General English

General English

General English is our most popular course. Its aim is to improve all areas of your English language competence: speaking, listening, reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation. Our Academic Team carefully select course materials to ensure lessons are relevant and interesting to our students.

Atmega-USB-thingy

Atmega-USB-thingy

Once again a tiny but shiny article about the Atmega8. Yap, we love this thing! This time we soldered a USB-Port on it, to — erm — yes, control things via USB. This time we didn"t have this much to do by ourself, since someone already did some of the work.(You don't have to download all the stuff in the following article, since it all comes packed in our release).

D-Wave Systems breaks the 1000 qubit quantum computing barrier

D-Wave Systems breaks the 1000 qubit quantum computing barrier

D-Wave Systems Inc., the world"s first quantum computing company, today announced that it has broken the 1000 qubit barrier, developing a processor about double the size of D-Wave’s previous generation and far exceeding the number of qubits ever developed by D-Wave or any other quantum effort.

Kunsthistorisches museum

Kunsthistorisches museum

The Café & Restaurant in the magnificent cupola hall of the Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien is not only a nice place to relax during the day, its amazing culinary events are also a great way of spending time with friends and familiy in this unique gourmet atmosphere.

Election night numbers can signal fraud

Election night numbers can signal fraud

Election fraud comes in many flavors, but there’s a new taste test for one sort of trickery. Scientists analyzing data from several recent international contests, including the questionable 2011 parliamentary elections in Russia, have proposed a new mathematical measure to discern fraudulent elections from fair ones.

APART [Austrian programme for advanced research and technology]

APART [Austrian programme for advanced research and technology]

financed by the Federal Ministry for Science and Research, additional funding comes from the City of Vienna Purpose: To enable young, excellent scientists and scholars from all disciplines to carry out a research project which can be used to prepare a post-doctoral thesis (Habilitation).

Sustainable finance

Sustainable finance

This platform aims to put financial markets to work for sustainability and investigate how financial systems can better contribute to sustainable development. How can financial system s be put to better work for the sustainable development of society? Our platform Sustainable Finance contains two research programs, divided into numerous projects.

The return of the spin echo

The return of the spin echo

A research team from Garching and Vienna discovered a remarkable echo effect – it offers exciting new possibilities for working with quantum information. If the spins of phosphorus atoms in silicon are cleverly excited with microwave pulses, a so-called spin echo signal can be detected after a certain time.

Schengen information system

Schengen information system

The Schengen Information System (SIS) is the most widely used and largest information sharing system for security and border management in Europe. SIS enables competent national authorities, such as the police and border guards, to enter and consult alerts on persons or objects.

A new market research by Magna and Rapport: Out-Of-Home outperforms

A new market research by Magna and Rapport: Out-Of-Home outperforms

While other traditional media sectors are struggling to reach consumers in this digital age, out-of-home (OOH) advertising is leveraging technology to innovate, remain relevant and attract new advertisers. As a result, OOH is the only traditional format that has experienced consistent growth in global advertising sales in the last ten years.