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Managers Are Losing Confidence in Their Tech Teams
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Managers Are Losing Confidence in Their Tech Teams

One in five IT decision makers have little or no confidence in their teams' ability to bring about positive change in their departments over the next five years...

North Korea Holds Nationwide Programming Competition
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North Korea Holds Nationwide Programming Competition

North Korea has opened a nationwide computer programming competition aimed at cultivating talent to lead the country's information and technology development, a...

Kids and Teens Believe Girls Aren't Interested in Computer Science
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Kids and Teens Believe Girls Aren't Interested in Computer Science

Children as young as age six develop ideas that girls are less interested than boys in computer science and engineering — stereotypes that can extend into the late...

Wearable Tech Confirms Wear-and-Tear of Work Commute
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Wearable Tech Confirms Wear-and-Tear of Work Commute

A study of commuting and job performance shows how wearable sensing technology can predict individual work quality based on the daily grind of commuting.

Why Colleges Are Giving Up on Remote Education
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Why Colleges Are Giving Up on Remote Education

Remote learning is consistently shown to yield lower grades and lower engagement. Students don't love it either.

OpenAI Cuts Wait List for Access to the GPT-3 API
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OpenAI Cuts Wait List for Access to the GPT-3 API

The artificial intelligence research company OpenAI will eliminate the waiting list for access to the API of its GPT-3 text-generating AI model.

Stop Asking About Salary History, Employers Urged
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Stop Asking About Salary History, Employers Urged

Asking job candidates about previous pay when recruiting contributes to the gender pay gap by replicating pay gaps from other organizations, according to a study...

Technology Exposes 'Liars' Through Examination of Facial Muscles
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Technology Exposes 'Liars' Through Examination of Facial Muscles

Technology developed by researchers at Tel Aviv University detected 73% of the lies told by trial participants based on the contraction of their facial muscles,...

Developers Are Better With Automation and Reusable Code, Report Says
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Developers Are Better With Automation and Reusable Code, Report Says

Software teams are changing their coding processes to fit the new dynamics of remote work, according to GitHub's 2021 State of the Octoverse.

DHS Announces Program to Attract and Retain Cybersecurity Talent
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DHS Announces Program to Attract and Retain Cybersecurity Talent

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has launched a program to find and hire cybersecurity professionals.

U.S. Funding Will Create Openly Licensed Computer Science Textbooks
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U.S. Funding Will Create Openly Licensed Computer Science Textbooks

OpenStax and 12 collaborators have received $1.13 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Education to create three free, openly licensed textbooks for computer...

AI Maker Space Lets CMU Students 'Sharpen the Cutting Edge of AI'
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AI Maker Space Lets CMU Students 'Sharpen the Cutting Edge of AI'

Carnegie Mellon University has opened an artificial intelligence maker space for students and researchers to advance computer vision, speech recognition, and other...

NYC Legislation Requires 'Bias Audit' of AI Hiring Tools
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NYC Legislation Requires 'Bias Audit' of AI Hiring Tools

A bill passed by the New York City Council will require providers of AI-assisted employment tools to have those systems evaluated each year and the results provided...

Prescriptive Analytics Explored to Optimize Wind Energy Farms
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Prescriptive Analytics Explored to Optimize Wind Energy Farms

The wind energy industry could soon count on precise analysis to achieve an optimal balance for wind farm productivity and profitability.

Why Aren't Professors Taught to Teach?
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Why Aren't Professors Taught to Teach?

Professors are experts in their subject matters but many have limited training in actually teaching their students.

Tech VIPs Auction Twitter 'Follows' to Support CS Education
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Tech VIPs Auction Twitter 'Follows' to Support CS Education

Tech sector leaders and luminaries are uniting to support Code.org and Hour of Code by auctioning off a Twitter "follow," with proceeds benefiting efforts to increase...

Managers Aren't Worried About Keeping IT Workers Happy
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Managers Aren't Worried About Keeping IT Workers Happy

A survey of more than 1,000 IT and business leaders found that only 16% rank employee satisfaction and retention as a top priority.

Tackling the Pangenomics Computing Challenge
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Tackling the Pangenomics Computing Challenge

Christopher Batten at Cornell University is leading the Panorama project, a five-year, $5 million effort to create the first integrated rack scale acceleration...

Apple's Original Computer Fetches $500,000 at U.S. Auction
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Apple's Original Computer Fetches $500,000 at U.S. Auction

An original Apple computer built by firm co-founders Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs in 1976 has fetched $500,000 at auction in the United States.
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