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Robots Help Recruit Tech-Savvy Workers
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Robots Help Recruit Tech-Savvy Workers

Some companies see warehouse-floor automation as helping them onboard tech-savvy workers and managers as part of their efforts to reduce headcount, lower costs,...

IT Jobs Grew by 50,000 in March as Companies Invested in Cloud, Remote Work
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IT Jobs Grew by 50,000 in March as Companies Invested in Cloud, Remote Work

An recent analysis of federal jobs data found the IT field had its fourth straight month of job growth in March, with U.S. employers hiring 50,000 enterprise technology...

Short on Workers, Shippers Have Robots Pick Up the Slack
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Short on Workers, Shippers Have Robots Pick Up the Slack

The COVID-19 pandemic and the explosion in demand for home-delivered goods means FedEx and other shippers are pushing the limits of what robotic arms can do.

Driverless Cars Set to Race at Indy Speedway
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Driverless Cars Set to Race at Indy Speedway

More than three dozen universities from around the world have signed up for the Indy Autonomous Challenge, a race to be held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway...

The Next Hot Job: Pretending to Be a Robot
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The Next Hot Job: Pretending to Be a Robot

The proliferation of not-yet-autonomous technologies is driving a tiny but growing need for human robot-minders.

Self-Driving Technology Threatens Nearly 300,000 Trucking Jobs, Report Says
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Self-Driving Technology Threatens Nearly 300,000 Trucking Jobs, Report Says

Autonomous driving technology could replace some 294,000 long-distance truck drivers over the next 25 years, a lighter impact than some have predicted but one that...

The ­-2 Spy Plane Is Still Flying Combat Missions 60 Years After Its Debut
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The ­-2 Spy Plane Is Still Flying Combat Missions 60 Years After Its Debut

Six decades after the U-2 flew its first mission, the military is trying to harness artificial-intelligence technology to enhance the venerable spy plane's combat...

In Search of Blockchain's Killer-Apps
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In Search of Blockchain's Killer-Apps

Blockchain has been in the news lately, but beyond knowing that it has something to do with payments and digital currencies, most people don't know what blockchain...

The Optimistic Promise of Artificial Intelligence
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The Optimistic Promise of Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence may be one of the technology world's current obsessions, but many people find it scary, envisioning robots taking over the world.

New Tools Turn Manufacturing Workers Into Robo-Employees
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New Tools Turn Manufacturing Workers Into Robo-Employees

The next-generation factory worker isn't a robot, but a tech-augmented human—a kind of "Iron Man" outfitted with performance-enhancing gear.

Computers That Crush Humans at Games Might Have Met Their Match: 'starcraft'
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Computers That Crush Humans at Games Might Have Met Their Match: 'starcraft'

Humanity has fallen to artificial intelligence in checkers, chess, and, last month, Go, the complex ancient Chinese board game.

Massive Robots Keep Docks Shipshape
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Massive Robots Keep Docks Shipshape

At one of the busiest shipping terminals in the U.S., more than two dozen giant red robots wheeled cargo containers along the docks on a recent morning, handing...

Sarah Parcak, Space Archaeologist
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Sarah Parcak, Space Archaeologist

Sarah Parcak can see looting at ancient sites—from space.

Learning to Apply Data Science to Business Problems
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Learning to Apply Data Science to Business Problems

One of the most exciting parts of data science is that it can be applied to many domains of knowledge, given our newfound ability to gather valuable data on almost...

Google Cultural Institute Puts Viewers Onstage
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Google Cultural Institute Puts Viewers Onstage

Practicing—or buying a ticket—isn't the only way to get to Carnegie Hall.

New Report Puts Numbers on Data Scientist Trend
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New Report Puts Numbers on Data Scientist Trend

Data scientist–a job that barely existed a decade ago–has become one of the hottest and best-paid professions in the U.S.

Google Reveals How It Scales Its Network
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Google Reveals How It Scales Its Network

Google Inc., Tuesday, outlined its decade-long journey with software-defined networking in a new paper that it presented at the ACM SIGCOMM 2015 conference in London...

Palmer Luckey: Making Virtual Reality a Reality
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Palmer Luckey: Making Virtual Reality a Reality

"Why shouldn't people be able to teleport wherever they want?" asks Palmer Luckey, the 22-year-old founder of Oculus VR, the virtual-reality company that Facebook...

When a Smart Home Is Too Smart For Its Own Good
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When a Smart Home Is Too Smart For Its Own Good

At his home in New York, hotelier and real-estate developer Ian Schrager has a "smart-home" system that allows him to remotely control the lighting, window shades...

New Email Archive Tool to Sift Literary Legacies
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New Email Archive Tool to Sift Literary Legacies

The leather-bound diaries of a 19th-century high-school principal in southwestern India are helping change how archivists around the world handle email.
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