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Coronavirus Jolts Tech Firms: Conferences, Earnings Affected
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Coronavirus Jolts Tech Firms: Conferences, Earnings Affected

The coronavirus is continuing to wreak havoc on the global technology industry.

Are Careers in Quantum Computing Viable?
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Are Careers in Quantum Computing Viable?

The possible creation and enormous potential of quantum computers begs the question of whether a careers in quantum computing is viable.

Tough Job Interviews Make Candidates More Likely to Take the Offer
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Tough Job Interviews Make Candidates More Likely to Take the Offer

Job seekers tend to accept offers for professional and technical positions at a higher rate when job interviews are more challenging, Glassdoor data show.

Building Foundations for Solid Science
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Building Foundations for Solid Science

Valentino "Tino" Cooper of Oak Ridge National Laboratory uses theory, modeling, and computation to improve fundamental understanding of advanced materials for next...

Smithsonian Releases Open Access Database of 2.8 Million Digital Assets
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Smithsonian Releases Open Access Database of 2.8 Million Digital Assets

The Smithsonian has announced Smithsonian Open Access, a database of 2.8 million freely available high-quality digital images, 3D models, research datasets, and...

Silicon Valley Ruined Work Culture
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Silicon Valley Ruined Work Culture

More and more offices in corporate America are adopting the features of technology startups like free snacks or beer on tap. But these practices are a misdirection...

Chicago Public School Students Explore AI with Argonne National Lab
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Chicago Public School Students Explore AI with Argonne National Lab

Argonne National Laboratory's Educational Programs and Outreach department hosted an event on computer science, coding, and AI in December for students from Chicago's...

More Information Doesn't Necessarily Help People Make Better Decisions
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More Information Doesn't Necessarily Help People Make Better Decisions

New research suggests that too much information can lead people to make worse decisions, pointing to a critical gap in understanding how new information interacts...

Barclays Installs Spyware on Employees' Computers
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Barclays Installs Spyware on Employees' Computers

Barclays has installed "Big Brother" monitoring software on the computers of workers at its London headquarters.

Artificial Intelligence Yields New Antibiotic
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Artificial Intelligence Yields New Antibiotic

A deep-learning model identifies a powerful new drug that can kill many species of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

If You Want Creative Solutions, Keep Your Team Small
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If You Want Creative Solutions, Keep Your Team Small

Large collaborations in science are sometimes necessary, but size can also stifle innovation.

Could Micro-Credentials Compete With Traditional College Degrees?
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Could Micro-Credentials Compete With Traditional College Degrees?

The skills gap means companies are increasingly considering candidates with non-traditional backgrounds. Could targeted, bite-sized chunks of education help job...

Doctors Use Big Data to Cut Sepsis Down to Size
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Doctors Use Big Data to Cut Sepsis Down to Size

Doctors are using computers to analyze demographic information, vital signs, and routine blood tests in electronic health records to find patterns that might help...

A Coding School Tuition Model Spreads to Four-Year Colleges
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A Coding School Tuition Model Spreads to Four-Year Colleges

Income share agreements first gained popularity with tech bootcamps. Now some traditional U.S. universities are offering the tools as substitutes for student loans...

Half of Technology Workers Want to Find a New Job in 2020
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Half of Technology Workers Want to Find a New Job in 2020

A survey by recruitment firm Harvey Nash found half of 1,200 technology professionals in the U.K. would like to switch jobs in 2020, with salary and work-life balance...

Competitive Pay May Encourage Innovation, Study Says
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Competitive Pay May Encourage Innovation, Study Says

Field work from UC San Diego and Thermo Fisher finds that providing a sizable award to top performers is the most effective way to encourage radical thinking to...

Smart Jumpsuit Monitors Infants' Movement and Development
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Smart Jumpsuit Monitors Infants' Movement and Development

Researchers have developed a multi-sensor smart jumpsuit that measures the spontaneous and voluntary movement of infants to help assess abnormal neurological development...

How a Space Engineer Made Her Own Rotary Cell Phone
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How a Space Engineer Made Her Own Rotary Cell Phone

Justine Haupt developed a rotary cellphone to dodge the hyper-connected world of touchscreen smartphones. "I wanted something that would be entirely mine, personal...

VR Will Help Train Ford Mustang Mach-E Technicians
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VR Will Help Train Ford Mustang Mach-E Technicians

Technicians soon will be trained how to service and maintain the all-electric Mustang Mach-E without need to access a physical model — thanks to a new virtual reality...
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