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...BBC From ACM Careers | November 19, 2021
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...Campus Technology From ACM Careers | November 17, 2021
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...Protocol From ACM Careers | November 16, 2021
Toughened visa requirements for Chinese graduate students and postgraduate researchers are squeezing the flow of talent to U.S. universities.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM Careers | November 4, 2021
Teachers in Chicago Public Schools are prohibited from using Scratch, Code.org, and Adobe software in classrooms due to the district's interpretation of a new student...Chicago Sun-Times From ACM Careers | November 3, 2021
In 1963, the British government decided to make the world's most powerful computer. The manufacturer, Ferranti, asked would-be buyers to send their best programmers...Ann Moffatt From Communications of the ACM | November 1, 2021
LinkedIn will shut the version of its professional-networking site that operates in China, the latest chapter in the struggle Western Internet companies have faced...The Wall Street Journal From ACM Careers | October 14, 2021
An IT supervisor is accused of hiding 46 devices used for mining cryptocurrency in Suffolk County offices, costing the county thousands of dollars in electricity...The New York Times From ACM Careers | September 10, 2021
International students make up 72% of full-time graduate students in computer and information science at U.S. universities, though their enrollment numbers are...Forbes From ACM Careers | August 23, 2021
Google employees based in the same office before the pandemic could see different changes in pay if they switch to working from home permanently, according to a...Reuters From ACM Careers | August 13, 2021
The U.S. National Science Foundation has awarded Duke University professors Alicia Nicki Washington and Shaundra Daily a nearly $10 million grant over the next...QCity Metro From ACM Careers | August 11, 2021
All 17 U.S. national laboratories and many prominent scientific publishers have formed a partnership to support name change requests from transgender and other...Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory From ACM Careers | August 6, 2021
Researchers from MIT used U.S. patents as a dataset to assist predictions of performance improvement in 1,757 discrete technology domains.
MIT Institute for Data, Systems, and Society From ACM Careers | August 4, 2021
A group of Chinese students with U.S. visa problems and their supporters are fighting back against what they see as an arbitrary and discriminatory policy established...Science From ACM Careers | July 30, 2021