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Most It Pros Don't Fear Losing Their Jobs to the Cloud
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Most It Pros Don't Fear Losing Their Jobs to the Cloud

While most people in the IT industry predict that enterprise cloud computing usage will accelerate in the next two years, they are just as confident that IT professionals...

Professor Tweets Her Way to Knighthood
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Professor Tweets Her Way to Knighthood

The creative use of Twitter and other technology to teach and promote French has earned University of South Carolina Professor Lara Lomicka Anderson knighthood...

Computer Models Will Help Prevent Wildfires
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Computer Models Will Help Prevent Wildfires

With an eye on preventing wildfires, the U.S. National Science Foundation is supporting the SDFireSight project's development of a technical framework and computer...

Professor Trains 'digital Ants' to Protect Computer Networks
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Professor Trains 'digital Ants' to Protect Computer Networks

As the nation's electrical power grid becomes more interconnected through the Internet the chances of cyber attacks increase as well. Errin Fulp, a professor...

Can Blogging Help You Get A Job?
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Can Blogging Help You Get A Job?

Writing a professional blog on a topic related to your future career path can lead to internship and job opportunities. If a recruiter checks out your blog, he...

Tracking the Flow of Knowledge
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Tracking the Flow of Knowledge

A study of 9,483 scientists and more than 50,000 published papers shows that scientists' location influences how widely their work is read and used for innovations...

Cattle Rangers Trade the Open Range For Virtual Fencing
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Cattle Rangers Trade the Open Range For Virtual Fencing

The world of electronic conveniences has reached the cow pasture. In the not-so-distant future, landscapes may be dotted only with virtual fences and cattle will...

Facebook Can Serve as Personality Test
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Facebook Can Serve as Personality Test

Facebook pages can provide personality profiles for prospective employees, according to researchers at the University of Maryland, who surveyed the public profiles...

Robots Collaborate to Explore and Map Buildings
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Robots Collaborate to Explore and Map Buildings

A research project sponsored by the U.S. Army Research Laboratory is developing technologies for autonomous robots that will work together to explore and map the...

First Students Graduate with ­nmanned Aircraft Systems Degree
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First Students Graduate with ­nmanned Aircraft Systems Degree

The University of North Dakota is producing the first U.S. graduates with degrees in the operation of unmanned aircraft systems, a field in which job opportunities...

Shift to Cloud Requires Fresh IT Skills
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Shift to Cloud Requires Fresh IT Skills

As organizations move more of their applications to the cloud, they might find themselves needing skills different from what their system administrators now possess...

Quora: The Next Social Network It Pros Need to Know?
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Quora: The Next Social Network It Pros Need to Know?

Quora, an increasingly popular social network for asking and answering questions on topics related to technology and computer science, is emerging as a way to identify...

Tweeting the Raid: Social Media, National Security and 'Eyes on the Ground'
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Tweeting the Raid: Social Media, National Security and 'Eyes on the Ground'

Sohaib Athar's unwitting live-tweeting of the Bin Laden raid in Pakistan hours before it was publicly announced marks "the beginning of a new day," says Professor...

Silicon Valley Experiencing New Hiring Boom
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Silicon Valley Experiencing New Hiring Boom

Graduates with science and engineering degrees are about to enter the hottest Silicon Valley job market in a decade. Some recent grads are even turning down interview...

The Challenges of Being a Modern Employee
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The Challenges of Being a Modern Employee

The mass adoption of high-speed communications and advances in hardware and software mean that your office can be wherever anInternet connection and digital device...

Social Media 101: Facebook and Job Hunting
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Social Media 101: Facebook and Job Hunting

As social networking sites become an increasingly important part of the job search, candidates should adjust their current approach to Facebook.

Five Reasons Why Your Online Presence Will Replace Your Resume in 10 Years
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Five Reasons Why Your Online Presence Will Replace Your Resume in 10 Years

As more recruiters use the Web as a place to search for talent and conduct employment background searches, having an online presence is almost a prerequisite. More...

Human Computation and Crowdsourcing
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Human Computation and Crowdsourcing

New approaches to crowdsourcing on the Internet are making it possible for computers to use human capabilities to solve problems, making it possible for them to...

Rise in Social Media Jobs Means Opportunity
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Rise in Social Media Jobs Means Opportunity

One bright trend in the 2011 technology jobs market is the sharp increase in the number of social media jobs. According to Indeed.com, three times as many jobs...

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Feds Strengthen Cybersecurity Workforce Plans

Representatives from both the public and the private sector who attended a recent cybersecurity conference said that progress has been made in developing and executing...
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