither source code nor application-specific information, but instead relies on modeling and simulating networking behaviors to identify issues that...

2014-05-08 12:23:26

NYC Design Week Will Bring the Area's Most Innovative Thinkers to One of Its Most Dynamic Incubators BROOKLYN, N.Y., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, May 10, the New York City Accelerator for a Clean and Resilient Economy (NYC ACRE) at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering will host its second annual Design Jam, inviting designers to bring their creative insight to the challenges faced by the clean-tech incubator's entrepreneurs....

2014-04-29 08:46:44

BROOKLYN, N.Y., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NYU WIRELESS and Straight Path Spectrum, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Straight Path Communications Inc. (NYSE MKT:STRP), announced that Straight Path is joining the New York University-based research center as an affiliate sponsor and advisory board member. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20091027/NY99197LOGO NYU WIRELESS--a research center in the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering, the NYU Langone School of Medicine, and...

2014-04-16 08:38:00

Mobile industry leaders, academia to explore the future of 5G wireless NEW YORK, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nokia Solutions and Networks and the NYU WIRELESS Research Center at the New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering are jointly organizing the first Brooklyn 5G Summit, held April 23-25 in Brooklyn, New York. The invitation-only event will bring together wireless and mobile industry research and development leaders in academia, business and government to explore the...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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